Medical Care of the Liver Transplant Patient
Pierre-Alain Clavien, James F. Trotter
John Wiley & Sons, Nov 23, 2011 - Medical - 500 pages
This book builds on the success of previous editions, once again providing hepatologists the most current clinical guide on how to best treat the liver transplant recipient. With an international mix of experienced contributors, this new edition highlights initial indication and selection of the potential recipient, management of the donor organ, post-operative complications in the patient through to acute recovery, long-term follow-up, and continued health. This provides the user a complete guide to the correct clinical management of both the recipient and the donor organ through all stages of transplantation.
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