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Essentials in Lung Transplantation

Editors: Glanville, Allan R (Ed.)

  • Provides a didactic overview of each aspect of lung transplantation   
  • Discusses significant advances in donor matching and transplant surgery  
  • Written by a team of leading experts in the field of thoracic medicine 
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This book presents a clear and concise summary of the clinical tenets of lung transplantation with an update on recent developments in the field. It examines the operational principles which underpin successful lung transplantation and shows how an evidenced based approach combined with wisdom borne of experience leads to better outcomes in day-to-day management. Focused on simplicity and elegance of style with ample visual images, this book provides a unique overview of trends and strategies for the best outcomes in lung transplantation. Approachable and easily digested, this book will be a go-to resource for professionals seeking a succinct and well-illustrated guide to this growing area of surgical transplantation. 

About the authors

Professor Allan R Glanville, MBBS, MD, FRACP completed his training at Sydney University, Brompton Hospital, London, and Stanford University, California, USA. Prof Glanville is Medical Director of Lung Transplantation and Head of Service at the Department of Thoracic Medicine, St Vincent Hospital, Sydney, Australia. He is conjoint Professor of Medicine at UNSW and an editorial board member of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the American Journal of Transplantation, the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, and Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Currently President of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Prof Glanville is Past President of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation and Programme Chair for the 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting in Montreal, Canada; Past Chair of the European and Australian Investigators in Lung Transplantation; and has authored over 200 publications including investigator driven global trials of immunosuppression and of novel therapies for RSV using small mRNAi. He is senior author of the 2015 International Consensus Guidelines for the Selection of Lung Transplantation Candidates, the joint ATS/ERS/JHLT BOS Guidelines, and the 2016 Pulmonary Antibody Mediated Rejection Consensus Report of the ISHLT. In Australia he is a foundation director of Outcomes Australia, a foundation member of ShareLife Australia, and a scientific advisor to Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Australia Research Alliance which complements work with international LAM groups and as a member of the Rare Lung Diseases Consortium. 

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Who and When to Transplant: What Has Changed?

    Pages 1-17

    Seneviratne, Isuru N. S. (et al.)

  • Surgical Approaches: Tricks of the Trade

    Pages 19-37

    Dhital, Kumud (et al.)

  • Donation After Brain Death Versus Donation After Circulatory Death Donors in Lung Transplantation: Are They Different?

    Pages 39-46

    Snell, Gregory I. (et al.)

  • ECMO and EVLP

    Pages 47-54

    Fiene, Andreas

  • Immunosuppression: Have We Learnt Anything

    Pages 55-66

    Paraskeva, Miranda

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eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-90933-2
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-90932-5
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Essentials in Lung Transplantation
Editors
  • Allan R Glanville
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-90933-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-90933-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-90932-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 239
Number of Illustrations
20 b/w illustrations, 62 illustrations in colour
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