By Samuel S. Lee, Richard Moreau
Cirrhosis: a pragmatic advisor to management offers gastroenterologists and hepatologists with an updated scientific advisor proposing some of the best evidence-based perform within the analysis, therapy and administration of liver cirrhosis and its many complications. Designed to supply functional information continuously, it offers medical professionals with a really great tool within the scientific surroundings, with every one bankruptcy that includes diagnostic/management algorithms, key issues and different pedagogic features.
Divided into 2 components, a prognosis and pathophysiology part and a administration of issues part, key themes include:
- Diagnostic laboratory tests
- Diagnostic imaging modalities
- Acute-on persistent liver failure
- brokers and medication to avoid
- finish level liver failure: liver transplant evaluation
- Hepatocellular carcinoma
aimed toward the professional, in addition to the working towards trainee on the top-end of forte education, the emphasis throughout is on supplying optimal scientific administration suggestions so much proper to working towards hepatologists and gastroenterologists, and is a useful advisor to this more and more universal condition.
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Cirrhosis : a practical guide to management by Samuel S. Lee, Richard Moreau