Transplantation at a Glance (Paperback)

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Description


The first basic overview of all aspects of transplantation with a clarity not to be found in more inaccessible textbooks.

This brand new title provides a succinct overview of both the scientific and clinical principles of organ transplantation and the types of organ transplant, featuring highly-illustrated information covering core topics in transplantation including:

  • Organ donors
  • Organ preservation
  • Assessment of transplant recipients
  • Indications for transplantation
  • Immunology of transplantation
  • Immunosuppression and its complications
  • Overviews of thoracic and abdominal organ transplantation, including the kidneys, liver, heart and lungs

Transplantation at a Glance is the ideal introduction for medical students, junior doctors, surgical trainees, immunology students, pharmacists, and nurses on transplant wards.

About the Author


Menna Clatworthy is at the University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke's Hospital. Christopher Watson is at the School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge. Michael Allison is at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. John Dark is Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Regional Cardiothoracic Centre, The Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780470658420
ISBN-10: 0470658428
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: October 22nd, 2012
Pages: 104
Language: English
Series: At a Glance