Part of the highly regarded Diagnostic Pathology series, this updated volume by Drs. Anthony Chang and Robert B. Colvin is an ideal point-of-care reference to guide you through the complex realm of transplant pathology. Concise, focused chapters, supported by tables, diagrams, radiographs, and photographs, provide essential information to keep you up to date with the impact of new viral infections, updates from the Banff Allograft Conference, new information on next-generation sequencing, and much more.
More than 20 experts present their collective knowledge to assist you with different aspects of transplant pathology, including rare issues such as the impact of new viral infections (e.g., the Zika virus on transplant patients who are immunosuppressed)
Packed with high-quality images that provide examples and potential pitfalls of diagnostic lesions that you are likely to encounter
Time-saving reference features include bulleted text, tables of diagnostic criteria, annotated images, and an extensive index
Thoroughly updated content keeps you current with all aspects of transplant immunology and pathology, guiding you expertly through diagnostic challenges such as donor disease, surgical complications, allograft rejection, drug toxicity, opportunistic infections, and/or recurrent or de novo diseases that can occur simultaneously or at different times
New Banff classifications are integrated into all chapters, covering pathology of all clinical organ transplants, including kidney, heart, lung, liver, pancreas, small bowel, and vascularized composite allografts as well as bone marrow allografts
New coverage includes next-generation sequencing, which is quickly becoming the standard for HLA testing, as well as new drugs that are in clinical trials for the treatment of antibody-mediated rejection
Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices