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Neurologic complications in organ transplant recipients

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Published by Butterworth-Heinemann in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neurologic manifestations of general diseases.,
  • Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Complications.,
  • Immunosuppressive agents -- Side effects.,
  • Psychological manifestations of general diseases.,
  • Nervous System Diseases -- etiology.,
  • Organ Transplantation -- adverse effects.,
  • Postoperative Complications -- therapy.,
  • Nervous System Diseases -- therapy.,
  • Immunosuppressive Agents -- adverse effects.,
  • Nervous System -- drug effects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Eelco F.M. Wijdicks.
    SeriesBlue books of practical neurology ;, 21
    ContributionsWijdicks, Eelco F. M., 1954-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC347 .N475 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL386877M
    ISBN 100750670665
    LC Control Number98049668

    INTRODUCTION. Solid organ transplantation has increased worldwide since the first successful human kidney transplant was performed in As immunosuppressive agents and graft survival have improved, infection and malignancy have become the main barriers to . Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): g (external link)Author: A. COLES.

    An organ transplant is the transplantation of a whole or partial organ from one body to another (or from a donor site on the patient's own body), for the purpose of replacing the recipient's. VZV is the second most common viral pathogen in solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients (after cytomegalovirus), with a prevalence of about 29%. Varicella is rare in adult SOT recipients, as the majority is already seropositive (19, 43).

    This list of notable organ transplant donors and recipients includes people who were the first to undergo certain organ transplant procedures or were people who made significant contributions to their chosen field and who have either donated or received an organ transplant at some point in their lives, as confirmed by public information.   The US organ transplant waiting list currently exceeds people. In , a total of 28 transplants were performed, yet during this same year, ∼ people died waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. 1 Despite success increasing national organ donation rates, 2 – 4 efforts are needed to close the growing gap between available organs and transplant by:


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Neurologic complications in organ transplant recipients Download PDF EPUB FB2

With the number of transplant surgeries increasing each year, Neurologic Complications in Organ Transplant Recipients is an essential text for all neurologists who are involved or going to be involved in the care of transplant recipients.5/5(1).

Neurologic Complications in Organ Transplant Recipients. Edited byelco f m wijdicks (Blue Books of Practical Neurology). (Pp£). Published By Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, ISBN 0 5.

Organ transplantation, once medical exotica, is now almost routine. In the United Kingdom each year are performed cadaveric organ transplants of about kidneys (in Cited by: 2. Neurologic complications in organ transplant recipients. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Eelco F M Wijdicks.

Some portions of this book apply to critically ill patients in general, but it mostly refers to complications unique to organ transplant patients; hence the utility of this book. The first 4 chapters consist of reviews of transplantation techniques presented by surgeons working in the field.

Neurologic complications occur frequently in the setting of kidney disease and transplantation, with an incidence reported at 10% to 21% in the posttransplant setting.

1 Neurologic complications may arise immediately after transplantation or can occur months to years after transplant. Renal disease can also lead to neurologic conditions, some. Zivkovic S. Neuroimaging and neurologic complications after organ transplantation.

J Neuroimaging. Apr. 17(2) Zivkovic SA, Abdel-Hamid H. Neurologic manifestations of transplant complications. Neurol Clin.

Feb. 28(1) Neurologic complications in organ transplant recipients. Therefore, the neurologic complications of organ transplantation may be divided into two major categories: those common to all allogenic transplants, caused primarily by the effect of long-term immunosuppression, and those specific to particular transplants, caused by either the underlying disease, which lead to the need for a transplant, or.

In Neurologic Complications in Organ Transplant Recipients. Edited by Wijdicks EFM. Woburn, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann; – Very good, timely chapter on the management of central nervous system infections in transplant recipients.

Google ScholarCited by: 6. Neurologic complications of liver transplantation are more common than that of other solid organ transplants (%); encephalopathy is the most common CNS complication, followed by seizures Author: Rajat Dhar.

Important features include information on neurologic complications in organ transplant recipients, muscle and nerve injury in critical illness, status epilepticus, cerebral edema, multisystem trauma including cervical spine and traumatic brain injury, and prognosis.

Important features include information on neurologic complications in organ transplant recipients, muscle and nerve injury in critical illness, status epilepticus, cerebral edema, multisystem trauma including cervical spine and traumatic brain injury, and prognosis.

Neurologic complications are relatively common after solid organ transplantation and affect 15%% of liver transplant recipients. Etiology is often related to immunosuppressant neurotoxicity and.

Conti DJ, Rubin RH () Infection of the central nervous system in organ transplant recipients. Neurol Clin 6: – PubMed Google Scholar De Groen PC, Aksamit AJ, Rakela J, Forbes GS, Krom RA () Central nervous system toxicity after liver : Friedrich Von Rosen, Thomas P. Bleck. here's a rundown of some possible post-transplant complications: * diabetes.

* high cholesterol. Potential Problems Common to all SOT Recipients. SOT patients received 28 heart, lung, liver, kidney, pancreas, or small intestine transplantations in in the United States. 1 Approximately one-third of SOT patients will experience a neurological complication.

2 Neurological complications common to all SOT not caused by transplanted organ failure are frequently attributable to Cited by: As a result of immunosuppression, solid organ transplant recipients are at risk of neurologic opportunistic infections that include cytomegalovirus (CMV), herpes simplex virus (HSV), varicella zoster virus (VZV), L.

monocytogenes, Nocardia spp., mycobacteria, C. neoformans, Aspergillus, zygomycetes, and toxoplasmosis. The initial step in the. Majority of solid organ transplant recipients experience neurologic complications after transplantation, and only minority of cases (e.g.

femoral neuropathy, stroke) can be attributed to the surgery or the pre-existing comorbidities (e.g. atherosclerosis, hypertension, diabetes) alone [67,].Cited by: 6.

complications in solid-organ transplant patients may occur immediately after the surgical procedure, or after months or years, and increase morbidity and mortality in these patients2.

The main neurological complications include infections, neoplasms, seizures, vascular disorders, psychiatric disorders and cognitive impairment, metabolicCited by: 4.

Most people who have an organ transplant live a pretty normal life. But organ transplants can still lead to other medical problems. This is usually because of the medicines needed to suppress the.

Secondary complications such as bacterial superinfection and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), or chronic neuropathic pain at the site of HZ, lead to increased morbidity. Over 90% of adult solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients will be seropositive for by:.

recipients NickPritchard 29 Livedonorkidneydonation m 30 Surgicalprocedure book focuses on theclinical aspects of transplanta- ing the process of organ transplantation-fabrication on one hand and the curing of diseases that lead Size: 6MB.Purpose of Review: This article describes the diagnosis and management of neurologic problems during hematopoietic cell and solid organ transplantation using time elapsed since transplantation as a guide to expected complications, including drug toxicities, infections, strokes, autoimmune phenomena, disease recurrence, and secondary neoplasms.

Recent Findings: Growing clinical experience in. Neurologic complications of organ transplantation Neurologic complications of organ transplantation Bashir, Rifaat Neurologic Complications of Organ Transplantation Rifaat M.

Bashir, MD Address Neurology Associates PC, South 70th Street, Lincoln, NEUSA. E-mail: [email protected] Current Treatment Options in Neurology– .