Critical Care for Potential Liver Transplant Candidates

  • Dmitri Bezinover
  • Fuat Saner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Christopher Wray, James Y. Findlay
    Pages 1-23
  3. Hilary M. DuBrock, Michael J. Krowka
    Pages 25-45
  4. Catherine Paugam-Burtz, Emmanuel Weiss, Samir Jaber
    Pages 47-53
  5. Vanessa G. Henke, Michael P. Bokoch, Linda L. Liu
    Pages 69-88
  6. Antonios Katsounas
    Pages 89-100
  7. Alberto Zanetto, Marco Senzolo
    Pages 119-146
  8. Salvatore Piano, Paolo Angeli
    Pages 147-161
  9. Miriam Maschmeier, Anna Hüsing-Kabar, Hartmut H. Schmidt
    Pages 183-194
  10. Thomas A. Verbeek, Geraldine C. Diaz, John F. Renz
    Pages 195-215
  11. Nathanael Raschzok, Karl Herbert Hillebrandt, Igor M. Sauer
    Pages 217-232
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 233-238

About this book


This book focuses on patients with end-stage-liver disease (ESLD) who could possibly qualify for liver transplant. This patient cohort raises many problems: who should be treated and also, when is it too late for transplant? The authors are all dedicated experts in the field of ESLD/liver transplantation, but from different disciplines with different views of the problem.

In the past 15 years many things have changed in the treatment for these patients: cardiac assessment, treatment of porto-pulmonary hypertension, hemodynamics, coagulation assessment and management, diagnosis of kidney failure, and the timing of dialysis. These issues are comprehensively discussed in this book, in order to provide physicians starting in the field of transplantation an overview of different areas of concern.

This book is aimed at specialists and trainees in critical care, hepatology, anesthesia, surgery, and nephrology.


Coagulation management Cardiac evaluation Hemodynamic Timing renal replacement Sepsis

Editors and affiliations

  • Dmitri Bezinover
    • 1
  • Fuat Saner
    • 2
  1. 1.Anesthesiology and Perioperative MedicinePenn State Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA
  2. 2.General, Visceral and Transplant SurgeryUniversity of Duisburg-EssenEssenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-92933-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-92934-7
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