Liver Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

  • Gebhard Wagener

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Physiology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology of Liver Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Teresa Anita Mulaikal, Jean C. Emond
      Pages 3-19
    3. Lauren Tal Grinspan, Elizabeth C. Verna
      Pages 21-39
    4. Andrew Slack, Brian J. Hogan, Julia Wendon
      Pages 41-62
    5. Nina T. Yoh, Gebhard Wagener
      Pages 63-68
    6. Simon W. Lam
      Pages 69-78
    7. Vanessa Cowan
      Pages 79-85
  3. Anesthesiology for Liver Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. John R. Klinck, Ernesto A. Pretto
      Pages 89-99
    3. Gabriela A. Berlakovich, Gerd R. Silberhumer
      Pages 101-107
    4. Ingo Klein, Johanna Wagner, Claus U. Niemann
      Pages 109-119
    5. Holden Groves, Juan V. del Rio Martin
      Pages 121-133
    6. Claus G. Krenn, Marko Nicolic
      Pages 135-147
    7. David Hovord, Ruairi Moulding, Paul Picton
      Pages 155-161
    8. Anand D. Padmakumar, Mark C. Bellamy
      Pages 163-171
    9. Bubu A. Banini, Arun J. Sanyal
      Pages 173-193
    10. Simone F. Kleiss, Ton Lisman, Robert J. Porte
      Pages 195-206
    11. Abdulrhman S. Elnaggar, James V. Guarrera
      Pages 207-220
    12. Philipp J. Houck
      Pages 221-232
    13. Geraldine C. Diaz, Jarva Chow, John F. Renz
      Pages 233-245
    14. Cynthia Wang, Randolph Steadman
      Pages 247-256
    15. C. P. Snowden, D. M. Cressey, J. Prentis
      Pages 257-267
    16. Andrew Disque, Joseph Meltzer
      Pages 269-280
    17. Shahriar Shayan, Andre M. De Wolf
      Pages 281-292
    18. Mercedes Susan Mandell, Masahiko Taniguchi
      Pages 293-305
    19. Prashanth Nandhabalan, Chris Willars, Georg Auzinger
      Pages 307-330
  4. Anesthesiology for Liver Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 331-331
    2. Jay A. Graham, Milan Kinkhabwala
      Pages 333-347
    3. Emmanuel Weiss, Jean Mantz, Catherine Paugam-Burtz
      Pages 349-366
    4. Paul D. Weyker, Tricia E. Brentjens
      Pages 367-375
    5. Oliver P. F. Panzer
      Pages 377-387
    6. Katherine Palmieri, Robert N. Sladen
      Pages 389-411
  5. Critical Care Medicine for Liver Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 413-413
    2. Jonathan Hastie, Vivek K. Moitra
      Pages 415-430
    3. Enoka Gonsalkorala, Daphne Hotho, Kosh Agarwal
      Pages 431-444
    4. Raymond M. Planinsic, Tetsuro Sakai, Ibtesam A. Hilmi
      Pages 445-450
    5. Avery L. Smith, Srinath Chinnakotla, James F. Trotter
      Pages 451-454
    6. Fuat Hakan Saner
      Pages 455-468
    7. James Y. Findlay, Mark T. Keegan
      Pages 469-481
  6. Critical Care Medicine for Liver Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 483-483
    2. Sean Ewing, Tadahiro Uemura, Sathish Kumar
      Pages 485-496
    3. Albert C. Y. Chan, Sheung Tat Fan
      Pages 497-505
    4. Paul Weyker, Christopher Webb, Leena Mathew
      Pages 507-523
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 525-542

About this book


Providing anesthesiology for liver surgery and especially liver transplantation is highly complex and requires profound expertise in the physiology and pathophysiology of liver disease. This new edition incorporates the latest information in the field and remains the only available book on the topic. It  focuses on the practical aspect of liver anesthesiology and critical care, while providing a comprehensive and in depth summary of the knowledge in this field. Most liver transplant centers now have dedicated teams providing anesthesia care during liver transplantations. In the last years there has been a substantial increase in knowledge and improvement in techniques in anesthesiology and critical care of patients undergoing liver surgery and transplant patients.

Liver Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, 2nd Edition includes new chapters on chronic liver failure and hepatic cirrhosis, preoperative risk assessment, evidence in liver anesthesiology, the splanchnic and systemic circulation in liver disease and a special focus on analgesia for liver resection including regional techniques. Written for anesthesiologists and critical care physicians caring for patients undergoing liver surgery and transplantation, this book proves to be an essential companion and review book as the number of liver surgeries with higher complexity continue to increase.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Gebhard Wagener
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyColumbia University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-64297-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-64298-7
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