This "how-to" atlas reveals the art of liver transplantation as practiced at the Baylor University Medical Center. It focuses on the techniques of Goran B. Klintmalm, MD, PhD, who spent years studying with Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD-the "founding father" of liver transplantation. Readers will find detailed descriptions and drawings of today's full range of surgical procedures, along with extensive guidance on the radiologic and pathologic diagnosis of liver disease.
- Superb line drawings clearly explain every procedure step by step.
- A wealth of outstanding radiographic images facilitate liver disease differentiation.
- Colour pathology slides depict the various manifestations of liver disease.
- A section on "Post-Operative Evaluation" provides invaluable guidance on avoiding the many potential post-transplantation complications and ensuring the most favorable outcomes.