Comprehensive Clinical Hepatology
John O'Grady, MD, FRCPI, Consultant Hepatologist, Institute of Liver 072343106X · Hardback · 688 Pages · 650 Illustrations
Mosby · Published May 2000
Price: £ 135.00
This clinically focused, single volume text is extensively illustrated in color. It is concise yet comprehensive and is designed to meet the needs of fellows and residents studying hepatology and gastroenterology. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field and presents an international perspective of the subject.
This book provides a fresh and innovative look at the broad spectrum of modern hepatology, including established practices and new techniques, in a clinically focused format. It is split into 4 main sections, the first describes the structure and function of the normal liver. The second deals with the full range of clinical entities that denote liver disease. The third section presents a series of chapters on specific hepatic diseases, including up-to-date coverage on viral hepatitis and HIV infection. The final section provides comprehensive coverage of the rapidly changing field of hepatic transplantation.
The consistent structure, integration of the basic science, fantastic artwork program, accessibility of the text and clinical focus of this book make it a must for all trainee and practising specialists in hepatology.
Clinically focused with basic science integrated throughout reflects the way physicians practice.
Comprehensive coverage includes all areas necessary when diagnosing, treating and managing a patient.
Internationally relevant. Ensures that the global best practice forms the basis of the text, and that individual chapters are written by the freshest, most energetic names on the international scene.
Fantastic full colour artwork program aids the reader understand difficult concepts using a visual format.
Concisely and consistently written ensuring that it is not just an encyclopaedic collection of individual academic articles each with a different focus.
Section 1: Normal Structure and Function
Anatomy of the Normal Liver
Bernard C Portmann
Cellular Biology of the Normal Liver
Guangsheng Fan and Clifford J Steer
Function of the Normal Liver
Richard H Moseley
Section 2: Clinical Manifestations of Liver Disease
Clinical Evaluation of the Patient with Liver Disease
Peter D Howdle
Steven D Lidofsky
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage and Portal Hypertension
John R Lake and Peter D Howdle
Ascites and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
Vincente Arroyo, Ramón Bataller and Pere Ginès
Hepatorenal Syndrome and Other Renal Diseases
Kevin D Mullen
Associated Systemic Conditions of Liver Disease
Robert S Brown Jr and Steven L Zacks
Section 3: Specific Diseases of the Liver
Viral Hepatitis A and E
John G O'Grady
Viral Hepatitis B and D
Anna Suk-Fong Lok and Henry Lik-Yuen Chan
Hepatitis C and G
George Webster, Simon Whalley, Eleanor Barnes and