Chapter 15. Historical Notes

  1. Richard N. Fine MD Dean Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics3,
  2. Steven A. Webber MBChB, MRCP Professor of Pediatrics4,
  3. Kim M. Olthoff MD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Director5,
  4. Deirdre A. Kelly MD, FRCPI, FRCP, FRCPCH Professor of Paediatric Hepatology6 and
  5. William E. Harmon MD Professor of Pediatrics7
  1. Vassilios E. Papalois MD, PhD, FICS Consultant Transplant General Surgeon1 and
  2. John S. Najarian MD Professor of Surgery Emeritus Professor Chairman of Surgery Emeritus Regents' Professor2

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch15

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

How to Cite

Papalois, V. E. and Najarian, J. S. (2007) Historical Notes, in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition (eds R. N. Fine, S. A. Webber, K. M. Olthoff, D. A. Kelly and W. E. Harmon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York 11794-8111, USA

  2. 4

    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA

  3. 5

    Liver Transplant Program, University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2 Dulles, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

  4. 6

    The Liver Unit, Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH, UK

  5. 7

    Division of Nephrology, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Avenue, Hunn-319, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Transplant Unit, St. Mary's Hospital, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405124072

Online ISBN: 9781444312720



  • long-term graft function;
  • cell-mediated cytotoxicity;
  • pediatric nephrologists;
  • progressive encephalopathy;
  • death-censored graft survival;
  • living related donor (LRD) transplants;
  • pretransplant evaluation;
  • bilateral nephrectomy;
  • renal failure


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historic Hallmarks

  • A Personal Perspective

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgment

  • References