Chronic Liver Failure

Mechanisms and Management

  • Pere Ginès
  • Patrick S. Kamath
  • Vicente Arroyo

Part of the Clinical Gastroenterology book series (CG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. The Organ

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Fabio Marra, Maurizio Parola
      Pages 3-32
    3. Alexander Sendensky, Jean-François Dufour
      Pages 33-45
    4. Hamed Khalili, Barham Abu Dayyeh, Lawrence S. Friedman
      Pages 47-76
    5. Gautam Mehta, Juan-Carlos García-Pagán, Jaime Bosch
      Pages 77-90
    6. Lars P. Bechmann, Scott L. Friedman
      Pages 91-107
    7. Aiwu Ruth He, Arun Thenappan, Feras J. Abdul Khalek, Lopa Mishra
      Pages 109-129
    8. Joan Clària, Marta López-Parra, Esther Titos, Ana González-Périz
      Pages 131-153
    9. Konstantinos N. Lazaridis
      Pages 155-167
  3. Effects of Liver Failure on Organ Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Juan Córdoba, Rita García-Martinez
      Pages 171-187
    3. J. Macnaughtan, V. Stadlbauer, R.P. Mookerjee, R. Jalan
      Pages 219-238
    4. Hongqun Liu, Soon Woo Nam, Samuel S. Lee
      Pages 269-288
    5. Yasuko Iwakiri
      Pages 305-321
    6. Chittaranjan Routray, Vijay Shah
      Pages 323-341
    7. Manuel Morales-Ruiz, Sònia Tugues, Wladimiro Jiménez
      Pages 343-359
    8. Michael J. Krowka, Aynur Okcay
      Pages 361-376
    9. Javier Fernández, Juan Acevedo
      Pages 377-391
  4. Management of Chronic Liver Failure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 393-393
    2. Joseph K. Lim, Puneeta Tandon, Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao
      Pages 395-410
    3. Andrés Cárdenas, Pere Ginès
      Pages 411-427
    4. Vicente Arroyo, Mónica Guevara
      Pages 429-451
    5. Marco Senzolo, Andrew Kenneth Burroughs
      Pages 453-476
    6. Juan G. Abraldes, Jaime Bosch, Juan Carlos García-Pagan
      Pages 477-500
    7. Rafael Bañares, María-Vega Catalina
      Pages 501-519
    8. Michael D. Leise, W. Ray Kim, Patrick S. Kamath
      Pages 521-539
    9. Andrew Slack, Julia Wendon
      Pages 541-559
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 561-588

About this book


Chronic liver failure is a frequent condition in clinical practice that encompasses all manifestations of patients with end-stage liver diseases. Chronic liver failure is a multiorgan syndrome that affects the liver, kidneys, brain, heart, lungs, adrenal glands, and vascular, coagulation, and immune systems. Chronic Liver Failure: Mechanisms and Management covers for the first time all aspects of chronic liver failure in a single book, from pathogenesis to current management. Each chapter is written by a worldwide known expert in their area and all provide the latest state-of-the-art knowledge. This volume is specifically designed to provide answers to clinical questions to all doctors dealing with patients with liver diseases, not only clinical gastroenterologists and hepatologists, but also to internists, nephrologists, intensive care physicians, and transplant surgeons.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Pere Ginès
    • 1
  • Patrick S. Kamath
    • 2
  • Vicente Arroyo
    • 3
  1. 1.Liver Unit, Hospital ClinicUniversity of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.College of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and HepatolMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  3. 3.Liver Unit, Hospital ClinicUniversity of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-60761-865-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-60761-866-9
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