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

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
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-5166-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-5167-9
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