The Transplantation and Replacement of Thoracic Organs

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

  • David K. C. Cooper
  • Dimitri Novitzky

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Orthotopic and heterotopic heart transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. J. C. de Villiers
      Pages 19-25
    3. L. S. Smith, S. S. Sanbar
      Pages 27-32
    4. D. K. C. Cooper, D. Novitzky
      Pages 41-49
    5. W. N. Wicomb, D. K. C. Cooper
      Pages 51-61
    6. E. D. Du Toit, M. Oudshoorn, D. K. C. Cooper
      Pages 63-70
    7. D. W. Bethune, D. R. Wheeldon
      Pages 71-73
    8. D. K. C. Cooper, D. Novitzky
      Pages 75-80
    9. D. Novitzky, D. K. C. Cooper
      Pages 81-87
    10. D. Novitzky, D. K. C. Cooper
      Pages 109-114
    11. A. G. Rose, C. J. Uys
      Pages 115-125
    12. D. K. C. Cooper
      Pages 127-142
    13. E. D. Bateman, A. A. Forder
      Pages 143-160
    14. A. G. Rose, C. J. Uys
      Pages 161-167
    15. D. M. Eich, R. J. Quigg, A. Heroux, A. Hastillo, J. Thompson, G. R. Barnhart et al.
      Pages 169-175
    16. D. K. C. Cooper, D. Novitzky
      Pages 177-182
    17. D. K. C. Cooper, J. S. Muchmore, R. W. Welch
      Pages 191-202
    18. E. S. Nash
      Pages 217-221
    19. W. D. Paris
      Pages 223-226
    20. D. Ragsdale
      Pages 227-231
    21. T. D. Noakes, G. L. G. Kempeneers
      Pages 233-240
    22. C. F. Heck, L. S. Fragomeni, S. J. Shumway, M. P. Kaye
      Pages 251-255
  3. Transplantation of the Heart and both lungs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
    2. E. Becerra, J. Kaplan, D. K. C. Cooper
      Pages 261-266
    3. A. Haverich, D. Novitzky, D. K. C. Cooper
      Pages 273-282
    4. D. W. Bethune, D. R. Wheeldon
      Pages 283-287
    5. D. Novitzky, D. K. C. Cooper
      Pages 289-298
    6. A. L. Westra, J. Prop
      Pages 307-314
    7. S. A. Yousem
      Pages 315-324
    8. J. S. Dummer
      Pages 325-332
  4. Single and double lung transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 355-355
    2. A. E. Frost, R. F. Grossman, J. R. Maurer
      Pages 363-368

About this book


It gives us great pleasure to contribute a short introduction outstanding book. This comprehensive work provides an to this important volume. immense fund of information, and will be an invaluable The transplantation of thoracic organs - heart,heart­ source of knowledge to physicians, surgeons, and scientists lung, lung - is a field of surgery that is expanding annually. for many years to come. The use of mechanical assist devices and artificial hearts to support patients awaiting transplantation is also developing rapidly, and further advances in this field may eventually April 1990 Christiaan Barnard lead to a totally implantable device that will function Cape Town, South Africa successfully for many years. It is therefore timely that such a volume as this should be made available to those who wish to be brought up-to­ date with the current state of knowledge in these related fields. The editors have done us all a great service in bringing together experts in every aspect of heart and Nazih Zuhdi lung transplantation and replacement to contribute to this Oklahoma City, USA Xl Preface The fields of the transplantation and replacement of thoracic Refinements in bioengineering have enabled mechanical organs have expanded immensely since the first human­ assist devices and the total artificial heart to support patients to-human heart transplant was performed in 1967. This successfully until a suitable donor becomes available.



Editors and affiliations

  • David K. C. Cooper
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dimitri Novitzky
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Baptist Medical CenterOklahoma Transplantation InstituteOklahoma CityUSA
  2. 2.University of Cape Town Medical School and Groote Schuur HospitalCape TownSouth Africa
  3. 3.Groote Schuur HospitalCape TownSouth Africa

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-6805-5
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-0711-9
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