Hepatic Encephalopathy: An Update, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455738854, 9781455742905

Hepatic Encephalopathy: An Update, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease, Volume 16-1

1st Edition

Authors: Ravi Prakash Kevin Mullen
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455738854
eBook ISBN: 9781455742905
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 28th February 2012


A very hot topic at the 2010 AASLD meeting, hepatic encephalopathy is being brought to the Clinics in Liver Disease for the very first time by top experts, Dr. Mullen and Dr. Prakash. Authors have written articles that fully discuss the clinical aspects of hepatic encephalopathy (HE). Articles presented include History, Nomenclature and Classification; Theories involved in the pathogenesis of HE; Clinical Assessment and utility of clinical scales for semi-quantification of Overt HE;  Assessment of Minimal HE
( with emphasis on computerized psychometric tests); Brain Imaging and HE; Management of Overt HE; Management of Minimal HE; Nutritional Interventions for HE; TIPS and HE; Liver Transplantation and Reversibility of HE; Minimal HE and Driving; and HE and Quality of Life.


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About the Authors

Ravi Prakash Author

MetroHealth Medical Center

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Kevin Mullen Author