Transplantation Print and enhanced E-Book, A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice, 4th Edition

Transplantation Print and enhanced E-Book

4th Edition A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

By John L. R. Forsythe, MD, FRCS(Ed), FRCS, Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Transplant Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh; Reader in Clincal and Surgical Sciences (Surgery), University of Edinburgh, UK


? Controversies in the ethics of organ transplantation
? The acute shortage of deceased donors in the UK ? recommendations set in an international context
? Immunology of graft rejection
? Testing for histocompatibility
? Immunosuppression with the kidney as paradigm
? The donor procedure
? Recent trends in kidney transplantation: a review
? Liver transplantation
? Pancreas transplantation
? Pancreatic islet transplantation
? Cardiothoracic transplantation
? Cytomegalovirus, Epstein?Barr virus and BK virus infection following solid-organ transplantation
? Chronic transplant dysfunction
? Index