Hepatology at a Glance is an accessible, illustrated introduction to this increasingly important specialty. This brand new title helps the reader to develop a solid understanding of liver disease, and to recognise, diagnose and treat all types of routinely encountered liver and biliary disorders. It covers key areas such as the development, structure and function of the liver, transplantation, surgery and nutrition. Common cases of liver disorders and scenario, and the management of rarer diseases and disorders in special patient groups such as the pregnant are included.
Hepatology at a Glance:
Is a unique and concise resource on hepatology created for junior medical staff
Maintains a practical emphasis, with advice on history, examination and clinical testing
Includes clinical scenarios, with self–assessment questions and full explanations to answers
Follows the curriculum set by and with the support of the British Society of Gastroenterology
Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/hepatology featuring 30 MCQs
Providing guidance on all vital aspects of the specialty, Hepatology at a Glance is a succinct and accessible summative resource to enable a thorough understanding of the field.
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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.
New to this edition
Features expanded hepatitis chapters, including completely updated coverage of new, safe, and effective oral regimens for the treatment of hepatitis C.
Provides data on correlations of organs with the liver from basic and clinical viewpoints
Includes chapters on dysbiosis and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
Will enrich researchers’, clinical residents’ and medical students’ understanding of the liver
About this book
Based on the results of studies on autoimmunity, the endocrine system, nutrients, metal metabolism and intestinal bacterial flora, this volume thoroughly covers studies on functional correlation of the liver with the spleen, visceral fat, intestinal tract, and central nervous system. Including associations with dysbiosis, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and hepatocellular carcinoma, it offers comprehensive data on correlations of organs with the liver from basic and clinical viewpoints.
The Liver in Systemic Diseases will especially be of interest to researchers, clinical residents and medical students with an interest in hepatology and gastroenterology. Furthermore, the book has interdisciplinary appeal and provides a foundation that will help physicians to consider clinical conditions of diseases from a broader perspective.
About the authors
Hiromasa Ohira, Department of Gastroenterology and Rheumatogy, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine
Table of contents (16 chapters)
·Innate Immunity and the Liver
Miura, Kouichi (et al.)
·Microbiota and Liver
Abe, Kazumichi (et al.)
·Spleen and Liver
·The Brain and Liver
Takikawa, Yasuhiro (et al.)
·Glucose Metabolism and Liver
·Lipid Metabolism and the Liver
Enjoji, Munechika (et al.)
·Metal Metabolism and Liver
Hino, Keisuke (et al.)
·Metabolic Syndrome and the Liver
·Heart Disease and the Liver: Interactions Between the Heart and the Liver
Yoshihisa, Akiomi (et al.)
Liver and Lung Diseases: Hepatopulmonary Syndrome and Portopulmonary Hypertension
·Physiological and Pathological Interactions Between Liver and Kidney
·Endocrine Disease and Liver
·Rheumatic Diseases and the Liver
Takahashi, Atsushi (et al.)
·Hematologic Diseases and Liver
Nakamura, Nobuhiko (et al.)
·IgG4-Related Diseases and the Liver
·Infectious Diseases (Non-hepatitis Virus Infection) and the Liver
This book covers the huge advances made in clinical diagnosisenabling earlier detection, while addressing the recent progressmade in treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) to enablesuccessful therapy.
It draws on the expertise of an internationally recognizedauthor famed for his understanding, knowledge and efforts indefining terms and diagnosis in this area.
The text reviews the full range of pathological information ofHCC based on the study of surgical cases and biopsy materials,along with images, to help compare findings that may be encounteredby pathologists. It also makes special reference to developments inearly stage HCC detection and premalignant lesions which canincrease effective treatment.