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Hepatology at a Glance

May 2015, ©2015, Wiley-Blackwell
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Hepatology at a Glance is an accessible, illustrated introduction to this increasingly important specialty. This brand new title helps the reader to develop a solid understanding of liver disease, and to recognise, diagnose and treat all types of routinely encountered liver and biliary disorders. It covers key areas such as the development, structure and function of the liver, transplantation, surgery and nutrition. Common cases of liver disorders and scenario, and the management of rarer diseases and disorders in special patient groups such as the pregnant are included.

Hepatology at a Glance:
• Is a unique and concise resource on hepatology created for junior medical staff
• Maintains a practical emphasis, with advice on history, examination and clinical testing
• Includes clinical scenarios, with self-assessment questions and full explanations to answers
• Follows the curriculum set by and with the support of the British Society of Gastroenterology
• Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/hepatology featuring 30 MCQs

Providing guidance on all vital aspects of the specialty, Hepatology at a Glance is a succinct and accessible summative resource to enable a thorough understanding of the field.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgements viii

List of abbreviations ix

How to use your revision guide xii

Part 1 Basics 1

1 Liver and biliary anatomy and structure 2

2 Liver metabolism and function 4

3 Coagulation in liver disease 6

4 Liver fibrosis 8

Part 2 Evaluation of liver disease 11

5 Clinical history 12

6 Liver examination 14

7 Liver function tests 16

8 Radiology in liver disease 18

9 Liver biopsy 20

10 Non ]invasive markers of fibrosis 22

Part 3 Clinical scenarios 25

11 Asymptomatic abnormal LFTs 26

12 Jaundice 28

13 Portal hypertension 30

14 Variceal bleeding 32

15 Ascites 34

16 Management of complications of ascites 36

17 Renal dysfunction in cirrhosis 38

18 Cardiopulmonary complications 40

19 Hepatic encephalopathy 42

20 Acute liver failure 44

21 Liver disease in pregnancy 46

22 Indications for liver transplantation 48

23 Drug ]induced liver injury 50

24 Focal liver lesions 52

Part 4 Diseases 55

25 Alcohol ]related liver disease 56

26 Management of alcohol misuse 58

27 Fatty liver disease 60

28 Hepatitis A and hepatitis E viruses 62

29 Hepatitis B virus and delta hepatitis 64

30 Hepatitis C virus 67

31 Autoimmune hepatitis 70

32 Primary biliary cirrhosis 72

33 Sclerosing cholangiopathies 74

34 Overlap syndromes 76

35 Haemochromatosis and iron overload 78

36 Wilson’s disease 80

37 Metabolic disorders 82

38 Multisystemic diseases 84

39 Vascular disorders 86

40 Hepatocellular carcinoma 88

41 Cholangiocarcinoma 90

42 Surgical procedures 92

43 Biliary disorders 94

44 Pancreatic disorders 96

45 Post ]liver transplantation: general considerations 98

46 Post ]liver transplantation: disease recurrence 100

47 Tropical liver disease: parenchymal 102

48 Tropical liver disease: hepatobiliary 104

49 Nutrition and liver disease 106

Further reading 108

Index 109

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Author Information

Deepak Joshi is Post CCT Fellow in Hepato-Biliary Medicine, University College Hospital, London

Geri Keane is Clinical Research Fellow, Institute for Liver and Digestive Health, University College London

Alison Brind is Consultant Gastroenterologist with interest in Hepatology, University Hospital of North Midlands, Stoke on Trent
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Related Websites

Hepatology at a Glance Companion website featuring Multiple Choice Questions
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Hepatology at a Glance
ISBN : 978-1-118-75939-4
128 pages
May 2015
$45.00   BUY

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Hepatology at a Glance
ISBN : 978-1-118-75934-9
128 pages
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