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Liver Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Wagener, Gebhard (Ed.)

2012, XXI, 473 p. 102 illus., 62 illus. in color.

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  • Incorporates advances in anesthesiology, critical care medicine and liver surgery in recent years
  • Combines practical guidance to the perioperative management with extensive background and clinical evidence
  • A must-have for anesthesiologists and critical care practitioners
Liver Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine emphasizes all aspects of this broad and important area and is the definitive textbook for anybody involved in the perioperative care of liver patients. The book is divided into three sections: Physiology and Pathophysiology, Anesthesiology, and Critical Care Medicine. The anesthesiology section contains information about liver transplantation and other liver surgeries and provides detailed practical direction and concise background information of all aspects of the anesthetic management of these patients based on the most recent evidence. The critical care section describes basic critical care management as it relates to liver surgical patients and addresses specific postoperative issues relevant for liver resection and liver transplant patients. The book combines practical guidance to the perioperative management with extensive background and clinical evidence to allow the reader gain an in –depth understanding of this complex and fascinating topic.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Anesthesiology - Care - Critical - Liver - Medicine

Related subjects » Anesthesiology - Critical Care & Emergency Medicine - Surgery

Table of contents 

Liver Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Section I: Physiology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology of Liver Disease

1.       Physiology and Anatomy of the Liver

Teresa A. Mulaikal
Jean C. Emond

2.      Acute hepatic failure
Andrew Slack
Navjoyt Ladher
Julia Wendon

3.      Drug Metabolism in Liver Failure
Simon Lam

4.      Evaluation of Liver Disease
D. Robert Dufour

Nazia Qazi

Section II: Anesthesiology for Liver Transplantation

5.       History of Liver Transplantation
J. R. Klinck

6.      Recipient and Donor Selection and Transplant Logistics – The European Perspective
Gabriela A. Berlakovich
Gerd R. Silberhumer

7.      Recipient and Donor Selection and Transplant Logistics - The US Perspective
Ingo Klein
Claus U. Niemann

8.     Surgical Techniques in Liver Transplantation
Juan del rio Martin

9.      Intraoperative Monitoring
Claus-Georg Krenn

10.  Liver Transplantation
Anna Walia
Roman Schumann

11.   Caval Cross-clamping, Piggyback & Veno-venous Bypass
Ruairi Moulding
Paul Picton

12.  Liver Transplantation: Hemodynamic Changes, Cardiac Output Monitoring and Inotropic Support
Anand D. Padmakumar
Mark C. Bellamy

13.  Coagulopathy: Pathophysiology, Evaluation, and Treatment
Matthew R. Kappus
Arun J. Sanyal

14.  Physiology, Prevention, and Treatment of Blood Loss During Liver Transplantation
Freeha Arshad
Ton Lisman
Robert J. Porte

15.   The Marginal Liver Donor and Organ Preservation Strategies
Coney Bae
Scot D. Henry
Giridhar Vedula
James V. Guarrera

16.  Pediatric Liver Transplantation
Philipp J. Houck

17.   Combined Solid Organ Transplantation Involving the Liver
Geraldine Diaz

18.  Liver Transplantation for the Patient with High MELD
Cynthia Wang
Randolph Steadman

19.  Perioperative Considerations for Transplantation in Acute Liver Failure
Christopher P. Snowden
David M. Cressey

20. Renal Failure
Lloyd Meeks
Joseph Meltzer

21.  The Patient With Severe Co-Morbidities: Cardiac Disease
Shahriar Shayan
Andre M. De Wolf

22. Pulmonary Complications of Liver Disease
Mercedes Susan Mandell
Masahiko Taniguchi

23. Liver Transplantation: The Patient with Severe Co-morbidities, CNS Disease, and Increased Intracranial Pressure
Chris Willars
Georg Auzinger

Section III: Anesthesiology for Liver Surgery

24.  Hepatobiliary Surgery: Indications, Evaluation, and Outcomes
Milan Kinkhabwala
Marcelo Vivanco

25.  Liver Resection Surgery: Anesthetic Management, Monitoring, Fluids and Electrolytes
Jean Mantz
Catherine Paugam-Burtz

26. Anesthetic Aspects of Living Donor Hepatectomy
Navraj Kahlon
Tricia Brentjens

27.  Complications of Liver Surgery
Oliver Panzer
Jennifer Sandadi

28. The Patient with Liver Disease for Non-Hepatic Surgery
Katherine Palmieri
Robert N. Sladen


Section IV: Critical Care Medicine for Liver transplantation

29.  Routine Postoperative Care After Liver Transplantation
Jonathan Hastie
Vivek K. Moitra

30. Immunosuppression
Amit Gera
Kosh Agarwal

31.  Acute Kidney Injury after Liver Transplantation
Raymond M. Planinsic
Tetsuro Sakai
Ibtesam A. Hilmi

32. Early Graft Failure
James Trotter
Srinath Chinnakotla

33. Sepsis and Infection
Fuat Hakan Saner

34. Respiratory Failure and ARDS
James Y. Findlay
Mark T. Keegan

35.  Pain Management in Liver Transplantation
Paul Weyker
Christopher Webb
Leena Mathew


Section V: Critical care Medicine for Liver surgery

36. Post Operative Care Of Living Donor for Liver Transplant
Subramanian Sathishkumar
Tadahiro Uemura

37.  Liver Surgery – Early Complications: Liver Failure, Bile Leak and Sepsis 
Albert C.Y. Chan
Sheung Tat Fan

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