Deanna Blisard, Author at Hematology Advisor

Deanna Blisard

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Abdominal Transplantation: Pancreas (incl. Kidney/Pancreas)

ICU Management of the Kidney, Pancreas, and Kidney/Pancreas Rejection, Allograft dysfunction, Anatomic complications, Infection 1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know This chapter will cover four conditions related to kidney (cadaver renal transplant [CRT], living-related renal transplant [LRRT]), simultaneous kidney-pancreas (SPKT), pancreas after kidney (PAKT), and pancreas (PTA) transplants: rejection, allograft…

Abdominal Transplantation: Liver

Critical Care Aspects of Liver Transplantation Related Conditions Rejection Allograft dysfunction Anatomic complications Infection 1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know This chapter covers four conditions: rejection, allograft dysfunction, anatomic complications and infection. Clinical features of these conditions overlap, rendering diagnosis challenging. High index of suspicion, monitoring of liver enzymes and…

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