How to Do a Liver Transplant
  • Author : Kellee Slater
  • Release Date : 10 August 2022
  • Publisher : NewSouth
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 13 : 1742233422

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Book Description: I loved Kellee Slater's book. And not just because she's a transplant surgeon andI have had a liver transplant. At times I felt like she had been reading mymail!' -- Derryn Hinch. Wheneverything is in place and both teams are ready, someone cries out 'Cross-clamp!' Then it is on for young and old as the clock is ticking. Up to this point, ithas been a careful and considered surgery. Now it is all about speed. We movelike Edward Scissorhands, chop, chop, chop. This is the trickiest part -- to move fast without cutting something you shouldn't. Welcome to the adrenaline-charged world of transplantsurgery. Top Australian surgeon Dr Kellee Slater invites us inside the operating theatrewith her dedicated team as she performs life-or-death surgery on a newbornbaby, brings a dying liver back to life with a staple gun in each hand, and undertakesthe confronting task of removing donor organs. How to Do a Liver Transplant is an enthralling and often blackly funny glimpse over the shoulder of a gifted surgeon.

How to Do a Liver Transplant

How to Do a Liver Transplant

Author : Kellee Slater
Publisher : NewSouth
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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I loved Kellee Slater's book. And not just because she's a transplant surgeon andI have had a liver transplant. At times I felt like she had been reading mymail!' -- Derryn Hinch. Wheneverything is in place and both teams are ready, someone cries out 'Cross-clamp!' Then it is ...

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Genre : Medical
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