Medical management of kidney transplantation / edited by Matthew R. Weir ; contributing authors, Phyllis August [and seventy two others].

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005.
1 online resource (578 p.)
Kidneys -- Transplantation.
Electronic books.
""Medical Management of Kidney Transplantation""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Contributing Authors""; ""I. Pre-Transplantation""; ""1 Graft and Patient Survival""; ""2 Detection of Recipient Pretransplant Alloreactivity""; ""3 Recipient Evaluation""; ""4 Waiting List Management""; ""5 Approach to the Highly Sensitized Patient""; ""6 Renal Allograft Preservation""; ""II. Transplantation""; ""7 Initial Hospitalization Care""; ""8 Surgical Issues in the Transplant Recipient""; ""9 Extracorporeal Blood Purification: Applications in the Renal Transplant Patient""; ""10 Immunosuppression""
""11 The Road to Transplantation Tolerance""""III. Post-Transplantation""; ""12 Evaluation and Treatment of Graft Dysfunction""; ""13 Recurrent and De Novo Diseases after Renal Transplantation""; ""14 Kidney Transplantation in Children""; ""15 Psychiatric and Psychosocial Issues in Kidney Transplantation""; ""16 Pregnancy and Gender Issues in the Renal Transplant Recipient""; ""17 The Prevention and Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease in Kidney Transplant Recipients""; ""18 Dyslipidemia or Hyperlipidemia after Solid Organ Transplantation""; ""19 Hypertension after Transplantation""
""20 Evaluation and Management of Posttransplant Diabetes Mellitus""""21 Hematologic Complications of Transplantation""; ""22 Posttransplantation Liver Disease""; ""23 Management of Transplantation Renal Bone Disease: Interplay of Bone Mineral Density and Decisions Regarding Bisphosphonate Use""; ""24 Malignancies after Transplantation and Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders""; ""25 Approaching the Renal Transplant with Deteriorating Function: Progressive Loss of Renal Function Is Not Inevitable""; ""26 Bacterial Infections in the Renal Transplant Recipient""
""27 Non-CMV, Non-hepatitis Viral Infections in the Renal Transplant Patient""""28 Cytomegalovirus in Renal Transplantation""; ""29 Fungal Infections in Kidney Transplant Recipients""; ""30 Erectile Dysfunction and Other Urological Issues in the Transplant Patient""; ""31 Pathology of Kidney Allografts""; ""32 Imaging of the Renal Transplant Recipient""; ""33 Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation""; ""34 Drug-Drug Interactions and Most Commonly Used Drugs in Renal Transplant Recipients""
""35 Medical Complications of the Eyes, Nasopharynx, Dentition, Oropharynx, and Hearing in the Kidney Transplant Recipient""""Subject Index""
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Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
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Weir, Matthew R.
August, Phyllis.
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