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Title Chronic liver failure : mechanisms and management / edited by Pere Gines, Patrick S. Kamath, Vicente Arroyo.

Imprint New York : Humana Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.362 C468 2011    ---  Available
Description xviii, 588 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Series Clinical gastroenterology
Clinical gastroenterology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The organ -- Cells in the liver: functions in health and disease -- Liver physiology -- Assessment of liver function in clinical practice -- Physiology of the splanchnic and hepatic circulations -- Fibrosis as a major mechanism of chronic liver disease -- Stem cells and chronic liver failure: potential new therapeutics -- The role of inflammatory mediators in liver failure -- Genomics of the liver in health and disease -- Effects of liver failure on organ systems -- Hepatic encephalopathy and alterations of cerebral function -- Bacterial translocation and alterations of the digestive system -- SIRS, bacterial infections, and alterations of the immune system -- Regulation of the extracellular fluid volume and renal function -- The heart in chronic liver failure -- Haemostasis abnormalities in chronic liver failure -- The systemic and splanchnic circulations -- Hepatic microcirculation -- Angiogenesis and vascular growth in liver diseases -- Pulmonary alterations in chronic liver failure -- Adrenal function in chronic liver failure -- Management of chronic liver failure -- Antibiotic prophylaxis and management of bacterial infections -- Management of ascites and hyponatremia -- Management of renal failure -- Correction of abnormalities of haemostasis in chronic liver disease -- The treatment and prevention of variceal bleeding -- Extracorporeal artificial liver support systems -- Issues in transplantation of patients with chronic liver failure -- Chronic liver disease in the intensive care.
Subject End Stage Liver Disease -- physiopathology.
End Stage Liver Disease -- therapy.
Liver -- Failure.
Added Author Gines, Pere.
Kamath, Patrick S.
Arroyo, V.
ISBN 9781607618652 (alk. paper)
1607618656 (alk. paper)
Standard No. NLM 101563838

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