Surgical Technique of the Abdominal Organ Procurement: Step by Step

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Surgical Technique of the Abdominal Organ Procurement: Step by Step
Andrzej Baranski
Type: eBook
Released: 2008
Publisher: Springer
Page Count: 217
Format: pdf
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1848002505
ISBN-13: 9781848002500
The success of organ transplantation starts with the optimal medical and surgical treatment of the donor.Surgical Technique of the ... Textbook Without good organ harvesting, there is a high mortality incidence in the patients on the waiting list and less spaces for the dialysis for new patients with kidney insufficiency. This book encompasses Dr Baranski’s 20 year experience in the field of abdominal organ donation. It is a step-by-step guide with photographs and drawings with clear explanations highlighting pitfalls. The book quickly and easily guides the reader through the difficult steps during organ procurement. It is mainly illustration-based, with not a lot of text, and covers surgical technical mistakes and organ damage. Organ procurement is an essential and important part of organ transplantation. In most donors, the surgical procedure can be challenging for an inexperienced surgeon where more than one organ is removed. This part of transplant surgery is critically important. Inadequate preservation or surgical injury at this stage can lead to complete organ damage (not transplantable) or to serious complications in the recipient. This is a handy pocket book guide accompanied with a CD Rom for surgeons or senior surgical residents and fellows participating in organ procurement teams wishing to learn abdominal organ procurement or refresh their memory by referring to a particular step-by-step procedure. It will also benefit experienced surgeons in the field of organ transplantation with no organ procurement experience. About the Author Dr Andrzej G. Baranski is a Transplant Surgeon at the Department of Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Leiden University Medical School, Leiden, The Netherlands. He has performed more than 500 organ harvesting procedures in more than six European countries. Through national and international courses, he has taught the surgical technique of abdominal organ donation to more than 100 people. In his ward, he has trained more than 10 surgeons in organ procurement and transplantation, two of whom have become completely independent procurement and transplant surgeons. He has been running popular national yearly courses in The Netherlands since 2000. The European Donor Surgery Masterclass (EDSM) together with ESOT remains very popular with Surgeons and Surgical Fellows. Each time, the demand to register is three times higher than available places. He has edited the "Abdominal Multi Organ Donation Procedure" CD ROM which is still very popular in Europe and other countries (printed in more than 5000 copies- supported by unrestricted grant of Fujisawa Gmbh and now Astellas).

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