Handbook of Liver Disease E-Book

Handbook of Liver Disease E-Book

by Lawrence S. Friedman MD, Paul Martin MD

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Overview

Well-organized and vibrantly illustrated throughout, Handbook of Liver Disease is a comprehensive yet concise handbook providing authoritative guidance on key clinical issues in liver disease. The quick-reference outline format ensures that you’ll find answers when you need them, and cover-to-cover updates keep you abreast of the recent rapid changes in the field. Written by leading international experts in hepatology, this reference is ideal for hepatologists, gastroenterologists, internists, family practitioners, trainees, and others who diagnose and manage patients with liver disorders.

  • Uses a highly templated outline format, key points in each chapter, alert symbols, and highlighted review points to provide a "just the facts" approach to daily clinical questions on liver disease.
  • Features expanded hepatitis chapters, including completely updated coverage of new, safe, and effective oral regimens for the treatment of hepatitis C.
  • Provides completely updated coverage of: alcoholic liver disease * autoimmune hepatitis * portal hypertension * primary biliary cholangitis * hepatic tumors * cirrhosis * nonalcoholic liver disease * liver transplantation * and more.
  • Includes the latest information on adolescents with liver disease moving into adult care.
  • Covers the revised criteria for prioritizing liver transplantation using the MELDNa score, new options for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma, and improved management of hepatorenal syndrome.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323478823
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 06/23/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 550
File size: 85 MB
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Table of Contents

Foreword

1. Assessment of Liver Function and Diagnostic Studies

2. Acute Liver Failure

3. Hepatitis A and Hepatitis E

4. Hepatitis B and Hepatitis D

5. Hepatitis C

6. Hepatitis Caused by Other Viruses

7. Autoimmune Hepatitis

8. Alcoholic Liver Disease

9. Fatty Liver and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

10. Drug-Induced and Toxic Liver Disease

11. Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension

12. Portal Hypertension and Gastrointestinal Bleeding

13. Ascites and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

14. Hepatorenal Syndrome

15. Hepatic Encephalopathy

16. Primary Biliary Cholangitis

17. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

18. Hemochromatosis

19. Wilson Disease and Related Disorders

20. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and Other Metabolic Liver Diseases

21. Budd-Chiari Syndrome and Other Vascular Disorders

22. The Liver in Heart Failure

23. The Liver in Pregnancy

24. The Liver in Systemic Disease

25. Pediatric Liver Disease

26. Liver Disease in the Elderly

27. Hepatobiliary Complications of HIV

28. Granulomatous Liver Disease

29. Hepatic Tumors

30. Hepatic Abscesses and Cysts

31. Other Infections Involving the Liver

32. Surgery in the Patient with Liver Disease and Postoperative Jaundice

33. Liver Transplantation

34. Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis

35. Diseases of the Bile Ducts

36. Tumors of the Biliary Tract

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