Management of Wilson Disease

A Pocket Guide

  • Michael L.┬áSchilsky

Part of the Clinical Gastroenterology book series (CG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Uyen To, Michael L. Schilsky
    Pages 1-16
  3. Marinos Pericleous, Claire Kelly, Michael L. Schilsky
    Pages 17-44
  4. Claire Kelly, Marinos Pericleous, Michael L. Schilsky
    Pages 45-61
  5. Michelle Camarata, Michael L. Schilsky
    Pages 87-106
  6. Ana Vives-Rodriguez, Daphne Robakis, Nigel S. Bamford
    Pages 107-120
  7. Sahil Munjal, Paula C. Zimbrean
    Pages 121-142
  8. Tamir Miloh, Michael L. Schilsky
    Pages 143-159
  9. Michelle Camarata, Regino P. Gonzalez-Peralta
    Pages 161-173
  10. Michelle Camarata, Michael L. Schilsky
    Pages 175-181
  11. Tamir Miloh, Michael L. Schilsky
    Pages 183-202
  12. Mary L. Graper, Michael L. Schilsky
    Pages 203-212
  13. Ricarda Tomlin
    Pages 213-222
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 243-250

About this book


This pocket guide provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of the pathogenesis, treatment, and management of Wilson disease. Drawing upon expertise from the Center of Excellence at Yale University in liver disease, neurology, and psychiatry for adult and pediatric patients, as well as dieticians, clinical trial coordinators, representatives from the Wilson Disease Association and outside experts from the US and UK as well, this guide provides a balanced and easy to digest approach to understanding treatment and care for Wilson disease patients. The text reviews different treatment options and other care needed to address clinical symptoms, as well as the testing needed for monitoring efficacy and adherence. Furthermore, the volume discusses these issues in the context of a best care model, which is an integrative care model where patients and their caregivers partner with Centers of Excellence with expertise in this rare disorder, to achieve best long-term outcomes. 
Written by experts in the field, Management of Wilson Disease: A Pocket Guide is a valuable resource for clinicians and primary care physicians who treat patients with Wilson disease.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Michael L.┬áSchilsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Yale New Haven Transplantation CenterYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-91526-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-91527-2
  • Series Print ISSN 2197-7399
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-7704
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