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Deceased organ donors

Edited by Nicholas Torpey, Nadeem E. Moghal, Evelyn Watson and David Talbot.

in Renal Transplantation

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Communication Skills. 7670 words.

Brainstem death - Testing for brainstem death - Deceased donation and the law - Medical exclusions to organ donation - ICU management of the potential donor - The surgery of organ donation -...

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Donor management and selection in pancreas transplantation

Jonathan A. Fridell, Jeffrey Rogers and Robert J. Stratta.

in Pancreas, Islet and Stem Cell Transplantation for Diabetes

August 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Communication Skills. 11926 words.

Chapter 5 reviews deceased-donor pancreas identification, management, selection, allocation, assessment, preservation, and the problem of pancreas under-utilization.

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Essential Immunology for Surgeons

Edited by Oleg Eremin and Herb Sewell.

April 2011; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Immunology; Surgery; Preclinical Medicine; Histopathology; Transplant Surgery; Surgical Oncology; Infectious Diseases; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Rheumatology; Clinical Skills. 546 pages.

This resource provides a concise, up-to-date, and readable account of immunology in general and its translation into key areas of clinical practice. It provides the necessary foundation for...

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Handbook of Surgical Consent

Edited by Rajesh Nair and David J. Holroyd.

December 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Communication Skills; Surgery; Colorectal Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Breast Surgery; Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery; Bariatric Surgery; Transplant Surgery; Urology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Otolaryngology (ENT); Paediatric Surgery; Neonatology; Neurosurgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Ophthalmology; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 768 pages.

This valuable tool, written by experts, offers practical guidance in the principles of consent, alongside procedure-specific information on risks and benefits

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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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ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

Edited by Ali Al-Khafaji.

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Critical Care; Transplant Surgery; Medical Microbiology and Virology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Immunology; Nursing Skills; Anaesthetics; Surgical Skills. 304 pages.

ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients provides a concise resource for intensivists, surgeons, and nurses caring for abdominal organ transplant patients before and after surgery....

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Islet Cell Transplantation

Ely M. Sebastian, Abhinav Humar, Thiruvengadam Muniraj and Martin Wijkstrom.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Surgical Skills. 3040 words.

Chapter 22 discusses Islet Cell Transplantation, and includes a history of the procedure, Indications, Islet Isolation and Transplantation, Inclusion Criteria, Exclusion Criteria, Intensive...

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Kidney Transplantation-Surgical Techniques

Abhideep Chaudhary, Ron Shapiro and Martin Wijkstrom.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Surgical Skills. 6424 words.

Chapter 18 discusses surgical techniques for kidney transplantation, including Preparation of the Patient, Exposure, Preparation of the Kidney, Vascular Anastomosis and Reperfusion,...

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The live donor

Edited by Nicholas Torpey, Nadeem E. Moghal, Evelyn Watson and David Talbot.

in Renal Transplantation

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Communication Skills. 3239 words.

Introduction - Assessment of potential live donors - Live donor nephrectomy - Long-term donor outcome

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Liver Transplant Surgical Techniques

Juan Mejia and Abhinav Humar.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Surgical Skills. 3713 words.

The surgical procedure of liver transplant has undergone numerous technical modifications and variations over the course of the last 30 years. It remains a technically demanding procedure...

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