Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Muhammad Arsalan Khan, Fowler R. Smith, Jeffrey Rogers
    Pages 1-13
  3. Gumpei Yoshimatsu, Morihito Takita, Waqas Haque, Bashoo Naziruddin, Marlon F. Levy
    Pages 15-27
  4. Muhammad Irfan Saeed
    Pages 29-48
  5. Muhammad Irfan Saeed
    Pages 49-64
  6. Avani Desai, Susan E. Boruchoff
    Pages 81-101
  7. Appakalai N. Balamurugan, Gopalakrishnan Loganathan, Benjamin Tweed, William W. Tucker, Venugopal Subhashree, Sri Prakash L. Mokshagundam et al.
    Pages 103-127
  8. Cinthia B. Drachenberg, John C. Papadimitriou
    Pages 129-145
  9. Joseph Giangola
    Pages 161-178
  10. David K. Klassen, Michael A. Curry, Robert J. Carrico
    Pages 179-191
  11. Larry B. Melton
    Pages 193-210
  12. M. Rosenzweig, E. Grodstein
    Pages 211-220
  13. Sandra I. Austhof, Laura Williams, Ashley Ratliff, Abdullah Shatnawei
    Pages 221-236
  14. Neha Parekh, Kareem Abu-Elmagd
    Pages 263-271
  15. Neha Parekh, Kareem Abu-Elmagd
    Pages 273-290
  16. Thiago Beduschi, Jennifer Garcia, Chandrashekhar Kubal
    Pages 291-304
  17. Chandrashekhar Kubal, Zachary P. Rokop, Thiago Beduschi
    Pages 305-317
  18. Phillip Ruiz
    Pages 319-342
  19. Diana F. Florescu, Uriel Sandkovsky
    Pages 343-368
  20. Peter Liou, Adam Griesemer, Tomoaki Kato
    Pages 369-379
  21. Alexander Aussi
    Pages 381-386
  22. Ivo Tzvetanov, Giuseppe D’Amico, Enrico Benedetti
    Pages 387-395
  23. Audrey A. Krause
    Pages 397-413
  24. Rick D. Vavolizza, Patrick Melmer, George V. Mazariegos, Sara K. Rasmussen
    Pages 437-446
  25. Gary A. Lindenbaum, Joshua A. Marks, Thea P. Price, Stephanie A. Costa
    Pages 447-458
  26. Myles Dworkin, Reto M. Baertschiger
    Pages 459-475
  27. Back Matter
    Pages 477-483

About this book


Intestinal transplantation remains on the cutting edge of solid organ transplantation. Each potential recipient provides a unique case of intestinal failure with individual intricacies requiring the combined efforts of a complex multidisciplinary team in order to achieve success. Contemporary Small Bowel Transplantation covers all aspects of intestinal transplantation in a manner accessible to all providers and provides specific guidance for those that may come in contact with this field and these patients. The text provides an understanding of the critical pre-operative evaluation, thorough descriptions of each surgical procedure and postoperative management. Areas such as infectious disease, nutrition and graft versus host disease will be addressed in detail. Key controversies and administrative issues unique to intestinal transplantation are covered. Contemporary Small Bowel Transplantation provides critical guidance for the new transplant surgeon, gastroenterologist or administrator as they navigate the challenging field of intestinal transplantation.


autotransplantation intestinal rehabilitation isolated intestinal transplantation multivisceral transplantation organ procurement

Editors and affiliations

  • Ashesh Piyush Shah
    • 1
  • Cataldo Doria
    • 2
  • James W. Lim
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryThomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Capital Health Cancer CenterPenningtonUSA
  3. 3.Porter Adventist HosptialDenverUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Reference Module Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-05256-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-05257-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2570-1592
  • Series Online ISSN 2570-1606
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