Provides a rational basis for the practice of hepatology
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Clinical Hepatology - Principles and Practice of Hepatobiliary Diseases provides clear and comprehensive coverage of the etiology, mechanisms of disease, diagnosis, and practical management of the entire spectrum of liver and biliary disorders. It also affords an excellent, evidence-based review of the rapidly expanding field of hepatobiliary diseases.
Henryk Dancygier is Chief of the Department of Medicine II at the Klinikum Offenbach, and Professor of Medicine at the Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main. He graduated from the University of Heidelberg and trained in Pathology, Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He holds degrees from the University of Heidelberg, Frankfurt and the Technical University of Munich and currently is Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York.
Henryk Dancygier is author of a number of books including (English translations) "AIDS – a Clinical Compendium" (1993), "Memorix – Gastroenterology and Hepatology" (1998), "Endosonography in Gastroeneterology: Principles, Techniques, Findings" (1999), "Liver Diseases – the ABC of Therapy" (2003) and "Clinical Hepatology – Diagnosis and Therapy of Hepatobiliary Disorders" (2003) that have been translated into several languages and he has also contributed numerous chapters in Medical Textbooks.
A.Basic principles.- part 1: structure and function of the liver.- section i. embryology, anatomy, and histology.- section ii. fundamentals of hepatic physiology and biochemistry part 2: pathophysiology and morphology of liver injury.- section iii. causes and mechanisms of liver injury.- section iv. morphologic patterns of liver injury.- section v. scoring systems in hepatology.- b.clinical methods: part 3: evaluation of the patient with hepatobiliary disease.- section vi. history and physical examination.- section vii. laboratory testing.- section viii. hepatobiliary imaging and manometric studies.- section ix. approaches to common hepatobiliary problems.- c.hepatobiliary diseases part 4: diseases of the liver.- section x. developmental anomalies.- section xi. circulatory and vascular disorders.- section xii. infectious liver diseases.- section xiii. hepatobiliary diseases in hiv-infected patients.- section xiv. automimmune liver diseases.- section xv. cute liver failure.- section xvi. liver cirrhosis and sequelae.- section xvii. genetic and metabolic liver disorders.- section xviii. drug-induced and toxic liver injury.- section xix. granulomatous liver diseases.- section xx. interaction between the liver and other organ systems.- section xxi. pregnancy-specific liver diseases.- section xxii. primary tumors of the liver and intrahepatic bile ducts.- section xxiii. liver transplantation and surgery in liver disease.- section xxiv. gene therapy.- part 5: disease of the gallbladder and extrahepatic bile ducts.- section xxv. anatomy, histology and physiology.- section xxvi. developmental anomalies.- section xxvii. motility disorders.- section xxviii. gallstones.- section xxix.infectious disorders.- section xxx.tumors of the gallbladder and extrahepatic bile ducts.