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

  • Dianne B. McKay
  • Steven M. Steinberg

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Dianne B. McKay, Steven M. Steinberg
    Pages 1-13
  3. Dianne B. McKay, Ken Park, David Perkins
    Pages 25-39
  4. Edgar L. Milford, Indira Guleria
    Pages 41-55
  5. Patricia L. Adams, Walter K. Graham, Susan Gunderson
    Pages 57-72
  6. Ruthanne L. Hanto, Alvin E. Roth, M. Utku Ünver, Francis L. Delmonico
    Pages 103-117
  7. Alexander C. Wiseman, James E. Cooper
    Pages 137-152
  8. Robert S. Gaston
    Pages 153-168
  9. Jose R. Torrealba, Milagros D. Samaniego
    Pages 169-190
  10. Phuong-Thu T. Pham, Phuong-Chi T. Pham, Gabriel M. Danovitch
    Pages 207-235
  11. Phuong-Anh T. Pham, Carmen Slavov, Phuong-Thu T. Pham, Alan H. Wilkinson
    Pages 237-254
  12. Phuong-Thu T. Pham, Phuong-Mai T. Pham, Alan H. Wilkinson
    Pages 255-276
  13. Carlos A.Q. Santos, Daniel C. Brennan
    Pages 277-309
  14. Mary B. Prendergast, Roslyn B. Mannon
    Pages 311-326
  15. Bradford Lee West, Stuart M. Sprague, Michelle A. Josephson
    Pages 327-341

About this book

Introduction

Kidney Transplantation: A Guide to the Care of Kidney Transplant Recipients is an easy to read, up to date, clinical resource written by  experts in the field of kidney transplantation. The book explains how donors and recipients are selected for transplantation, how the surgical procedure is performed, and how the experts recognize and treat rejection. This guide to the care of the kidney transplant recipient aims to provide practical guidelines for management of the post-transplant recipient and is targeted to community nephrologists and general internists who care for the patient with a kidney transplant.

Dianne B. McKay, MD, is Associate Professor at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California.

Steven M. Steinberg, MD, is affiliated with the Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, California.

Keywords

Donor Histocompatibility Immunosuppression UNOS infectious diseases

Editors and affiliations

  • Dianne B. McKay
    • 1
  • Steven M. Steinberg
    • 2
  1. 1.Scripps Research InstituteLa JollaUSA
  2. 2.Division of TransplantationSharp Memorial HospitalSan DiegoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1690-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-1689-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-1690-7
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