Hepatic Encephalopathy

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ISBN: 978-1-61779-835-1 (Print) 978-1-61779-836-8 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-4

    Introduction, Nomenclature, and Classification of Hepatic Encephalopathy

  3. Pathogenesis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-17

      Role of Ammonia in the Pathogenesis of Hepatic Encephalopathy

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      Pages 19-34

      Neuroinflammation in the Pathogenesis of Hepatic Encephalopathy

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      Pages 35-45

      Inflammation and Hepatic Encephalopathy

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      Pages 47-70

      Oxidative Stress in Hepatic Encephalopathy

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      Pages 71-93

      The Role of Natural Benzodiazepines Receptor Ligands in Hepatic Encephalopathy

  4. Diagnosis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95

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      Pages 97-102

      Diagnosis of Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy

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      Pages 103-112

      Diagnosis of Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy

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      Pages 113-121

      The Electroencephalogram in Hepatic Encephalopathy

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      Pages 123-137

      Brain Imaging in Hepatic Encephalopathy

  5. Treatment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-139

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      Pages 141-158

      Disaccharides in the Treatment of Hepatic Encephalopathy

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      Pages 159-164

      Antibiotic Treatment for Hepatic Encephalopathy

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      Pages 165-174

      Ornithine Phenylacetate: A Novel Strategy for the Treatment of Hepatic Encephalopathy

  6. Special Topics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 175-175

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      Pages 177-186

      Sleep Disorders and Hepatic Encephalopathy

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      Pages 187-197

      Hepatic Encephalopathy and Driving

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      Pages 199-209

      Nutrition and Hepatic Encephalopathy

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      Pages 211-220

      Hepatic Encephalopathy in Patients with Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS)

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      Pages 221-231

      Quality of Life in Hepatic Encephalopathy

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      Pages 233-239

      Liver Transplantation and Hepatic Encephalopathy

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      Pages 241-243

      Future of Hepatic Encephalopathy

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 245-250