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Cardiac Allograft Rejection

Editors: Dec, G.W., Narula, J., Ballester, M., Carrio, I. (Eds.)

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Heart transplantation remains one of the major scientific achievements of twentieth century medicine. During the past four decades, it has evolved from an unproven experimental surgical technique to the most effective form of therapy for refractory end-stage heart disease. It has captured the public's imagination and expanded our understanding of fundamental immunologic mechanisms that are responsible for cellular and humorally-mediated immunity. Despite its successes, many clinical and scientific problems remain. One or more bouts of acute cellular or humoral (vascular) rejection will occur in over 75% of transplant recipients despite current immunosuppressive strategies. Further, rejection directly results in approximately 20% of post-transplant deaths and is believed to play a major role in the development of late allograft dysfunction and coronary vasculopathy.
This book by international experts in the fields of transplantation medicine, immunobiology and cardiac imaging provides the reader with an up-to-date, consise summary of the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of acute cardiac rejection. It is axiomatic that a more complete understanding of the pathogenic processes involved in rejection will ultimately lead to its prevention. This volume will be useful to transplant cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, cardiac pathologists and transplant scientists who seek to prolong the lifespan and improve the quality of life of their transplant recipients.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cardiac Allograft Rejection
Editors
  • G. William Dec
  • Jagat Narula
  • Manel Ballester
  • Ignasi Carrio
Copyright
2001
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4615-1649-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4615-1649-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-7329-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4613-5659-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 434
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