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Frontiers in Transplantology

Edited by Hesham Abdeldayem

Menoufia University


Ehab El-Shaarawy

Cairo University, Egypt

This book is addressed to researchers, practicing physicians, and surgeons in the field of organ transplantation, as well as the medical students, residents, and fellows. The topics covered include the religious concepts in organ transplantation, embryonic organ transplantation, tolerance, normothermic graft perfusion, pharmacogenetics of immunosuppressors, viral transmission in organ transplantation, pediatric and split-liver transplantation, portopulmonary hypertension, mechanical circulatory support, ex vivo lung perfusion, and ABO-incompatible kidney transplantation.

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Frontiers in TransplantologyEdited by Hesham Abdeldayem

Published: September 7th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61412

ISBN: 978-953-51-2524-2

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2523-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7293-2

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

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5 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. Religious Concepts in Organ Transplantation

By Hesham Abdeldayem, Ahmed Farag El-Kased, Ahmed Elshaarawy, Essam Salah Hammad, OmKolsoum Al-Haddad, Gihan Sobhi and Naglaa Allam


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2. Embryonic Organ Transplantation: The New Era of Xenotransplantation

By Ximo García-Domínguez, Cesar D. Vera-Donoso, Luís García-Valero, Jose S. Vicente and Francisco Marco-Jimenez


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3. Tolerance in Organ Transplantation

By Laetitia Boucault, Séverine Bézie, Jason Ossart and Carole Guillonneau


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4. Subnormothermic and Normothermic Ex Vivo Liver Perfusion as a Novel Preservation Technique

By Nicolas Goldaracena, Andrew S. Barbas and Markus Selzner


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5. Pharmacogenetics of Immunosuppressants in Solid Organ Transplantation: Time to Implement in the Clinic

By María José Herrero, Juan Eduardo Megías, Virginia Bosó, Jesús Ruiz, Luis Rojas, Ignacio Sánchez-Lázaro, Luis Amenar, Julio Hernández, José Luis Poveda, Amparo Pastor, Amparo Solé, Rafael López- Andújar and Salvador F. Aliño


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6. Viral Transmission in Organ Transplantation: The Importance of Risk Assessment

By Cristina Baleriola and William D Rawlinson


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7. Split Liver Transplantation

By Ahmed Zidan and Wei-Chen Lee


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8. Pediatric Liver Transplantation

By Julio Cesar Wiederkehr, Barbara de Aguiar Wiederkehr and Henrique de Aguiar Wiederkehr


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9. Portopulmonary Hypertension

By Emica Shimozono, Cristina A. A. Caruy, Adilson R. Cardoso, Derli C. M. Servian and Ilka F. S. F. Boin


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10. Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion: From Bench to Bedside

By Nader Aboelnazar, Sayed Himmat, Darren Freed and Jayan Nagendran


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11. Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices

By Sagar Kadakia, Vishnu Ambur, Sharven Taghavi, Akira Shiose and Yoshiya Toyoda


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12. ABO-Incompatible Kidney Transplantation

By Masayuki Tasaki, Kazuhide Saito, Yuki Nakagawa, Yoshihiko Tomita and Kota Takahashi


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