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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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Indications for Liver Transplantation

Jana G. Hashash and Kapil B. Chopra.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Gastroenterology. 5516 words.

Liver transplantation remains to be the only hope for cure and survival in patients with decompensated end-stage liver disease (ESLD), acute/fulminant liver failure, and those with primary...

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Malnutrition in Chronic Liver Disease

Rebecca Gooch, Ali Al-Khafaji and Stephen O’Keefe.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Transplant Surgery; Gastroenterology. 1789 words.

The liver plays a pivotal role in integrating the biochemical pathways that regulate carbohydrate, fat, protein, and vitamin metabolism, and thus malnutrition becomes a common and serious...

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Paediatric Intensive Care

Edited by Peter Barry, Kevin Morris and Tariq Ali.

March 2010; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Critical Care; Paediatrics; Public Health and Epidemiology; Epidemiology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Nephrology; Dietetics and Nutrition; Pharmacology; Radiology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Neonatology; Gastroenterology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Haematology; Transplant Surgery; Paediatric Surgery; Clinical Genetics. 944 pages.

Paediatric Intensive Care gives practical and realistic advice for children's doctors and nurses in intensive care.

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Refractory Ascites and Hepatic Hydrothorax

Su Min Cho 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; Gastroenterology. 428 words.

Patients with end-stage liver disease (ESLD) can present with several symptoms-related to the presence of fluid in the pleural (hydrothorax) or abdominal cavity (ascites). Hepatic...

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Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

S Chandra, Su Min Cho 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; Gastroenterology. 2044 words.

Upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with end-stage liver disease (ESLD) and in majority of the cases is a direct consequence of...

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