Paediatric Cholestasis: Novel Approaches to Treatment

Paediatric Cholestasis: Novel Approaches to Treatment

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This book reviews the physiological basis of bile formation as well as its ontogenesis, describes the most important cholestatic liver diseases in infancy, and critically reviews treatment modalities of cholestatic liver diseases: surgical and medical, new and old. The book addresses paediatricians and hepatologists, as well as basic scientists interested in bile acid metabolism and its derangements in cholestasis.
This is the proceedings of the Falk Symposium No. 63 `Pediatric Cholestasis: Novel Approaches to Treatment' held in Titisee, Germany, October 9-10, 1991.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 155.96 x 233.93 x 22.35mm | 800g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1992 ed.
  • 384 p.
  • 0792389778
  • 9780792389774

Table of contents

Physiology of bile formation; pathology and pathophysiology of cholestasis; clinical aspects of paediatric cholestasis; diagnostic procedures in the assessment of cholestatic liver diseases; treatment of cholestatic disorders 1 - surgical and conservative; treatment of cholestasis - ursodeoxycholate.
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