Lung Transplantation

Evolving Knowledge and New Horizons

Editors: Raghu, Ganesh, Carbone, Roberto (Eds.)

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  • Provides an overview of the current status of lung transplantation
  • Presents general principles, indications, and approach to and complications of lung transplantation
  • Offers medical and surgical guidelines for lung transplantation
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About this book

This book details all aspects of lung transplantation and equips the general pulmonologist/physician with the necessary tools and knowledge to assist patients with the preparation for and care post lung transplantation. Written by global experts, chapters  present general principles and history; indications and eligibility for lung transplantation, including screening for COPD, cystic fibrosis, scleroderma, Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension; approach to and complications of lung transplantation, such as prognostic markers, radiological approach, and immunology and rejection; and medical and surgical guidelines for lung transplantation. The goal of lung transplantation is to increase survival and to provide a greater quality of life for patients with untreatable end-stage lung disease and this book serves to best prepare clinicians in achieving that goal. Lung Transplantation: Evolving knowledge and New horizons offers valuable insights into this modality and is an authoritative resource for multidisciplinary services that include experts in pulmonary diseases, critical care, cardiology, thoracic surgery, infection diseases, internal medicine,  radiology , immunology, nephrology, rehabilitation, psychology /psychiatry, nurses, social workers and  nutritionists.

About the authors

Ganesh Raghu, MD, FCCP, FACP

Professor of Medicine and Laboratory Medicine

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

University of Washington

Seattle, WA, USA

Director

Center for Interstitial Lung Disease; ILD, Sarcoid and Pulmonary Fibrosis Program

Co-Director

Scleroderma Clinic

University of Washington Medicine

Seattle, WA, USA


Roberto G. Carbone, MD, FCCP

Consultant

University of Genoa

Department of Internal Medicine

Genoa, Italy

Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)
  • The History of Lung Transplantation

    Pages 3-15

    D’Armini, Andrea Maria (et al.)

  • Single- and Bilateral Lung Transplantation: Indications, Contraindications, Evaluation, and Requirements for Patients to Be Considered Eligible

    Pages 17-40

    Meachery, Gerard J. (et al.)

  • Pretransplant Considerations in Patients with Obstructive Lung Disease: COPD, Lymphangioleiomyomatosis, Cystic Fibrosis, and Non-CF Bronchiectasis

    Pages 41-56

    Ajani, Shahnaz (et al.)

  • Pretransplant Considerations in Patients with Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Pages 57-70

    Carbone, Roberto G. (et al.)

  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease: Specific Evaluation and Timing for Listing Eligible Patients to Receive Lung Transplantation and Management of the Pre-lung Transplant Patient

    Pages 71-84

    Witkin, Alison S. (et al.)

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Softcover $79.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Lung Transplantation
Book Subtitle
Evolving Knowledge and New Horizons
Editors
  • Ganesh Raghu
  • Roberto Carbone
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-91184-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-91184-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-91182-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-08194-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 371
Number of Illustrations
79 b/w illustrations, 101 illustrations in colour
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