Chapter 18. Donor Evaluation, Surgical Technique and Perioperative Management

  1. Richard N. Fine MD Dean Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics6,
  2. Steven A. Webber MBChB, MRCP Professor of Pediatrics7,
  3. Kim M. Olthoff MD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Director8,
  4. Deirdre A. Kelly MD, FRCPI, FRCP, FRCPCH Professor of Paediatric Hepatology9 and
  5. William E. Harmon MD Professor of Pediatrics10
  1. Zoran Vukcevic MD Transplant Fellow1,
  2. Demetrius Ellis MD Professor of Pediatrics Chief2,3,
  3. Mark Bellinger MD Clinical Professor of Urology2 and
  4. Ron Shapiro MD Professor of Surgery Director4,5

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch18

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

How to Cite

Vukcevic, Z., Ellis, D., Bellinger, M. and Shapiro, R. (2007) Donor Evaluation, Surgical Technique and Perioperative Management, 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.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 6

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

  2. 7

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

  3. 8

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

  4. 9

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

  5. 10

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  2. 2

    University of Pittsburgh, USA

  3. 3

    Pediatric Nephrology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  4. 4

    Kidney, Pancreas, and Islet Transplantation, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, USA

  5. 5

    Pediatric Renal Transplantation, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405124072

Online ISBN: 9781444312720

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Keywords:

  • technical aspects of implantation and perioperative management;
  • deceased donor kidneys;
  • short-term graft survival;
  • organ procurement and transplantation network (OPTN);
  • ureteral reimplantation;
  • vascular anastomosis;
  • pyelovesicostomy;
  • ureteropelvic junction obstruction;
  • hyperglycemia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Donor Selection and Evaluation

  • Surgical Technique and Perioperative Care

  • Perioperative Care

  • Management

  • Conclusions

  • References