Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) Liver Transplantation

A Practical Guide

  • Kristopher P. Croome
  • Paolo Muiesan
  • C. Burcin Taner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Adam S. A. Gracon, David P. Foley
    Pages 1-13
  3. Annalisa Dolcet, Kristopher P. Croome, Nigel Heaton
    Pages 15-37
  4. David D. Lee, Martin D. Jendrisak
    Pages 39-50
  5. Lauren Ng, W. D. Freeman, Eelco F. M. Wijdicks
    Pages 51-59
  6. Kristopher P. Croome, C. Burcin Taner
    Pages 61-71
  7. Miriam Cortes-Cerisuelo, Andrea Schlegel
    Pages 87-112
  8. Humberto Bohorquez, Ari J. Cohen, George E. Loss
    Pages 121-136
  9. Andrea Schlegel, Rebecca Panconesi, Paolo Muiesan
    Pages 137-160
  10. Kristopher P. Croome, C. Burcin Taner
    Pages 167-190
  11. Christopher J. E. Watson
    Pages 205-216
  12. Daniele Pezzati, Qiang Liu, Cristiano Quintini
    Pages 217-235
  13. Amelia J. Hessheimer, Alba Torroella, Constantino Fondevila
    Pages 237-247
  14. Amit K. Mathur, Adyr A. Moss
    Pages 249-259
  15. Ryan M. Chadha, Stephen Aniskevich
    Pages 261-266
  16. Danielle Balbis, Heather Markuson
    Pages 267-281
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 283-289

About this book


This book presents the first comprehensive review of all facets of liver transplantation using DCD donors. Each of the 19 chapters are written by leading experts in the field, representing some of the most experienced DCD liver transplant programs in the world.  Several topics have overlapping coverage in different chapters, providing the reader with the perspective of multiple experts on crucial topics. Chapters also highlight the steps towards building a DCD liver transplant program, the importance of donor and recipient selection, as well as state-of-the-art developments and future directions in the utilization of these organs.

Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) Liver Transplantation serves as a valuable resource for all those involved in liver transplantation using DCD donors.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Kristopher P. Croome
    • 1
  • Paolo Muiesan
    • 2
  • C. Burcin Taner
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of TransplantMayo ClinicJacksonvilleUSA
  2. 2.Queen Elizabeth Hospital BirminghamBirminghamUK
  3. 3.Department of TransplantMayo ClinicJacksonvilleUSA

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