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Cholestatic Liver Disease (Clinical Gastroenterology)

the past 2 decades, there has been a steady increase in knowledge
associated with the clinical manifestations of cholestatic liver
disease. In addition to a growing amount of information on the
well-studied disorders of primary biliary cirrhosis and primary
sclerosing cholangitis, there has been a rapid accumulation of data on
less well-known but important topics such as overlap syndromes with
autoimmune hepatitis, cholestatic variants of alcohol and viral disease,
and cholestasis following liver transplantation. These emerging
insights are complemented by further improvements of the diagnosis and
management of cholestasis.
Based on these clinical situations, Cholestatic Liver Disease provides
essential information for individuals involved in the care of patients
affected by cholestatic liver disease. This groundbreaking text also
supplies scientific updates from leading experts which relate to the
clinical evaluation and management of cholestatic liver disorders,
useful for both novice and practitioners alike. Among the topics
discussed in this volume are PBC, PSC, overlap syndrome with autoimmune
hepatits, sarcoid, lymphoma, cystic fibrosis, rheumatologic disease, and
osteoporosis. Comprehensive and timely, Cholestatic Liver Disease is
sure to be an indispensable reference for all those who work with
cholestatic liver


Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy

Complete coverage of diagnosing and treating digestive tract and liver disorders
Edited by the world-renown team at Brigham and Women’s Hospital of
Harvard University, this new addition to the popular CURRENT series
provides you with all you need to know for diagnosing and treating digestive tract and liver disorders.
CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment
in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy takes an explicitly
clinical approach presented in a highly formatted design. Among its most
notable features is thorough coverage of endoscopy and liver disorders..

 The most practical, authoritative guide to managing digestive and liver diseases
    A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011!
found this book contemporary and well written, with knowledgeable
authorship and recommend it for a handy reference for students, primary
care providers and in a busy practice, but not for detailed evaluations.
It certainly is worthwhile spending the $69.95 to have it as a handy
reference on the shelf of practitioners."--Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology
                Authored by expert physicians at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Endoscopy
   offers a streamlined, templated presentation that simplifies the
diagnosis and medical management of digestive and liver diseases.
relevant, up-to-date coverage of digestive and liver disorders, and
related medical and surgical procedures, including endoscopy:
   High-yield coverage of the entire spectrum of gastroenterology and

  • hepatology, from stomach and esophageal to pancreatic and liver
  • Complete review of advances in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy

  • “Essentials of Diagnosis” bulleted lists deliver instant guidance on
    identifying both common and rare digestive disorders
  • Over 90 full-color endoscopic and other images of GI disorders
  • Over 50 radiographic images clarify the use of the many currently available imaging techniques

  • Key information from related fields, including GI surgery, and
    subspecialities such as liver transplantation, bariatric surgery,
    inflammatory bowel disease, and motility disorder

       About the Author
   Norton J. Greenberger, MD
   Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
   Senior Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
   Brigham and Women's Hospital
   Boston, MA
   Associate Editors
       Richard S. Blumberg, MD
   Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
   Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
   Brigham and Women's Hospital
   Boston, MA
   Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH
   Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
   Clinical Chief of Gastroenterology, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy
   Brigham and Women's Hospital
   Boston, MA


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