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Author Shimizu, Ichiro, 1958-

Title Female hepatology [electronic resource] : favorable role of female factors in chronic liver disease / Ichiro Shimizu.

Imprint Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science Publishers, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description ix, 233 p. : ill.
Series Hepatology research and clinical developments series
Hepatology research and clinical developments series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Liver cancer is predominant in men and postmenopausal women -- Chronic hepatitis C and B progress more slowly in females than males -- Hepatic fibrosis and oxidative stress -- Female sex hormones in hepatic fibrosis -- Ms, you can never become an 'iron lady' -- Immune response is affected by estrogens, progesterone and testosterone -- Females and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease -- 'Female paradox' in alcoholic liver disease -- Autoimmune liver diseases in females -- Are estrogens useful as a therapeutic drug for chronic liver disease? -- Sex and gender specific medicine in chronic liver disease.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Liver -- Diseases -- Sex factors.
Women -- Diseases.
Chronic diseases -- Sex factors.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781607416920 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781617284199 (e-book)

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