Transplantation Surgery

  • Gabriel C. Oniscu
  • John L. R. Forsythe
  • Elizabeth A. Pomfret

Part of the Springer Surgery Atlas Series book series (SPRISURGERY)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Abdominal Organ Retrieval

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. John D. Terrace, Gabriel C. Oniscu
      Pages 3-32
  3. Thoracic Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
    2. Marius Berman, Steven Tsui
      Pages 35-60
    3. Adalet Demir, Dirk Van Raemdonck
      Pages 61-81
    4. Pedro Catarino, Steven Tsui
      Pages 83-102
    5. Hiroshi Date
      Pages 103-125
  4. Deceased-Donor Liver Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. John D. Terrace, Gabriel C. Oniscu
      Pages 147-165
    3. Anya Adair, Gabriel C. Oniscu
      Pages 167-185
    4. Roberto I. Troisi, Vincenzo Scuderi
      Pages 187-209
    5. James J. Pomposelli
      Pages 211-228
  5. Living-Donor Liver Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 229-229
    2. Elizabeth A. Pomfret, Mohamed Akoad, James J. Pomposelli, Nancy Kwan Man, Cho-Lam Wong, Chung-Mau Lo
      Pages 231-284
    3. Sung-Gyu Lee
      Pages 285-318
    4. Sung-Gyu Lee, Deok-Bog Moon
      Pages 331-352
  6. Other Liver Transplantation Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 353-353
    2. Xavier Rogiers
      Pages 355-365
    3. Nigel D. Heaton
      Pages 367-390
    4. Shinji Yamamoto, Henryk E. Wilczek, Bo-Göran Ericzon
      Pages 391-409
  7. Kidney Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 411-411
    2. John L. R. Forsythe
      Pages 413-429
    3. Gabriel C. Oniscu
      Pages 431-458
  8. Pancreas Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 459-459
    2. Thierry Berney, Lionel Badet
      Pages 461-484
    3. Duck J. Han, David E. R. Sutherland
      Pages 485-500
    4. Neil W. A. McGowan, Laura Bailey, John J. Casey
      Pages 501-528
  9. Small Bowel Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 529-529
    2. Marian Porubsky, Rainer W. G. Gruessner
      Pages 553-566
  10. Multivisceral Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 567-567
    2. Neslihan Celik, Geoff J. Bond, Kyle Soltys, Rakesh Sindhi, Jeffrey Rudolph, George Mazariegos
      Pages 569-585

About this book


This atlas provides transplant professionals with a step-wise approach to organ transplantation, illustrating the technical steps and highlighting practice points for each procedure. All aspects of abdominal and thoracic transplantation are covered with separate chapters addressing specific technical issues for heart and lung, liver, kidney, pancreas and intestinal transplantation, providing detailed approaches to difficult situations.

Transplant surgeons, trainees, fellows and other professionals involved in transplantation will find this book to be an ideal reference point. It will help readers to:

·         Understand the process of transplantation

·         Become familiar with standard transplant techniques, whatever their discipline

·         Understand the technical variations and learn effective ways of approaching them

·         Learn ways to avoid mistakes and tips for safe and efficient surgery

The book has been written by an experienced international team of authors with extensive knowledge in the field of transplantation. Many of the techniques described have been pioneered by the authors writing the relevant chapters.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Gabriel C. Oniscu
    • 1
  • John L. R. Forsythe
    • 2
  • Elizabeth A. Pomfret
    • 3
  1. 1.Edinburgh Transplant CentreThe Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, University of EdinburghEdinburghUK
  2. 2.Organ Donation and TransplantationNHS Blood and TransplantBristolUK
  3. 3.University of Colorado School of MedicineAuroraUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-73795-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-73796-4
  • Series Print ISSN 2626-9015
  • Series Online ISSN 2626-9023
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