1st Edition

Living Donor Transplantation




ISBN 9780849337666
Published April 27, 2007 by CRC Press
480 Pages 10 Color & 142 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Edited by leaders at one of the acclaimed transplant institutions in the United States, this reference covers all aspects of living donor solid organ and cellular transplantation in current clinical practice, including the kidney, liver, pancreas, lung, small bowel, islet, and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Detailed, engaging, and organ- and cell-specific chapters cover guidelines for donor and recipient selection and evaluation, recent surgical techniques, and an assessment of donor risks and long-term patient outcomes.

Table of Contents

Live Donor Organ Transplantation: Then and Now. Psychosocial Aspects of Living Organ Donation. General Medical Evaluation of the Living Donor. Evaluation: Specific Issues for Living Donor Kidney Transplantation. Technical Aspects of Live Donor Nephrectomy Donor Risk. Long-Term Risks of Living Donation. Long-term Outcomes for the Donor. Donor and Recipient Outcomes After Laparoscopic Live Donor Nephrectomy. Immunologically Incompatible Renal Transplants: Highly Sensitized Recipients, Positive Crossmatches, and ABO Blood Group Incompatibility. Expanding Live Donor Renal Transplantation Through Paired and Non-Directed Donation. Living Donor Renal Transplantation in HIV Positive Recipients. Pediatric Living Donor Renal Transplantation Evaluation: Specific Issues. Technical Aspects of Live Donor Hepatectomy. Donor Outcomes. Recipient Outcomes After Living Donor Liver Transplantation. Adult Recipient Outcomes: The Pittsburgh Experience with Alemtuzumab Preconditioning and Tacrolimus Monotherpay - Two-Year Outcomes. Pediatric Living Donor Liver Transplantation. Living Donor Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Living Donor Pancreas Transplantation. Islet Cell Transplant: Evaluation, Technical Aspects, Donor and Recipient Outcomes. Living Lobar Lung Transplantation. Intestinal Transplantation from Living Donors: Specific issues and donor/recipient evaluation. Living Donor Intestinal Transplantation: Surgical Technique. Living Donor Intestinal Transplantation: Clinical Outcomes. Collection, Processing and Infusion of Adult Hematopoietic Stem Cells. Applications and Outcomes of Autologous and Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Umbilical Cord Blood Cell Transplantation. Anesthesia for Living Donor Transplantation. Management of Infections in Living Donor Transplant Recipients. Pregnancy After Living Donor Transplantation. Financial Impact of Living Donor Organ Transplantation. Transplantation Tolerance. Ethics of Paid Living Unrelated Donation: The Case for a Regulated System of Kidney Sales. Do No Harm: The Case Against Organ Sales from Living Persons. Consent to Living Kidney Donation. Consent to Partial Liver Donation Including Gallbladder Removal.

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