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By Henkie P. Tan, Amadeo Marcos, Ron Shapiro

Edited via leaders at one of many acclaimed transplant associations within the usa, this reference covers all facets of dwelling donor reliable organ and mobile transplantation in present scientific perform, together with the kidney, liver, pancreas, lung, small bowel, islet, and hematopoietic stem telephone transplantation. specified, attractive, and organ- and cell-specific chapters conceal directions for donor and recipient choice and evaluate, contemporary surgical options, and an overview of donor hazards and long term sufferer results.

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For the donor, we also argue that it should not be used primarily as a “veto” tool. Instead, it should be used to identify areas in which interventions might be offered that could enhance potential donors’ well-being and hence their ability and suitability to serve as donors. Our position is consistent with other recommendations regarding the role of the donor psychosocial evaluation (79). This suggests, then, that the psychosocial evaluation itself should be considered to be a process rather than a one-time event.

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