Well-organized and vibrantly illustrated throughout, Handbook of Liver Disease is a comprehensive yet concise handbook providing authoritative guidance on key clinical issues in liver disease. The quick-reference outline format ensures that you'll find answers when you need them, and cover-to-cover updates keep you abreast of the recent rapid changes in the field. Written by leading international experts in hepatology, this reference is ideal for hepatologists, gastroenterologists, internists, family practitioners, trainees, and others who diagnose and manage patients with liver disorders.
Uses a highly templated outline format, key points in each chapter, alert symbols, and highlighted review points to provide a "just the facts" approach to daily clinical questions on liver disease.
Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, Q&As, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Features expanded hepatitis chapters, including completely updated coverage of new, safe, and effective oral regimens for the treatment of hepatitis C.
Provides completely updated coverage of: alcoholic liver disease * autoimmune hepatitis * portal hypertension * primary biliary cholangitis * hepatic tumors * cirrhosis * nonalcoholic liver disease * liver transplantation * and more.
Includes the latest information on adolescents with liver disease moving into adult care.
Covers the revised criteria for prioritizing liver transplantation using the MELDNa score, new options for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma, and improved management of hepatorenal syndrome.
Foreword 1. Assessment of Liver Function and Diagnostic Studies 2. Acute Liver Failure 3. Hepatitis A and Hepatitis E 4. Hepatitis B and Hepatitis D 5. Hepatitis C 6. Hepatitis Caused by Other Viruses 7. Autoimmune Hepatitis 8. Alcoholic Liver Disease 9. Fatty Liver and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis 10. Drug-Induced and Toxic Liver Disease 11. Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension 12. Portal Hypertension and Gastrointestinal Bleeding 13. Ascites and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis 14. Hepatorenal Syndrome 15. Hepatic Encephalopathy 16. Primary Biliary Cholangitis 17. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis 18. Hemochromatosis 19. Wilson Disease and Related Disorders 20. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and Other Metabolic Liver Diseases 21. Budd-Chiari Syndrome and Other Vascular Disorders 22. The Liver in Heart Failure 23. The Liver in Pregnancy 24. The Liver in Systemic Disease 25. Pediatric Liver Disease 26. Liver Disease in the Elderly 27. Hepatobiliary Complications of HIV 28. Granulomatous Liver Disease 29. Hepatic Tumors 30. Hepatic Abscesses and Cysts 31. Other Infections Involving the Liver 32. Surgery in the Patient with Liver Disease and Postoperative Jaundice 33. Liver Transplantation 34. Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis 35. Diseases of the Bile Ducts 36. Tumors of the Biliary Tract