Procurement, Preservation and Allocation of Vascularized Organs

  • G. M. Collins
  • J. M. Dubernard
  • W. Land
  • G. G. Persijn

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Donor Conditioning and Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. X. Martin, P. Cloix, M. Dawahra, J. M. Dubernard
      Pages 11-14
    3. D. Gille, O. Boillot, M. C. Graber, P. Sagnard, C. Beaude, B. Chabrol et al.
      Pages 15-17
    4. N. Habib, X. Rogiers, C. E. Broelsch
      Pages 19-22
    5. Gian-Emilio Chatrian
      Pages 23-46
    6. Michael E. Wachs, Nancy L. Ascher
      Pages 47-54
    7. Dimitri Novitzky
      Pages 59-68
    8. Didier Dorez, Jean Jacques Colpart, Alain Mercatello
      Pages 69-72
    9. X. Martin, P. Cloix, M. Dawahra, J. Ninet, J. M. Dubernard
      Pages 73-94
    10. G. Kootstra, M. H. Booster, R. M. H. Wijnen, H. Bonke, E. Heineman
      Pages 95-99
  3. Organ Preservation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Vernon Marshall
      Pages 115-129
    3. Mitchell L. Henry
      Pages 131-135
    4. Geoffrey M. Collins
      Pages 153-157
    5. Winston N. Wicomb
      Pages 169-172
    6. Francisco J. Rodríguez-Quilantán, Luis H. Toledo-Pereyra
      Pages 173-179
    7. David E. R. Sutherland, Kay Moudry-Munns, Angelika Gruessner
      Pages 181-191
  4. Allocation and Logistics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. J. De Meester, G. G. Persijn
      Pages 195-199
    3. Uwe Jost, Burkhard Ringe
      Pages 201-207
    4. Axel Haverich
      Pages 209-216
    5. Frans H. J. Claas
      Pages 217-222
    6. Keith McNeil, John Wallwork
      Pages 223-226
    7. B. Haase-Kromwijk, J. M. J. De Meester, G. G. Persijn
      Pages 227-232
    8. F. Th. De Charro, A. De Wit
      Pages 233-240
    9. Celia Wight
      Pages 241-247
    10. Guido G. Persijn, Bernard Cohen
      Pages 249-253
    11. J. M. J. De Meester, J. M. A. Smits, G. G. Persijn
      Pages 263-270
    12. R. Margreiter
      Pages 281-284
    13. M. M. Koerner, G. Tenderich, H. Posival, S. Wlost, H. Gromzik, R. Koerfer
      Pages 285-291
  5. Ethics and Legislation in Organ Donation

About this book


At the brink of the third millennium organ transplanta­ mati on how, in the case of shortage, a fair allocation of tion will become routine and the results will be so ex­ the scarce organs can be achieved. This is a very cellent that every patient in need of a transplant timely subject that continues to be discussed between deserves to be transplanted. How to provide every doctors and between laymen. patient with his or her organ and how to guarantee This book serves the needs of several groups of that the organ is in a superb condition? That is the specialists working with transplant patients. Firstly, the challenge for all of us privileged to work in this doctors who are directly involved in the care of the magnificent field of medicine. multi-organ donor, and who have to collaborate to do In this book, an international team of experts has the best for their recipients. Heart surgeons might like laid down their intellectual knowledge on the process to learn from liver surgeons and vice versa. Secondly, that precedes successful transplantation: Procurement, the paramedical specialist who is involved in the treat­ Preservation and Allocation. In four sections important ment of transplant patients and their families will find aspects of this preamble of the actual transplantation in this book many answers to questions. Students can are dealt with. also use it as a source for general information.


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Editors and affiliations

  • G. M. Collins
    • 1
  • J. M. Dubernard
    • 2
  • W. Land
    • 3
  • G. G. Persijn
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of TransplantationCalifornia Pacific Medical CenterSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Transplantation Pavillon VHôpital Edouard HerriotLyonFrance
  3. 3.Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, Klinikum GrosshadernUniversity of MunichMunichGermany
  4. 4.Eurotransplant FoundationLeidenThe Netherlands

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