Infectious Complications in Transplant Patients has been uniquely designed and formatted to address issues and trends pertaining to pathogens deemed important in critically ill transplant patients. The chapters have been carefully selected so as to direct the focus of the book towards current approaches to controversial, emerging or topical problems in these patients. Each chapter has been authored by a North American and a European specialist. This format serves to impart an added dimension reflective of the diversity of opinions and practices pertaining to unresolved or controversial issues. The authors are recognized experts in their respective fields.
Contributors. Introduction; J. Rello. Preface; N. Singh, J.M. Aguado. 1. Criteria for Accepting Donors for Organ Transplantation with Proven or Suspected Infection. 2. Community Respiratory Viral Infections: An Overlooked Cause of Morbidity and Mortality in Transplant Recipients. 3. Advances in Cytomegalovirus Diagnostic Testing and Their Implications for Management of Cytomegalovirus Infection in Transplant Recipients. 4. Posttransplant Fever in Critically Ill Organ Transplant Recipients. 5. Approach Towards Infectious Pulmonary Complications in Lung Transplant Recipients. 6. Antifungal Prophylaxis and Therapy: Controversies and Emerging Issues. 7. Role of Neuroimaging in the Diagnostic Evaluation of Central Nervous System Lesions and Infections in Organ Transplant Recipients. 8. Antimicrobial Resistance in Organ Transplant Recipients. Index.
Series: Perspectives on Critical Care Infectious Diseases
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: January 2001
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 0.64