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Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System, 11th Edition



Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System, 11th Edition

Shiela Sherlock, James Dooley

ISBN: 978-0-470-98681-3 April 2008 Wiley-Blackwell 728 Pages


Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System continues to be the pre-eminent textbook of choice for trainee as well as practising gastroenterologists who want a clear and lucid description of the very latest issues in this growing discipline. Every chapter has been updated with the most recent advances in the study and control of hepatitis, in its various forms. Technical and therapeutic advances have appeared in all areas of hepatology, in particular portal hypertension, liver tumours, genetic diseases and imaging, both diagnostic and therapeutic. All are brought up-to-date in the very readable style characteristic of this standard text.
Preface to the Eleventh Edition.

Preface to the First Edition.

1. Anatomy and Function.

2. Assessment of Liver Function.

3. Biopsy of the Liver.

4. The Haematology of Liver Disease.

5. Ultrasound, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

6. Hepato-cellular Failure.

7. Hepatic Encephalopathy.

8. Acute Liver Failure.

9. Ascites.

10. The Portal Venous System and Portal Hypertension.

11. The Hepatic Artery and Hepatic Veins: the Liver in Circulatory Failure.

12. Jaundice.

13. Cholestasis.

14. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis.

15. Sclerosing Cholangitis.

16. Virus Hepatitis: General Features, Hepatitis A. Hepatitis E and Other Viruses.

17. Hepatitis B Virus and Hepatitis Delta Virus.

18. Hepatitis C Virus.

19. Chronic Hepatitis: General Features, and Autoimmune Chronic Disease,.

20. Drugs and the Liver.

21. Hepatic Cirrhosis.

22. Alcohol and the Liver.

23. Iron Overload States.

24. Wilson’s Disease.

25. Nutritional and Metabolic Liver Diseases.

26. The Liver in Infancy and Childhood.

27. The Liver in Pregnancy.

28. The Liver in Systemic Disease Granulomas and Hepatic Trauma.

29. The Liver in Infections.

30. Nodules and Benign Liver Lesions.

31. Malignant Liver Tumours.

32. Imaging of the Biliary Tract: Interventional Radiology and Endoscopy.

33. Cysts and Congenital Biliary Abnormalities.

34. Gallstones and Inflammatory Gallbladder Diseases.

35. Benign Stricture of the Bible Ducts.

36. Diseases of the Ampulla of Vater and Pancreas.

37. Tumours of the Gallbladder and Bile Ducts.

35. Hepatic Transplantation.


"More than any other text in liver diseases, this one provides the best source of synthesized clinical wisdom, a currency in ever increasingly short supply as our fund of factual knowledge burgeons. Indeed, if one demanded that an author confine the breadth of our knowledge in liver disease into a readable clinical textbook of less than 700 pages, he or she could do no better than to direct that individual to Sherlock and Dooley's Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System". -Gastroenterology (the highest impact journal in the field) on the 10th edition.

"Sherlock and Dooley's Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System, the only text written by the two authors, remains an outstanding clinical liver guide for the generalist and specialist alike". -JAMA on the 10th edition.

* The best hepatology book when it comes to integrating basic science and clinical wisdom

* Every chapter has been updated with the most recent advances in the study and control of hepatitis