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Autoimmune (IgG4-related) Pancreatitis and Cholangitis

  • Michael J. Levy
  • Suresh T. Chari


  • Written by experts in their fields

  • Optimizes diagnostic accuracy

  • Serves as a useful resource for physicians


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Daniel S. Longnecker
    Pages 1-6
  3. Autoimmune Pancreatitis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Edward Alabraba, Shameena Bharucha, Penny Watson, Robert Sutton
      Pages 9-30
    3. Tooru Shimosegawa
      Pages 31-50
    4. Günter Klöppel, Thomas C. Smyrk
      Pages 51-59
    5. Naoki Takahashi, Dushyant V. Sahani
      Pages 61-68
    6. Michael J. Levy, William R. Brugge
      Pages 69-77
    7. Terumi Kamisawa
      Pages 79-84
    8. Timothy B. Gardner, Chris E. Forsmark
      Pages 85-94
    9. Raghuwansh P. Sah, Suresh T. Chari
      Pages 95-99
    10. Clancy J. Clark, Carlos Fernandez-del Castillo, Michael B. Farnell
      Pages 101-109
    11. Phil A. Hart, Suresh T. Chari
      Pages 111-120
  4. IgG4-Related Sclerosing Cholangitis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 121-121
    2. Gideon M. Hirschfield
      Pages 123-133
    3. Lizhi Zhang, Vikram Deshpande
      Pages 135-143
    4. Ali D. Karaosmanoglu, Naoki Takahashi, Dushyant V. Sahani
      Pages 145-155
    5. George Webster, Atsushi Irisawa
      Pages 157-170
    6. Einar S. Björnsson, Keith D. Lindor
      Pages 171-179
  5. Other Organ Involvement

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181

About this book


Autoimmune (IgG4-related) Pancreatitis and Cholangitis reviews the breadth of clinical, imaging, histological, laboratory, and imaging features associated with IgG4-associated systemic disease, especially AIP and IAC. Written by experts in their fields, each chapter includes an overview of existing data as well as the most up-to-date scientific information and emerging data. The book also addresses areas of uncertainty and controversy, briefly highlighting clinical and research needs relative to the respective topic.

Comprehensive and easy to use, Autoimmune (IgG4-related) Pancreatitis and Cholangitis is a valuable resource for physicians who deal with or are interested in these complex disease processes, including gastroenterologists, hepatologists, and surgeons.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Michael J. Levy
    • 1
  • Suresh T. Chari
    • 2
  1. 1.and HepatologyMayo Clinic Division of GastroenterologyRochesterUSA
  2. 2.and HepatologyMayo Clinic Division of GastroenterologyRochesterUSA

About the editors

Michael J. Levy, MD
Mayo Clinic, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Rochester, MN, USA

Suresh T. Chari, MD
Mayo Clinic, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Rochester, MN, USA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Autoimmune (IgG4-related) Pancreatitis and Cholangitis
  • Editors Michael J. Levy
    Suresh T. Chari
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4419-6429-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4939-5108-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4419-6430-4
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XI, 265
  • Number of Illustrations 49 b/w illustrations, 72 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Gastroenterology
    Primary Care Medicine
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