Comprehensive Clinical Hepatology

Comprehensive Clinical Hepatology

Hardcover(Older Edition)



This clinically focused, single-volume text is extensively illustrated in color. It is concise, yet comprehensive, and is designed to meet the needs of fellows and residents studying hepatology and gastroenterology. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field and presents an international perspective of the subject. This book provides a fresh and innovative look at the broad spectrum of modern hepatology, including established practices and new techniques, in a clinically focused format.
  • Clinically focused with basic science integrated throughout reflects the way physicians practice.
  • Comprehensive coverage includes all areas necessary when diagnosing, treating and managing a patient.
  • Internationally relevant. Ensures that the global best practice forms the basis of the text, and that individual chapters are written by the freshest, most energetic names on the international scene.
  • Fantastic full colour artwork program aids the reader understand difficult concepts using a visual format.
  • Concisely and consistently written ensuring that it is not just an encyclopaedic collection of individual academic articles each with a different focus.
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780723431060
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date: 07/20/2000
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 688
    Product dimensions: 8.81(w) x 11.35(h) x 1.27(d)

    Table of Contents

    Foreword v
    Preface vi
    Acknowledgements vi
    Contributors ix

    Section 1: Normal Structure and Function

    Anatomy of the Normal Liver
    Bernard C Portmann

    Cellular Biology of the Normal Liver
    Guangsheng Fan and Clifford J Steer

    Function of the Normal Liver
    Richard H Moseley

    Section 2: Clinical Manifestations of Liver Disease

    Clinical Evaluation of the Patient with Liver Disease
    Peter D Howdle

    Steven D Lidofsky

    Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage and Portal Hypertension
    John R Lake and Peter D Howdle

    Ascites and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
    Vincente Arroyo, Ramón Bataller and Pere Ginès

    Hepatorenal Syndrome and Other Renal Diseases
    Kevin Moore

    Hepatic Encephalopathy
    Kevin D Mullen

    Associated Systemic Conditions of Liver Disease
    Robert S Brown Jr and Steven L Zacks

    Section 3: Specific Diseases of the Liver

    Viral Hepatitis A and E
    John G OGrady

    Viral Hepatitis B and D
    Anna Suk-Fong Lok and Henry Lik-Yuen Chan

    Hepatitis C and G
    George Webster, Simon Whalley, Eleanor Barnes and
    Geoffrey Dusheiko

    HIV and the Liver
    Johannes Koch and Lawrence S Kim

    Miscellaneous Infections of the Liver
    Fredric Regenstein and Shaukat Iftikhar

    Autoimmune Hepatitis
    Michael P Manns and Christian P Strassburg

    Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
    James Neuberger

    Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
    Russell H Wiesner

    Alcoholic Liver Disease
    Nick Sheron

    Martin Lombard

    Wilsons Disease
    M Stuart Tanner

    Metabolic Diseases of the Liver
    Richard G Quist, Alistair J Baker, Anil Dhanwan and
    Nathan M Bass

    Pediatric Liver Disease
    Deirdre A Kelly

    Benign Tumors and Cystic Diseases of the Liver
    John Karani

    Malignant Tumors of the Liver
    Philip J Johnson

    Biliary and Cholestatic Diseases
    Gregory T Everson

    Vascular Diseases of the Liver
    Peter Clive Hayes and Syed Hasnain Ali Shah

    Pregnancy and the Liver
    Michael A Heneghan

    Drug- and Toxin-Induced Liver Disease
    Suzanne Norris

    Acute Liver Failure
    John G OGrady

    Hepatobiliary Dysfunction in the Critically Ill
    Julia A Wendon and Andrew Rhodes

    The Liver in Systemic Disease
    Rolland C Dickson

    Non-transplant Surgery and the Liver
    J Michael Henderson and David Vogt

    Section 4: Liver Transplantation

    Indications and Patient Selection
    Didier Samuel, José Figueiro and Henri Bismuth

    The Transplant Operation
    Milan Kinkhabwala and Jean Crawford Emond

    Immunology and Immunosuppression
    Geoffrey W McCaughan

    Infective Complications
    Carlos V Paya and Irene G Sia

    Technical Complications
    Peter Neuhaus, Andrea R Mueller and Klaus-Peter Platz

    Graft Dysfunction
    Federico G Villamil and Fernanda G Zingale

    Peter J Friend


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