editore: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation is a comprehensive and succinct text on all aspects of pediatric solid organ transplantation. It provides a ready source of reference, to both the basic science and organ specific surgical technique and after care. This second edition has been extensively updated in light of recent developments in this rapidly advancing area.
The only textbook devoted to the field of pediatric transplantation * A definitive reference for all those interested in improving the care and quality of life of children undergoing solid organ transplantation * Section on immunosuppression has been expanded by four chapters to include sections on; - mechanisms of action - therapies for the sensitized patient - post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders - organ toxicities of immunosuppressive therapy * A new section has been added on the many topics related to quality of life that effect survivors of pediatric transplantation * International editorial and contributor team represents a wide geographical range and contains both recognized leaders and emerging experts Whether you are an established sub-specialist in pediatric transplantation, a transplant surgeon, or a pediatric specialist in a related area, this book will answer all your questions about care of the pediatric patient before, during, and after transplantation.