Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Heart Transplantation - New Insights in Therapeutic Strategies

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Norihide Fukushima
Norihide Fukushima

Kinran Senri University,
Japan

Published13 July 2022

Doi10.5772/intechopen.98028

ISBN978-1-80355-433-4

Print ISBN978-1-80355-432-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-1-80355-434-1

Copyright year2022

Number of pages266

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Table of Contents

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232
3. Hepatic and Endocrine Aspects of Heart Transplantation

By Andrea Székely, András Szabó and Balázs Szécsi

184
169
6. The Role of Large Impella Devices in Temporary Mechanical Circulatory Support for Patients Undergoing Heart Transplantation

By Yukiharu Sugimura, Sebastian Bauer, Moritz Benjamin Immohr, Arash Mehdiani, Hug Aubin, Ralf Westenfeld, Udo Boeken, Artur Lichtenberg and Payam Akhyari

119
157
8. Evolution of Heart Transplantation Surgical Techniques

By Samuel Jacob, Anthony N. Pham and Si M. Pham

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9. Induction Therapy in the Current Immunosuppressive Therapy

By Takuya Watanabe, Yasumasa Tsukamoto, Hiroki Mochizuki, Masaya Shimojima, Tasuku Hada, Satsuki Fukushima, Tomoyuki Fujita and Osamu Seguchi

200
10. Role of the Transplant Pharmacist

By Megumi Ikura, Kazuki Nakagita, Takaya Uno, Hiromi Takenaka, Sachi Matsuda, Miho Yoshii, Rikako Nagata, Ichiro Nakakura, Naoki Hayakawa, Tsutomu Nakamura, Kyoichi Wada and Osamu Seguchi

302
11. Limited Sampling Strategies to Monitoring Mycophenolic Acid Exposure in a Heterogeneous Population of Heart Transplant Recipients: A Pilot Study

By Francesco Lo Re, Sandro Sponga, Jacopo Angelini, Chiara Nalli, Antonella Zucchetto, Ugolino Livi and Massimo Baraldo

186
12. Diagnostic Intravascular Imaging Modalities for Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy

By Yasumasa Tsukamoto, Takuya Watanabe, Hiroki Mochizuki, Masaya Shimojima, Tasuku Hada, Satsuki Fukushima, Tomoyuki Fujita and Osamu Seguchi

189
13. Gene Therapy for Cardiac Transplantation

By Michelle Mendiola Pla, Yuting Chiang, Jun-Neng Roan and Dawn E. Bowles

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