Liver Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

  • Gebhard Wagener

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Physiology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology of Liver Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Teresa A. Mulaikal, Jean C. Emond
      Pages 3-20
    3. Andrew Slack, Navjoyt Ladher, Julia Wendon
      Pages 21-41
    4. Simon W. Lam
      Pages 43-50
    5. D. Robert Dufour, Nazia Qazi
      Pages 51-58
  3. Anesthesiology for Liver Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. J. R. Klinck
      Pages 61-66
    3. Gabriela A. Berlakovich, Gerd R. Silberhumer
      Pages 67-72
    4. Abdulelah M. Alhawsawi, Juan del Rio Martin
      Pages 83-95
    5. Claus-Georg Krenn
      Pages 97-109
    6. Ann Walia, Roman Schumann
      Pages 111-130
    7. Ruairi Moulding, Paul Picton
      Pages 131-137
    8. Matthew R. Kappus, Arun J. Sanyal
      Pages 147-168
    9. Freeha Arshad, Ton Lisman, Robert J. Porte
      Pages 169-179
    10. Coney Bae, Scot D. Henry, Giridhar Vedula, James V. Guarrera
      Pages 181-193
    11. Philipp J. Houck
      Pages 195-204
    12. Cynthia Wang, Randolph Steadman
      Pages 215-221
    13. Christopher P. Snowden, David M. Cressey
      Pages 223-231
    14. Lloyd Meeks, Joseph Meltzer
      Pages 233-241
    15. Shahriar Shayan, Andre M. De Wolf
      Pages 243-253
    16. Mercedes Susan Mandell, Masahiko Taniguchi
      Pages 255-266
  4. Anesthesiology for Liver Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 283-283
    2. Milan Kinkhabwala, Marcelo Vivanco
      Pages 285-297
    3. Navraj Kahlon, Tricia Brentjens
      Pages 313-321
    4. Oliver Panzer, Jennifer Sandadi
      Pages 323-332
    5. Katherine Palmieri, Robert N. Sladen
      Pages 333-351
  5. Critical Care Medicine for Liver Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 353-353
    2. Jonathan Hastie, Vivek K. Moitra
      Pages 355-369
    3. Amit Gera, Kosh Agarwal
      Pages 371-381
    4. Raymond M. Planinsic, Tetsuro Sakai, Ibtesam A. Hilmi
      Pages 383-387
    5. Srinath Chinnakotla, James F. Trotter
      Pages 389-392
    6. Fuat Hakan Saner
      Pages 393-404
    7. James Y. Findlay, Mark T. Keegan
      Pages 405-415
    8. Paul Weyker, Christopher Webb, Leena Mathew
      Pages 417-431
  6. Critical Care Medicine for Liver Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 433-433
    2. Subramanian Sathishkumar, Tadahiro Uemura
      Pages 435-443
    3. Albert C. Y. Chan, Sheung Tat Fan
      Pages 445-452
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 453-473

About this book


Liver Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine emphasizes all aspects of this broad and important area and is the definitive textbook for anybody involved in the perioperative care of liver patients. The book is divided into three sections: Physiology and Pathophysiology, Anesthesiology, and Critical Care Medicine. The anesthesiology section contains information about liver transplantation and other liver surgeries and provides detailed practical direction and concise background information of all aspects of the anesthetic management of these patients based on the most recent evidence. The critical care section describes basic critical care management as it relates to liver surgical patients and addresses specific postoperative issues relevant for liver resection and liver transplant patients. The book combines practical guidance to the perioperative management with extensive background and clinical evidence to allow the reader gain an in –depth understanding of this complex and fascinating topic.


Anesthesiology Care Critical Liver Medicine

Editors and affiliations

  • Gebhard Wagener
    • 1
  1. 1., College of Physicians & SurgeonsDepartments of AnesthesiologyNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-5166-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-5167-9
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