Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation

Author: Joseph P. Lynch,David J. Ross

Publisher: Informa Health Care

ISBN: 9780849337178

Category: Medical

Page: 992

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A comprehensive review of clinical and exploratory aspects of lung (LT) and heart-lung transplantation (HLT), this reference focuses on cumulative data from the International Registry with data on outcomes associated with LT and HLT worldwide. Collecting in-depth discussions on graft dysfunction, infectious complications, and indications of LT for specific disease states including emphysema, cystic fibrosis, myriad interstitial lung diseases, and pulmonary hypertension, this guide explores the most current technologies and best practices affecting lung and heart-lung transplant surgeries.
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Lung Transplantation, An Issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics,

Author: Sudish Murthy

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032335470X

Category: Medical

Page: 137

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Lung Transplantation is covered in detail in this important issue of the Thoracic Surgery Clinics. Articles include: Candidacy for Lung Transplant and Lung Allocation; ECMO as Bridge to Lung Transplant; Single Versus Double Lung Transplant: Do Guidelines Exist?; Extending the Donor Pool: Donation After Cardiac Death; Extending the Donor Pool: Rehabilitation of Poor Organs; Bronchial Artery Revascularization; Anastomotic Airway Complications Following Lung Transplantation: Implications and Interventions; Pleural Space Complications Associated with Lung Transplantation; Reflux and Allograft Dysfunction, Is there a Connection?; Artificial Lungs: Are We There Yet?; and more.
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Lung Transplantation

Author: Wickii Vigneswaran,Edward Garrity

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439802572

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Once considered an experimental therapy, lung transplantation is now regarded as a viable treatment option for selected patients with end-stage lung diseases. As more and more of these cases arise, it becomes imperative for those involved in the care of lung transplant patients to have a vast understanding of the multidiscipline process of lung transplantation. This text provides a comprehensive overview of this process covering everything from the history of the lung transplant program to the long term effects of the procedure.
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Primer on Transplantation

Author: American Society of Transplantation

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444391763

Category: Medical

Page: 368

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Produced in association with the American Society of Transplantation, this new edition is full of practical advice for the next generation of transplant professionals. In addition to 5 organ-specific chapters: kidney, pancreas, heart, lung and liver, the book includes essential information on: immunobiology pharmacology donor management infectious complications pediatric transplantation general principles of patient management Fully updated and redesigned to make it even more user-friendly, the book now contains clinical vignettes, key point boxes, and self-assessment multiple choice questions in each chapter. Primer on Transplantation, Third Edition is an invaluable resource for all health professionals in the transplant team including trainees, residents, fellows, physicians, surgeons, nurses and transplant co-ordinators. Purchasing this book entitles you to access to the companion website: www.astprimer.com The website includes: Interactive Multiple-Choice Questions for each chapter Figures from the book as Powerpoints for downloading All chapters online
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Gene Therapy in Lung Disease

Author: Steven M. Albeda

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0824743636

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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Presents up-to-date summaries of recently completed and ongoing clinical trials. With writings from more than 35 internationally renowned experts, Gene Therapy in Lung Disease unlocks the biological mysteries of infection immunity cytokine behavior fibrosis and illustrates the use of gene therapy to treat lung cancer mesothelioma cystic fibrosis pulmonary vascular diseases a1-antitrypsin deficiency acute lung injury lung transplant rejection Containing over 2230 references, Gene Therapy in Lung Disease is designed for pulmonologists and pulmonary disease specialists, geneticists, physiologists, biochemists, molecular and cell biologists, pediatricians, pathologists, pharmaceutical industry scientists, primary care physicians, and graduate-level and medical school students in these disciplines.
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Sarcoidosis

Author: Robert Baughman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849361043

Category: Medical

Page: 856

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This reference serves as the most current and comprehensive source on the many aspects of sarcoidosis ranging from the basic science and pathophysiology of the disease to patient evaluation and treatment-providing a detailed analysis of the pulmonary aspects of the condition including chapters on radiographic manifestations, bronchoalveolar lavage research, pulmonary function studies, and proposed markers for the diagnosis and management of the disease.
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Clinical Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Second Edition

Author: Stephen I. Rennard,Roberto Rodriguez-Roisin,Gerard Huchon,Nicolas Roche

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849375880

Category: Medical

Page: 608

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Since the publication of the first edition, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as a public health issue, has increased in line with the predictions of the World Health Organization and by the year 2020, will become one of the main killers of human life. With several important large scaled trials becoming available and our knowledge of COPD's determinants rapidly growing, it was essential to update Clinical Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease with a second edition that will enable physicians to stay informed, aid in the clinical diagnosis, and the proper treatment of COPD Within this text expert analysis will examine: new treatments and combative strategies developed from recent and current clinical trails the pathological and physiological mechanisms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease current and up to date information from developing worlds faced with the COPD epidemic the burden COPD has and will have in the future for patients, treatments and society
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Medical Management of Pulmonary Diseases

Author: Theodore Marcy

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824760021

Category: Medical

Page: 816

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This handy, accessible single volume presents useful clinical information to expose the pathophysiology underlying major pulmonary diseases, and traces the steps of treatment, from establishing diagnosis to managing therapy. Contains more than 400 summary tables, radiographs, pathology specimens, and other illustrations that encapsulate information and highlight key points! A suggested reading list accompanies each chapter to facilitate further study! Written by over 55 internationally recognized experts who provide personal experiences, observations, and review statements, and recommend action based on their expertise dealing with patients, Medical Management of Pulmonary Diseases assesses new, efficient, cost-effective technologies for asthma and for the delivery of oxygen therapy evaluates new directions in the diagnosis and treatment of cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, occupational lung diseases, and diffuse interstitial lung disease describes the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory tract and includes examples of abnormalities drawn from common respiratory diseases discusses standard therapies for most pulmonary disease patients as well as targeted management for specific cases addresses common diagnostic and treatment dilemmas and suggests helpful algorithms for care spotlights asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, sleep-disordered breathing, tuberculosis, and other conditions that warrant careful management follows the progression of lung cancer from initial diagnosis through staging, and explores individualized therapy options considers special environments that may contribute to respiratory symptoms details the effect pregnancy and surgery have on pulmonary disease and more! Medical Management of Pulmonary Diseases serves as an excellent user-friendly guide ideal for primary care, internal medicine, and family practice physicians; pulmonologists and pulmonary disease specialists; clinical allergists; immunologists; respiratory therapists; thoracic surgeons; physiologists; and medical school students in these disciplines.
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Cystic Fibrosis

Author: Julian L. Allen,Howard B. Panitch,Ronald C. Rubenstein

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439801827

Category: Medical

Page: 44

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The median age of survival for those with cystic fibrosis has risen considerably in recent years. This text thoroughly examines the developments and breakthroughs which have led to this improvement in life expectancy. With a focus on the latest discoveries in the diagnosis and treatment of the disease, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the past, current and forthcoming advancements in cystic fibrosis research and clinical care.
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Lung Volume Reduction Surgery for Emphysema

Author: Henry E. Fessler,John J. Reilly, Jr.,David Sugarbaker

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0824757742

Category: Medical

Page: 536

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Considering the epidemiology of COPD, this title collects all available knowledge on the subject, featuring data on the national emphysema treatment trial. It explores the epidemiology of emphysema, the management of complications and surgical controversies in lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema (LVRS).
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