Transplantation - Print and E-Book , 5th Edition

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By John L. R. Forsythe, MD FRCS (Ed) FRCS(Eng)
ISBN
9780702049606
Publication Date
05-08-2013
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  • The Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series provides a current and concise summary of the key topics within each major surgical sub-specialty.
  • Each volume highlights evidence-based practice both in the text and within the extensive list of references at the end of every chapter.
  • Purchase of a print book also includes a downloadable version of the eBook

Transplantation meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures. The text is thoroughly referenced and supported by evidence-based recommendations wherever possible, distinguishing between strong evidence to support a conclusion, and evidence suggesting that a recommendation can be reached on the balance of probabilities.

This is a title in the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series whose eight volumes are an established and highly regarded source of information for the specialist general surgeon.


Key Features
  • The Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series provides a current and concise summary of the key topics within each major surgical sub-specialty.
  • Each volume highlights evidence-based practice both in the text and within the extensive list of references at the end of every chapter.
  • Purchase of a print book also includes a downloadable version of the eBook.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702049606
Author Informaiton By John L. R. Forsythe, MD FRCS (Ed) FRCS(Eng), Consultant Transplant and Endocrine Surgeon, Transplant Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh; Honorary Professor, Clinical Surgery, University of Edinburgh, UK.
Table of Content · Controversies in the ethics of organ transplantation
· Organ donation in the UK: recent progress and future challenges
· Immunology of graft rejection
· Testing for histocompatibility
· Immunosuppression with the kidney as paradigm
· Preservation and perfusion of abdominal organs for transplantation
· Recent trends in kidney transplantation
· Liver transplantation
· Pancreas transplantation
· Islet transplantation
· Cardiothoracic transplantation
· Transplant infectious disease
· Chronic transplant dysfunction
· Index
Publication Date 05-08-2013
Pages 274
Trim 246 X 189 (7 11/16 x 9 7/16)
Stock Status In Stock
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