Operating Room Environment, Infrastructure, and Personnel Needed to Support Solid Organ Transplantation

  • Alan R. Bielsky
  • Matthew S. Wilder
  • Peter G. Fuhr
Reference work entry
Part of the Organ and Tissue Transplantation book series (OTT)


Pediatric solid organ transplantation requires coordination across the hospital and health system. Key decisions in hospital environment, operating room, blood bank resources, and intensive care units affect the overall success of the program. Ensuring proper equipment and personnel as well as standardized communication and expectations is critical to ensuring safe and effective pediatric solid organ transplantation.


Liver transplantation Kidney transplantation Transfusion medicine Fluid therapy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan R. Bielsky
    • 1
  • Matthew S. Wilder
    • 1
  • Peter G. Fuhr
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Children’s Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado School of MedicineAuroraUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric AnesthesiologyChildren’s Hospital ColoradoAuroraUSA
  3. 3.School of MedicineUniversity of ColoradoAuroraUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Tetsu Uejima
    • 1
  1. 1.Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for ChildrenWilmingtonUSA

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