Published: March 2011
Editors: Martha L. Mooney, MD, MS, FACP, Margaret M. Hannan, MD, FRCP, FRCPath, Shahid Husain, MD, MS, and James K. Kirklin, MD

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Preface (PDF)

 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:  Infections in Heart Transplantation: Historical Perspective
By Carlos Gomez, Si Huei Tan, Kate Gould, Hannah Valantine, and Jose G. Montoya

Chapter 2:  Infections in Lung Transplantation: Historical Perspective
By Glen P. Westall, Gregory I. Snell, Shaf Keshavjee, and Martin Strueber

Chapter 3:  Infections in Mechanical Circulatory Support: HIstorical Perspectives
By Robert L. Kormos and Stephan Schueler

Chapter 4:  Pre-Transplant Screening of Recipients in Cardiothoracic Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support Recipients as a Bridge to Transplantation
By Marian G. Michaels, Deepali Kumar, and Robin K. Avery

Chapter 5:  Pre-Lung Transplant Infectious Disease Considerations for Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
By Eoin P. Judge, Juliet E. Foweraker, and James L. Lordan

Chapter 6:  Pre-Screening of Recipients of Mechanical Circulatory Support for Destination Therapy
By Saima Aslam, William L. Holman, Aly El-Banayosy, and Frauke Mattner

Chapter 7:  Pre-Transplantation Screening of Donors for Cardiothoracic Transplantation: Current Standards for Infection Screening and Geographically Restricted Infections
By Oscar Len and Valentina Stosor

Chapter 8:  Donor-Derived Infections After Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Michael G. Ison

Chapter 9:  Prevention and Control of Infection in the Ventricular Assist Device Recipient
By William L. Holman, Aly El-Banayosy, Saima Aslam, and Frauke Mattner

Chapter 10:  Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Patricia A. Uber and Eliane M. Billaud

Chapter 11:  Anti-infective Drug Interactions, Toxicities, and Clinical Management in Cardiothoracic Transplantation for Mycobacterial Infections
By Charles L. Daley and Patricia A. Uber

Chapter 12:  Immunoglobulins in Cardiothoracic Transplant Infections: Prophylaxis and Treatment
By Javier Carbone, Steven Mawhorter, Mohamad Yamani, and Robin K. Avery

Chapter 13:  Epidemiology of Bacterial Infections in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Stanley I. Martin and Julie Samuals

Chapter 14:  Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria in Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support: Gram Positive
By Jason Y. Kim and Theoklis E. Zaoutis

Chapter 15:  Multidrug-Resistant Gram-negative Pathogens in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Miranda Paraskeva, David Paterson, and Anton Y. Peleg

Chapter 16:  Mycobacterial Infections in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Pilar Morales, Maria Santos, Denis Hadjiliadis, and Robert M. Aris

Chapter 17:  Nocardia in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Saliya Hewagama, Katherine Langan, Shawn P. Nishi, Vincent G. Valentine, and Anton Y. Peleg

Chapter 18:  Yeast Infections in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Aimee K. Zaas

Chapter 19:  Mold Infections in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Daniel C. Chambers and Amparo Sole

Chapter 20:  Endemic Mycoses in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Fernanda P. Silveira

Chapter 21:  Cytomegalovirus in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Luciano Potena and Atul Humar

Chapter 22:  Epstein-Barr Virus in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Upton D. Allen, Eric A. M. Verschuuren, and Michael D. Green

Chapter 23:  Other Herpes Viruses in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Oriol Manuel and Lara Danziger-Isakov

Chapter 24:  Influenza and Other Seasonal Respiratory Viruses in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Charulata Ramaprasad, Martin R. Zamora, Peter M. Hopkins, Lara Danziger-Isakov, and Sangeeta M. Bhorade

Chapter 25:  Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis C Virus in Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
By Paolo A. Grossi and Emily A. Blumberg

Chapter 26:  Other Viral Infections in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Cillian F. De Gascun, Jeff Connell, and William W. Hall

Chapter 27:  Toxoplasmosis and Strongyloides in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Stanley I. Martin

Chapter 28:  Chagas Disease in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
By Reinaldo B. Bestetti and Roberta Lattes

Chapter 29:  Diagnostic Radiology for Infectious Diseases in the Cardiothoracic Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support Recipient
By Leo P. Lawler, Ashling Kinsella, and Daire O'Shea

Chapter 30:  Diagnostic Microbiology for Infections in Cardiothoracic Transplant and Mechanical Cirulatory Support Recipients
By Noemie Boillat Blanco, Guy Prod'hom, Jeff Connell, Cillian F. De Gascun, Peter Gilligan, and Gilberg Greub

Chapter 31:  Diagnostic Pathology for Infectious Diseases in the Cardiothoracic Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support Recipient
By Robert F. Padera

Chapter 32:  Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Travel
By Camille Nelson Kotton

Chapter 33:  Approaches to Emerging Infectious Pathogens in Cardiothoracic Transplantation and mechanical Circulatory Support
By Atul Humar and Valentina Stosor