This popular handbook is a practical guide for physicians, surgeons, nurses, and other professionals who manage kidney transplant patients. It is concise, readable, and well-illustrated. Chapters outline the major concerns surrounding renal transplantation and the most successful approaches to problems arising in short-term and long-term patient care. Chapter topics include immunobiology and immunosuppression, as well as chapters on surgery, histocompatibility, and the first three months post-transplant surgery. This thoroughly updated Fifth Edition includes new information on options for patients with end-stage renal disease, immunosuppressive medications and protocols for kidney transplantation, and the first two months following transplant.The routine evaluation of donors should identify the presence of kidney stones. The concern for kidney donation in a person with a prior history of kidney stones is the potential for disease recurrence in the remaining kidney with resultantanbsp;...
|Title||:||Handbook of Kidney Transplantation|
|Author||:||Gabriel M. Danovitch|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-28|