Chapter 1. Transplantation Immunobiology - Melissa Yeung - Chapter 2. Basic Histocompatibility Testing Methods - Kathryn J. Tinckam - Chapter 3. Medical Evaluation of the Living Kidney Donor - Julie Lin - Chapter 4. Evaluation of Renal Transplant Candidates - Martina M. McGrath and Mario F. Rubin - Chapter 5. Surgical Management of the Renal Transplant Recipient - Sayeed K. Malek and Stefan G. Tullius - Chapter 6. Overview of Immunosuppressive Therapies in Renal Transplantation - Steven Gabardi and Eric M. Tichy - Chapter 7. Allograft Dysfunction: Diagnosis and Management - Colm C. Magee - Chapter 8. Approach to Medical Complications after Kidney Transplantation - John Vella - Chapter 9. Infectious Complications in Renal Transplant Recipients - Erik R. Dubberke and Daniel C. Brennan - Chapter 10. Recurrent and De-Novo Glomerulonephritis after Kidney Transplantation - Austin Huntand Mark D. Denton
Though kidney transplantation is considered a routine procedure, there are still significant challenges in post-transplant management. Core Concepts in Renal Transplantation is a clinically focused authoritative guide to the management of kidney transplantation. This comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference summarizes the recent changes in the field of transplantation, offering the complete range of up-to-date information on all the various aspects of basic immunobiology and the medical care of the transplant recipient. Written by a team of renowned authorities in renal transplantation, this concise resource is intended for both the nephrologist and the non-specialist with an interest in kidney transplantation.
Written by leading authorities in the field