© 2003

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology in Liver Transplantation

  • E. Bücheler
  • V. Nicolas
  • C. E. Broelsch
  • X. Rogiers
  • G. Krupski

Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. Surgical Anatomy of the Liver

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. G. Kazemier, J. F. Lange
      Pages 3-8
  3. Radiological Anatomy of the Liver

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. J. P. Pelage, P. Soyer
      Pages 11-25
  4. The Cadaveric Organ Donor

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. R. F. Wolf, M. J. H. Slooff
      Pages 29-34
  5. The Living Donor

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-35
    2. M. Sterneck
      Pages 47-55
  6. Adult Liver Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. U. Seitz, P. V. J. Sriram, S. Seewald, F. Thonke, N. Soehendra
      Pages 93-101
    3. A. E. Mahfouz, B. Hamm
      Pages 103-125
    4. T. Kirchhoff, B. Frericks, M. Galanski
      Pages 127-132
    5. V. Nicolas, G. Krupski
      Pages 133-144
    6. U. Seitz, P. V. J. Sriram, S. Seewald, F. Thonke, N. Soehendra
      Pages 145-148
    7. N. R. Frühauf, M. Malagó, G. M. Kaiser, H. Lang, A. Paul, U. A. Clauer et al.
      Pages 149-155

About this book


This volume provides a thorough and informative account of the use of diagnostic and interventional radiology in liver transplantation. Following introductory chapters on surgical and radiological anatomy, separate sections are devoted to organ donors and to adult and pediatric recipients. Surgical indications and techniques, the role of radiological modalities, and the treatment of complications are fully discussed and illustrated. This unique book is completed by chapters on special aspects such as split liver and auxiliary liver transplantation.


Chirurgie Hepatologie Lebertransplantation Radiologie Tumor diagnosis endoscopy hepatology liver transplantation radiology surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • E. Bücheler
    • 1
  • V. Nicolas
    • 2
  • C. E. Broelsch
    • 3
  • X. Rogiers
    • 4
  • G. Krupski
    • 5
  1. 1.Klinik und Poliklinik für RadiologieUniversitätsklinikum Hamburg-EppendorfHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Departments of Radiology and Nuclear MedicineUniversity Hospital Bergmannsheil BochumBochumGermany
  3. 3.Klinik und Poliklinik für Allgemeinchirurgie und TransplantationschirurgieUniversitätsklinik EssenEssenGermany
  4. 4.Klinik und Polyklinik für ChirurgieUniversitätsklinikum Hamburg-EppendorfHamburgGermany
  5. 5.Klinik und Polyklinik für RadiologieUniversitätsklinikum Hamburg-EppendorfHamburgGermany

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
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From the reviews:

"This book focuses on recent advances in the field of radiological imaging and interventional radiology in patients undergoing liver transplantation. The purpose is to provide in a single book a practical and updated insight into the field of radiology in liver transplantation. … This textbook will prove invaluable in updating readers’ knowledge of … techniques in liver transplantation. … This book is an excellent contribution to … the field of liver transplantation which will certainly be a valuable addition to any surgical and radiological library." (G.Rossi, Digestive and Liver Disease, Vol. 36 (1), 2004)

"This text serves as an excellent review of the diagnostic and interventional modalities used to evaluate transplantation patients. … This text will be appreciated most by pediatric and adult interventional radiologists … . The book is organized logically and is written clearly and succinctly. … The radiologic and endoscopic images are state-of-the-art … . valuable addition to the radiology literature. … It will serve as an excellent tool for the radiologist … . It is also a valuable reference book for radiology departments … ." (Malcolm K. Sydnor and Timothy P. Maroney, Radiology, May, 2004)

"The textbook has been written by a number of expert radiologists and surgeons in the field of liver transplantation … . The book is well illustrated and contains a comprehensive list of references at the end of each chapter. The book will primarily be of value to radiology departments in major centres involved with liver transplantation." (Dr. D R Foster, RAD Magazine, Vol. 29 (333), 2003)