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Acute Renal Failure Including Hepatorenal Syndrome

A Maarouf and Ali Al-Khafaji.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Transplant Surgery; Nephrology. 3182 words.

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is not uncommon in the setting of liver dysfunction. In general, AKI is defined as a rapid decline in glomerular filtration rate (GFR), leading to accumulation of...

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Anesthesia Care for Kidney Transplant Recipients

Ibtesam Hilmi, Ali Abdullah and Raymond Planinsic.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Anaesthetics. 1899 words.

Renal transplantation (RT) provides a better quality of life and improves patient survival for up to 70% for the first 5 years when compared to 30% survival for patients on dialysis....

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Anesthetic Management of Pancreatic Transplant Recipients

Ibtesam A. Hilmi, Ali R. Abdullah and Raymond M. Planinsic.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Anaesthetics. 889 words.

Peri-operative care and anesthetic management of pancreatic transplant recipients (PTx) is very much dependent on the presence or absence of comorbidities and the severity of end-organ...

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An Approach to Anesthesia for Liver Transplantation

Charles Boucek.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Anaesthetics. 3967 words.

Liver transplantation has evolved from an experimental procedure to a life-saving therapeutic option for patients with end-stage liver disease (ESLD). The procedure remains challenging from...

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Brain death, organ donation, and transplantation

Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali.

in Paediatric Intensive Care

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Transplant Surgery; Paediatric Surgery. 4888 words.

Introduction - Brain death - Organ donation and the organ donor - Donor workup - Care of the paediatric organ donor - Withdrawing life support - Transplantation and transplant rejection -...

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Gaseous oxygen to improve viability of marginal or pre-damaged organ grafts during hypothermic storage

Thomas Minor.

in Organ Donation and Transplantation after Cardiac Death

March 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care. 8853 words.

Chapter 8 discusses the use of gaseous oxygen to improve viability of marginal or pre-damaged organ grafts during hypothermic storage, including physiological rationale, external surface...

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General Management of Patients in Intensive Care Unit

Faraaz Shah and Sachin Yende.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care. 3578 words.

Critically ill patients who are being considered for transplant or who have recently undergone abdominal organ transplantation present unique challenges in providing care. However, the...

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General Principle of Immunosuppression

Deanna Blisard.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Immunology. 3272 words.

Post-transplant immunosuppression almost always includes a combination of drugs and approaches based on a patient's individual situation, organ transplanted, and current developments in the...

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Graft Dysfunction and Technical Complications After Liver Transplant

Abhideep Chaudhary and Abhinav Humar.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care. 4202 words.

The risk of developing postoperative complications is related to the patient’s preoperative condition, the quality of the donor liver, the quality of the donor and recipient procedure,...

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Heart Failure

Roy S. Gardner, Theresa A. McDonagh and Niki L. Walker.

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Pathology; Clinical Skills; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Interventional Radiology; Surgical Skills; Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Medical Oncology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Medical Skills; Peri-operative Care; Palliative Medicine. 512 pages.

Heart failure is an important and ever expanding sub-speciality of cardiology, and many health care professional bodies are now developing specialist expertise in heart failure. With...

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