Liver Disorders

A Point of Care Clinical Guide

  • Kia Saeian
  • Reza Shaker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Miguel Malespin, Rebecca Tsang
    Pages 1-16
  3. Sanjay Bhandari
    Pages 17-25
  4. Kiyoko Oshima
    Pages 27-39
  5. What to Do with Tumors in the Liver?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Syed Rizvi
      Pages 43-49
    3. Syed Rizvi
      Pages 51-69
    4. Michael Loudin, Ranjan Mascarenhas, Barry Schlansky
      Pages 71-88
    5. Malcolm M. Wells, Thomas D. Schiano
      Pages 99-118
  6. Distinct Liver Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Adnan Said, Amanda DeVoss
      Pages 121-131
    3. Tatyana Taranukha, Venelin Kounev
      Pages 133-142
    4. Chalermrat Bunchorntavakul, K. Rajender Reddy
      Pages 143-163
    5. Adnan Said, Aiman Ghufran
      Pages 165-172
    6. Ashutosh Barve, Luis S. Marsano, Dipendra Parajuli, Matthew Cave, Craig J. McClain
      Pages 173-197
    7. Samer Gawrieh
      Pages 199-216
    8. Albert J. Czaja
      Pages 217-250
    9. Ahmad H. Ali, Elizabeth J. Carey, Keith D. Lindor
      Pages 251-287
    10. Albert J. Czaja
      Pages 307-328
    11. Matthew J. Stotts, Bruce R. Bacon
      Pages 339-353
    12. Syed Rahman, Kia Saeian
      Pages 355-367
    13. Grzegorz W. Telega
      Pages 381-387
    14. Raj Vuppalanchi
      Pages 389-403
  7. Care of the Cirrhotic Patient

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 453-453
    2. Douglas A. Simonetto, Vijay H. Shah
      Pages 455-468
    3. Murad Aburajab
      Pages 469-480
    4. Jawaid Shaw, Jasmohan S. Bajaj
      Pages 481-506
    5. Adam J. Schiro
      Pages 507-518
    6. Adam J. Schiro
      Pages 519-529
    7. Michael M. Yeboah
      Pages 531-544
    8. Rahul Sudhir Nanchal, Tessa Damm
      Pages 545-554
    9. Abdul H. Khan
      Pages 555-581
    10. Amir H. Fathi, T. Clark Gamblin
      Pages 583-597
    11. Joohyun Kim, Johnny C. Hong
      Pages 599-619
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 621-636

About this book


This book is a comprehensive and easy-to-access guide not only in the diagnosis of the various types of liver disease but in the management of specific disorders, including the particular nuances of the care of the patient with liver disease.  It provides a resource to the practitioner caring for patients with liver disease for addressing everyday questions posed by patients and their families, as well as referring physicians, in a manner that can easily be conveyed. The spectrum covered includes appropriate testing and disease monitoring of patients, use of medications, supplements, alternative therapies and alcohol, operative risk assessment, implementation of health maintenance for patients with chronic liver disease and cirrhosis, identification and management of particular complications of cirrhosis, and appropriate referral for liver transplantation, as well as management of special populations.

Written by experts in the field, Liver Disorders: A Point of Care Clinical Guide is a valuable resource for clinicians who treat patients with a variety of liver disorders.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Kia Saeian
    • 1
  • Reza Shaker
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Gastroenterology and HepatologyMedical College of Wisconsin MilwaukeeUSA
  2. 2.Division of Gastroenterology and HepatologyMedicine Medical College of Wisconsin MilwaukeeUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-30101-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-30103-7
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Internal Medicine & Dermatology