Cirrhosis: Causes, Treatment Options and Potential Complications


Ryan M. Blackwell (Editor)
Arthur P. Tyson (Editor)

Series: Hepatology Research and Clinical Developments
BISAC: MED114000

In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the causes, treatment options and potential complications of cirrhosis. Topics discussed include optimal medical management of liver cirrhosis without liver transplant; cardiac dysfunction in end stage liver disease; bacterial infections in cirrhosis; asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) and endothelial dysfunction in cirrhosis; surgical risk associated with cirrhosis; the physics of liver fibrosis and cirrhosis; endoscopic obliterative therapy with cyanoacrylate for gastric varices; and surgical resection of hepatocellular carcinoma. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Optimal Medical Management of Liver Cirrhosis without Liver Transplant
(D. Amarapurkar, Departments of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Mumbai, India)

Cardiac Dysfunction in End Stage Liver Disease
(Ahmed Zaky, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA)

Bacterial Infections in Cirrhosis
(Zsuzsanna Vitalis, Maria Papp, Institute of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology, University of Debrecen, Medical and Health Science Center, Debrecen, Hungary)

Asymmetric Dimethylarginine (ADMA) and Endothelial Dysfunction in Cirrhosis
(Gloria Segarra, Paloma Lluch, Pascual Medina, Departamento de Fisiología, Facultad de Medicina y Odontología, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain, and others)

Surgical Risk Associated with Cirrhosis
(Karen Clarke, Division of Hospital Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA)

The Physics of Liver Fibrosis and Cirrhosis
(Fabio Grizzi, Gianluca Basso, Laboratory of Molecular Gastroenetrology, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Milan, Italy)

Endoscopic Obliterative Therapy with Cyanoacrylate for Gastric Varices
(Takahiro Sato, Katsu Yamazaki, Department of Gastroenterology, Sapporo Kosei General Hospital, Sapporo, Japan)

Surgical Resection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
(M. Serradilla, A. Serrablo, J.M. Ramia, Division of Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Surgery, Department of Surgery, Complejo Hospitalario de Jaén, Jaén, Spain, and others)


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