7. Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

  1. Donald Hricik MD
  1. Joshua J Augustine MD,
  2. Kenneth A Bodziak MD,
  3. Aparna Padiyar MD,
  4. James A Schulak MD and
  5. Donald E Hricik MD

Published Online: 8 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444391770.ch7

Primer on Transplantation, Third edition

Primer on Transplantation, Third edition

How to Cite

Augustine, J. J., Bodziak, K. A., Padiyar, A., Schulak, J. A. and Hricik, D. E. (2011) Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation, in Primer on Transplantation, Third edition (ed D. Hricik), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444391770.ch7

Editor Information

  1. University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Author Information

  1. University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405142670

Online ISBN: 9781444391770

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Keywords:

  • kidney and pancreas transplantation;
  • kidney transplantation success, prolonging lives of patients - with end-stage renal disease (ESRD);
  • patient and allograft outcomes;
  • common causes of late mortality - after kidney transplantation;
  • pancreas graft survival - by transplant type;
  • simultaneous pancreas kidney transplantation (SPK);
  • timing of kidney transplantation - long-term graft survival, optimized in patients transplanted pre-emptively (before the need for dialysis);
  • donor selection and evaluation - deceased kidney donation;
  • deceased donor kidney graft procurement;
  • relative risk of specific cancer types - after kidney transplantation relative to general population

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Patient and allograft outcomes

  • Recipient selection and evaluation

  • Donor selection and evaluation

  • Surgical techniques and complications

  • Immunosuppression

  • Diagnosis of allograft rejection

  • Long-term complications

  • Current status of islet cell transplantation

  • References