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Liver Transplantation

Basic Issues

Edited by Hesham Abdeldayem

Menoufia University


This book covers a wide spectrum of topics including history of liver transplantation, ischemia-reperfusion injury, immunology of liver transplantation, viral hepatitis and liver transplantation, other indications for liver transplantation, prognostic factors and perioperative period. The authors of the chapters are experts in their respective fields. They are proponents covering different aspects of liver transplantation and come from many centers across the world. The interdisciplinary approach and the authority of the contributors resulted in a valuable reference to anyone interested in developing a global view in liver transplantation including medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, and practicing physicians and surgeons as well as researchers in the field of liver transplantation.

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Liver TransplantationBasic IssuesEdited by Hesham Abdeldayem

Published: February 15th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1473

ISBN: 978-953-51-0016-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6800-3

Copyright year: 2012

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63886 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

9 Web of Science Citations

20 Dimensions Citations


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1. History and Evolution of Liver Transplantation

By Ayman Azzam


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2. Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury Associated with Liver Transplantation in 2011: Past and Future

By M. Elias-Miró, M.B. Jiménez-Castro and C. Peralta


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3. The Influences of Nitric Oxide on Liver Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

By Erik Stoltenberg, Alexander A. Vitin, Bradley E. Hansen and John D. Lang, Jr.


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4. Immunology of Liver Transplantation

By Ling Lu, Jianhua Rao, Guoqiang Li, Xiaofeng Qian, Beicheng Sun and Xuehao Wang


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5. Clinical Immunosuppression

By Chunbao Guo


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6. Prognostic Factors for Survival in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis

By Marcia Samada and Julio C. Hernández


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7. The Rise of Glutaminase in End-Stage Liver Diseases

By Maria Jover-Cobos, Nathan Davies, Rajiv Jalan and Manuel Romero-Gómez


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8. Disease Targeted Measures of Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) in Patients with Advanced Liver Disease Before and After Liver Transplantation

By Teresa Casanovas Taltavull, Maria Carmen Peña-Cala and Eva Rodríguez Bruzos


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9. Hepatitis C and Liver Transplantation

By Miguel Jiménez Pérez, Ana Belen Sáez Gómez, Rocío González Grande and Juan Miguel Rodrigo López


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10. HCV-Recurrence After Liver Transplantation

By Dennis Eurich, Marcus Bahra and Peter Neuhaus


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11. Management of Recurrent HCV and HBV Infections after Liver Transplantation

By Marta Wawrzynowicz-Syczewska


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12. Role of Liver Transplantation in Acute Liver Failure

By Saleh A. Alqahtani1 and Anne M. Larson


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13. Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Hcc)

By Alejandro Mejia, Hector Nazario and Parvez Mantry


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14. Liver Transplantation Due to Abdominal Trauma

By Matthias Heuer, Sven Lendemans, Gernot M. Kaiser and Andreas Paul


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15. Intensive Care Management of Patients Prior to Liver Transplantation

By Kathy M. Nilles and Ram M. Subramanian


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16. Anesthesia in Liver Transplantation

By Meral Kanbak, Ayse Heves Karagoz and Filiz Üzümcügil


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17. Cardiovascular Monitoring and Substitution of the Blood Volume During Liver Transplantation

By Peter Nissen, Hans J. Frederiksen and Niels H. Secher


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18. The Post-Reperfusion Syndrome (PRS): Diagnosis, Incidence and Management

By Kyota Fukazawa and Ernesto A. Pretto, Jr.


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19. Malignant Hyperthermia in Liver Transplantation

By Cláudia Regina Fernandes, David Silveira Marinho and Fernanda Paula Cavalcante


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