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The Transplantation and Replacement of Thoracic Organs

The Present Status of Biological and Mechanical Replacement of the Heart and Lungs

  • David K. C. Cooper
  • Leslie W. Miller
  • G. Alexander Patterson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. S. S. Sanbar
    Pages 5-10
  3. J. S. Chaffin, L. Mischke
    Pages 11-17
  4. D. K. C. Cooper, I. L. Paradis
    Pages 19-34
  5. E. D. DuToit, M. Oudshoorn, D. M. Smith
    Pages 43-55
  6. M. H. Sayegh, D. R. Salomon
    Pages 57-67
  7. J. S. Gammie, S. M. Pham
    Pages 89-95
  8. D. P. Nelson, N. K. Imes, D. K. C. Cooper
    Pages 119-130
  9. E. S. Nash, D. K. C. Cooper
    Pages 131-135
  10. W. D. Paris, S. E. Thompson, N. J. Brawner, M. L. Penido, M. J. Bright, C. M. Robertson
    Pages 137-140
  11. M. Kanoski
    Pages 141-147
  12. J. S. Sapirstein, W. E. Pae Jr
    Pages 185-194
  13. J. V. Booth, D. R. Wheeldon, S. Ghosh
    Pages 195-197
  14. D. K. C. Cooper, N. M. Lidsky
    Pages 221-227
  15. M. R. Costanzo
    Pages 265-274
  16. LW. Miller
    Pages 275-280
  17. L. W. Miller, T. Donahue, T. Wolford, J. Drury
    Pages 333-345
  18. S. Taniguchi, D. K. C. Cooper
    Pages 347-351
  19. E. W. Derman, K. L. Derman, T. D. Noakes
    Pages 379-389
  20. C. E. Skotzko
    Pages 405-408
  21. S. Keshavjee, T. R. Todd
    Pages 445-449
  22. W. A. P. Demajo
    Pages 451-456

About this book

Introduction

It is a great pleasure for me to contribute a few words as an achieved by many heart transplant centers and the ever improving results of lung transplantation and the functioning of mechanical introduction to the second edition of this volume, first published in 1990 when it was edited by David Cooper and Dimitri cardiac assist devices. Novitzky. The first edition was, in fact, a greatly expanded The current editors bring a wealth of expertise and experience version of an even earlier volume Heart Transplantation, edited to their task, and have blended together absolutely superb con­ by David Cooper and Robert Lanza and published in 1984. This tributions by many of the world's experts in their fields. This first work, authored by members of the medical staff of Groote comprehensive and highly readable volume documents the Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town Medical present 'state of the art' in the field of transplantation and School, was, I believe, the first volume reviewing this relatively replacement of thoracic organs. It provides an invaluable and un­ new field of medicine. paralleled source of information for those concerned with heart and lung medicine or surgery, and is essential reading for all who The present volume, therefore, continues the documentation of wish to keep abreast of developments in this field.

Keywords

Bypass Surgery heart heart transplantation hypertension lung organ transplantation transplantation

Editors and affiliations

  • David K. C. Cooper
    • 1
    • 2
  • Leslie W. Miller
    • 3
  • G. Alexander Patterson
    • 4
  1. 1.Transplantation Biology Research CenterMassachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolBoston
  2. 2.Oklahoma Medical Research FoundationOklahoma CityUSA
  3. 3.St Louis University Health Sciences CenterSt LouisUSA
  4. 4.Washington University School of MedicineSt LouisUSA

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