Book 2010

Kidney Transplantation: A Guide to the Care of Kidney Transplant Recipients


ISBN: 978-1-4419-1689-1 (Print) 978-1-4419-1690-7 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    Ten Things Not to Do

  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-23

    The Transplant Procedure: Surgical Techniques and Complications

  4. Chapter

    Pages 25-39

    What Is Transplant Immunology and Why Are Allografts Rejected?

  5. Chapter

    Pages 41-55

    What Is Histocompatibility Testing and How Is It Done?

  6. Chapter

    Pages 57-72

    Kidney Allocation: Role of UNOS and OPOs

  7. Chapter

    Pages 73-93

    Live Donors: How to Optimally Protect the Donor

  8. Chapter

    Pages 95-102

    Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy: Essentials for the Nephrologist

  9. Chapter

    Pages 103-117

    New Sources in Living Kidney Donation

  10. Chapter

    Pages 119-135

    What Are Immunosuppressive Medications? How Do They Work? What Are Their Side Effects?

  11. Chapter

    Pages 137-152

    Optimizing Immunosuppression

  12. Chapter

    Pages 153-168

    Evaluation of Renal Allograft Dysfunction

  13. Chapter

    Pages 169-190

    The Kidney Transplant Biopsy

  14. Chapter

    Pages 191-206

    Evaluation of the Kidney Transplant Candidate and Follow-Up of the Listed Patient

  15. Chapter

    Pages 207-235

    The Acute Care of the Transplant Recipient

  16. Chapter

    Pages 237-254

    Post-transplant Cardiovascular Disease

  17. Chapter

    Pages 255-276

    Diabetes Mellitus and Transplantation: Risks for Post-transplant Diabetes

  18. Chapter

    Pages 277-309

    Infections in Kidney Transplant Recipients

  19. Chapter

    Pages 311-326

    Malignancies Before and After Transplantation

  20. Chapter

    Pages 327-341

    Bone Disease in Renal Transplantation

  21. Chapter

    Pages 343-354

    Sexuality and Pregnancy Before and After Kidney Transplantation

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