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Liver Disease in Children

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ISBN-10: 0521856574

ISBN-13: 9780521856577

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Frederick J. Suchy, Ronald J. Sokol, William F. Balistreri

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Completely revised new edition of the premier reference on pediatric liver disease. Liver Disease in Children, 3rd Edition provides authoritative coverage of every aspect of liver disease affecting infants, children, and adolescents. Chapters are written by international experts and address the unique pathophysiology, manifestations, and management of these disorders in the pediatric population. The third edition has been thoroughly updated and features new contributions on liver development, cholestatic and autoimmune disorders, fatty liver disease, and inborn errors of metabolism. An essential resource for all physicians involved in the care of children with liver disease.
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Book details

List price: $295.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/7/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1048
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.732
Language: English

Frederick J. Suchy, MD is Chief Research Officer and Director, The Children's Hospital Research Institute, Children's Hospital Colorado. He is also Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Child Health Research, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA.

William F. Balistreri, MD is Director Emeritus of the Pediatric Liver Care Center, Medical Director Emeritus, Liver Transplantation, and Dorothy M. M. Kersten Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

Embryology and development of the liver
Functional development of the liver
Mechanisms of cholestasis
The cholangiopathies
Fulminant hepatic failure in children
Cirrhosis and chronic liver failure in children
Portal hypertension
Laboratory assessment of liver function and injury in children
Approach to the infant with cholestasis
Medical and nutritional management of cholestasis
Neonatal hepatitis and congenital infections
Biliary atresia and other disorders of the extrahepatic bile ducts Fred Ryckman
Neonatal jaundice and disorders of bilirubin metabolism
Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis
Alagille syndrome
Diseases of the gallbladder
Acute and chronic viral hepatitis
Autoimmune hepatitis
Sclerosing cholangitis
Drug and toxin-induced liver disease
Immune deficiency and the liver
Laboratory diagnosis of inborn errors of metabolism
Alpha1antitrypsin deficiency
The liver and biliary tract in cystic fibrosis
Inborn errors of carbohydrate metabolism
Disorders of copper metabolism
Disorders of iron metabolism
Porphyrins and porphyria
The lysosomal storage diseases
Disorders of bile acid metabolism
Inborn errors of fatty acid oxidation
Mitochondrial hepatopathies
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Perioxisomal disorders
Disorders of the urea cycle
Bacterial, parasitic and fungal infections of the liver
Systemic disease and the liver
Fibrocystic liver disease
Hepatic tumors in children
Liver transplantation