Comprehensive Clinical Hepatology book cover

Comprehensive Clinical Hepatology

Text with CD-ROM

Authoritative and highly illustrated in full color, this comprehensive resource is the result of a joint effort of four experienced senior clinicians and educators. It focuses on the medical aspects of transplantation, offers an oasis of knowledge on key topics for clinical practice and examination, and discusses the newest developments in the field, including NASH and chronic viral hepatitis.


Published: November 2005

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-03675-7


  • Section 1: Normal Structure and Function

    Anatomy of the Normal Liver

    Cellular Biology of the Normal Liver

    Function of the Normal Liver

    Section 2: Evaluation

    Clinical Evaluation of the Patient with Liver Disease

    Section 3: Signs and Symptoms


    Gastrointestinal Hemorrahage and Portal Hypertension

    Ascites and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

    Hepatorenal Syndrome and other Renal Diseases

    Hepatic Encephalopathy

    Associated Systemic Conditions of Liver Disease

    Section 4: Treatment Techniques

    Non-transpant Surgery and the Liver

    Section 5: Diseases and Disorders

    Viral Hepatitis A & E

    Viral Hepatitis B & D

    Hepatitis C & G

    HIV and the Liver

    Miscellaneous Infections of the Liver

    Autoimmune Hepatitis

    Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    Primary Schlerosing Cholangitis

    Alcoholic Liver Disease


    Wilson's Disease

    Metabolic Diseases of the Liver

    Benign Tumours and Cystic Diseases of the Liver

    Malignant Tumours of the Liver

    Biliary and Cholestatic Diseases

    Vascular Diseases of the Liver

    Drug- and Toxin-induced Liver Disease

    Acute Liver Failure

    Hepatobiliary Dysfunction in the Critically Ill

    The Liver and Systemic Disease

    Section 6: Considerations in Special Populations

    Pregnancy and the Liver

    Pediatric Liver Diseases

    Section 7: Transplantation Hepatology

    Indications and Patient Selection

    The Transplant Operation

    Immunology and Immunosuppression

    Infective Complications

    Graft Dysfunction



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