|Auflage||1. Auflage, 2009|
The book encompasses Dr Baranski's 20 year experience in the field of abdominal organ donation. It is a step-by-step guide with photographs and drawings with clear explanations highlighting pitfalls. The book quickly and easily guides the reader through the difficult steps during organ procurement. It is mainly illustration-based, without much text, and covers surgical technical mistakes and organ damage.
Dr Andrzej G. Baranski is a Transplant Surgeon at the Department of Surgery and Organ Transplantation, Leiden University Medical School, Leiden, The Netherlands. He has performed more than 500 organ harvesting procedures in more than six European countries. Through national and international courses, he has taught the surgical technique of abdominal organ donation to more than 100 people. In his ward, he has trained more than 10 surgeons in organ procurement and transplantation, two of whom have become completely independent procurement and transplant surgeons. He has been running popular national yearly courses in The Netherlands since 2000. The European Donor Surgery Masterclass (EDSM) together with ESOT remains very popular with Surgeons and Surgical Fellows. Each time, the demand to register is three times higher than available places.
He has edited the 'Abdominal Multi Organ Donation Procedure' CD ROM which is still very popular in Europe and other countries (printed in more than 5000 copies- supported by unrestricted grant of Fujisawa Gmbh and now Astellas).