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Medical Care Of The Liver Transplant Patient

Author : Pierre-Alain Clavien
ISBN : 9781444335910
Genre : Medical
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This book builds on the success of previous editions, once again providing hepatologists the most current clinical guide on how to best treat the liver transplant recipient. With an international mix of experienced contributors, this new edition highlights initial indication and selection of the potential recipient, management of the donor organ, post-operative complications in the patient through to acute recovery, long-term follow-up, and continued health. This provides the user a complete guide to the correct clinical management of both the recipient and the donor organ through all stages of transplantation.

Medical Care Of The Liver Transplant Patient 2e

Author : Paul G Killenberg, MD
ISBN : 0632045663
Genre : Medical
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This completely updated edition of the acclaimed Medical Care of the Liver Transplant Patient is the most comprehensive and reliable source of information on the pre- and post-operative care of liver transplant patients. The multi-disciplinary author team offers a concise and practical guide for general practitioners, as well as specialists in hepatology and transplant surgery, and residents and fellows training in this discipline. This new edition covers these latest developments and includes new chapters on: Living Related Donor Transplantation Recurrence of the Original Liver Disease after Transplantation Anesthesia for the Liver Transplant Patient Cutaneous Problems in Liver Transplant Patients

Medical Care Of The Liver Transplant Patient

Author : Paul G Killenberg
ISBN : 9780470751534
Genre : Medical
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Medical Care of the Liver Transplant Patient looks at monitoring and maintaining the health of organ recipients and donors, pre, during and post-operatively. There are twenty-nine chapters containing practical advice on total patient management. They are arranged into 8 sections and follow the stages of transplantation from first indication and selection of potential recipient, through to acute recovery, long-term follow-up and continued health. In this edition there are new chapters on special considerations in liver transplant patients such as viral hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease and live donor liver transplantation. It also contains the very latest information concerning complications and recurring problems after transplantation. Another new chapter considers fresh approaches and developments in the future. This is a vital reference to all members of the medical team involved at different stages in the care of liver transplantation patients including hepatologists, gastroenterologists, transplant surgeons, specialist nurses, and nutritionists.

Medical Care For Kidney And Liver Transplant Recipients An Issue Of Medical Clinics Of North America E Book

Author : David A. Sass
ISBN : 9780323444729
Genre : Medical
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This issue of Medical Clinics of North America, guest edited by Drs. David A. Sass and Alden M. Doyl, is devoted to Care of the Liver and Kidney Transplant Recipient. Articles in this issue include: Liver and kidney transplantation: a half-century historical perspective; From Child’s-Pugh to MELD: Deciding who really needs a liver transplant; When to consider renal transplantation in your advanced CKD patients; Management of the liver transplant recipient: approach to allograft dysfunction; Acute and chronic allograft dysfunction in renal transplant recipients; The ABC's of Immunosuppression: a primer for the primary care physician; Managing cardiovascular risk in the post solid organ transplant recipient; Diabetes care after transplant: definitions, risk factors, and clinical management; De novo malignancies after transplantation: risk and surveillance strategies; Metabolic bone disease in the post-transplant population: preventative and therapeutic measures; Infectious complications and vaccinations in the post-transplant population; Selection and post-operative care of the living donor; and Long-term functional recovery, quality of life and pregnancy following solid organ transplantation.

Health Care Law And Ethics

Author : Mark A. Hall
ISBN : 9781454897651
Genre : Law
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Health Care Law and Ethics, Ninth Edition offers a relationship-oriented approach to health law—covering the essentials, as well as topical and controversial subjects. The book provides thoughtful and teachable coverage of every aspect of health care law. Current and classic cases build logically from the fundamentals of the patient/provider relationship to the role of government and institutions in health care. The book is adaptable to both survey courses and courses covering portions of the field. Key Features: New authors Nick Bagley and Glenn Cohen Incorporated anticipated changes to the Affordable Care Act More current cases and more streamlined notes, including ones on medical malpractice, bioethics, and on finance and regulation More coverage of “conscientious objection” and “big data” - Discussion of new “value based” methods of physician payment - Expanded coverage of “fraud and abuse” Current issues in public health (e.g., Ebola, Zika) and controversies in reproductive choice (e.g., Hobby Lobby) Coverage of cutting-edge genetic technologies (e.g., gene editing and mitochondrial replacement)

Liver Anesthesiology And Critical Care Medicine

Author : Gebhard Wagener
ISBN : 9781461451679
Genre : Medical
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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.

