Dr. Melissa Palmer's Guide To Hepatitis and Liver Disease

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Penguin, May 24, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 480 pages
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In the United States alone, more than four million people are infected with the hepatitis C virus, and chronic liver disease is the twelfth leading cause of death.

In this revised and updated edition of her groundbreaking 2000 book, renowned hepatologist Dr. Melissa Palmer discusses all facets of liver disease, from symptoms and tests to treatment options and lifestyle changes. In addition, this comprehensive handbook reveals cutting-edge research on the dangers of hepatitis C, one of the world's fasting-growing microbial threats.
  

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Hepatitis & Liver Disease

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I am currently being treated at UNC-Chapel for liver cancer as a result of having Hep C and cirrhosis. It is my hopes that I will be a candidate for a liver transplant in the near future. In one of ... Read full review

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A useful resource to anyone who has, may have, or wants to prevent viral hepatitis. Good information about liver cancer, autoimmune hepatitis and other liver conditions as well. A must read for anyone ... Read full review

Contents

Title PageCopyrightPage
One A LITTLE BACKGROUND ONTHE LIVER Two SIGNS SYMPTOMS AND OTHER CLUES OF A LIVER PROBLEM
NEED TOKNOW
FiveWHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT LIVER BIOPSIES
Seven AN OVERALL LOOK AT HEPATITIS
Eight UNDERSTANDING AND TREATING HEPATITIS
Nine UNDERSTANDING HEPATITISBAND D Ten UNDERSTANDING HEPATITIS C ElevenTREATING CHRONICVIRAL HEPATITISANOVE...
Fourteen AUTOIMMUNE HEPATITIS
Sixteen NONALCOHOLIC FATTYLIVER DISEASE
Eighteen HEMOCHROMATOSISAND OTHER DISEASES OF IRON
Nineteen BENIGN AND MALIGNANT LIVER TUMORS
Twenty TREATMENT OF COMMON SYMPTOMS ANDCOMPLICATIONS
Glossary
Index
About the Author
Copyright

Fifteen PRIMARY BILIARY CIRRHOSIS

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