Abdominal Solid Organ Transplantation: Immunology, by Antonio Daniele Pinna, Giorgio Ercolani

By Antonio Daniele Pinna, Giorgio Ercolani

This publication is a complete and cutting edge advisor to stomach sturdy organ transplantation (SOT). It explains the most immunological difficulties interested by stomach SOT, experiences symptoms for liver, kidney, and small bowel transplantation, and offers particular descriptions of options for procurement and transplantation. moreover, technical, infectious, and immunological issues and their remedy are totally defined. specific awareness is dedicated to the indicators for and results of mixed kidney-liver and kidney-pancreas transplantation. transparent suggestion is equipped on donor choice and donor security, and the publication concludes via interpreting clinical sickness and the danger of sturdy and hematologic malignancies after transplantation.

Abdominal SOT has develop into the remedy of selection for numerous end-stage continual ailments of the liver, kidney, and foregut. greater wisdom of immunology, the creation of recent immunosuppressive brokers, and advances in surgical concepts have all elevated the variety of strength applicants and ended in larger results. it's consequently unsurprising that an increasing number of surgeons, physicians, and scientists, in addition to scholars and nurses, have gotten attracted to stomach SOT. This ebook will offer all practitioners with an outstanding, up to date precis of data within the field.

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