Diseases of the Liver & Biliary System in Children
Edited By: Deirdre A. Kelly, The Children's Hospital, Birmingham, UK
An extremely practical text, this new edition of Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System in Children covers the essentials of paediatric hepatology. The range of material is wide and has been revised and updated to include the latest advances. Many helpful algorithms and tables are included and the references at the end of each chapter have been carefully selected so as to provide the most up-to-date information available. A concluding section comprising some 100 carefully annotated plates, completes this text.
Containing the contributions of 23 internationally acclaimed authorities, active both clinically and in research, the book provides an essential guide to the diagnosis and management of paediatric liver diseases, both common and uncommon for all those involved in the care of the child with liver disease. Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System in Children has become THE REFERENCE of choice for the paediatric gastroenterologist, hepatologist and surgeon.
SECTION 1: SUPPORTING THE FAMILY
1 Supporting the Child and Family
SECTION 2: INVESTIGATING THE LIVER
2 Useful Investigations in the Assessment of Liver Disease
3 Interventional Radiology and Invasive Diagnostic Imaging
SECTION 3: NEONATAL LIVER DISEASE
4 The Jaundiced Baby
5 The Acutely Ill Baby