Procurement and Transplantation of Abdominal Organs in Clinical Practice

  • Rafael Díaz-Nieto

Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Rafael Orti-Rodríguez, Rafael Díaz-Nieto
    Pages 1-68
  3. Mohammad Ayaz Hossain, Radhika Chadha, Atul Bagul, Reza Motallebzadeh
    Pages 69-117
  4. Gabriele Spoletini, Steven A. White
    Pages 119-156
  5. Rafael Díaz-Nieto, Krishna Menon
    Pages 157-202

About this book


This practical guide provides a full but concise account of the organ donation and transplantation process, from the management of the donor and organ preservation to perioperative management and surgical techniques.

Readers will learn about various aspects of multi-organ retrieval such as different types of donors and evaluation of organ donors, as well as the retrieval process itself and ethical aspects of transplantation. Written in a consistent format, each of the themed parts examines the different types of solid organ transplantation, namely kindey, pancreas and liver. Each part discusses the indications for transplantation, organ allocation, surgical technique, post-operative management outcomes and professional skills for the surgeon.

This is an essential guide for the transplant surgeon offering a unique summary of the critical issues in abdominal organ transplantation.


abdominal surgery organ retrieval organ preservation organ donor multi-organ transplantation pancreas transplantation

Editors and affiliations

  • Rafael Díaz-Nieto
    • 1
  1. 1.The Liver UnitAintree University Hospitals, NHS Foundation TrustLiverpoolUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-21369-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-21370-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2199-6652
  • Series Online ISSN 2199-6660
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