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The ONLY text devoted exclusively to neonatal jaundice
An intense, streamlined review for the gastroenterology board exam
Extracellular Matrix of the Liver addresses the basic science of the extracellular matrix and discusses new strategies for the treatment of cirrhosis of the liver, with a primary focus on possible gene therapy approaches. The chapters are divided into six sections as follows: Basic Science of Extracellular MatrixCells Responsible for Extracellular Matrix ProductionActivation Mechanism of Hepatic Cells and Signal TransductionBasic Science for Extracellular Matrix Metabolism including Enzymes and their InhibitorsMatrix Mettaloproteinases and Tissue Inhibitors for Matrix Mettaloproteinases New Strategies for the treatment of Liver CirrhosisDiscusses the possibility of gene therapy for liver cirrhosisIncludes information on new aspects of hepatic stellate cellsWritten by top experts in basic science and clinical hepatology
The anticipated encore volume of the Biomedical Research Reports Series, Hepatitis C is the first book that offers comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of this "e;silent epidemic."e; The subject matter ranges from basic science to clinical medicine, with contributions from more than 30 international experts in the field. This important new book details the hepatitis C virus and the disease that it causes, including its prevalence, means of spread, symptoms, complications, natural history, prevention, and therapy.The editors, T. Jake Liang, M.D., and Jay H. Hoofnagle, M.D., are both hepatologists and clinical and laboratory researchers who are well known leaders in the hepatitis field. Their team of authors provide the latest information on key issues such as the role of hepatitis C in liver cancer and evolving therapy for hepatitis C, including special subgroups of patients such as children, patients with renal failure, patients undergoing liver transplantation, and patients with HIV coinfection. The book also addresses future directions in antiviral therapy of hepatitis C and the real challenges of developing a vaccine. Hepatitis C is the integrated reference book for all researchers, clinicians, and students dealing with this troubling virus.Key Features* Provides comprehensive coverage of hepatitis C, ranging from basic science to clinical application* Includes contributions from more than 30 international experts in the field* Supplies current recommendations on management of hepatitis C* Designed in an easy-to-use format with consistent organization* Includes extensive illustrations
Suitable for clinicians and scientists in academia, the pharmaceutical industry and government settings, this book contains 4 chapters on key topics in the area and provides an extensive review of the developments concerning the toxicology, pharmacology, genetics and immunology of drug-induced liver disease.
Provides insights for those seeking nutritional treatment options for those suffering from liver and/or related gastrointestinal disease including Crohn's, allergies, and colitis among others. This book serves as a resource for researchers in nutrition, nephrology, and gastroenterology. It presents a range of liver and gastrointestinal diseases.
Written by experts within their fields, the handbook provides up-to-date, practical advice on the management of common conditions for trainees and specialists in gastroenterology and hepatology. It covers approaches to clinical problems, including infectious disease and gastrointestinal problems in developing countries.
An easily accessible guide to diagnosing and managing emergencies, Emergencies in Gastroenterology and Hepatology aids doctors in dealing with acutely sick patients quickly and effectively.
Based around the core curriculum for specialist trainees in gastroenterology and hepatology, this book
contains 50 well-structured, peer-reviewed cases gathered from the Oxford Hospitals, comprehensively
covering the various disorders of the gastroenterological system.
A detailed but practical guide for surgeons and trainees covering the available management and operative strategies in liver and pancreas surgery, this book includes over 200 professionally drawn figures and numerous flowcharts to illustrate vital elements of the anatomy and procedures described.