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Liver Disease: A Clinical Casebook
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This clinical casebook provides a concise yet comprehensive state-of-the-art review of liver disease. Presented in a case-based format, each case features a scenario centered on a different variant of liver disease, with sections on case history, diagnosis/assessment, treatment, outcomes, alternative approaches, and clinical pearls. Diseases covered include drug-induced liver injury, acute hepatitis, chronic hepatitis, NAFLD, and cholangitis. Scenarios such as liver disease in pregnancy, elevated liver function tests, and liver transplants are also presented in the casebook. Written by experts in the field, Liver Disease: A Clinical Casebook is a valuable resource for clinicians and practitioners who treat patients with liver disease.


1 Drug-Induced Liver Injury
Dennis L. Shung, Joseph K. Lim

2 Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis
Sasan Sakiani, Arthur McCullough

3 Ascites
Melissa Corson, Lisa Najarian, Sammy Saab

4 Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
Mona Hassan, Dilip Moonka

5 Hepatorenal Syndrome
Yumi Ando, Joseph Ahn

6 Chronic Hepatitis B
Lindsay Meurer, Anthony Post

7 Chronic Hepatitis C
Stanley M. Cohen

8 Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Nael N. Haddad, Amandeep Singh, Mazyar Malakouti, Naim Alkhouri

9 Liver Disease and Pregnancy
Lydia Aye, Tram Tran

10 Asymptomatic, Non-Malignant Liver Masses: A Radiologist's Approach
Raj Mohan Paspulati

11 Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Daniel B. Karb, Seth N. Sclair

12 Abnormal Liver Tests
Paul Y. Kwo, Katherine Wong

13 General Care of the Cirrhotic Patient
Paul A Schmeltzer, Mark W. Russo

14 Hepatic Encephalopathy
Eric Kallwitz, Zurabi Lominadze

15 Esophageal Varices
Sofia Simona Jakab, Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao

16 Autoimmune Hepatitis
John F. Reinus, Kristina R. Chacko

17 Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Andrew R. Scheinberg, Cynthia Levy

18 Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Shivani Ketan Shah, Marina G. Silveira

19 General Overview of the Liver Transplant Patient
Anjana Pillai, Thomas Couri

20 Reactivation of Hepatitis B
Perica Davitkov, Yngve Falck-Ytter

21 Surgery in the Patient with Chronic Liver Disease
Jason J. Cano, Stephen C. Pappas


ISBN-13: 9783319985053
Publisher: Springer (Springer International Publishing AG)
Publication date: January, 2019
Pages: 311
Weight: 569g
Availability: Available
Subcategories: Gastroenterology, Hepatology


Stanley Martin Cohen, MD, FAASLD, FACG Medical Director, Hepatology Digestive Health Institute University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Professor of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland, OHUSA

Perica Davitkov, MD University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland, OH USA


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