Liver: A Complete Book on Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Diseases

1st Edition

Author:

  • Mamun-Al Mahtab
    • Electronic ISBN 9788131231579

    Key Features

    Liver is a comprehensive book that discusses all aspects of diseases ranging from epidemiology to prognosis. This book is unique in its conception and presentation, as not only it provides new information but also offers a balanced and rational approach to diseases of liver, pancreas, and biliary system. One of the characteristic features of the book is inclusion of diseases of pancreas and separate chapters on important topics like cytokines and chemokines and apoptosis in liver diseases, as a sound background in these is essential for becoming a good specialist. It contains a chapter on evidence-based clinical practice in hepatology, which is the basis of modern clinical practice. It also includes a chapter on preventive aspects of hepato-biliary diseases keeping in mind that prevention of diseases is always preferred to cure.

    One of the unique features of this book is, it has contributors from all over the world.

    Table of Contents

    SECTION I: BASICS IN HEPATOLOGY

    Chapter 1 Anatomy and Histology of the Liver

    Chapter 2 Hepatocellular Function

    Chapter 3 Apoptosis in Liver Disease

    Chapter 4 Cytokine and Chemokine

    Chapter 5 Preventive Aspects of Hepatobiliary Diseases

    Chapter 6 Bioethics in Hepatology

    Chapter 7 Evidence-Based Clinical Practice in Hepatology

    SECTION II: ASSESSING THE LIVER

    Chapter 8 Liver Function Tests

    Chapter 9 Hepatic Imaging

    Chapter 10 Liver Biopsy

    Chapter 11 Histopathological Changes in Liver Diseases

    Chapter 12 Hematological Changes in Liver Diseases

    SECTION III: CONGENITAL LIVER DISEASES

    Chapter 13 Congenital Hyperbilirubinemias

    Chapter 14 Wilson’s Disease

    Chapter 15 Hereditary Hemochromatosis

    Chapter 16 Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

    Chapter 17 Glycogen Storage Disease

    Chapter 18 Porphyria

    SECTION IV: JAUNDICE

    Chapter 19 Hepatocellular Jaundice

    Chapter 20 Prehepatic Jaundice

    Chapter 21 Cholestatic Liver Disease

    SECTION V: HEPATOTROPIC VIRUSES

    Chapter 22 Hepatitis A Virus

    Chapter 23 Hepatitis E Virus

    Chapter 24 Hepatitis B Virus

    Chapter 25 Hepatitis B Virus: Mutants

    Chapter 26 Hepatitis B Virus: Advances

    Chapter 27 Hepatitis C Virus

    Chapter 28 Hepatitis D Virus

    SECTION VI: AUTOIMMUNE LIVER DISEASES

    Chapter 30 Autoimmune Hepatitis

    Chapter 31 Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    Chapter 32 Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

    SECTION VII: INFLUENCE OF DRUGS AND ENVIRONMENT ON LIVER

    Chapter 33 Drug-Induced Liver Diseases

    Chapter 34 Arsenic-Induced Liver Disease

    Chapter 35 Alcoholic Liver Disease

    Chapter 36 Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

    SECTION VIII: LIVER FAILURE

    Chapter 37 Acute Liver Failure

    SECTION IX: CIRRHOSIS AND COMPLICATIONS

    Details

    No. of pages:
    666
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2009
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Elsevier India
    Electronic ISBN:
    9788131231579