This new book on the diagnosis and therapeutic management of liver disorders is designed specifically to help isolate the origin of the disorder; correct the cause; minimize permanent damage and risk, and monitor and manage recovery.
Written by two of the world's leading specialists, this is an essential text for all members of the primary healthcare team, junior doctors, nurse specialists and all who require instant access to the key facts.
Key clinical points are summarized at each chapter-end
Numerous high-quality illustrations, radiographs and tables aid diagnosis
Expert authors of international renown
Individual chapters cover complications and the increasing prevalence of alcoholic liver disease.
Investigating liver disease; Acute liver disease; Alcoholic liver disease; Drug-induced liver disease; Autoimmune liver diseases; Metabolic liver diseases; Chronic viral hepatitis; Complications of cirrhosis; Benign liver tumors, cysts, infections and abscesses; Hepatocellular carcinoma; Pregnancy and the liver; Liver transplantation
'This is a remarkable book, written by two of the world's eminent specialists, and needs to be in the personal library of all who care for the liver patient'.
Society of Gastroenterological Nurses and Endoscopy Associates
'the book is very well-written and it is easy to get an overview because of the illustrative figures.'
Danish Society for the Study of the Liver
About the Authors:
Thomas Mahl MD University of Buffalo School of medicine Buffalo, New York, USA
John O'Grady MD Institute of Liver Studies King's College School of Medicine London, UK