Transplantation and Changing Management of Organ Failure: Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Transplantation and Changing Management  by Pierre CochatTransplantation and Changing Management of Organ Failure: Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Transplantation and Changing Management  by Pierre Cochat

Transplantation and Changing Management of Organ Failure: Proceedings of the 32nd International…

byPierre Cochat

Paperback | October 16, 2012

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This book, the proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Transplantation and Clinical Immunology, held in Lyon, France, on May 25-26, 2000, addresses novel issues in terms of changing indications for transplantation in the management of organ failure, whether humans will remain the only source for organ procurement, prospects for engineering in organ replacement, and whether transplantation will remain the most appropriate approach to organ failure. Some promising treatments are approached, such as enzymic and biochemical replacement, gene therapy, tolerance induction, stem cell transplantation, and xenotransplantation. In addition to the constant improvement in conservative management of organ failure in general, ongoing research in selected fields is reported in the proceedings, such as liver transplantationvsartificial liver, novel dialysis strategiesvsevolving immunosuppression in kidney transplantation, islets transplantation and external implantable insulin pumpsvspancreas transplantation in diabetic patients, circulatory assistance and intramyocardial myoblast injectionvsheart transplantation. Pivotal experience in selected emerging transplantations is included, that is, small bowel, limb, skin and neuronal transplantation. Such fascinating perspectives raise medical, economical, and ethical problems which are discussed in this book.
Title:Transplantation and Changing Management of Organ Failure: Proceedings of the 32nd International…Format:PaperbackDimensions:247 pages, 24 × 16 × 0.02 inPublished:October 16, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401058024

ISBN - 13:9789401058025

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