Thomas Rath


Thomas Rath is a doctor of medicine and specialist in internal medicine, nephrology, hypertension, and infectious diseases. He lives in Kaiserslautern, a city of 100,000 inhabitants in the southwest part of Germany. After completing his studies at the University of Mainz, he became a resident at the Westpfalz-Klinikum in Kaiserslautern, a tertiary care hospital with 1300 hospital beds. There, he is Head of the Department of Nephrology and Transplantation Medicine and also responsible for the outpatient clinic for patients with infectious diseases. He is an active member of many national and international societies. During his scientific career he has published more than 25 papers in peer-reviewed journals and more than 150 abstracts and posters at national and international congresses. He gives lectures at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern on “artificial organ support.”

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Latest work with IntechOpen by Thomas Rath

The here presented book covers different areas of clinical and scientific interest, reaching from donor evaluation to newest methods in immunological diagnostics. But also aspects of daily care of transplant recipients can be found in the carefully selected chapters. Everything driven by the aim to improve the care for all of our transplanted patients.

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