Long-Term Management and Late Complications of the Thoracic Organ Transplant Recipient

  • D. P. Nelson
  • N. K. Imes
  • D. K. C. Cooper


The care of thoracic transplant patients centers on the use of immunosuppression to balance rejection (Chapters 8-10) against infection (Chapter 11), and on the management of these two major complications when the balance achieved is uneven. Primary care delivery to these patients is accomplished in the context of the unique toxicities and drug interactions of the immunosuppressive agents used (Chapters 8 and 10). Although some management issues directly relate to surgically altered anatomy, most are the consequence of the drugs that permit the coexistence of self with non-self.


Transplant Recipient Heart Transplant Endomyocardial Biopsy Heart Transplant Recipient Heart Lung Transplant 
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  • D. P. Nelson
  • N. K. Imes
  • D. K. C. Cooper

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