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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/162076
Category:
Abstract
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Hand Transplant Experience: The Pittsburgh Protocol
Author(s):
Gorantla, Vijay
Author Details:
Vijay Gorantla, MD, PhD, Administrative Medical Director, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, email: icarej@aol.com
Abstract:
Abstract presented at AORN's 58th Annual Congress: Dr. Gorantla wants to provide all participants with an understanding of the new and exciting frontier of Composite Tissue Allotransplantation (CTA). Dr. Gorantla will present the historical overview of hand transplantation in the US and worldwide with composite tissue allotransplantation. He will describe CTA and what CTA is in respect to other types of transplants. He will discuss immunosuppression and how the "Pittsburgh Protocol" differs from other protocols used by transplant centers for immunosuppression following any transplant procedure. He will present the early outcomes for the patients that have received hand transplants at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to date. The University of Pittsburgh is one of the top transplant centers in the US, performing all types of transplants and performing their first hand transplant March 2009. His will discuss the complex initiative that involved many surgeons from both plastic and orthopedic division of surgery at UPMC, and the two years of planning prior to the first hand transplant being performed.
Repository Posting Date:
27-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
27-Oct-2011
Conference Date:
2011
Conference Name:
AORN 58th Annual Congress
Conference Host:
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
Conference Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Description:
AORN 58th Annual Congress, 2011 held March 18, 2011 - March 24, 2011 in Philadelphia Convention Center
Note:
This is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.type.categoryAbstracten_US
dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleHand Transplant Experience: The Pittsburgh Protocolen_GB
dc.contributor.authorGorantla, Vijayen_US
dc.author.detailsVijay Gorantla, MD, PhD, Administrative Medical Director, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, email: icarej@aol.comen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/162076-
dc.description.abstractAbstract presented at AORN's 58th Annual Congress: Dr. Gorantla wants to provide all participants with an understanding of the new and exciting frontier of Composite Tissue Allotransplantation (CTA). Dr. Gorantla will present the historical overview of hand transplantation in the US and worldwide with composite tissue allotransplantation. He will describe CTA and what CTA is in respect to other types of transplants. He will discuss immunosuppression and how the "Pittsburgh Protocol" differs from other protocols used by transplant centers for immunosuppression following any transplant procedure. He will present the early outcomes for the patients that have received hand transplants at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to date. The University of Pittsburgh is one of the top transplant centers in the US, performing all types of transplants and performing their first hand transplant March 2009. His will discuss the complex initiative that involved many surgeons from both plastic and orthopedic division of surgery at UPMC, and the two years of planning prior to the first hand transplant being performed.en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-27T08:45:16Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-27en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-27T08:45:16Z-
dc.conference.date2011en_US
dc.conference.nameAORN 58th Annual Congressen_US
dc.conference.hostAssociation of periOperative Registered Nursesen_US
dc.conference.locationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USAen_US
dc.descriptionAORN 58th Annual Congress, 2011 held March 18, 2011 - March 24, 2011 in Philadelphia Convention Centeren_US
dc.description.noteThis is an abstract-only submission. If the author has submitted a full-text item based on this abstract, you may find it by browsing the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository by author. If author contact information is available in this abstract, please feel free to contact him or her with your queries regarding this submission. Alternatively, please contact the conference host, journal, or publisher (according to the circumstance) for further details regarding this item. If a citation is listed in this record, the item has been published and is available via open-access avenues or a journal/database subscription. Contact your library for assistance in obtaining the as-published article.-
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