Georgios Tsoulfas

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Dr. Georgios Tsoulfas received his medical degree from Brown University School of Medicine, USA, and completed his general surgery residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, USA, as well as a transplant research fellowship at the Starzl Transplant Institute at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. He then completed a two-year transplantation surgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA, and then joined the Division of Solid Organ Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA, as Assistant Professor of Surgery. He is currently living in Greece, where he is a Professor of Transplantation Surgery and chief of the Department of Transplantation Surgery, at Aristotle University School of Medicine. He has published more than 180 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 30 book chapters. He is a reviewer for more than forty international journals and an editorial board member of several others. Dr. Tsoulfas has served as chair of the International Relations Committee of the American College of Surgeons and world president of the International College of Surgeons.

Georgios Tsoulfas

9books edited

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Organ donation and transplantation is a highly specialized and challenging field of medicine that has witnessed tremendous advancements during the last few decades. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the challenges involved in organ donation and transplantation, including ethical, legal, and medical issues, as well as the technical and immunological problems facing experts involved in the care of transplant patients. Over three sections, chapters address such topics as the different types of donations and transplants, technical and surgical aspects of transplantation, and ways to achieve transplant tolerance.

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