Current Clinical Pharmacology

Arduino A. Mangoni
Flinders University and Flinders Medical Centre
Adelaide, SA
Australia

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Anesthetic Pharmacology for Kidney Transplantation

Author(s): Stephen Aniskevich, Sher-Lu Pai and Timothy S. Shine

Affiliation: Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA.

Abstract:

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.

Keywords: Anesthesia, anesthetics, kidney transplantation, narcotics, pharmacology, renal disease.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 10
ISSUE: 1
Page: [47 - 53]
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.2174/1574884709666140212100059