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Current Clinical Pharmacology
ISSN (Print): 1574-8847
ISSN (Online): 2212-3938
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DOI: 10.2174/1574884709666140212100059      Price:  $95

Anesthetic Pharmacology for Kidney Transplantation

Author(s): Stephen Aniskevich, Sher-Lu Pai and Timothy S. Shine
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Kidney transplants are routinely performed at medical centers around the world. Concurrent with improved surgical techniques, a better understanding of the pharmacology involved in the perioperative anesthetic management has led to improved outcomes in these patients. This chapter reviews the perioperative pharmacologic considerations surrounding kidney transplant patients from the viewpoint of the transplant anesthesiologist
Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA