Abdominal Organ Transplantation: State of the Art
Nizam Mamode, Raja Kandaswamy
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 2, 2013 - Medical - 240 pages
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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