Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Cyclosporin: Mode of Action and Clinical Application

Cyclosporin: Mode of Action and Clinical Application (Hardback)

£72.00
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Cyclosporin has had a remarkable effect on clinical organ transplantation. Prior to its introduction, considerable advances had been made in the grafting of vital organs, particularly the kidney, heart and liver. In many developed countries, however, transplantation was not considered wo-rthwhile in terms of gain for the investment of resources. The improved results of kidney grafts following the use of cyclosporin has changed this attitude. For all types of organ transplantation, cyclosporin has resulted in an improvement of functional graft survival and has allowed a reduction in steroid dose and, in some cases, no steroids at all. It has permitted the first successful experimental transplantation of the heart and lungs in primate species by Reitz and colleagues and their results were applied directly to the clinic. It was largely due to the introduction of cyclosporin that the Washington Consensus Meeting on Liver Transplantation came to a favourable recommendation and the result has been the proliferation of units performing liver transplantation, approximately fifty in North America and another fifty in Europe, where previously there had been a handful. Having been involved in cyclosporin for organ grafting from the beginning, I have been able to witness these developments which have far exceeded my expectations once the nephrotoxicity of cyclosporin was demonstrated in man. It is fitting that Dr.

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineDiseases & disordersImmunologyMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicinePathologyCytopathologyMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicinePathologyHistopathologyMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicinePharmacologyMedical & VeterinaryNursing & ancillary servicesPharmacy / dispensing Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers Group Publication Date: 31/08/1989 ISBN-13: 9780746201244  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

More books by Angus W. Thomson

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Pediatric Vaccines and Vaccinations: ...
(Hardback)
Pierre Van Damme
 
 
£61.99
 
Advances in Neuroimmunology
(Paperback)
Donna Gruol
 
 
£53.00
 

Currently out of stock

Immunology: Volume 1:...
(Paperback)
M. A. Hayat
 
 
£147.50
 
The Immune System: A Very Short...
(Paperback)
Paul Klenerman
 
 
£7.99
 
Latest Blog
#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part One
08/12/2017

Our knowledgeable and fabulous Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. First up we have books in Italian, Portugese and Swedish.

Crime, Responsibility and Morality: The Impact of Siberian Exile on Fyodor Dostoevsky
08/12/2017

Daniel describes how Siberian exile was the great writer Fyodor Dostoevsky’s foundational experience as an author and thinker.

#FoylesFive: Classical Languages
07/12/2017

The team from our Languages Department pick a selection of titles on language and its historical and contemporary importance.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd