Hepatology Principles and Practice

History · Morphology Biochemistry · Diagnostics Clinic · Therapy

  • Erwin Kuntz

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Introduction to hepatology

  3. Diagnostics in Liver Diseases

  4. Symptoms and Syndromes

    1. Pages 215-226
    2. Pages 227-242
    3. Pages 243-262
    4. Pages 263-285
    5. Pages 287-321
    6. Pages 323-331
    7. Pages 333-340
  5. Clinical Aspects of Liver Diseases

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 893-906

About this book


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.

- 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"

- 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

- 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"

- 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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Authors and affiliations

  • Erwin Kuntz
    • 1
  1. 1.WetzlarGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Medizin Verlag Heidelberg 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-28976-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-28977-7
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