Hepatic Encephalopathy

Pathophysiology and Treatment

  • Roger F. Butterworth
  • Gilles Pomier Layrargues

Part of the Experimental Biology and Medicine book series (EBAM, volume 22)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Pathophysiology of Hepatic Encephalopathy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
    2. The Role of Ammonia and Other Toxins

      1. Arthur J. L. Cooper, James C. K. Lai, Alan S. Gelbard
        Pages 27-48
      2. Winfried A. Raabe
        Pages 49-77
      3. Guylaine Girard, Jean-François Giguère, Roger F. Butterworth
        Pages 79-89
      4. James C. K. Lai, Karin Rimpel-Lamhaouar, Arthur J. L. Cooper
        Pages 91-98
      5. Ijaz A. Qureshi, Marie Lambert, Emile Levy, Muriel Godard, Jacques Letarte
        Pages 113-125
      6. Kaj Johansen, Catherine Girod, Samuel S. Lee, Didier Lebrec
        Pages 127-134
    3. Cerebral Metabolism and Function in Hepatic Failure

      1. Richard A. Hawkins, Anke M. Mans
        Pages 159-176
      2. Susan M. Fitzpatrick, Kevin L. Behar, Robert G. Shulman
        Pages 177-187
      3. Andres T. Blei, Peter G. Traber
        Pages 231-244
      4. M. G. Murphy, S. C. Digout, J. F. S. Crocker
        Pages 245-259
      5. Paul Martin, Maria R. Ferreira, Sergio H. Gammal, H. Chris Fromm, E. Anthony Jones
        Pages 261-270
    4. GABA and Benzodiazepine Receptors in Hepatic Encephalopathy

      1. E. Anthony Jones, Sergio H. Gammal, Anthony S. Basile, Kevin D. Mullen, Mark L. Bassett, Daniel F. Schafer et al.
        Pages 273-286
      2. K. D. Mullen, K. M. Szauter, K. Kaminsky, P. D. Tolentino, A. J. McCullough
        Pages 287-294
      3. Sergio H. Gammal, Anthony S. Basile, Phil Skolnick, E. Anthony Jones
        Pages 295-304
      4. G. Pamier-Layrargues, Jean-François Giguère, Joēl Iavoie, Bernard Willems, Roger F. Butterworth
        Pages 319-327
      5. Jill E. Maddison, Dorothy K. Leong, Peter R. Dodd, Graham A. R. Johnston
        Pages 329-338
      6. H. O. Jauregui, S. Naik, H. Santangini
        Pages 339-351
    5. Other Neurotransmitter Systems(amines, amino acids, peptides) in Hepatic Encephalopathy

      1. Finn Bengtsson, Magens Bugge, Anders Nobin
        Pages 355-387
      2. Marcelle Bergeron, Tomás A. Reader, Gilles Pomier Layrargues, Roger F. Butterworth
        Pages 389-406
      3. C. Yurdaydin, C. Zimmermann, C. Pifl, E. Singer, H. Hörtnagl, P. Ferenci
        Pages 407-416
      4. Roger F. Butterworth, Joel Lavoie, Christine Peterson, Carl W. Cotman, John C. Szerb
        Pages 417-433
      5. Jean-François Giguère, Anne-Marie Besnard, Joël Lavoie, Gilles Ponder Layrargues, Roger F. Butterworth
        Pages 435-445
      6. M. L. Zeneroli, M. Baraldi, E. Ventura, P. Zanoli, C. Vezzelli, A. M. Russo
        Pages 455-466
  4. Treatment of Hepatic Encephalopathy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 467-467
    2. Update of Existing Therapeutic Approaches

      1. Gilles Panier Layrargues, Jean-François Giguère, Joël Lavoie, Roger F. Butterwarth
        Pages 469-481
      2. Misael Uribe
        Pages 529-547
    3. Potential Therapeutic Use of Benzodiazepine Antagonists

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 613-621

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Editors and affiliations

  • Roger F. Butterworth
    • 1
  • Gilles Pomier Layrargues
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory of Neurochemistry, André-Viallet Clinical Research CentreHôpital St-Luc (University of Montreal)MontrealCanada
  2. 2.Hepatology Unit, André-Viallet Clinical Research CentreHôpital St-Luc (University of Montreal)MontrealCanada

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