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Drs. Busuttil and Klintmalm present Transplantation of the Liver, 3rd Edition, which has been thoroughly revised to offer you the latest protocols, surgical approaches, and techniques used in this challenging procedure. Encompassing today's expert knowledge in the field, this medical reference book is an ideal single source for authoritative, up-to-date guidance on every imaginable aspect of liver transplantation. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Access valuable pearls, pitfalls, and
Drs. Busuttil and Klintmalm present Transplantation of the Liver, 3rd Edition, which has been thoroughly revised to offer you the latest protocols, surgical approaches, and techniques used in this challenging procedure. Encompassing today's expert knowledge in the field, this medical reference book is an ideal single source for authoritative, up-to-date guidance on every imaginable aspect of liver transplantation. Understand today's full range of transplantation techniques with complete step-by-step descriptions of each, and access the background information and management options for
Liver Transplantation: Clinical Assessment andManagement is the perfect tool for all gastroenterologists,hepatologists and transplant surgeons managing patients with liverdisease awaiting and undergoing transplantation. Led by James Neuberger, world experts in hepatology andtransplantation provide a chronological, step-by-stepapproach to best clinical management and patient care. Evidence-based throughout and with reference to the very latestpractice guidelines from major societies such as EASL and AASLD,the book covers: When to refer a patient for liver transplantation Selection, assessment and management on the list
Contemporary Liver Transplantation provides a comprehensive review of the most crucial and provocative aspects of liver transplantation. It represents a unique source of information and guidance for the current generation of transplant surgeons that evolved from being pure clinicians into savvy administrators knowledgeable in every regulatory aspect governing transplantation. The book contains 35 chapters covering every single aspect of the surgical operation in the donors as well as the recipients of liver transplants. The pre-operative work-up, as well as the post-operative
Medical Care of the Liver Transplant Patient looks at monitoring and maintaining the health of organ recipients and donors, pre, during and post-operatively. There are twenty-nine chapters containing practical advice on total patient management. They are arranged into 8 sections and follow the stages of transplantation from first indication and selection of potential recipient, through to acute recovery, long-term follow-up and continued health. In this edition there are new chapters on special considerations in liver transplant patients such as viral hepatitis,
The book describes in detail the technical aspects of Living Donor Liver Transplantation (LDLT), the routine practice of the world renowned Liver Transplant Team at Hong Kong's Queen Mary Hospital, and our views on various issues of the operation. The thorough review on the history and technical procedures of LDLT and discussion on various aspects of the operation and its future perspectives will serve as a unique reference for surgeons, researchers, nurses, medical students, patients and laypersons seeking information on
Written and edited by global leaders in the field, Pediatric Liver Transplantation: A Clinical Guide covers all aspects of treatment and management regarding this multifaceted procedure and unique patient population. This practical reference offers detailed, focused guidance in a highly templated, easy-to-consult format, covering everything from pre-transplantation preparation to surgical techniques to post-operative complications. Provides an in-depth understanding of all aspects of pediatric liver transplantation, ideal for pediatric hepatologists, pediatric transplant surgeons, and others on the pediatric transplant team. Covers
Aimed at the trainee surgeon and experienced transplant surgeon, this compendium on split-liver grafting contains articles written by faculty members of the first International Course on Split-Liver Transplantation. It covers the main aspects of the field and is geared towards helping surgeons select the best surgical techniques as well as identifying the pitfalls. The text features detailed instructions on the various procedures as well as an overview of the area.
One of the most interesting and at the same time most challenging fields of medicine and surgery has been that of organ donation and transplantation. It is a field that has made tremendous strides during the last few decades through the combined input and efforts of scientists from various specialties. What started as a dream of pioneers has become a reality for the thousands of our patients whose lives can now be saved and improved. However, at the same time,
Extensively revised with new illustrations, new clinical photos, this classic text remains the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource on surgery of the hepatobiliary and pancreatic region. Dr. William Jarnagin and his team of internationally recognized surgeons continue the Blumgart’s tradition of excellence, bringing you the latest advances in diagnostic and surgical techniques. You’ll find updates on the newest minimally invasive surgeries, new interventional diagnostic techniques, and complete coverage of all relevant diseases, including those seen in the tropics.
A major new reference work on Liver Transplantation written by the transplantation team of one of Asia's leading transplant centres with a foreword by Prof. Sir Roy Calne the liver transplantation pioneer and expert in immunosuppressant techniques. The book begins with an overview of transplantation team composition, international donor selection guidelines and donor management and goes on to discuss technique and management of DDLT, LDLT, Pediatric, Split, Domino and ABO-incompatible liver transplantation. Post-transplant management, immuno-suppression, follow-up, short and long-term complications
Leading authorities from the foremost transplant centers have compiled a comprehensive text on the art and science of liver transplantation. This edition contains updated information in histopathology, immunosuppressive therapy and infectious problems for the transplant patient. The text also describes and puts into perspective the many innovative and important advances in liver transplantation that have emerged over the past decade.
Hepatology is the medical specialty that studies the normal functioning of the liver and its diseases. It has experienced a steady progress in recent decades, as well as occurred in other medical specialties. It deals with the acute and chronic inflammatory processes of the liver, among which is the viral hepatitis. Recently, very effective drugs have been introduced in this field that achieves the elimination of the hepatitis C virus in the great majority of patients. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis has increased
This book is the first to provide balanced examination of both pediatric liver disease and liver transplantation – two topics that are inherently related, given that most chronic liver disorders eventually require organ replacement. The different forms of liver disease encountered in the pediatric age group are first discussed in a series of disease-specific chapters that have a reader-friendly, uniform structure covering pathophysiology, diagnostic and treatment algorithms, clinical cases, and transition to adult care. Key topics in the field of liver