Portal Hypertension: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Current Clinical Management / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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The management of portal hypertension has dramatically changed overthe past 15 years. Outstanding results can now be achieved byselective applications of particular therapies and appropriatepatient selection.
From natural history to pharmacologic, endoscopic, radiologicand surgical management, this work emphasizes how the newtherapeutics of portal hypertension should be used based onpublished data, not local philosophy. In a comprehensive andmulti-disciplinary manner, this book describes strategies used bygastroenterologists, radiologists and surgeons, beginning with theleast invasive. Variceal banding, TIPS, liver transplants andsurgical shunts are evaluated in a manner that would optimizepatient outcome. Discussed with supportive data and refreshingclarity from each of the disciplines, this book concludes with afocus on current algorithms, as a general guide, for clinicaldecision-making in patients with portal hypertension.
No longer does this field have to live with therapeutic failureas more patients live due to successful therapy selection andtreatment. This book is a timely guide for primary caregivers,surgeons, hepatologists, invasive radiologists and medicalstudents.
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Table of Contents
1. Natural History of Esophageal Varices.
2. Medical Management of Portal Hypertension.
3. Endoscopic Therapy of Variceal Hemorrhage.
K.P. Block, M. Reichelderfer.
4. Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts.
5. Surgical Shunts for Portal Hypertension.
6. Peritoneovenous Shunting for Ascites.
7. Devascularization Procedures in the Treatment of PortalHypertension.
J.E. Tuttle-Newhall, P.A. Clavien.
8. Liver Transplantation for Portal Hypertension.
9. Impact of Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts onLiver Transplantation.
10. Portal Hypertension in Children.
A.D. Kirk, M. Kalayoglu.
11. Integrating a Multidisciplinary Approach to Management ofPortal Hypertension.