Handbook of Liver Disease - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781437717259, 9781455723164

Handbook of Liver Disease

3rd Edition

Authors: Lawrence Friedman Emmet Keeffe
eBook ISBN: 9781455723164
Paperback ISBN: 9781437717259
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 3rd August 2011
Page Count: 536

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The Handbook of Liver Disease, 3rd Edition, by Drs. Lawrence S. Friedman and Emmet B. Keeffe, gives you quick reference to the most recent diagnostic and treatment options for patients with liver disorders. International authorities share the latest clinical findings and procedures to help you expertly manage illnesses like hepatitis B and C and hepatocellular carcinoma, as well as apply new practices like genetic testing, noninvasive imaging techniques, and so much more. Quickly access updated information on all aspects of liver disease including new drugs, therapy trials, and post-transplant conditions with this full-color, templated edition–in print and online at www.expertconsult.com.

Key Features

  • Expedite diagnostic and therapeutic decision making with a highly templated outline format that uses full-color illustrations, tables, algorithms and figures, key point boxes, and alert symbols to present information at a glance.

Table of Contents

  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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About the Author

Lawrence Friedman

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; The Anton R. Fried, MD, Chair, Department of Medicine, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Massachusetts; Assistant Chief of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Emmet Keeffe

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine; Chief of Hepatology, Co-Director, Liver Transplant Program, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA