Liver Transplantation Clinical Assessment and Management

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-10-14
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Liver Transplantation: Clinical Assessment and Management is the perfect tool for all gastroenterologists, hepatologists and transplant surgeons managing patients with liver disease awaiting and undergoing transplantation. 

Led by James Neuberger, world experts in hepatology and transplantation provide a chronological, step-by-step approach to best clinical management and patient care. 

Evidence-based throughout and with reference to the very latest practice 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 to watch the experts in action and provide an outstanding visual and teaching element.  In addition, key points, potential pitfalls, management algorithms, and useful weblinks all help ensure rapid reference browsing. 

If you're managing patients requiring a liver transplant, this multimedia resource will save you time and effort by putting essential information within easy reach.

Table of Contents



SECTION 1: When to refer a patient for liver transplantation

1 General Considerations
S. Tamir Rashid and Alexander E Gimson

2 Prognostic models
James Neuberger

SECTION 2: Selection, assessment and management on the list

3 Assessing the potential transplant recipient
DD Houlihan and Philip N Newsome

4 Consent
Christopher Watson

5 Management on the waiting list
Sumeet K Asrani and Jayant A. Talwalkar

6 Specific diseases
Ian A Rowe and David J Mutimer

7 Specific issues of selection including non-compliance, futility, nutritional and social issues
Ken Simpson

SECTION 3: Transplantation for acute liver failure

8 Assessment of Patients with Acute Liver Failure
Ashley Barnabas and John O'Grady

9 Management of the patient with fulminant hepatic failure awaiting liver transplantation
James Neuberger

SECTION 4: Donation & allocation

10 Liver Donation
Gabriel C Oniscu

11 Liver Allocation
Richard B. Freeman, Jr.

12 Alternatives to Orthotopic liver replacement
James Neuberger

13 Surgical Aspects of Liver Transplantation
Thamara Perera and Simon Bramhall

SECTION 5: Care of the liver transplant recipient

14 Introduction to Outcomes and Follow-Up
James Neuberger

15 The immune system in liver transplantation: rejection vs. tolerance
Palak J. Trivedi and Nick D. Jones

16 Immunosuppression in Liver Transplantation
Aaron James Chan and John R. Lake

17 Microbiological Prophylaxis in Liver Transplantation
MJ Armstrong and Philip N Newsome

18 Managing the liver transplant recipient with abnormal liver blood tests
Joanna A Leithead and James W Ferguson

19 Managing rejection
Palak J. Trivedi and James Neuberger

20 Management of renal function
James Ferguson

21 Management of post-transplant ascites
Chris Corbett and Philip N Newsome

22 Cytomegalovirus and the liver transplant recipient
James Ferguson

23 Immunisation
James Neuberger

24 Contraception and Pregnancy
Carlo B. Ramirez, Cataldo Doria, Michael J. Moritz, John M. Davison and Vincent T. Armenti

25 Common drug interactions
Amanda Smith

26 Management of Recurrent Disease
Michael Ronan Lucey

27 Managing Cardiovascular Risk in the Liver Transplant Recipient
Joanna K Dowman and Philip N Newsome

28 Bone Disease in Liver Transplantation
John Ayuk

29 Malignancy after liver transplantation
James Neuberger

30 Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD)
Joseph F. Buell, Nathan Shores, Thomas G. Gross, Jeremy R. Chapman and Angela C. Webster


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