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ISBN: 9780323636711
Page Count: 512
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $199.99

Pediatric Liver Transplantation

by Nedim Hadzic, Ulrich Baumann and Valérie MCLIN

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ISBN: 9780323636711
Page Count: 512
Imprint: Elsevier
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Written and edited by global leaders in the field, Pediatric Liver Transplantation: A Clinical Guide covers all aspects of treatment and management regarding this multifaceted procedure and unique patient population. This practical reference offers detailed, focused guidance in a highly templated, easy-to-consult format, covering everything from pre-transplantation preparation to surgical techniques to post-operative complications.
    • The first book completely dedicated to the practice of pediatric liver transplantation
    • Brief chapters organized by topic will include: definition of the topic, pathophysiology, conventional management, controversies, and a bulleted summary
    • Edited by leaders in the field with worldwide contributors representing different specialties associated with pediatric liver transplantation
    1. Evolution of transplantation medicine
    2. BRIEF HISTORY OF PLT

      HEALTH SYSTEM BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS FOR PLT

    3. Before transplantation
    4. Brain death criteria

      Non-heart beating donors

      Donor procurement

      Managing a scarce resource: Differences in donor allocation across the world

      INDICATIONS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS (and their evolution) – General aspects

      (List of diagnoses)

      PREPARATION FOR PLT

      Medical (immunisations/cardiac/renal/neurological aspects)

      Surgical and Radiological aspects

      Psychological/Social aspects

    5. Paediatric liver transplantation
    6. ANAESTHETIC ASPECTS (Risk assessment)

      SURGICAL ASPECTS (Choice of donor for PLT, Prevention of thrombosis/anticoagulation)

      SURGICAL TECHNIQUES

      Split graft

      Living-related

      Auxiliary

      Domino

      Techniques and present role of hepatocyte transplantation

      STRATEGIES IN IMMUNE SUPPRESSION (Immune ablation, renal-sparing, steroid-sparing)

    7. Management after Transplantation

    INTENSIVE CARE ASPECTS

    ANTI-INFECTION STRATEGIES

    Viral

    Bacterial

    Fungal

    EARLY COMPLICATIONS

    SURGICAL (biliary, vascular, etc.)

    MEDICAL

    ROLE OF HISTOLOGY AFTER PLT

    ROLE OF RADIOLOGY AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY AFTER PLT

    LATE COMPLICATIONS

    SURGICAL (graft re-modelling, secondary portal hypertension/shunts)

    MEDICAL (recurrent disease post-PLT, de novo AIH, post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease, nephrotoxicity)

    PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS AFTER PLT

    (social reintegration, medication adherence, family planning, education)

    PROSPECTS FOR IMMUNE TOLERANCE (possibilities for safe withdrawal of immunosuppression)

    TRANSITION TO ADULT SERVICES (smooth handover of care to a different system)

    FUTURE REQUIREMENTS

  • Nedim Hadzic, Ulrich Baumann, Consultant Paediatric Hepatologist and Valérie MCLIN
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