Transplantation of the Liver, 2e

ISBN 13: 9780721601182

Transplantation of the Liver, 2e

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Spearheaded by two of the world's preeminent experts in liver surgery, the new edition of this landmark masterwork encompasses all of today's best knowledge in the field. It provides detailed discussions of everything from pathophysiology and patient and donor selection...through transplantation anesthesia and full range of operative procedures...to immunosuppression, postoperative care, and ethical issues. The result is an ideal single source for authoritative, up-to-the-minute guidance on every imaginable aspect of liver transplantation.

  • Discusses the background and available management options for each hepatic disease entity.
  • Addresses anesthesia for liver transplantation„oa crucial aspect of successful surgery that is often neglected in other sources.
  • Provides step-by-step descriptions of today's full range of transplantation techniques.
  • Details postoperative care, including intensive
  • Considers the ethical issues involved in using living donors.
  • Delivers pearls and pitfalls that provide important advice from world-renowned experts.
  • Offers sweeping updates throughout, with contributions from many brand-new authors on the front lines of research and clinical practice.
  • li>Presents the latest information on immunosuppression, focusing on side effects and morbidities associated with the currently available drugs.
  • Covers hot topics such as adult living donor transplantation, including relevant imaging techniques · liver allocation in the United States and Europe · Hepatitis C · outcomes · management of the necrotic liver · new immunosup¬pres¬sive drugs · the development of a bioartificial liver · and much more.
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Encompasses all of today's best knowledge in the field

About the Author:

Ronald W. Busuttil, MD, PhD, Professor and Chief, Division of Liver and Pancreas Transplantation, Dumont Chair in Transplantation Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA; and Goran B. Klintmalm, MD, PhD, Chief and Chairman, Baylor Institute of Transplantation; Director, Transplantation Services, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX; Director, Dallas Liver Transplant Program, Dallas, TX

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