Hepatology: A Textbook of Liver Disease / Edition 4

Hepatology: A Textbook of Liver Disease / Edition 4

by David Zakim, Thomas D. Boyer, Thomas D. Boyer
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0721690513

ISBN-13: 9780721690513

Pub. Date: 08/05/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The thoroughly revised New Edition presents definitive coverage of liver disease from over 100 expert contributors. Streamlined to cover the scientific aspects of liver disease only as they apply to immediate clinical implications, this 2-volume resource presents information on pathology, pathophysiology, and clinical diagnosis and management in a readable,

Overview

The thoroughly revised New Edition presents definitive coverage of liver disease from over 100 expert contributors. Streamlined to cover the scientific aspects of liver disease only as they apply to immediate clinical implications, this 2-volume resource presents information on pathology, pathophysiology, and clinical diagnosis and management in a readable, engaging format. From normal liver function and the systemic effects of liver dysfunction, through etiology, clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment, you'll find accurate, up-to-date information page after page.

• The chapter on hepatitis has been divided into three complete chapters devoted to each virus - hepatitis A and E, hepatitis B and hepatitis C
• An entirely new chapter has been added on other hepatitis viruses
• 38 new contributors bring their expertise to this edition

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721690513
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/05/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1952
Product dimensions:
8.55(w) x 11.25(h) x 3.74(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

VOLUME 1: NORMAL LIVER FUNCTION AND SYSTEMIC EFFECTS OF LIVER DYSFUNCTION

Section I. Cell Biology, Biochemistry, and Physiology of Liver Function
1. Cell Biology and Anatomy of the Liver
2. Hepatic Regeneration
3. Hepatic Metabolism of Glucose and Fatty Acids
4. Amino Acid Metabolism and Synthesis of Urea
5. Liver Disease, Alcohol, and Lipoprotein Metabolism
6. Hepatic Metabolism of Vitamin A
7. Vitamin D Metabolism and Metabolic Bone Disease
8. Metabolism of Xenobiotics by Human Liver
9. Bilirubin Metabolism and Its Disorders
10. Mechanisms of Secretion of Bile
11. The Porphyrias
12. Fibrosis: Representative Molecular Elements, a Basic Concept, and Emerging Targets for Suppressive Treatment
13. Mechanisms Stimulating Hepatic Fibrosis
14. Iron Metabolism and Transport

Section II. Systemic Effects of Liver Disease Section
15. Clinical Features of Hepatic Encephalopathy
16. Fulminant Hepatic Failure
17. Renal Function in Cirrhosis: Pathophysiology and Clinical Features
18. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Complications in Patients with Liver Disease
19. The Liver and Hematopoiesis
20. Hemostasis
21. Portal Hypertension and Bleeding Esophageal Varices
22. Diagnosis and Management of Ascites in the Cirrhotic Patient

Section III. Laboratory Methods for Evaluation of Patients with Liver Disease
23. Laboratory Evaluation of the Patient with Liver Disease
24. Laparoscopy in Liver Disease
25. Histopathologic Diagnosis of Liver Disease

VOLUME 2: ETIOLOGIES, CLINICAL FEATURES, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF SPECIFIC LIVER DISEASES

Section IVa. Toxic Injury to the Liver and Associated Diseases
26. Mechanisms of Chemically-Induced Liver Disease
27. Drug-Induced Liver Disease and Environmental Toxins
28. Pre- and Post-operative Hepatic Dysfunction
29. Mechanisms of Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease
30. Clinical Features and Management of Alcoholic Liver Disease and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

Section IVb. Diagnosis and Management of Liver Disease Due to Infectious Agents
31. Hepatitis A and E
32. Hepatitis B
33. Hepatitis C
34. Other Hepatitis Viruses
35. Parasitic Diseases of the Liver
36. Bacterial and Miscellaneous Infections of the Liver

Section IVc. Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Forms of Liver Disease
37. Immune Mechanisms in the Production of Liver Disease
38. Autoimmune Liver Disease
39. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
40. Hepatobiliary Complications of Ulcerative Colitis
41. Wilson's Disease
42. Hemochromatosis
43. Granulomatous Disease of the Liver

Section IVd. Tumors of the Liver
44. Molecular Pathogenesis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
45. Tumors of the Liver
46. Surgical Therapy of Hepatic Tumors

Section IVe. Liver Disease Primarily of Children
47. Alpha1-Antitrypsin Deficiency
48. Inborn Errors of Metabolism Causing Permanent Hepatic Injury
49. Cystic Diseases of the Liver
50. Cholestatic Syndromes of Infancy and Childhood

Section IVf. Special Topics
51. HIV-Associated Hepatobiliary Disease
52. The Liver in Systemic Illness
53. Budd-Chiari Syndrome
54. The Liver in Pregnancy
55. Liver Transplantation
56. Recurrent Disease Following Liver Transplantation
57. Liver Disease in Patients Receiving Total Parenteral Nutrition
58. Liver Disease Following Bone Marrow Transplantation

Section IVg. Diseases of the Biliary Tract
59. Pathogenesis and Dissolution of Gall Stones
60. The Medical Management of Gall Stones
61. Non-Surgical Management of Biliary Tract Diseases

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >