Pathology of Solid Organ Transplantation by Helen LiapisPathology of Solid Organ Transplantation by Helen Liapis

Pathology of Solid Organ Transplantation

byHelen LiapisEditorHanlin L. Wang

Hardcover | December 18, 2010

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Because of the progress in diagnostic transplantation pathology interpretation of transplant biopsies is increasingly becoming an attractive field for general surgical pathologists. The book focuses on the pathology of transplantation in the following organs: kidney, liver, lungs, heart, pancreas and small intestine. An introductory section addresses common entities that may complicate all transplant recipients such as infections, post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease and graft versus host disease, followed by 6 sections with detailed manifestations of rejection in each organ. This comprehensive, well-illustrated book serves the needs and meets the requirements of pathologists in training and those practicing in centers with limited volume of transplant biopsies in daily practice.
Helen Liapis is Professor of Pathology and Immunology and Professor of Nephrology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, USA. She is an internationally acclaimed expert in kidney disease and transplantation, and is currently a member of the editorial boards of Pathology Research International and the International Jo...
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Title:Pathology of Solid Organ TransplantationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:405 pagesPublished:December 18, 2010Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540793429

ISBN - 13:9783540793427

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Table of Contents

Introductory Section.- History of Organ Transplantation.- Immunology of Organ Transplantation or Mechanisms of Allograft Rejection.- Current Concepts of Immunosuppression and Side Effects.- Common Infections in Transplants Including Clinical and Pathologic Features of Bacterial, Viral (CMV, BK, Adenovirus, and Herpes) and Fungal Infections (Including Histoplasma, Aspergillus, and Others)..- Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder and Other Neoplasms in Transplant Recipients.- Graft-versus-Host Disease in Transplant Recipients.- Kidney.- Liver.- Lung.- Heart.- Small Intestine.- Pancreas.

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From the reviews:"It is intended as a complete resource of transplantation pathology for solid organs. . this book is geared toward practicing pathologists who encounter transplant and post-transplant specimens. Transplant surgeons and transplant fellows in hepatology, nephrology, and cardiology also will find this book a useful resource. . Thoroughly referenced, logically organized, and beautifully illustrated, this book is as practically useful as it is enjoyable to read. Physicians involved in organ transplantation would not be disappointed by the addition of this book to their library." (Maura F. O'Neil, Doody's Review Service, February, 2012)