Practical Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Liver and Biliary Disease v. 3

Practical Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Liver and Biliary Disease v. 3


By (author) Keith D. Lindor, By (author) Hugo E. Vargas, Editor-in-chief Professor Nicholas J. Talley

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  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Format: Hardback | 424 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 248mm x 28mm | 1,179g
  • Publication date: 19 October 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Chicester
  • ISBN 10: 140518275X
  • ISBN 13: 9781405182751
  • Illustrations note: col. ill
  • Sales rank: 1,771,957

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This comprehensive resource for fellows/trainees and candidates for recertification in gastroenterology summarizes the field in a modern, fresh format. Prominent experts from around the globe write on their areas of expertise, and each chapter follows a uniform structure. The focus is on key knowledge, with the most important clinical facts highlighted in boxes. Color illustrations reinforce the text.

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Author information

Editor-in-Chief: Nicholas J. Talley, MD, PhD, Chair, Department of InternalMedicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida,USA Associate editors: Keith D. Lindor, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division ofGastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine,Rochester, MN, USA Hugo E. Vargas, MD, Chair, Division of Hepatology, Professor ofMedicine, Consultant, Divisions of Hepatology and Gastroenterology,Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Table of contents

Contributors. Preface. Foreword. Part 1: Pathobiology of the Liver and Biliary Tract. 1 Anatomy, Embryology and Histology (Nirusha Lachman,Wojciech Pawlina). 2 Immunology of the Liver and Mechanisms of Inflammation(Konstantinos N. Lazaridis). Part 2: Diagnostic Approaches in Liver Disease. 3 Approach to History Taking and Physical Examination in Liverand Biliary Disease (David D. Douglas). 4 Assessment of Abnormal Liver Injury Tests (Mashal JatoiBatheja, Hugo E. Vargas). 5 Imaging of the Liver and Biliary Tree (Alvin C.Silva). 6 ERCP and Biliary Manometry (Todd H. Baron). 7 Endoscopic Techniques used in the Management of Liver andBiliary Tree Disease: EUS (Ferga C. Gleeson, ElizabethRajan). 8 Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in the Management of LiverDisease (Hugo E. Vargas). 9 Liver Biopsy and Paracentesis (John J. Poterucha, TimothyJ. Gunneson). Part 3: Problem-Based Approach to Liver Disease. 10 Jaundice and Pruritus (Andrea Gossard, KeithLindor). 11 Liver Mass Found Incidentally on Abdominal Imaging (ThomasJ. Byrne). 12 Right Upper Quadrant Abdominal Pain (Feng Li, CuongNguyen). 13 Acute Liver Failure (J. Eileen Hay). Part 4: Problems Related to Chronic Liver Disease. 14 Portal Hypertension (Nayantara Coelho-Prabhu, Patrick S.Kamath). 15 Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Lewis R. Roberts). 16 Pregnancy and Liver Disease (Elizabeth J. Carey, J. EileenHay). 17 Biliary Atresia and Cystic Fibrosis: Transitioning Care fromPediatrics to Internal Medicine (Veena Venkat, Benjamin L.Shneider). Part 5: Diseases of the Liver. 18 Acute Viral Hepatitis: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis E and OtherViruses (Juan F. Gallegos-Orozco, Jorge Rakela). 19 Hepatitis B and C (W. Ray Kim, John J. Poterucha). 20 Bacterial and Other Non-Viral Infections of the Liver(Maria Teresa A. Seville, Ann McCullough, Shimon Kusne). 21 Metabolic Liver Diseases (John B. Gross). 22 Hepatic Steatosis and NAFLD (Paul Angulo). 23 Drug-induced Liver Injury (Einar S. Bjornsson, NagaChalasani). 24 Alcoholic Liver Disease (Helga Paula, Vijay Shah). 25 Autoimmune Liver Diseases (Jayant A. Talwalkar, Keith D.Lindor). 26 Vascular Diseases of the Liver (Bashar A. Aqel). 27 Hepatic Complications of Bone Marrow Transplantation(Kelly K. Curtis, James L. Slack, Hugo E. Vargas). 28 Hepatic Manifestations of Systemic Diseases (Stephen CraneHauser). Part 6: Liver Transplantation. 29 Indications and Patient Selection (Saleh Alqahtani,Kymberly D.S. Watt). 30 What Hepatologists Should Know About Liver Transplant Surgery(Kristin L. Mekeel, David C. Mulligan). 31 Immunosuppression: The Essentials (David J. Post, David D.Douglas). 32 Liver Transplantation: Early and Long Term Management andComplications (Chakri Panjala, Denise M. Harnois). Part 7: Problem-Based Approach to Biliary Tract Disease andGallbladder. 33 Gallstones, Gallbladder Polyps and Their Complications:Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Management (Ethan D.Miller, M. Edwyn Harrison). 34 Functional Gallbladder and Sphincter of Oddi Disorders(Bret T. Petersen). 35 Cancer of the Gallbladder and Biliary Tree (David J. Rea,David M. Nagorney, Charles B. Rosen). 36 Biliary Strictures and Leaks (Erin W. Thackeray, WilliamSanchez). Index.