Hepatic Encephalopathy, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323683661

Hepatic Encephalopathy, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease, Volume 24-2

1st Edition

Authors: Vinod Rustgi
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323683661
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 28th May 2020
Page Count: 240

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Table of Contents

Alagille Syndrome

Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Liver Disease

Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis

Inborn Errors of Bile Acid Metabolism

Autoimmune Hepatitis, Sclerosing Cholangitis, and Autoimmune Sclerosing

Cholangitis or Overlap Syndrome

Hepatitis B and C

Nonalcoholic Liver Disease in Children and Adolescents

Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension in the Pediatric Population.

Pediatric Liver Tumors

Acute Liver Failure: An Update

Liver Transplantation in Children


In collaboration with Consulting Editor, Dr. Norman Gitlin, Dr. Vinod Rustgi has put together topics that provide a current clinical update on the treatment and management of patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE).  Experts in the field have contributetd clinical review articles on the following topics: Definition, Prevalence, and Epidemiology of HE; Pathophysiology of HE; Clinical Manifestations of HE; Laboratory Abnormalities of HE; Minimal or Subclinical HE; Prognosis of Prognosis of HE; Pharmacological Management of HE; Non-pharmacological Management of HE; Cost Burden of HE; Long-term management of HE: Modern Measures to Prevent Re-admission; Social Impact of HE; and Novel Therapies for HE. Readers will come away with the information they need to improve outcomes in patients with HE.


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About the Authors

Vinod Rustgi Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA