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Diseases of the liver and bile ducts : a practical guide to diagnosis and treatment

Author: George Y Wu; Jonathan Israel
Publisher: Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©1998.
Series: Current clinical practice.
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Diseases of the liver and bile ducts.
Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©1998
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Y Wu; Jonathan Israel
ISBN: 0896034313 9780896034310
OCLC Number: 39051831
Description: xiv, 441 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Part I. General Clinical Features of Liver Disease. Signs and Symptoms of Liver Disease, Khalid Aziz and Jonathan Israel. Part II. Approach to Screening for Liver Disease. Routine Screening Blood Tests for Liver Disease, Shabbir Chaiwala and George Y. Wu. Specific Diagnostic Blood Tests, Shabbir Chaiwala and George Y. Wu. True Liver Function Tests, Shabbir Chaiwala and George Y. Wu. Part III. Imaging. Noninvasive Techniques for the Evaluation of Liver Diseases, Jeff Fidler and David Stark. Radiologic Interventions for Liver Disease,Harry H. Chen. Part IV. Hepatocellular Diseases. Hepatic Steatosis and Alcoholic Hepatitis, Mark R. Versland. Self-Limited Viral Hepatitis: A, E, CMV, EBV, Enrique J. Martinez and Lennox Jeffers. Acute and Chronic Hepatitis B and D 121, Steven A. Rogers and T. Jake Liang. Hepatitis C and G 131, Gabu Bhardwaj, Gary L. Davis, and Johnson Y. N. Lau . Autoimmune Hepatitis, F. Wilson Jackson and Raymond A. Rubin. Hepatocellular Carcinoma , Thomas J. Devers. Drug-Induced Hepatotoxicity, Thomas C. Li, Mark R. Versland, and George Y. Wu. Bilirubin Metabolism and Hyperbilirubinemia, Yaron Ilan, Namita Roy Chowdhury, and Jayanta Roy Chowdhury. Part V. Biliary Diseases. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Edward P. Toffolon. Extrahepatic Cholestasis: Stones and Malignancies., Matthew Estill and Salam F. Zakko. Cholecystitis, Douglas Robertson and Salam F. Zakko. Part VI. Adult Genetic Liver Diseases. Genetic Hemochromatosis, Michael L. Schilsky and Irmin Sternlieb. Disorders of Porphyrin Metabolism, Martin Hahn and Herbert L. Bonkovsky. Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency, Steven K. Herrine and Mark A. Zern. Part VII. Pediatric Liver Diseases. Wilsonis Disease, Michael L. Schilsky and Irmin Sternlieb. Neonatal Jaundice: When Is it Physiologic? Christopher J. Justinich and Jeffrey S. Hyams. Manifestations of Inherited Disorders of Bilirubin Glucuronidation During Infancy and Childhood,Namita Roy Chowdhury, Yaron Ilan, and Jayanta Roy Chowdhury. Neonatal Cholestasis, Colston F. McEvoy and Frederick J. Suchy. Other Common/Treatable Childhood Genetic Liver Disorders, Janna C. Collins. Part VIII. Women and Liver Diseases. Pregnancy and Liver Disease, Francis Ruiz and Caroline A. Riely. Part IX. Special Management Considerations. Ascites/Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis, William H. Ramsey. Hepatic Encephalopathy, Karen K. Kormis and George Y. Wu. Portal Hypertension/GI Bleeding, Maram Zakko and Roberto Groszmann. Acute Hepatic Failure, Kiran Sachdev and Jonathan Israel. Index.
Series Title: Current clinical practice.
Responsibility: edited by George Y. Wu and Jonathan Israel ; foreword by Willis C. Maddrey.
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