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Title Complications of cirrhosis : evaluation and management / Andrew P. Keaveny, Andrés Cárdenas, editors
Published Cham : Springer, [2015]


Description 1 online resource : color illustrations
Contents Pathogenesis and Evolution of Liver Fibrosis: Cirrhosis or Cirrhoses? -- Natural History of Cirrhosis -- Prediction of Complications of Cirrhosis: Molecular Biomarkers -- Predictors of Clinical Complications of Cirrhosis -- Noninvasive Markers of Fibrosis in the Assessment of Cirrhosis -- Diagnosis of cirrhosis: Imaging -- Measurement of Portal Pressure and Transjugular Liver Biopsy -- Reversal of Cirrhosis -- Esophageal Varices: Primary and Secondary Prophylaxis -- Acute Variceal Bleeding -- Gastric and Ectopic Varices -- Portal Hypertensive Gastropathy and Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia -- Ascites and Refractory Ascites -- Hyponatremia in Cirrhosis -- Hepatorenal syndrome -- Hepatic Encephalopathy -- Cirrhotic Cardiomyopathy: Pathogenic Mechanisms and Management Strategies -- Hepatopulmonary syndrome -- Portopulmonary Hypertension -- Portal Vein Thrombosis -- Coagulation Disorders in Patients with Cirrhosis -- Hepatocellular Carcinoma -- Cholangiocarcinoma -- Bacterial Infections in Patients with Cirrhosis -- Acute-on-Chronic Liver failure -- Liver support systems -- Liver Transplantation -- Assessment and management of the patient with cirrhosis undergoing surgery -- Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle, Managing Hyperlipidemia, Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension and Immunizations in Patients with Cirrhosis -- Malnutrition in Patients with Cirrhosis -- Bone disease in Patients with Cirrhosis -- The Economic Cost of Cirrhosis -- Delivering Quality Care to Patients with Cirrhosis: A Practical Guide for Clinicians -- Quality of life issues for patients with cirrhosis -- Palliative Care in Cirrhosis -- Ethical Issues in End-Stage Liver Disease: A Framework for Assessment and the Challenges
Summary This volume presents a concise yet comprehensive overview on all facets concerning the complications of cirrhosis. Structured in three sections, the book reviews the natural history of cirrhosis, the diagnostic and predictive tools available to assess the disease, complications, and treatment options such as liver assist devices and transplantation. Topical concerns in the management of patients with cirrhosis are also addressed, including issues pertaining to the delivery of quality care in this patient population. Written by experts in their fields, Complications of Cirrhosis: Evaluation and Management serves as a valuable resource for practitioners and physicians-in-training on the subject of cirrhosis
Analysis spijsverteringsstelsel
digestive system
public health
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed April 13, 2015)
Subject Liver -- Cirrhosis -- Complications
Liver -- Cirrhosis -- Treatment
Liver Cirrhosis -- complications
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Hepatology.
Liver -- Cirrhosis -- Complications
Liver -- Cirrhosis -- Treatment
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Keaveny, Andrew P., editor
Cárdenas, Andrés, editor.
ISBN 9783319136141