Complications of Cirrhosis

Evaluation and Management

  • Andrew P. Keaveny
  • Andrés Cárdenas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Diagnosing and Prediction—Getting It Right Now, Predicting It Right in the Future

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Francesca Saffioti, Massimo Pinzani
      Pages 3-12
    3. Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao
      Pages 13-20
    4. Mar Coll, Elsa Solà, Pau Sancho-Bru
      Pages 21-28
    5. Joel P Wedd, Avash Kalra, Scott W. Biggins
      Pages 29-37
    6. Nikhiel B. Rau, Nezam H. Afdhal
      Pages 39-47
    7. Sumit Kumar, Sumeet K. Asrani, Jayant Talwalkar
      Pages 49-55
    8. Juan G. Abraldes, Philippe Sarlieve, Puneeta Tandon
      Pages 57-67
  3. Current Management Strategies for the Complications of Cirrhosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Gemma Odena, Eva Stein, Ramon Bataller
      Pages 71-82
    3. Humberto C. Gonzalez, William Sanchez
      Pages 83-91
    4. Àngels Escorsell, Virginia Hernández-Gea, Juan C. García-Pagán
      Pages 93-101
    5. Daniel Schmidt, P Aiden McCormick
      Pages 103-110
    6. Angelo Paredes, Arun J. Sanyal
      Pages 121-129
    7. Elliot B. Tapper, Andrés Cárdenas
      Pages 131-139
    8. Elsa Solà, Pere Ginès
      Pages 141-148
    9. Ankit V. Patel, Jasmohan S. Bajaj
      Pages 149-157
    10. David S. Goldberg, Michael B. Fallon
      Pages 169-176
    11. Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba, Michael J. Krowka
      Pages 177-186
    12. Dominique-Charles Valla
      Pages 187-193
    13. Patrick G. Northup, Nicolas M. Intagliata, Neeral L. Shah
      Pages 195-205
    14. Bubu A. Banini, Lewis R. Roberts
      Pages 207-218
    15. William C. Palmer, Denise M. Harnois
      Pages 219-227
    16. Thierry Gustot, Richard Moreau
      Pages 229-241
    17. Vicente Arroyo, Javier Fernandez
      Pages 243-250
    18. Mansoor Bangash, Banwari Agarwal, Rajiv Jalan
      Pages 251-258
    19. Nizar A. Mukhtar, Oren K. Fix
      Pages 259-269
    20. Surakit Pungpapong, David P. Nunes
      Pages 271-279
    21. Angela Vizzini, Jaime Aranda-Michel
      Pages 289-294
    22. Albert Parés, Núria Guañabens
      Pages 295-305
  4. Cost, Quality and End-of-Life Care in Cirrhosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 307-307
    2. Fasiha Kanwal, Michael L. Volk
      Pages 309-315
    3. Zobair M. Younossi, Linda Henry
      Pages 323-336
    4. Maria L. Yataco, Robert Shannon, Andrew P. Keaveny
      Pages 337-346
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 355-357

About this book


This volume presents a concise yet comprehensive overview on all facets concerning the complications of cirrhosis. Structured in three sections, the book reviews the natural history of cirrhosis, the diagnostic and predictive tools available to assess the disease, complications, and treatment options such as liver assist devices and transplantation. Topical concerns in the management of patients with cirrhosis are also addressed, including issues pertaining to the delivery of quality care in this patient population.

Written by experts in their fields, Complications of Cirrhosis: Evaluation and Management serves as a valuable resource for practitioners and physicians-in-training on the subject of cirrhosis.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Andrew P. Keaveny
    • 1
  • Andrés Cárdenas
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of TransplantMayo ClinicJacksonvilleUSA
  2. 2.Institut de Malalties Digestives i MetaboliquesUniversity of BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-13613-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-13614-1
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