Hepatology: Textbook and Atlas by Erwin KuntzHepatology: Textbook and Atlas by Erwin Kuntz

Hepatology: Textbook and Atlas

byErwin Kuntz, Hans-Dieter Kuntz

Book & Toy | September 3, 2008

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Hepatology -- a systematic overviewThe 3rd edition has been updated, revised and extended to include some 970 pages.Unique- 530 top-quality coloured figures containing clinical and immunological findings, laparoscopic and and histologic features as well as imaging procedures- all figures directly integrated in the respective text; this results in a new form of learning from "seeing" to "understanding"Attractive- 320 tables in colour- coloured highlighting of important principles and statements for better reading- well-structured and systematic approaches support the content- derived from clinical hepatology for practical use by specialists and in hospitalInstructive- detailed presentation of morphology and its integration in liver disease- precise recommendations for therapy and summarized descriptions of special forms of treatment (including a separate chapter on "Therapy")Manual- about 7,000 references are listed in full; quotations of significant historical publications- first authors of therapy procedures, methods, medical techniques and invasive measures are given as far as possible- comprehensive subject index and register of abbreviationsNEW+ all 530 figures and 320 tables an CD-ROM

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Title:Hepatology: Textbook and AtlasFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:957 pages, 11.69 × 8.27 × 0.03 inPublished:September 3, 2008Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540768386

ISBN - 13:9783540768388

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From the contentsIntroduction to hepatology: History of hepatology, morphology of the liver, biochemistry and functions of the liver.- Diagnostics in liver diseases: clinical findings, laboratory diagnostics, sonography, liver biopsy and laparoscopy, radiological diagnostics, scintigraphic diagnostics, neurological and psychological diagnostics.- Symptoms and syndromes: hepatomegaly and splenomegaly, jaundice, cholestasis, portal hypertension, hepatic encephalopathy, oedema and ascites, hepatorenal syndrome hepatopulmonary syndrome, coagulopathy and haemorrhage, acute and chronic liver insufficiency.- Clinical aspects of liver diseases: clinical and morphological principles, acute viral hepatitis, acute concomitant viral hepatitis, bacterial infections and the liver, parasitic infections and the liver, mycotic infections and the liver, liver abscess, alcohol-induced liver damage, drug-induced liver damage, liver damage due to toxic substances, metabolic disorders and storage diseases, cholangitis and cholangiodysplasia, autoimmune hepatitis, chronic hepatitis, liver cirrhosis, benign hepatic lesions and tumours, malignant liver tumours, systemic diseases and the liver, cardiovascular diseases and the liver, therapy of liver diseases.- Abbreviations.- Subject Index.