The Resource Transplantation : Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice, (electronic resource)

Transplantation : Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice, (electronic resource)

Label
Transplantation : Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice
Title
Transplantation
Title remainder
Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice
Title variation
Transplantation
Creator
Contributor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Transplantation meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures. The text is thoroughly referenced and supported by evidence-based recommendations wherever possible, distinguishing between strong evidence to support a conclusion, and evidence suggesting that a recommendation can be reached on the balance o
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AU-PeEL
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Transplantation (2014)
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Forsythe, John L. R
Dewey number
  • 617.9
  • 617.9/54
Language note
English
LC call number
RD120.7
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Forsythe, John L. R
  • Forsythe, John L. R
Series statement
Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice
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  • Organ Transplantation
  • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
  • Transplantation Immunology
  • Pathologic Processes
  • Transplantation
  • Surgical Procedures, Operative
  • Immune System Processes
  • Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms
  • Diseases
  • Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
  • Immune System Phenomena
  • Phenomena and Processes
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Organ Transplantation
  • Host vs Graft Reaction
  • Surgery & Anesthesiology
  • Health & Biological Sciences
  • Transplantation of Organs & Tissues
Label
Transplantation : Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Front Cover; Transplantation: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Series Editors' preface; Editor's preface; Evidence-based practice in surgery; Chapter 1: Controversies in the ethics of organ transplantation; Introduction; Key terminology; Fundamental principles of bioethics; Other terms; Death, organ donation, patient autonomy and the choice to donate; When does death occur?; Futility, the patient's best interests, and the decision to withdraw life-sustaining treatments; Donor pain, distress and individuals' rights after death
  • The conflict between donation and dignity in deathRelatives' right to veto the act of organ donation; The paradigm of uncontrolled DCD donation - still with ethical challenges; Early approach to the bereaved; Pre-consent preservation measures; Preservation measures and the potential to restore cerebral circulation; The extremes of deceased donation; Allocation of organs; Benefit (utility); Fairness (equity); Transparency; Legality; Societal mandate; Flexibility; The implications of variable organ quality; Balance of donor and recipient risk; Autonomy and patient choice in allocation
  • Practical incorporation of patient choice in an allocation systemEthical presentation of risk: where, when and how?; Living donation; Altruistic donation; Implications of the living donor work-up; Human organs as a commodity: incentivisation and payment for organ donation; References; Chapter 2: Organ donation in the UK: recent progress and future challenges ; Introduction; Recent progress; Legal issues; Ethics; Disseminating donation activity data; Healthcare regulator assessments; Progress; Future challenges; Increased consent/authorisation rates; Increased diagnosis of brain stem death
  • Increased donation after circulatory deathGreater involvement of emergency departments; Increased referral according to minimum notification criteria; Better donor management; Other issues; Managing expectations; The potential donor pool; Donor characteristics; Summary/conclusions; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 3: Immunology of graft rejection; Introduction; Basic concepts and nomenclature of immunology; Recognition of danger; Histocompatibility; Major histocompatibility complexes; Assembly of the MHC-peptide complex; Other histocompatibility genes in rejection; T cells
  • CD8-positive T cellsCD4-positive T cells; Early inflammatory response; Ischaemia-reperfusion injury; Ischaemic injury; Reperfusion injury; Sterile inflammation; Adaptive immune response to IRI; The alloimmune response; Recognition of alloantigen by T cells; Direct allorecognition; Indirect allorecognition; Semi-direct allorecognition; Co-stimulation; Co-inhibitory molecules; T-cell synapse; TCR signalling; T-cell differentiation: the role of cytokines; T-cell responses; T helper 1 (Th1) response; T helper 2 (Th2) response; T helper 17 (Th17) response; T regulatory (Treg) response
  • The effector arm of the immune response
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (283 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780702049682
Lccn
2013008641
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3280000000036915
  • (EBL)1746593
  • (OCoLC)828776034
  • (SSID)ssj0000920429
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11480989
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000920429
  • (PQKBWorkID)10920392
  • (PQKB)10648271
  • (EXLCZ)993280000000036915
Label
Transplantation : Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Front Cover; Transplantation: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Series Editors' preface; Editor's preface; Evidence-based practice in surgery; Chapter 1: Controversies in the ethics of organ transplantation; Introduction; Key terminology; Fundamental principles of bioethics; Other terms; Death, organ donation, patient autonomy and the choice to donate; When does death occur?; Futility, the patient's best interests, and the decision to withdraw life-sustaining treatments; Donor pain, distress and individuals' rights after death
  • The conflict between donation and dignity in deathRelatives' right to veto the act of organ donation; The paradigm of uncontrolled DCD donation - still with ethical challenges; Early approach to the bereaved; Pre-consent preservation measures; Preservation measures and the potential to restore cerebral circulation; The extremes of deceased donation; Allocation of organs; Benefit (utility); Fairness (equity); Transparency; Legality; Societal mandate; Flexibility; The implications of variable organ quality; Balance of donor and recipient risk; Autonomy and patient choice in allocation
  • Practical incorporation of patient choice in an allocation systemEthical presentation of risk: where, when and how?; Living donation; Altruistic donation; Implications of the living donor work-up; Human organs as a commodity: incentivisation and payment for organ donation; References; Chapter 2: Organ donation in the UK: recent progress and future challenges ; Introduction; Recent progress; Legal issues; Ethics; Disseminating donation activity data; Healthcare regulator assessments; Progress; Future challenges; Increased consent/authorisation rates; Increased diagnosis of brain stem death
  • Increased donation after circulatory deathGreater involvement of emergency departments; Increased referral according to minimum notification criteria; Better donor management; Other issues; Managing expectations; The potential donor pool; Donor characteristics; Summary/conclusions; Acknowledgements; References; Chapter 3: Immunology of graft rejection; Introduction; Basic concepts and nomenclature of immunology; Recognition of danger; Histocompatibility; Major histocompatibility complexes; Assembly of the MHC-peptide complex; Other histocompatibility genes in rejection; T cells
  • CD8-positive T cellsCD4-positive T cells; Early inflammatory response; Ischaemia-reperfusion injury; Ischaemic injury; Reperfusion injury; Sterile inflammation; Adaptive immune response to IRI; The alloimmune response; Recognition of alloantigen by T cells; Direct allorecognition; Indirect allorecognition; Semi-direct allorecognition; Co-stimulation; Co-inhibitory molecules; T-cell synapse; TCR signalling; T-cell differentiation: the role of cytokines; T-cell responses; T helper 1 (Th1) response; T helper 2 (Th2) response; T helper 17 (Th17) response; T regulatory (Treg) response
  • The effector arm of the immune response
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (283 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780702049682
Lccn
2013008641
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3280000000036915
  • (EBL)1746593
  • (OCoLC)828776034
  • (SSID)ssj0000920429
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11480989
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000920429
  • (PQKBWorkID)10920392
  • (PQKB)10648271
  • (EXLCZ)993280000000036915

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