Chapter 6. Advances in Renal Transplantation

  1. Nicola Thomas RN, BSc (Hons), PG Dip (Education), MA1,2
  1. Ray Trevitt

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693995.ch6

Advanced Renal Care

Advanced Renal Care

How to Cite

Trevitt, R. (2004) Advances in Renal Transplantation, in Advanced Renal Care (ed N. Thomas), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693995.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Research Lead Nurse, SW Thames Renal and Transplantation Unit, St. Helier Hospital, Carshalton, Surrey

  2. 2

    Senior Lecturer, City University, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 23 JUN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405109338

Online ISBN: 9780470693995

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Keywords:

  • renal transplantation;
  • graft loss;
  • lynchpin;
  • kidney;
  • neurosurgical facilities

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Waiting Lists

  • Donation

  • Xenotransplantation

  • Selling of Kidneys

  • Recipients

  • Improvements in Quality of Life, Patient and Graft Survival

  • Reduction of Long-Term Side Effects

  • Infection

  • Overall Survival/Long-Term Care

  • Increasing the Life of the Transplant

  • Chronic Allograft Nephropathy

  • Multi-Professional Working

  • The Future