Manual Of Liver Transplant Medical Care

Author : Abhinav Humar
ISBN : 1577491157
Genre : Medical
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Explains common post-operative medical problems experienced by transplant recipients, factors to consider when prescribing medications, etc.

Intensive Care Medicine

Author : Jean-Louis Vincent
ISBN : 9780387773834
Genre : Medical
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Intensive Care Medicine compiles the most recent developments in experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.

Liver Transplantation

Author : Abhinav Humar
ISBN : 9789813234697
Genre : Medical
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The field of liver transplantation has undergone tremendous change and continues to evolve at a fast pace. This book covers topics beyond standard care and discusses issues that are new and rapidly evolving in the field. These include innovative surgical methods to maximize the donor pool, non-surgical methods to expand the existing pool of additional donors, the changing face of liver rejection, and management of infections in the presence of new antivirals. This book is an interesting read for surgeons, hepatologists, and healthcare workers looking after patients who need or have had a liver transplant.

Yearbook Of Intensive Care And Emergency Medicine 2008

Author : Jean-Louis Vincent
ISBN : 9783540772903
Genre : Medical
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The Yearbook compiles the most recent developments in experimental and clinical research and practice in one comprehensive reference book. The chapters are written by well recognized experts in the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. It is addressed to everyone involved in internal medicine, anesthesia, surgery, pediatrics, intensive care and emergency medicine.

A Practical Approach To The Spectrum Of Alcoholic Liver Disease An Issue Of Clinics In Liver Disease E Book

Author : David Bernstein
ISBN : 9781455747375
Genre : Medical
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The Guest Editor has organized this issue to focus on the clinical management of alcoholic liver disease. Authors have written state-of-the-art reviews on the following topics: Prevalence and Natural History of ALD; Alcohol Metabolism; Immunology in ALD; Histological Findings in ALD; Diagnosis and Management of Alcoholic Hepatitis; Management of Alcohol Abuse; Long Term Management of Alcoholic Liver Disease; Infections in ALD; Nutrition in ALD; Alcohol’s Effect on Other Chronic Liver Diseases; Liver Cancer and Alcohol; Evaluation and Selection of Candidates for Liver Transplantation; and ALD and Specific Transplant-Related Issues.

Liver Transplantation

Author : James Neuberger
ISBN : 9781118676011
Genre : Medical
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Liver Transplantation: Clinical Assessment andManagement is the perfect tool for all gastroenterologists,hepatologists and transplant surgeons managing patients with liverdisease awaiting and undergoing transplantation. Led by James Neuberger, world experts in hepatology andtransplantation provide a chronological, step-by-stepapproach to best clinical management and patient care. Evidence-based throughout and with reference to the very latestpractice guidelines from major societies such as EASL and AASLD,the book covers: When to refer a patient for liver transplantation Selection, assessment and management on the list Transplantation for acute liver failure Donation and allocation Care of the liver transplant recipient 80 high definition videos of transplant surgery allow you towatch the experts in action and provide an outstanding visualand teaching element. In addition, key points, potentialpitfalls, management algorithms, and useful weblinks all helpensure rapid reference browsing. If you're managing patients requiring a liver transplant, thismultimedia resource will save you time and effort by puttingessential information within easy reach.

Diagnosis And Management Of Chronic Liver Diseases An Issue Of Medical Clinics

Author : Anne M. Larson
ISBN : 9780323287135
Genre : Medical
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Chronic liver diseases progressively destruct liver tissue, leading to fibrosis and cirrhosis. Liver diseases can be caused by viral, autoimmune, or toxic (drugs/alcohol). Most conditions can be managed pharmacologically for indefinite periods of time. The articles in this issue will review best practices for managing and treating patients who present with these chronic problems, like hepatitis, nonalcoholic fatty liver, end stage liver disease, and drug-induced injuries.

