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Title Pharmacotherapy for liver cirrhosis and its complications / Xingshun Qi, Yongping Yang, editors
Published Singapore : Springer, 2022


Description 1 online resource (245 pages)
Contents Anti-HBV drugs in liver cirrhosis -- Anti-HCV drugs in liver cirrhosis -- Anticoagulants in liver cirrhosis -- Antibiotics in liver cirrhosis -- Silymarin in liver cirrhosis -- Ursodeoxycholic acid in liver cirrhosis -- Emricasan in liver cirrhosis -- Non-selective beta blockers in liver cirrhosis -- Somatostatin and octreotide in liver cirrhosis -- Terlipressin in liver cirrhosis -- Diuretics in liver cirrhosis -- Statins in liver cirrhosis -- L-Ornithine L-Aspartate in liver cirrhosis -- Lactulose in liver cirrhosis
Summary This book aims to provide an updated information on different types of major and emerging drugs for managing liver cirrhosis and its complications, including acute gastroesophageal variceal bleeding, ascites, hepatic encephalopathy, liver failure, acute kidney injury, and portal venous thrombosis. The chapters are organized by drug class, such as anti-HBV drugs, anti-HCV drugs, anticoagulants, and antibiotics, etc. The clinical efficacy, indication, and contra-indication of the various drug therapies are discussed using supportive reference material from authoritative sources and published clinical trials. It will be an invaluable reference for physicians who are treating patients with liver cirrhosis, especially those presenting with acute life-threatening complications
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed August 9, 2022)
Subject Liver -- Cirrhosis -- Chemotherapy
Liver -- Cirrhosis -- Chemotherapy -- Complications
Liver -- Cirrhosis.
Drug Therapy
Drug Therapy -- methods
Liver Cirrhosis
Liver Cirrhosis -- complications
Liver Cirrhosis -- drug therapy
Form Electronic book
Author Qi, Xingshun, 1984-
Yang, Yongping.
ISBN 9789811926150