Renal Transplantation

Paperback | February 20, 2010

EditorNicholas Torpey, Nadeem E. Moghal, Evelyn Watson

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Renal Transplantation has been written for use by trainees, doctors and nurses who are exposed to renal transplant patients and their donors. It is a practical, comprehensive guide to all aspects of renal transplantation. Every phase of donor and recipient care, from assessment to thetransplant operation to post-transplant management, is included, with chapters covering essential background information and up-to-date management guidelines. Additional chapters include information on transplant immunology, tissue typing, immunosuppression and antibody incompatible transplantation.There are also chapters devoted to the most recent developments, particularly the increasing number of transplants from living donors, and strategies to perform 'high risk' transplants.

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Renal Transplantation has been written for use by trainees, doctors and nurses who are exposed to renal transplant patients and their donors. It is a practical, comprehensive guide to all aspects of renal transplantation. Every phase of donor and recipient care, from assessment to thetransplant operation to post-transplant management,...

After clinical training in nephrology and transplantation in Cambridge, Nicholas Torpey spent three years at Yale University funded by a KRUK fellowship to study the vascular biology of transplantation. He has been a consultant nephrologist in Newcastle since 2004. Nadeem Moghal has been a consultant paediatric nephrologist at the Roy...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.68 inPublished:February 20, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199215669

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to renal transplantation2. Assessment of adult potential recipients3. Assessment of paediatric recipients4. Deceased organ donors5. The live donor6. Immunology of transplantation7. Tissue typing8. Organ allocation9. Immunosuppression10. The transplant operation11. Early postoperative management and surgical complications12. Acute graft dysfunction13. Chronic graft dysfunction14. Medical management of the transplant recipient15. Paediatric considerations16. Infection following transplantation17. Post-transplant malignancy18. Pregnancy after a renal transplant19. ABO and HLA incompatible transplantation20. Kidney transplantaftion with another organ