Chapter 45. Evaluation of the Candidate

  1. Richard N. Fine MD Dean Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics2,
  2. Steven A. Webber MBChB, MRCP Professor of Pediatrics3,
  3. Kim M. Olthoff MD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery Director4,
  4. Deirdre A. Kelly MD, FRCPI, FRCP, FRCPCH Professor of Paediatric Hepatology5 and
  5. William E. Harmon MD Professor of Pediatrics6
  1. Stuart S. Kaufman MD Medical Director

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312720.ch45

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

Pediatric Solid Organ Transplantation, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kaufman, S. S. (2007) Evaluation of the Candidate, 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.ch45

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

  4. 5

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

  5. 6

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

Author Information

  1. Pediatric Liver and Intestinal Transplantation, Georgetown University Transplant Institute and Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC, 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:

  • assessment of the gastrointestinal tract;
  • anatomic information;
  • tapering enteroplasty;
  • PN-associated pancreatitis;
  • chymotrypsin;
  • patients with functional intestinal failure;
  • gamma glutamyl transferase (GGT);
  • portal vein flow;
  • vascular anatomy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Determining Organs to be Transplanted

  • Miscellaneous Factors to be Considered in Evaluation

  • Conclusions

  • References