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Title Drug-induced liver disease / [edited by] Neil Kaplowitz, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director, Research Center for Liver Diseases, Chief, Division of GI-Liver, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Laurie D. DeLeve, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Edition 3rd ed
Published Oxford : Academic, 2013


Description 1 online resource
Contents I. Mechanisms of liver injury -- II. Diagnosis and management -- III. Hepatotoxicity of specific drugs -- IV. Future directions
Summary This field has shown tremendous growth in recent years, primarily due to the recognition that drug-induced liver disease is the most common cause of liver failure and one of the major contributors to the withdrawal of drugs developed by the pharmaceutical industry. Drug-Induced Liver Disease, 3rd edition is a comprehensive reference that covers mechanisms of injury, diagnosis and management, major hepatotoxins, regulatory perspectives and much more. Written by highly respected authorities, this new edition is an updated and definitive reference for clinicians and scientists in academia, the pharmaceutical industry and government settings. This book contains 4 new chapters on key topics in the area and provides a current and extensive review of the latest developments concerning the toxicology, pharmacology, genetics and immunology of drug-induced liver disease. A multi-authored reference work written by leading clinical, academic and industry experts in drug-induced liver disease. Contains four new chapters on key areas in the field, including one on worldwide drug-induced liver injury networks. Each chapter has been updated to address the latest research and findings in the field and 16 new chapter authors have been added to this new edition. Includes coverage of the basic, clinical and practical aspects of drug-induced liver disease to provide the single most comprehensive reference on the subject
Notes Previous edition: 2008
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Hepatotoxicology.
Liver -- Effect of drugs on
Drugs -- Side effects.
Toxic hepatitis.
Chemical and Drug Induced Liver Injury
Liver -- drug effects
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
MEDICAL -- Hepatology.
Toxic hepatitis.
Drugs -- Side effects.
Liver -- Effect of drugs on.
Form Electronic book
Author Kaplowitz, Neil.
DeLeve, Laurie D., 1955-
ISBN 9780123878182