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Hepatology : a textbook of liver disease

Author: David Zakim; Thomas D Boyer
Publisher: Philadelphia : Saunders, ©2003.
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The editors have assembled 61 essays which distill data from numerous primary references and provide current information on every facet of liver disease. The first section covers the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of liver function, as well as the porphyrias, hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis. Subsequent sections cover systemic effects of liver disease, laboratory methods for evaluating liver disease, toxic  Read more...

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Philadelphia : Saunders, ©2003
Online version:
Philadelphia : Saunders, ©2003
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Zakim; Thomas D Boyer
ISBN: 0721690513 9780721690513
OCLC Number: 49422424
Description: 2 volumes (xxiv, 1765, 64 pages) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Anatomy and physiology of the liver --
Ch. 2. Hepatic regeneration --
Ch. 3. Metabolism of glucose and fatty acids by the liver --
Ch. 4. Amino acid metabolism and synthesis of urea --
Ch. 5. Liver disease, alcohol, and lipoprotein metabolism --
Ch. 6. Hepatic metabolism of vitamin A --
Ch. 7. Vitamin D metabolism and metabolic bone disease --
Ch. 8. Hepatic metabolism of xenobiotics in humans --
Ch. 9. Bilirubin metabolism and its disorders --
Ch. 10. Mechanisms of bile secretion --
Ch. 11. The porphyrias --
Ch. 12. Fibrosis of the liver: representative molecular elements and their emerging role as anti-fibrotic targets --
Ch. 13. Hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis --
Ch. 14. Iron metabolism and pathophysiology --
Ch. 15. Clinical features of hepatic encephalopathy --
Ch. 16. Acute liver failure --
Ch. 17. Renal function in cirrhosis: pathophysiology and clinical features --
Ch. 18. Cardiovascular and pulmonary complications in patients with liver disease --
Ch. 19. The liver and hematopoiesis --
Ch. 20. Hemostasis --
Ch. 21. Portal hypertension and bleeding esophageal varices --
Ch. 22. Diagnosis and management of cirrhotic ascites --
Ch. 23. Laboratory evaluation of the patient with liver disease --
Ch. 24. Laparoscopy in liver disease --
Ch. 25. Histopathologic diagnosis of liver disease --
Ch. 26. Mechanisms of chemically induced liver disease --
Ch. 27. Drug-induced liver disease and environmental toxins --
Ch. 28. Preoperative and postoperative hepatic dysfunctions --
Ch. 29. Alcoholic liver disease --
Ch. 30. Clinical features and management of alcoholic liver disease and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis. Ch. 31. Hepatitis A and E --
Ch. 32. Hepatitis B and D --
Ch. 33. Hepatitis C --
Ch. 34. Other hepatitis viruses --
Ch. 35. Parasitic diseases of the liver --
Ch. 36. Bacterial and miscellaneous infections of the liver --
Ch. 37. Immune mechanisms in the production of liver diseases --
Ch. 38. Autoimmune liver disease --
Ch. 39. Primary biliary cirrhosis --
Ch. 40. Hepatobiliary complications of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's Disease --
Ch. 41. Wilson's Disease --
Ch. 42. Hemochromatosis and the iron overload syndromes --
Ch. 43. Granulomatous diseases of the liver --
Ch. 44. Molecular pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma --
Ch. 45. Tumors of the liver --
Ch. 46. Surgical therapy of hepatic tumors --
Ch. 47. [alpha]₁-antitrypsin deficiency --
Ch. 48. Inborn errors of metabolism that lead to permanent hepatic injury --
Ch. 49. Cystic diseases of the liver --
Ch. 50. Cholestatic syndromes of infancy and childhood --
Ch. 51. HIV-associated hepatobiliary disease --
Ch. 52. The liver in systemic illness --
Ch. 53. Budd-Chiari Syndrome --
Ch. 54. The liver in pregnancy --
Ch. 55. Liver transplantation --
Ch. 56. Recurrent disease after liver transplantation --Ch. 57. Liver disease and parenteral nutrition --
Ch. 58. The role of the liver in hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation --
Ch. 59. Pathogenesis of gallstones --
Ch. 60. The medical management of gallstones --
Ch. 61. Non-surgical treatment of biliary tract diseases.
Responsibility: [edited by] David Zakim, Thomas D. Boyer.


Covering the scientific aspects of liver disease as they apply to immediate clinical implications, this two-volume resource presents information on pathology, pathophysiology, and clinical diagnosis  Read more...


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