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Handbook of Liver Disease

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Here's instant access to the symptoms, signs, differential diagnosis, and treatment for the full range of liver disorders. Written by an international 'who's who' of hepatology—and now in full color—this new 2nd Edition provides readers with top-notch, authoritative guidance they can count on!

Gastroenterologists, Internists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Hepatologists


Published: April 2004

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06633-7


  • 1. Assessment of liver function and diagnostic studies
    2. Acute liver failure
    3. Acute viral hepatitis
    4. Chronic viral hepatitis
    5. Autoimmune hepatitis
    6. Alcoholic liver disease
    7. Fatty liver and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
    8. Drug-induced and toxic liver disease
    9. Cirrhosis and portal hypertension: an overview
    10. Portal hypertension and gastrointestinal bleeding
    11. Ascites and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
    12. Hepatorenal syndrome
    13. Hepatic encephalopathy
    14. Primary biliary cirrhosis
    15. Primary sclerosing cholangitis
    16. Hemochromatosis
    17. Wilson's disease and related disorders
    18. Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and other metabolic liver diseases
    19. Budd-Chiari syndrome and other vascular disorders
    20. The liver in heart failure
    21. The liver in pregnancy
    22. The liver in systemic disease
    23. Pediatric liver disease
    24. Liver disease in the elderly
    25. HIV and the liver
    26. Granulomatous liver disease
    27. Hepatic tumours
    28. Hepatic abscesses and cysts
    29. Other infections involving the liver
    30. Surgery in the patient with liver disease and postoperative jaundice
    31. Liver transplantation
    32. Cholelithiasis and cholecystitis
    33. Diseases of the bile ducts
    34. Tumors of the biliary tract


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