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Practical Management of Liver Diseases

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Janus P. Ong, Dimitrios Vassilopoulos, Stephanos Hadziyannis, Sam Galhenage, John G. McHutchison, Poonam Mishra, Nila Rafiq, Zobair M. Younossi, Robert O'Shea, Srinivasan Dasarathy, Arthur J. McCullough, Bruce R. Bacon, Jamile Wakim-Fleming, Kevin D. Mullen, Steven D. Nathan, James K. Stoller, Andrea A. Gossard, Keith D. Lindor, Julie Polson, Naga Chalasani, Mark S. Sulkowski, Morris Sherman, Jorge L. Herrera, Robert L. Carithers, Ancha Baranova, Emmanuel Petricoin, Lance Liotta
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  • Date Published: June 2008
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521684897

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  • Practical Management of Liver Diseases is a practical reference for clinicians and trainees involved in the care of patients with liver diseases. It is designed to ensure that healthcare professionals are up to date on recent advances and can detect and treat these diseases rapidly and efficiently for maximum patient benefit. Each chapter is written by an international expert in the field of hepatology and presents an evidence-based review of the disease or problem and a systematic approach to diagnosis and management. With clear illustrations, algorithms, and tables for easy access to key information, this helpful guide is an essential resource for the day-to-day management of patients with liver disease and its complications.

    • Provides practical strategies for recognizing and treating common liver diseases; written for the nonspecialist
    • Contributors are internationally renowned hepatologists
    • Accessible format; packed with tables and algorithms for quick reference
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    • Date Published: June 2008
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521684897
    • length: 304 pages
    • dimensions: 262 x 183 x 23 mm
    • weight: 0.89kg
    • contains: 1 b/w illus. 4 colour illus. 71 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Acute viral hepatitis Janus P. Ong
    2. Chronic hepatitis B and D Dimitrios Vassilopoulos and Stephanos Hadziyannis
    3. Chronic hepatitis C Sam Galhenage and John G. McHutchison
    4. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease Poonam Mishra, Nila Rafiq and Zobair M. Younossi
    5. Alcoholic liver disease Robert O'Shea, Srinivasan Dasarathy and Arthur J. McCullough
    6. Genetic hemochromatosis and iron overload Bruce R. Bacon
    7. Wilson's disease Jamile Wakim-Fleming and Kevin D. Mullen
    8. Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and the liver Steven D. Nathan and James K. Stoller
    9. Auto immune liver disease Andrea A. Gossard and Keith D. Lindor
    10. Drug induced liver disease Julie Polson and Naga Chalasani
    11. HIV and viral hepatitis Mark S. Sulkowski
    12. Benign and malignant tumors of the liver Morris Sherman
    13. Complications of cirrhosis Jorge L. Herrera
    14. Liver transplantation Robert L. Carithers
    15. Novel technologies in studying chronic liver diseases Ancha Baranova, Emmanuel Petricoin, Lance Liotta and Zobair M. Younossi.

  • Editor

    Zobair M. Younossi, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Annandale, VA
    Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH, is the Executive Director of Research for Inova Health System and the Executive Director of the Center for Liver Diseases at Inova Fairfax Hospital, Annandale, VA. He is also Professor of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Inova Campus and Affiliate Professor of Biomedical Sciences at George Mason University. Dr Younossi has authored over 150 articles and presented more than 150 abstracts at international meetings. He sits on multiple local and national committees and has served on the editorial boards of Hepatology and World Journal of Gastroenterology and served as the associate editor of Liver International and Evidence-Based Gastroenterology. Over the past decade, Dr Younossi has been actively involved with the American Liver Foundation, as well as multiple committees of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease and American College of Gastroenterology. He is a sought-after speaker who frequently speaks as faculty in major international scientific meetings.

    Contributors

    Janus P. Ong, Dimitrios Vassilopoulos, Stephanos Hadziyannis, Sam Galhenage, John G. McHutchison, Poonam Mishra, Nila Rafiq, Zobair M. Younossi, Robert O'Shea, Srinivasan Dasarathy, Arthur J. McCullough, Bruce R. Bacon, Jamile Wakim-Fleming, Kevin D. Mullen, Steven D. Nathan, James K. Stoller, Andrea A. Gossard, Keith D. Lindor, Julie Polson, Naga Chalasani, Mark S. Sulkowski, Morris Sherman, Jorge L. Herrera, Robert L. Carithers, Ancha Baranova, Emmanuel Petricoin, Lance Liotta

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