Abdominal Organ Transplantation: State of the Art

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Nizam Mamode, Raja Kandaswamy
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 2, 2013 - Medical - 240 pages
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This book summarizes the latest developments in key areas of the fast moving field of abdominal organ transplantation. It covers such vital topics as living donation (both renal and liver), laparoscopic and robotic techniques, islet and pancreas transplantation, non-heart beating transplantation, blood group incompatible and highly sensitized transplantation, high risk transplants, tolerance, stem cell therapy and novel immunosuppressive techniques. Each chapter offers an overview of the available evidence by a world renowned expert, written in an accessible, easy-to-read manner.
 

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Contents

Foreword
19
New Surgical Techniques in Transplantation
28
Livingdonor Liver Transplantation
Antibodyincompatible Transplantation
Pancreas Transplantation
Allotransplantation of Pancreatic Islets
Novel Cell Therapies in Transplantation
Intestinal Transplantation
Cost and quality of life
Immunosuppressive Pharmacotherapy
Conclusion
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