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Complications of cirrhosis : evaluation and management

Author: Andrew P Keaveny; Andrés Cárdenas
Publisher: Cham : Springer, [2015] ©2015
Series: Online access with purchase: Springer (t)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This volume presents a concise yet comprehensive overview on all facets concerning the complications of cirrhosis. Structured in three sections, the book reviews the natural history of cirrhosis, the diagnostic and predictive tools available to assess the disease, complications, and treatment options such as liver assist devices and transplantation. Topical concerns in the management of patients with cirrhosis are  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew P Keaveny; Andrés Cárdenas
ISBN: 9783319136141 3319136143 3319136135 9783319136134
OCLC Number: 907066873
Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations
Contents: Pathogenesis and Evolution of Liver Fibrosis: Cirrhosis or Cirrhoses? --
Natural History of Cirrhosis --
Prediction of Complications of Cirrhosis: Molecular Biomarkers --
Predictors of Clinical Complications of Cirrhosis --
Noninvasive Markers of Fibrosis in the Assessment of Cirrhosis --
Diagnosis of cirrhosis: Imaging --
Measurement of Portal Pressure and Transjugular Liver Biopsy --
Reversal of Cirrhosis --
Esophageal Varices: Primary and Secondary Prophylaxis --
Acute Variceal Bleeding --
Gastric and Ectopic Varices --
Portal Hypertensive Gastropathy and Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia --
Ascites and Refractory Ascites --
Hyponatremia in Cirrhosis --
Hepatorenal syndrome --
Hepatic Encephalopathy --
Cirrhotic Cardiomyopathy: Pathogenic Mechanisms and Management Strategies --
Hepatopulmonary syndrome --
Portopulmonary Hypertension --
Portal Vein Thrombosis --
Coagulation Disorders in Patients with Cirrhosis --
Hepatocellular Carcinoma --
Cholangiocarcinoma --
Bacterial Infections in Patients with Cirrhosis --
Acute-on-Chronic Liver failure --
Liver support systems --
Liver Transplantation --
Assessment and management of the patient with cirrhosis undergoing surgery --
Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle, Managing Hyperlipidemia, Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension and Immunizations in Patients with Cirrhosis --
Malnutrition in Patients with Cirrhosis --
Bone disease in Patients with Cirrhosis --
The Economic Cost of Cirrhosis --
Delivering Quality Care to Patients with Cirrhosis: A Practical Guide for Clinicians --
Quality of life issues for patients with cirrhosis --
Palliative Care in Cirrhosis --
Ethical Issues in End-Stage Liver Disease: A Framework for Assessment and the Challenges.
Series Title: Online access with purchase: Springer (t)
Responsibility: Andrew P. Keaveny, Andrés Cárdenas, editors.


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