Kidney Transplantation: A Guide to the Care of Kidney Transplant Recipients

Editors: McKay, Dianne B., Steinberg, Steven M. (Eds.)

  • A Complete Guide to the Management of Kidney Transplantation
  • Practical and easy-to-use resource
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Kidney Transplantation: A Guide to the Care of Kidney Transplant Recipients is an easy to read, up to date, clinical resource written by  experts in the field of kidney transplantation. The book explains how donors and recipients are selected for transplantation, how the surgical procedure is performed, and how the experts recognize and treat rejection. This guide to the care of the kidney transplant recipient aims to provide practical guidelines for management of the post-transplant recipient and is targeted to community nephrologists and general internists who care for the patient with a kidney transplant.

Dianne B. McKay, MD, is Associate Professor at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California.

Steven M. Steinberg, MD, is affiliated with the Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, California.

Table of contents (23 chapters)

  • Ten Things Not to Do

    McKay, Dianne B. (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • The Transplant Procedure: Surgical Techniques and Complications

    Browne, Barry J.

    Pages 15-23

  • What Is Transplant Immunology and Why Are Allografts Rejected?

    McKay, Dianne B. (et al.)

    Pages 25-39

  • What Is Histocompatibility Testing and How Is It Done?

    Milford, Edgar L. (et al.)

    Pages 41-55

  • Kidney Allocation: Role of UNOS and OPOs

    Adams, Patricia L. (et al.)

    Pages 57-72

Buy this book

eBook $69.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4419-1690-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4419-1689-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Kidney Transplantation: A Guide to the Care of Kidney Transplant Recipients
Editors
  • Dianne B. McKay
  • Steven M. Steinberg
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-1-4419-1690-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4419-1690-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-1689-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 407
Number of Illustrations and Tables
31 b/w illustrations, 13 illustrations in colour
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