© 2019

Essentials in Lung Transplantation

  • Allan R. Glanville

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Isuru N. S. Seneviratne, Peter Hopkins
    Pages 1-17
  3. Kumud Dhital, Yujiro Kawanishi
    Pages 19-37
  4. Andreas Fiene
    Pages 47-54
  5. Miranda Paraskeva
    Pages 55-66
  6. Adrian Havryk
    Pages 67-77
  7. Glen P. Westall, Lucy C. Sullivan
    Pages 79-86
  8. Alicia B. Mitchell, Allan R. Glanville
    Pages 87-97
  9. Marshall Plit
    Pages 99-108
  10. Mark Benzimra
    Pages 109-117
  11. Monique Anne Malouf
    Pages 131-149
  12. Deborah J. Marriott, C. Orla Morrissey
    Pages 173-219
  13. Rebecca Pearson
    Pages 221-230
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 231-239

About this book


This book presents a clear and concise summary of the clinical tenets of lung transplantation with an update on recent developments in the field. It examines the operational principles which underpin successful lung transplantations and shows how an evidenced based approach combined with wisdom borne of experience leads to better outcomes in day-to-day management. Focused on simplicity and elegance of style with ample visual images, this book provides a unique overview of trends and strategies for the best outcomes in lung transplantation. Approachable and easily digested, this book will be a go-to resource for professionals seeking a succinct and well-illustrated guide to this growing area of surgical transplantation. 


Advanced Lung Diseases Pulmonary Physiology Infectious diseases Interventional bronchology Immunobiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Allan R. Glanville
    • 1
  1. 1.The Lung Transplant Unit, Department of Thoracic MedicineSt Vincent’s HospitalSydneyAustralia

About the editors

Professor Allan R Glanville, MBBS, MD, FRACP completed his training at Sydney University, Brompton Hospital, London, and Stanford University, California, USA. Prof Glanville is Medical Director of Lung Transplantation and Head of Service at the Department of Thoracic Medicine, St Vincent Hospital, Sydney, Australia. He is conjoint Professor of Medicine at UNSW and an editorial board member of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the American Journal of Transplantation, the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, and Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

Currently President of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Prof Glanville is Past President of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation and Programme Chair for the 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting in Montreal, Canada; Past Chair of the European and Australian Investigators in Lung Transplantation; and has authored over 200 publications including investigator driven global trials of immunosuppression and of novel therapies for RSV using small mRNAi. He is senior author of the 2015 International Consensus Guidelines for the Selection of Lung Transplantation Candidates, the joint ATS/ERS/JHLT BOS Guidelines, and the 2016 Pulmonary Antibody Mediated Rejection Consensus Report of the ISHLT. In Australia he is a foundation director of Outcomes Australia, a foundation member of ShareLife Australia, and a scientific advisor to Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Australia Research Alliance which complements work with international LAM groups and as a member of the Rare Lung Diseases Consortium. 

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Essentials in Lung Transplantation
  • Editors Allan R. Glanville
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-90932-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-08134-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-90933-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 239
  • Number of Illustrations 20 b/w illustrations, 62 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Thoracic Surgery
    Pneumology/Respiratory System
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Surgery & Anesthesiology