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Transplantation

M. El-Sheikh and P. A. Lear

in Operative Surgery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198510567
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191728327 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198510567.003.0019

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Transplantation

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Organ donors 834

Organ recipient preparation 836

Immunosuppression 838

Kidney transplantation 842

Pancreas transplantation 846

Liver transplantation 848

Cardiac transplantation 852

Lung transplantation 854

The number of patients waiting for transplantation increases by over 3% per year. Cadaveric donor numbers have declined over the past decade....

Chapter.  5569 words. 

Subjects: Surgery ; Transplant Surgery

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