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Kidney Transplant Management

A Guide to Evaluation and Comorbidities

  • Sandesh Parajuli
  • Fahad Aziz
  • Provides an overview of the essential aspects of transplant nephrology

  • Features chapters dedicated to patient evaluation and post kidney transplant complications

  • Concise and practical

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Fahad Aziz, Dana F. Clark
    Pages 1-3
  3. Sandesh Parajuli, Patrick K. Reville
    Pages 5-16
  4. Anil Regmi
    Pages 17-28
  5. Joe Lockridge, Ali Olyaei
    Pages 29-42
  6. Nashila AbdulRahim, Bekir Tanriover, Venkatesh K. Ariyamuthu
    Pages 55-71
  7. Margaret R. Jorgenson, Jillian L. Descourouez, Christopher M. Saddler, Jeannina A. Smith
    Pages 73-93
  8. Maha Mohamed
    Pages 95-101
  9. Vikram Patney, Fahad Aziz
    Pages 103-111
  10. Subarna M. Dhital
    Pages 113-131
  11. Gurwant Kaur, Preethi Yerram
    Pages 133-149
  12. Joshua J. Wiegel, Jillian L. Descourouez
    Pages 165-177
  13. Catherine A. Moore
    Pages 179-191
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 193-201

About this book

Introduction

This concise book provides an overview of the essential aspects of transplant nephrology. Chapters cover patient evaluation, treatment options, complications and post kidney transplant approaches to various common chronic diseases.  The importance of proper immunosuppressants adjustment to improve the graft half-life and overall patient quality of life are also highlighted. Up to date and practical, this book gives nephrologists and providers that treat kidney transplant patients a succinct resource on management.

Keywords

Kidney Transplantation Transplant evaluation Post kidney transplant Complications Comorbidity

Editors and affiliations

  • Sandesh Parajuli
    • 1
  • Fahad Aziz
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Division of NephrologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Medicine, Division of NephrologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA

About the editors

Sandesh Parajuli is a transplant nephrologist who provides care for kidney and pancreas transplant recipients. Dr. Parajuli joins the University of Wisconsin from Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon, where he completed a fellowship in renal transplant. Before that, he was at the University of Rochester, New York for nephrology fellowship and at the Interfaith Medical Center, New York for his internship and residency. He is an active member of the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Transplantation. Dr. Parajuli’s clinical specialties include the evaluation and management of advanced kidney disease, including the management of kidney transplant candidates and recipients. His research interest includes post-transplant infections, immunology and rejection. He has a strong interest in medical education and plays an active role in teaching fellows, residents and medical students. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology at the University of Wisconsin.

Fahad Aziz is a transplant nephrologist who provides care for kidney and pancreas transplant recipients. Dr. Aziz joined the University of Wisconsin, after finishing his transplant fellowship at the same institution. He did his internal medicine internship and residency from Jersey City medical center affiliated with Mount Sinai school of medicine. He finished his general nephrology fellowship from University of Missouri. He is an active member of the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Transplantation.  Dr. Aziz’s clinical specialties include the evaluation and management of advanced kidney disease, including the management of kidney transplant candidates and recipients. His research interest includes post-transplant cardiovascular disorders, post-transplant hypertension, immunology and rejection. He has a strong interest in medical education and plays an active role in teaching fellows, residents and medical students. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology at the University of Wisconsin.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Kidney Transplant Management
  • Book Subtitle A Guide to Evaluation and Comorbidities
  • Editors Sandesh Parajuli
    Fahad Aziz
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-00132-2
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-00131-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-030-00132-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 201
  • Number of Illustrations 4 b/w illustrations, 16 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Nephrology
    Transplant Surgery
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