Ginès, Pere

Chronic Liver Failure

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Table of contents

1. Cells in the Liver—Functions in Health and Disease
Fabio Marra, Maurizio Parola

2. Liver Physiology
Alexander Sendensky, Jean-François Dufour

3. Assessment of Liver Function in Clinical Practice
Hamed Khalili, Barham Abu Dayyeh, Lawrence S. Friedman

4. Physiology of the Splanchnic and Hepatic Circulations
Gautam Mehta, Juan-Carlos García-Pagán, Jaime Bosch

5. Fibrosis as a Major Mechanism of Chronic Liver Disease
Lars P. Bechmann, Scott L. Friedman

6. Stem Cells and Chronic Liver Failure: Potential New Therapeutics
Aiwu Ruth He, Arun Thenappan, Feras J. Abdul Khalek, Lopa Mishra

7. The Role of Inflammatory Mediators in Liver Failure
Joan Clària, Marta López-Parra, Esther Titos, Ana González-Périz

8. Genomics of the Liver in Health and Disease
Konstantinos N. Lazaridis

9. Hepatic Encephalopathy and Alterations of Cerebral Function
Juan Córdoba, Rita García-Martinez

10. Bacterial Translocation and Alterations of the Digestive System
Reiner Wiest

11. SIRS, Bacterial Infections, and Alterations of the Immune System
J. Macnaughtan, V. Stadlbauer, R.P. Mookerjee, R. Jalan

12. Regulation of the Extracellular Fluid Volume and Renal Function
Jens H. Henriksen

13. The Heart in Chronic Liver Failure
Hongqun Liu, Soon Woo Nam, Samuel S. Lee

14. Haemostasis Abnormalities in Chronic Liver Failure
Armando Tripodi

15. The Systemic and Splanchnic Circulations
Yasuko Iwakiri

16. Hepatic Microcirculation
Chittaranjan Routray, Vijay Shah

17. Angiogenesis and Vascular Growth in Liver Diseases
Manuel Morales-Ruiz, Sònia Tugues, Wladimiro Jiménez

18. Pulmonary Alterations in Chronic Liver Failure
Michael J. Krowka, Aynur Okcay

19. Adrenal Function in Chronic Liver Failure
Javier Fernández, Juan Acevedo

20. Antibiotic Prophylaxis and Management of Bacterial Infections
Joseph K. Lim, Puneeta Tandon, Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao

21. Management of Ascites and Hyponatremia
Andrés Cárdenas, Pere Ginès

22. Management of Renal Failure
Vicente Arroyo, Mónica Guevara

23. Correction of Abnormalities of Haemostasis in Chronic Liver Disease
Marco Senzolo, Andrew Kenneth Burroughs

24. The Treatment and Prevention of Variceal Bleeding
Juan G. Abraldes, Jaime Bosch, Juan Carlos García-Pagan

25. Extracorporeal Artificial Liver Support Systems
Rafael Bañares, María-Vega Catalina

26. Issues in Transplantation of Patients with Chronic Liver Failure
Michael D. Leise, W. Ray Kim, Patrick S. Kamath

27. Chronic Liver Disease in the Intensive Care
Andrew Slack, Julia Wendon

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Transplant Surgery

Publication year
Clinical Gastroenterology
Page amount
18 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode

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