Liver Disorders: A Cleveland Clinic Guide

Liver Disorders: A Cleveland Clinic Guide

by M. D. Zein, Nizar N. Zein

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596240889
Publisher: Cleveland Clinic Press
Publication date: 05/01/2008
Series: Cleveland Clinic Guides Series
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     ix
Introduction     xi
The Amazing Liver     1
Hepatitis, the New Epidemic     9
Autoimmune Hepatitis     35
Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease     43
Hemochromatosis     53
Wilson Disease     63
Alcoholic Liver Disease     71
Primary Biliary Cirrhosis     81
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis     89
Color Illustrations     95
Liver Masses     99
Cirrhosis and Its Complications     113
Pregnancy, Pediatrics, and the Liver     123
Liver Testing Simplified     135
The Ultimate Liver Test: The Biopsy     143
Liver Transplants     149
Nontraditional Therapies, Alternative Medicine, and Spirituality     157
The Liver-Healthy Lifestyle     165
Looking Toward the Future     181
Drug-Induced Liver Injury     183
Common Liver-Related Terminology     190
Medications Commonly Used to Treat Liver Diseases     200
Suggested Resources     202
Index     205

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