Kidney & Pancreas Transplantation

by Ernesto Pompeo Molmenti

The Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation presents broader access to state-of-the-art, patient-centric kidney transplant surgery and provide the best surgical and postoperative care, including patient selection, medical care, and surgical techniques to health policy and quality of care. Kidney implantation includes vascular implantation, ureteral implantation, and abdominal closure, where the immediate postoperative considerations include documentation of adequate arterial and venous flow, absence of hydronephrosis, absence of bladder distension, presence, or absence of fluid collections, and baseline findings for future studies. Major topics include diagnoses and diagnostic categories for kidney transplantation, kidney transplant recipient evaluation, pre- and post-transplant medical considerations, gastroenterology and hepatology evaluation, psychiatric evaluation of live donors, immunology, pharmacology, operative techniques, post-transplant considerations, quality management, pediatric kidney transplantation, radiology, and cutaneous manifestations. The book is provided with tables, bullet points, and illustrations, photos of operative techniques, histopathology, and radiology.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Molmenti Ernesto Pompeo North Shore-LIJ Health System, Long Island, New York, USA; Hofstra North Shore–LIJ School of Medicine, Long Island, New York, USA
ISBN 9789351523390
Speciality Nephrology, Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12547
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 614
Book Type Professional


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