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Title Diagnosis and management of autoimmune hepatitis : a clinical guide / Mark W. Russo, editor
Published Cham : Springer, 2020


Description 1 online resource (169 pages)
Contents Epidemiology and Burden of Disease -- The Pathogenesis of Autoimmune Liver Diseases -- Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis -- The Pathology of Autoimmune Hepatitis -- Treating the Adult Patient-First Line Therapy -- Treating the Adult Patient: Alternative Drug Therapies -- The Approach to the Pediatric Patient -- Autoimmune Hepatitis and Pregnancy -- Liver Transplantation for Autoimmune Hepatitis -- Autoimmune Overlap Syndromes -- Drug Induced Liver Injury with Autoimmune Features
Summary This text provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH). The book reviews diagnosis criteria for AIH, biochemical and histologic findings in typical and atypical cases, and treatment with first, second, and third line therapies. Furthermore, the book discusses management of AIH for specific patient populations, including pediatric patients, pregnant patients, and patients undergoing liver transplantation. Criteria for stopping therapy and risk of relapse, studies demonstrating the efficacy and safety of alternatives to corticosteroids, and diagnosis and treatment of overlap syndromes are also explored in the text. Written by experts in the field, Diagnosis and Treatment of Autoimmune Hepatitis: A Clinical Guide is a state-of-the-art resource for clinicians and practitioners who treat and manage patients with AIH
Notes Print version record
Subject Chronic active hepatitis -- Diagnosis
Chronic active hepatitis -- Treatment
Hepatitis, Autoimmune
Hepatitis, Autoimmune -- diagnostic imaging
Hepatitis, Autoimmune -- therapy
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Russo, Mark W
ISBN 9783030336288