Hepatology, Principles and Practice: History, Morphology, Biochemistry, Diagnostics, Clinic, Therapy

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Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 26, 2006 - Medical - 906 pages
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Hepatology -- a systematic overview
The 1st edition was sold out within one year and a reprint became necessary. The 2nd edition has been updated, revised and extended to include some 900 pages.

Unique
- 477 top-quality coloured figures containing clinical and immunological findings, laparoscopic and and histologic features as well as imaging procedures
- all figures directly integrated in the respective text; this results in a new form of learning from "seeing" to "understanding"

Attractive
- 306 tables in colour
- coloured highlighting of important principles and statements for better reading
- well-structured and systematic approaches support the content
- derived from clinical hepatology for practical use by specialists and in hospital

Instructive
- detailed presentation of morphology and its integration in liver disease
- precise recommendations for therapy and summarized descriptions of special forms of treatment (inlcuding a separate chapter on "Therapy"

Manual
- about 7,000 references are listed in full; quotations of significant historical publications
- first authors of therapy procedures, methods, medical techniques and invasive measures are given as far as possible
- comprehensive subject index and register of abbreviations

 

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Contents

Metabolic functions of the liver
32
Protein metabolism of the liver
38
Regulation of lipoproteins
44
9
45
18
52
21
61
25
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11
209
3
216
13
227
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15
263
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6
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90
Disorders of synthesis capacity
103
10
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4
116
6
125
7
141
4
169
Foreign compounds xenobiotics
333
Clinical and morphological principles
391
Enzyme adaptation
542
Definition
579
13
713
Subject Index
903
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