Transplant: From Myth to RealityBMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7437.470 (Published 19 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:470
- Peter A Andrews (firstname.lastname@example.org), consultant nephrologist,
- Nicholas L Tilney
- South West Thames Renal and Transplantation Unit, St Helier Hospital, Carshalton, Surrey
I read this book with some interest—firstly to learn more about the history of a field in which I have been practising for the past 15 years but also because I was fascinated by a seemingly simple question: why has the author chosen to write this book?
What did I learn? That it is very difficult to summarise a complex, evolving field in a short book, especially when attempting to satisfy a number of target audiences. Transplantation is sexy. It is also multifaceted, and …