Table of Contents

Immunology of organ transplantation.
Current concepts of immunosuppression and side effects.
Clinical aspects of infections.
Clinical evaluation of alloantibiodies in solid organ transplantation.
Frontiers in organ transplantation.
Kidney.
Lung.
Liver.
Heart.
Small intestine.
Pancreas.
Vascularized composite allotransplantation. Because of the progress in diagnostic transplantation pathology, interpretation of transplant biopsies is increasingly becoming an attractive field for general surgical pathologists. The book focuses on the pathology of transplantation in the following organs: kidney, liver, lungs, heart, pancreas and small intestine. An introductory section addresses common entities that may complicate all transplant recipients such as infections, post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease and graft versus host disease, followed by 6 sections with detailed manifestations of rejection in each organ. This comp.