Liver Diseases

A Multidisciplinary Textbook

  • Florentina Radu-Ionita
  • Nikolaos T. Pyrsopoulos
  • Mariana Jinga
  • Ion C. Tintoiu
  • Zhonghua Sun
  • Ecaterina Bontas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sergio Morini, Guido Carpino, Simone Carotti, Eugenio Gaudio
      Pages 3-16
    3. Simone Carotti, Sergio Morini, Guido Carpino, Eugenio Gaudio
      Pages 17-28
    4. Guido Carpino, Sergio Morini, Simone Carotti, Eugenio Gaudio
      Pages 29-35
    5. Florentina Radu-Ionita, Ecaterina Bontas, Ion C. Tintoiu
      Pages 37-52
    6. Mariana Mihaila, Ecaterina Bontas, Cecilia Patru
      Pages 53-63
    7. Manuela G. Neuman
      Pages 75-84
    8. Ivanesa L. Pardo Lameda, Timothy R. Koch
      Pages 107-116
    9. Vlad Damian Vintilă, Alexandra Maria Chitroceanu, Ana-Maria Vintilă
      Pages 117-128
    10. Farid Froghi, Saied Froghi, Brian R. Davidson
      Pages 129-141
    11. Christos Liaskos, George Efthymiou, Dimitrios P. Bogdanos
      Pages 143-151
    12. Andreas L. Koutsoumpas, George Efthymiou, Maria G. Mytilinaiou, Dimitrios P. Bogdanos
      Pages 153-159
    13. Yousry Hawash
      Pages 161-172
    14. Dar-In Tai
      Pages 173-180
    15. Luigi Elio Adinolfi, Emanuele Durante Mangoni, Aldo Marrone, Rosa Zampino, Luca Rinaldi
      Pages 181-195
    16. Hubert E. Blum
      Pages 197-204
    17. Hubert E. Blum
      Pages 205-210
    18. Carmen Fierbinteanu-Braticevici, Alexandru Constantin Moldoveanu
      Pages 211-217
    19. Ioan Tiberiu Nanea, Gabriela Silvia Gheorghe
      Pages 219-229
    20. Bogdan Dorobanţu
      Pages 231-237
    21. Feifei Hou, Ran Wang, Bing Han, Zhaohui Bai, Yingying Li, Xingshun Qi
      Pages 239-245
    22. Eirini I. Rigopoulou
      Pages 247-259
    23. Consolato M. Sergi
      Pages 261-272
    24. Natalia Rosso, Stefano Bellentani
      Pages 273-284
    25. Vatsalya Vatsalya, Hamza Zahid Hassan
      Pages 285-292
    26. Sheila Eswaran, Nancy Reau
      Pages 293-304
    27. Roxana Cristina Rimbas, Alexandra Maria Chitroceanu, Dragos Vinereanu
      Pages 305-318
    28. Emilio De Raffele
      Pages 319-340
    29. Emilio De Raffele
      Pages 341-368
    30. Diana Toma, Ovidiu Lazar, Ecaterina Bontas
      Pages 369-380
    31. Rita Garcia-Martinez, Raquel Diaz-Ruiz, Jesus Millan, Rafael Bañares
      Pages 381-394
  3. Diagnostic Methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 395-395
    2. Ana-Maria Vintilă, Mihaela Horumbă, Vlad Damian Vintilă
      Pages 397-406
    3. Zain Moosvi, Felix H. Lui, Douglas Nguyen
      Pages 407-426
    4. Gamal Shiha, Nasser Mousa
      Pages 427-441
    5. Giulia Tosetti, Vincenzo La Mura
      Pages 443-446
    6. Horst Kinkel, Francisca Blanca Călinescu
      Pages 451-458
    7. Laura Iliescu
      Pages 459-471
    8. Nitin Jagtap, D. Nageshwar Reddy
      Pages 473-478
    9. Piero Boraschi, Gaia Tarantini, Federica Pacciardi, Francescamaria Donati
      Pages 479-491
    10. Woo Kyoung Jeong
      Pages 513-521
    11. Ioana G. Lupescu, Mugur Cristian Grasu, Radu Lucian Dumitru
      Pages 523-531
    12. Ran-Chou Chen, Chen-Te Chou, Yung-Liang Wan
      Pages 533-543

About this book


This book provides an in-depth coverage not only of liver pathology but also of diagnosis of the numerous types of liver disease , placing specific emphasis on current treatments of liver pathology including the most up-to-date information on liver transplantation.

The first part of provides an in-depth account of the liver pathology in different conditions such as Hepatits, liver ischaemia reperfusion injury, Lyme disease, cirrhotic cardiomyopathy and hepatocellular carcinoma. The second part provides a comprehensive overview of diagnostic methods. Of particular interest are chapters on the latest techniques in Patient-specific 3D printing and transient elastography (FibroScan). The final part focuses on treatment and provides a step-by step guide to the therapeutic management of liver diseases starting with pharmacological treatment and techniques including surgery and liver transplantation.

This is an invaluable book  for clinicians, practitioners including academics, scientists/researchers and postgraduates to provide the newest knowledge in the field of liver pathogenesis. It is written by a multidisciplinary team of experts in hepathology, gastroenterology, and surgery especially from liver transplantation.


liver injury vascular disorders liver ischemia Hepatitis Polycystic Liver Hepatopulmonary hypertension Hepatic Encephalopathy Cirrhosis NASH Liver Failure biomarkers Liver Biopsy Liver Transplantation

Editors and affiliations

  • Florentina Radu-Ionita
    • 1
  • Nikolaos T. Pyrsopoulos
    • 2
  • Mariana Jinga
    • 3
  • Ion C. Tintoiu
    • 4
  • Zhonghua Sun
    • 5
  • Ecaterina Bontas
    • 6
  1. 1.Faculty of Medicine, “Titu Maiorescu” UniversityCentral Military Emergency University Hospital “Dr. Carol Davila”BucharestRomania
  2. 2.New Jersey Medical SchoolRutgers University New Jersey Medical SchoolNewarkUSA
  3. 3.Carol Davila University of Medicine and PharmacyCentral Military Emergency University Hospital “Dr. Carol Davila”BucharestRomania
  4. 4.Faculty of Medicine, “Titu Maiorescu” UniversityCentral Military Emergency University Hospital “Dr. Carol Davila”BucharestRomania
  5. 5.Medical Radiation SciencesCurtin UniversityPerthAustralia
  6. 6.“Prof. C.C. Iliescu” Emergency Institute for Cardiovascular DiseasesBucharestRomania

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-24431-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-24432-3
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