Liver Transplantation

Author : Dilip Chakravarty
ISBN : 8184487703
Genre : Medical
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A major new reference work on Liver Transplantation written by the transplantation team of one of Asia's leading transplant centres with a foreword by Prof. Sir Roy Calne the liver transplantation pioneer and expert in immunosuppressant techniques. The book begins with an overview of transplantation team composition, international donor selection guidelines and donor management and goes on to discuss technique and management of DDLT, LDLT, Pediatric, Split, Domino and ABO-incompatible liver transplantation. Post-transplant management, immuno-suppression, follow-up, short and long-term complications and their outcomes, as well as recent advances in liver transplantation such as stem cell, hepatocyte and xenotransplantation, are also discussed.

Icu Care Of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

Author : Ali Al-Khafaji
ISBN : 9780199768899
Genre : Medical
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Pre- and post-operative care of transplant patients is an aspect of Critical Care Medicine in which most ICU physicians and nurses have received little or no formal training and are left to cope with this complex population with only spotty, incomplete 'on-the-job experience' as a guide. In response to this clinical knowledge gap, this book provides a concise 'at the bedside' resource for clinicians caring for abdominal organ transplant patients before and after surgery.

Liver Transplantation And The Alcoholic Patient

Author : Michael R Lucey
ISBN : 0521433320
Genre : Medical
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Alcohol-induced liver disease, the most common cause of end-stage liver failure in the developed world, is treated increasingly by liver transplantation. This poses especially difficult dilemmas for health care workers in liver transplant programmes. This text, jointly edited by a hepatologist, a surgeon and a psychiatrist, provides a scientific and scholarly review of the medical, surgical and psychosocial aspects of evaluation, surgery and post-liver-transplant care in alcoholics. Drawing on the extensive experience gained in recent years at the University of Michigan Medical Center, practical advice is given, enlivened by the use of case vignettes. The book concludes with a stimulating discussion of the ethical issues surrounding the controversial topic of liver transplantation in alcoholics. Essential reading for all involved in organ transplantation, it will provide valuable insights to all physicians, surgeons, psychiatrists and related health care professionals involved in the care of alcoholic patients.

Year Book Of Critical Care Medicine 2011 E Book

Author : R. Phillip Dellinger
ISBN : 9780323087308
Genre : Medical
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Living Donor Liver Transplantation

Author : Sheung Tat Fan
ISBN : 9789814329750
Genre : Medical
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The book describes in detail the technical aspects of Living Donor Liver Transplantation (LDLT), the routine practice of the world renowned Liver Transplant Team at Hong Kong's Queen Mary Hospital, and our views on various issues of the operation. The thorough review on the history and technical procedures of LDLT and discussion on various aspects of the operation and its future perspectives will serve as a unique reference for surgeons, researchers, nurses, medical students, patients and laypersons seeking information on LDLT. This latest edition offers updated operative results from our center and the latest modifications of the technique. With contributions from a leading microvascular surgeon, a critical care clinician, a psychiatrist, and two anesthetists from the same liver transplant team, the LDLT experience at Queen Mary Hospital is depicted in an even greater extent.

Liver Disease In Children

Author : Frederick J. Suchy
ISBN : 9781107729094
Genre : Medical
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The fourth edition of this authoritative text covers every aspect of liver disease affecting infants, children and adolescents. As in the previous editions, it offers an integrative approach to the science and clinical practice of pediatric hepatology and charts the substantial progress in understanding and treating these diseases. All of the chapters are written by international experts and address the unique pathophysiology, manifestations and management of these disorders. This edition of the landmark text features extended coverage of viral hepatitis, metabolic liver disease, fatty liver disease and liver transplantation, including a new chapter on post-transplant care and outcomes. All of the chapters have been updated to reflect changing epidemiology and recent advances in molecular medicine and genomics. With the continued evolution of pediatric hepatology as a discipline, this text remains an essential reference for all physicians involved in the care of children with liver disease.

Aacn Advanced Critical Care Nursing

Author : Karen K. Carlson
ISBN : UOM:39015073607262
Genre : Medical
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From AACN experts comes a resource dedicated to helping nurses oversee or care for critical care patients. This comprehensive textbook addresses serious and potentially life-threatening patient conditions with a foundation rooted in the critical thinking process.

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