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copertina di Lung Transplantation

Lung Transplantation

di Polak - Yacoub  • 2007  • dettagli prodotto

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This book provides a detailed account of the principles and practice of contemporary lung transplantation. It covers pulmonary vascular and parenchymal lung disease, which necessitate transplantation, together with all aspects of the multidisciplinary management of lung transplant patients, and concludes by looking at future treatments for advanced respiratory failure.Table of Contents List of contributorsPrefacePart I. Pulmonary Disease: 1. Primary pulmonary hypertension: pathophysiology and therapy Stuart Rich2. Genetics of pulmonary hypertension Richard C. Trembath and Rachel Harrison3. Pathology of pulmonary hypertension Anne E. Bishop and Julia M. Polak4. Pulmonary hypertension and the right ventricle Norbert F. Voelkel, Rubin M. Tuder, Carlyne Cool, Mark Geraci, Robert Quaife and Michael Bristow5. Emphysema Gordon L. Snider6. Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency Duncan C. S. Hutchison7. Bronchiectasis Mary T. Keogan8. Cystic fibrosis Margaret E. Hodson9. Diffuse lung disease R. M. du Bois10. Explant pathology Susan StewartPart II. Lung Transplantation: 11. Overview Magdi H. Yacoub and Emma J. Birks12. Patient selection and indications for lung transplantation Janet R. Maurer13. Single and bilateral lung transplantation John Dark14. Combined heart and lung transplantation Rosemary Radley-Smith, Asghar Khaghani and Nicholas R. Banner15. Anaesthesia and intensive care Michael J. Boscoe and Shane J. George16. Medical management Paul A. Corris17. Immunological mechanisms of graft injury Marlene L. Rose and Ian V. Hutchinson18. Pharmacological immunosuppression Nicholas R. Banner and Haifa Lyster19. Chronic lung allograft dysfunction Marshall I. Hertz20. Infectious complications Keith McNeil, Juliet Foweraker and Tim Wreghitt21. Cytomegalovirus infection Nicholas R. Banner22. Imaging R. Jane Chambers23. Transplant pathology Margaret M. Burke24. Haematology David Cummins25. Psychology Claire N. Hallas and Jo Wray26. The current status of lung transplantation Allan R. GlanvillePart III. Future Directions: 27. Tissue engineering Larry L. Hench, Julian R. Jones, Rubia F. S. Lenza and Wander L. V. Vasconcelos28. Xenotransplantation Agnes M. Azimzadeh, Carsten Schroeder and Richard N. Pierson III29. The artificial lung Brack G. Hattler and William J. FederspielIndex


ISBN: 9780521036771

Titolo: Lung Transplantation


Editore: Cambridge University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: I 2007

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Pagine: 432