Lung Transplantation: Evolving Knowledge And New Horizons

August 20, 2018|
Lung Transplantation: Evolving Knowledge And New Horizons by Ganesh Raghu
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This book details all aspects of lung transplantation and equips the general pulmonologist/physician with the necessary tools and knowledge to assist patients with the preparation for and care post lung transplantation. Written by global experts, chapters  present general principles and history; indications and eligibility for lung transplantation, including screening for COPD, cystic fibrosis, scleroderma, Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension; approach to and complications of lung transplantation, such as prognostic markers, radiological approach, and immunology and rejection; and medical and surgical guidelines for lung transplantation. The goal of lung transplantation is to increase survival and to provide a greater quality of life for patients with untreatable end-stage lung disease and this book serves to best prepare clinicians in achieving that goal. Lung Transplantation: Evolving knowledge and New horizonsoffers valuable insights into this modality and is an authoritative resource for multidisciplinary services that include experts in pulmonary diseases, critical care, cardiology, thoracic surgery, infection diseases, internal medicine,  radiology , immunology, nephrology, rehabilitation, psychology /psychiatry, nurses, social workers and  nutritionists.

Ganesh Raghu, MD, FCCP, FACPProfessor of Medicine and Laboratory MedicineDivision of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattle, WA, USADirectorCenter for Interstitial Lung Disease; ILD, Sarcoid and Pulmonary Fibrosis ProgramCo-DirectorScleroderma ClinicUniversity of Washington MedicineSeattle, WA, USAR...
Title:Lung Transplantation: Evolving Knowledge And New HorizonsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:371 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 inShipping dimensions:371 pages, 10 X 7.01 X 0 inPublished:August 20, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319911821

ISBN - 13:9783319911823

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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