1. Immunopathology of organ transplantation Phillip Ruiz
2. The pathology of kidney transplantation Phillip Ruiz, George Burke, Gaetano Ciancio, Giselle Guerra, David Roth, Linda Chen, Warren Kupin and Adela Mattiazzi
3. Histopathology of liver transplantation Heather L. Stevenson, Marta I. Minervini, Michael A. Nalesnik, Parmjeet S. Randhawa, Eizaburo Sasatomi and A. J. Demetris
4. The pathology of heart transplantation E. Rene Rodriguez, Carmela D. Tan
5. The pathology of lung transplantation Carol Farver and W. Dean Wallace
6. The pathology of intestinal and multivisceral transplantation Phillip Ruiz, Jennifer Garcia, Ji Fan, Seigo Nishida, Thiago Beduschi, Akin Tekin and Rodrigo Vianna
7. Pancreas and islet transplantation pathology Cinthia B. Drachenberg and John C. Papadimitriou
8. Pathology of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation Lazaros J. Lekakis and Krishna V. Komanduri
9. Dermatological complications in transplant patients and composite tissue allotransplant pathology Emma Lanuti, Mohammed Sharaf, Brian Keegan, Ingrid Wolf, Marco Romanelli, Phillip Ruiz and Paolo Romanelli
10. Malignancies of transplantation Michael A. Nalesnik
11. Laboratory medicine in transplantation Phillip Ruiz, Ana Hernandez, Emilio Margolles-Clark, Alexandra Amador, Valia Bravo, Jennifer McCue and Casiana Fernandez-Bango.
Modernize your approach to graft biopsies, diagnosis and pathogenesis in transplantation pathology, with the second edition of this specialized textbook. Reach the latest classification schemes, combining both anatomic and clinical pathology, and gain a comprehensive understanding of detailed pathological processes, affecting both host and graft. Following publication of the first edition in 2009, technological advances in understanding of transplant immunology and physiology have enhanced many aspects of pathological diagnoses. This edition bridges key knowledge gaps in pathophysiologic mechanisms and constantly evolving clinical protocols, facilitating strong support for the pathologist, clinician, and student. Authored by leading experts in transplantation medicine, this multimedia guide boasts richly illustrated images, underscoring vital diagnostic features for busy readers. Addressing topics such as the immunopathology of graft rejection, laboratory medicine and dermatological complications in transplantation, this textbook engages with a variety of underlying pathogeneses, taking into account current laboratory and clinical findings, worldwide.
• Thorough evaluation of all transplanted organs provides a comprehensive overview for a variety of specialists
• Combines anatomic and clinical pathology to ensure a completed pathological view of transplantation management
• Incorporates cutting-edge developments in transplantation management, to modernize pathology techniques and approaches
Phillip Ruiz, University of Miami School of Medicine
Phillip Ruiz is an internationally recognized expert in transplantation-pathology, immunology, and immunopathology. He received his Ph.D. in immunology from the University of Florida, his M.D. from George Washington University, Washington, DC and his residency (pathology)/fellowship training at Duke University, North Carolina. He has been at the University of Miami since 1989, where he is a Professor of Surgery and Pathology, the Medical Director of the Transplant Laboratories, and Director of Immunopathology. His research interests include immune tolerance, subclinical rejection, and the interaction of inmate immunity with alloreactivity. He has more than 475 peer-reviewed journal articles, numerous book chapters and is a frequently invited speaker at worldwide meetings. He is on the editorial board and/or a reviewer of numerous journals and a member of many professional organizations.