Liver Disorders: A Point Of Care Clinical Guide by Kia SaeianLiver Disorders: A Point Of Care Clinical Guide by Kia Saeian

Liver Disorders: A Point Of Care Clinical Guide

byKia SaeianEditorReza Shaker

Paperback | December 27, 2016

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This book is a comprehensive and easy-to-access guide not only in the diagnosis of the various types of liver disease but in the management of specific disorders, including the particular nuances of the care of the patient with liver disease.  It provides a resource to the practitioner caring for patients with liver disease for addressing everyday questions posed by patients and their families, as well as referring physicians, in a manner that can easily be conveyed. The spectrum covered includes appropriate testing and disease monitoring of patients, use of medications, supplements, alternative therapies and alcohol, operative risk assessment, implementation of health maintenance for patients with chronic liver disease and cirrhosis, identification and management of particular complications of cirrhosis, and appropriate referral for liver transplantation, as well as management of special populations.

Written by experts in the field,Liver Disorders: A Point of Care Clinical Guideis a valuable resource for clinicians who treat patients with a variety of liver disorders.
Kia Saeian, MD, MSc, Epi Dr. Saeian is Professor of Medicine-Gastroenterology and the Associate Chief, Director of Clinical Affairs of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). Dr. Saeian is a transplant hepatologist but remains interested and involved in all aspects of hepatolo...
Title:Liver Disorders: A Point Of Care Clinical GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:636 pagesPublished:December 27, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319301012

ISBN - 13:9783319301013


Table of Contents

1. What Do Abnormal Liver Tests Mean?
Miguel Malespin and Rebecca Tsang

2. General Care of the Liver Patient
Sanjay Bhandari

3. Do I - Need a Liver Biopsy?
Kiyoko Oshima

Part 1. What to Do with Tumors in the Liver?

4. Incidental Hepatic Lesions
Syed Rizvi

5. Benign Hepatic Lesions
Syed Rizvi

6. Malignant Liver Lesions
Michael Loudin, Ranjan Mascarenhas, Barry Schlansky

7. Health Maintenance in Liver Disease and Cirrhosis
Veronica Loy

8. Pre-operative and Post-operative Care of the Liver Patient
Malcolm M. Wells, Thomas D. Schiano

Part 2. Distinct Liver Disorders

9. Viral Hepatitis: Hepatitis A & E
Adnan Said and Amanda DeVoss

10. Viral Hepatitis: Hepatitis B (& D)
Tatyana Taranukha and Venelin Kounev

11. Viral Hepatitis: Hepatitis C
Chalermrat Bunchorntavakul and K. Rajender Reddy

12. Viral Hepatitis: Other Viral Hepatides
Adnan Said and Aiman Ghufran

13. Alcoholic Liver Disease
Ashutosh Barve, Luis S. Marsano, Dipendra Parajuli, Matthew Cave, Craig J  McClain

14. Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Samer Gawrieh

15. Autoimmune Liver Diseases: Autoimmune Hepatitis
Albert J. Czaja

16. Autoimmune Liver Diseases: Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
Ahmad H. Ali and Keith Lindor

17. Autoimmune Liver Diseases: Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Jose Franco

18. Autoimmune Liver Diseases: Overlap Syndromes
Albert J. Czaja
19. Metabolic and Genetic Liver Diseases: Alpha-1 Anti-Trypsin Deficiency
Helen Te

20. Metabolic and Genetic Liver Diseases: Hemochromatosis
Matthew J. Stotts and Bruce R. Bacon 

21. Metabolic and Genetic Liver Diseases: Wilson Disease
Syed Rahman and Kia Saeian

22. Metabolic and Genetic Liver Diseases: Glycogen Storage Diseases
Grzegorz W. Telega

23. Metabolic and Genetic Liver Diseases: Urea Cycle Defects
Grzegorz W. Telega

24. Metabolic and Genetic Liver Diseases: Porphyrias
Grzegorz W. Telega

25. Drug-Induced Liver Injury
Raj Vuppalanchi

26. Miscellaneous Disorders: Pregnancy Associated Liver Disorders, Vascular Disorders, Granulomatous Disease, and Amyloidosis
Eric F. Martin

Part 3. Care of the Cirrhotic Patient

27. Portal Hypertension
Douglas A. Simonetto and Vijay H. Shah

28. Endoscopic Management of Portal Hypertension 
Murad Abu Rajab

29. Portosystemic Encephalopathy
Jawaid Shaw and Jasmohan S. Bajaj

30. Ascites
Adam J. Schiro

31. Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis (SBP)
Adam J. Schiro

32. Hepatorenal Syndrome
Michael M. Yeboah
33 Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
Rahul Sudhir Nanchal and Tessa Damm
34. Endoscopy and the Liver Patient
Abdul H. Khan

35. Liver Resection
Amir H. Fathi and T. Clark Gamblin

36. Liver Transplantation: An Overview
Joohyun Kim and Johnny C. Hong 

Editorial Reviews

"This is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis of the various liver diseases, as well as disease management and particular difficulties in the care of these patients. . This is a great resource for practitioners who see liver patients on a regular basis. It provides a quick reference on the management of conditions associated with acute and chronic liver disease in a way that is easy to understand." (Brenton Rogers, Doody's Book Reviews, June, 2017)