Anesthetic Principles for Organ Transplantation

Anesthetic Principles for Organ Transplantation

ISBN: 9780781700115
Publisher: Raven Pr
Publication Date: 1994-08
Number of pages: 416
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DESCRIPTION

This is a comprehensive reference on the anaesthetic and perioperative management of patients undergoing all types of organ transplants. It contains contributions from authors experienced in the field of transplant surgery, both in adults and children. The first section reviews key principles of transplantation, such as characteristics of patients with multi-organ system failure and donor procurement, organ preservation, and immunosuppression. The second section focuses on anaesthesia and peioperative management for recipients of heart, heart-lung, and lung assist devices and for patients undergoing heart, liver, kidney, bone marrow, corneal, skin, small bowel and pancreatic transplantation. The final section discusses the ethical, religious, legal and sociological aspects of transplantation.

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