Technological Advances in Organ Transplantation

  • Satish N. Nadig
  • Jason A. Wertheim

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Bernard J. DuBray, Ronald W. Busuttil
    Pages 1-19
  3. Matthew F. Blum, Qiang Liu, Basem Soliman, Toshihiro Okamoto, Bahar Bassiri-Gharb, Teresa Diago Uso et al.
    Pages 21-62
  4. James N. Fleming, John W. McGillicuddy, Frank A. Treiber
    Pages 63-85
  5. Felicitas L. Koller, Kenneth J. Woodside
    Pages 87-115
  6. Ivo Tzvetanov, Sandra Garcia Aroz, Mario Spaggiari, Enrico Benedetti
    Pages 117-132
  7. Gavin M. Mason, Jayna Patel, Leena Halim, Niloufar Safinia, Giovanna Lombardi
    Pages 133-150
  8. Kunal J. Patel, Carl Atkinson, Ann-Marie Broome, Satish N. Nadig
    Pages 151-179
  9. Ravi Katari, Lauren Edgar, Kevin Enck, Andrea Peloso, Riccardo Tamburrini, Giuseppe Orlando
    Pages 181-213
  10. Gerald Brandacher, Maria Chicco, W. P. Andrew Lee
    Pages 215-234
  11. Daisuke Nakajima, Marcelo Cypel, Shaf Keshavjee
    Pages 235-259
  12. Armando Salim Munoz-Abraham, Christopher Ibarra, Raghav Agarwal, John Geibel, David C. Mulligan
    Pages 261-276
  13. J. A. Shah, B. Ekser, P. A. Vagefi
    Pages 277-295
  14. David J. Taber, Amit K. Mathur, Titte R. Srinivas
    Pages 297-313

About this book


This book provides an expert view into the current technologies that are revolutionizing the field of solid organ transplantation. This unique book provides insight into progress made in areas spanning robotic surgery to tissue engineering and also gives a glimpse into what may lie ahead for this innovative specialty. Topics covered include nanotherapy, machine perfusion, artificial organ development, robotics in transplant surgery, mobile health technology, stem cell therapy, and ex vivo repair of organs. This is an ideal book for biomedical engineers, physicians and surgeons, general and transplant surgeons, medical students, medical and surgical trainees, and transplant procurement technicians.  

This book also:

Provides a complete overview of the latest technologies in whole organ transplantation and is a central source for current novel concepts in transplantation

Enriches reader understanding of machine perfusion of organs, mobile health technology in transplantation, and xenotransplantation

Shares many insights into cellular therapy in transplantation and tolerance as well as nanotherapy in organ preservation and ischemia reperfusion injury


Solid Organ Transplantation Machine Perfusion of Organs Mobile Health Technology in Transplantation Robotics and transplant surgery Minimally Invasive Transplant Surgery Cellular therapy in transplantation Cellular therapy in tolerance Nanotherapy in organ preservation nanotherapy ischemia reperfusion injury Tissue bioengineering in transplantation composite tissue allotransplantation Ex vivo organ repair Xenotransplantation

Editors and affiliations

  • Satish N. Nadig
    • 1
  • Jason A. Wertheim
    • 2
  1. 1.Medical University of South CarolinaCharlestonUSA
  2. 2.Northwestern UniversityChicagoUSA

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