This book presents a clear and concise summary of the clinical tenets of lung transplantation with an update on recent developments in the field. It examines the operational principles which underpin successful lung transplantation and shows how an evidenced based approach combined with wisdom borne of experience leads to better outcomes in day-to-day management. Focused on simplicity and elegance of style with ample visual images, this book provides a unique overview of trends and strategies for the best outcomes in lung transplantation. Approachable and easily digested, this book will be a go-to resource for professionals seeking a succinct and well-illustrated guide to this growing area of surgical transplantation.
• Provides a didactic overview of each aspect of lung transplantation
• Discusses significant advances in donor matching and transplant surgery
• Written by a team of leading experts in the field of thoracic medicine
Professor Allan R Glanville, MBBS, MD, FRACP completed his training at Sydney University, Brompton Hospital, London, and Stanford University, California, USA. Prof Glanville is Medical Director of Lung Transplantation and Head of Service at the Department of Thoracic Medicine, St Vincent Hospital, Sydney, Australia. He is conjoint Professor of Medicine at UNSW and an editorial board member of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the American Journal of Transplantation, the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, and Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
Currently President of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Prof Glanville is Past President of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation and Programme Chair for the 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting in Montreal, Canada; Past Chair of the European and Australian Investigators in Lung Transplantation; and has authored over 200 publications including investigator driven global trials of immunosuppression and of novel therapies for RSV using small mRNAi. He is senior author of the 2015 International Consensus Guidelines for the Selection of Lung Transplantation Candidates, the joint ATS/ERS/JHLT BOS Guidelines, and the 2016 Pulmonary Antibody Mediated Rejection Consensus Report of the ISHLT. In Australia he is a foundation director of Outcomes Australia, a foundation member of ShareLife Australia, and a scientific advisor to Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Australia Research Alliance which complements work with international LAM groups and as a member of the Rare Lung Diseases Consortium.