Practical Manual of Abdominal Organ Transplantation

  • Cosme┬áManzarbeitia

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Pretransplant Evaluation and Management

    1. Victor Araya, Javid Fazili, Vivek Kaul, Kenneth D. Robinson, Santiago J. Munoz
      Pages 3-10
    2. Vivek Kaul, Kenneth D. Rothstein, Santiago J. Munoz, Jorge Ortiz, Cosme Manzarbeitia
      Pages 11-25
    3. Sammy Saab, Steven-Huy Han, Paul Martin
      Pages 27-39
    4. Jorge A. Ortiz, Cosme Manzarbeitia, Radi Zaki
      Pages 41-49
    5. Laurel Lerner, M. Catherine Morrison
      Pages 61-66
  3. Organ Procurement and Preservation

    1. Cosme Manzarbeitia
      Pages 69-72
    2. Sukru Emre, Cosine Manzarbeitia
      Pages 73-79
    3. Henkie P. Tan, Lloyd R. Ratner
      Pages 81-93
  4. Recipient Operative Techniques and Strategies

    1. Cosme Manzarbeitia, Sukru Emre
      Pages 97-113
    2. Shuin-Lin Yang
      Pages 115-119
    3. Jorge A. Ortiz
      Pages 121-124
    4. Jonathan V. Roth, Jan Kramer
      Pages 125-137
  5. Immediate Postoperative Care and Complications

    1. Jorge A. Ortiz
      Pages 141-151
    2. Radi Zaki, Shuin-Lin Yang
      Pages 153-159
    3. Jorge A. Ortiz
      Pages 161-165
    4. Cosme Manzarbeitia, Michael K. McGuire, Rohit Moghe
      Pages 167-180
  6. Last Postoperative Complications and Outcomes

    1. David J. Reich
      Pages 183-188
    2. David J. Reich, Cosme Manzarbeitia, Radi Zaki, Jorge A. Ortiz, Sergio Alvarez
      Pages 189-198

About this book


Abdominal organ transplantation, specifically liver, kidney and pancreatic transplantation, has experienced a tremendous growth over the last two decades. With this growth comes a need for a general, standardized introduction for those healthcare professionals involved with this branch of medicine. This manual is a readily-available, concise reference for the professional involved in the field of abdominal organ transplantation as well as the lay person.

The Practical Manual of Abdominal Organ Transplantation covers the latest developments in organ procurement and transplantation as well as newer approaches to the organ shortage and the increasing use of liver donation. This practical manual serves as an invaluable tool for those in the medical profession, whether a student, resident or practitioner, working with abdominal organ transplantation and its effects on their patients.

This manual includes concise and directed topics covering:

- end-stage abdominal organ disease;


Immunosuppression anesthesia complications endoscopy growth liver liver transplantation medicine organ organ transplantation pathology radiology surgical technique therapy transplantation

Editors and affiliations

  • Cosme┬áManzarbeitia
    • 1
  1. 1.Albert Einstein Medical CenterPhiladelphia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-306-46639-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-47627-3
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