9781632412744 t fc

ISBN : 9781632412744

Publisher :   haylemedical

Language :   English

Category :   Nephrology

Publication Year :   2015

Price : USD 145.95

Description :  This book provides the state-of-the-art information on kidney transplantation. Kidney transplantation is a comparatively recent field in medicine, despite considerable achievements to date. Due to the armamentarium of agents present to efficiently suppress the immune system, the last decade has witnessed a shift in focus from prevention of rejection to an emphasis on prolonging the life of the allograft and latest techniques to escalate the organ donor pool. This book encompasses general concepts in this field while addressing methods to manage kidney transplant recipients simultaneously for the purpose of maximizing patient and graft survival. In addition, latest concepts to boost organ availability are presented, including single site laparoendoscopic donor nephrectomy for living donor kidney transplantation and kidney paired donation, utilization of marginal, hepatitis C positive, and older donor organs to boost deceased donor transplant opportunities.

Author/Editor :  Reagen Hu

Author's Description :  Reagen Hu, MD, serves as a clinical professor of medicine at a Chinese University. He specializes in nephrology and kidney transplantation. His academic and research interests lie in peritoneal dialysis and chronic kidney diseases. He has attended several international conferences and seminars in the field of medicine. Hu has authored and edited numerous papers and book chapters, which have been published in international journals and reference books.