Issues in Kidney Disease – Transplantation

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Bhamidipati V. R. Murthy, MD, DM (Editor) – Selzman Institute for Kidney Health, Section of Nephrology and Division of Abdominal Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Stephen Z. Fadem, MD, FACP, FASN (Editor) – Selzman Institute for Kidney Health, Section of Nephrology and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; Kidney Associates, Houston, TX, USA

Series: Issues in Kidney Disease Series
BISAC: MED085070
DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/HHIR2325

Issues in Kidney Disease–Transplantation is a collection of seventeen independent chapters written by renowned authors, covering a wide range of topics, from the overview of transplantation, the complex process of paired organ donation, transplantation in highly sensitized recipients, recurrent disease following transplantation, controversies in multi-organ transplantation, the successes in short and long-term outcomes after kidney transplantation, and the complex issues of ethics in transplantation.

This book will appeal to renal fellows, nephrologists, and other physicians involved with kidney transplantation, transplant coordinators, social workers, and other allied health professionals. It brings timely and updated reviews, addresses important controversies in kidney transplantation, and outlines opportunities for future research.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Foreword

Chapter 1. An Overview of Kidney Transplantation
(Charles T. Van Buren – Department of Surgery, McGovern School of Medicine, University of Texas Health, Houston, TX, USA)

Chapter 2. Medical Evaluation of the Potential Transplant Recipient
(Taquiuddin Khaja, Mauricio A. Amaya and Ahmed A. Awan – Selzman Institute for Kidney Health, Section of Nephrology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, et al.)

Chapter 3. Evaluation of the Living Kidney Donor, And Kidney Paired Donation
(Stephen Z. Fadem and Bhamidipati V. R. Murthy – Selzman Institute for Kidney Health, Section of Nephrology and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; Kidney Associates, Houston, TX, USA, et al.)

Chapter 4. Histocompatibility in Renal Transplantation, and Immunology of Transplant Rejection
(Peter Jindra – Division of Abdominal Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA)

Chapter 5. Transplantation in the Highly Sensitized Recipient, and Living Donor Transplantation with Incompatible ABO Blood Group
(Patricia West-Thielke, Pierpaolo Di Cocco, Enrico Benedetti, and Bruce Kaplan – Departments of Surgery and Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA, et al.)

Chapter 6. Immunosuppression in Transplantation
(Vishnu Parvathareddy and Nidhi Aggarwal – Selzman Institute for Kidney Health, Section of Nephrology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, et al.)

Chapter 7. The Banff Classification of Kidney Transplant Rejection
(Sadhna Dhingra and Luan D Truong – Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor St Luke’s Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, et al.)

Chapter 8. Management of Kidney Transplant Rejection
(Nidhi Aggarwal – Selzman Institute for Kidney Health, Section of Nephrology, and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA)

Chapter 9. Infectious Complications After Transplantation
(Marion Hemmersbach-Miller and Tyler M. Lambing – Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, et al.)

Chapter 10. Malignancies after Transplantation
(Stephen Blake Tanner and Mohanram Narayanan – Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, Temple, TX, USA, et al.)

Chapter 11. Recurrent Disease in the Kidney Allograft
(Pascale Khairallah, Taquiddin Khaja and Bhamidipati V. R. Murthy – Selzman Institute for Kidney Health, Section of Nephrology, and Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, et. al)

Chapter 12. Long-Term Care of the Kidney Transplant Recipient
(Joseph Alge and Jenny S. Pan – Division of Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, et al.)

Chapter 13. Short and Long-Term Outcomes After Kidney Transplantation
(Elizabeth Godfrey and Abbas Rana – Division of Abdominal Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA, et al.)

Chapter 14. Multi-Organ Transplantation Involving the Kidney: Eligibility and Controversies in Allocation (Angelina Edwards – Division of Kidney Diseases, Hypertension & Transplantation, Department of Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA)

Chapter 15. The Transplant Failure – Return to Dialysis, Transplant Nephrectomy, and Re-Transplantation
(Medha Airy – Selzman Institute for Kidney Health, Section of Nephrology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA)

Chapter 16. Psychosocial Aspects of Kidney Transplantation in Kidney Transplant Recipients and Living Donors
(Angelina Edwards – Division of Kidney Diseases, Hypertension & Transplantation, Department of Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA)

Chapter 17. Ethics in Renal Transplantation
(Charles T. Van Buren – Department of Surgery, McGovern School of Medicine, University of Texas Health, Houston, TX, USA)

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