The Human Gut-Liver-Axis in Health and Disease

  • Aleksander Krag
  • Torben Hansen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Clinical Aspects of Fatty Liver Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Mads Israelsen, Aleksander Krag, Maja Thiele
      Pages 3-21
    3. Julie Steen Pedersen, Flemming Bendtsen
      Pages 23-46
    4. Cilius Esmann Fonvig, Jens-Christian Holm
      Pages 47-64
    5. Charlotte Brøns, Louise Justesen
      Pages 65-80
    6. Hans Olav Melberg, Lars Asphaug
      Pages 81-86
  3. The Gut Liver Axis in Health and Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Anne Lundager Madsen, Thorsten Brach, Timo Kern, Emilie Glad Bak, Trine Nielsen, Manimozhiyan Arumugam
      Pages 89-104
    3. Timo Kern, Trine Nielsen
      Pages 105-120
    4. Jelle Matthijnssens, Emilie Glad Bak, Shivaprasad Patil, Mahmoud Reza Pourkarim, Andrzej Górski
      Pages 121-131
    5. Maria Camila Alvarez-Silva, Thorsten Brach, Asker Daniel Brejnrod, Manimozhiyan Arumugam
      Pages 133-145
    6. Lars Ove Dragsted, Kajetan Trošt
      Pages 147-164
    7. Lili Niu, Philipp E. Geyer, Matthias Mann
      Pages 165-193
    8. Stefan Stender, Niels Grarup, Torben Hansen
      Pages 195-206
    9. S. Georgiou, V. Pantazopoulou, Ema Anastasiadou
      Pages 207-234
    10. Fernando Magdaleno, Maximilian Joseph Brol, Robert Schierwagen, Frank Erhard Uschner, Michael Zwick, Jonel Trebicka
      Pages 235-264
    11. Mette Juul Nielsen, Morten A. Karsdal, Aleksander Krag, Diana Julie Leeming
      Pages 265-286
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 287-294

About this book


The book brings together the current knowledge and future perspectives of the complex physiology and pathophysiology of gut-liver interactions in health and disease. It provides readers with a unique overview and access to knowledge that cannot be obtained elsewhere.

The structure is logical and covers all aspect including the normal physiology, changes in various liver diseases, technology, sample collection and various interventions. Thus suitable for general reading, lookup for specific questions or as a reference book within the area.

The book allows the reader to access all the knowledge that has been generated within the last 10 years in this field. 


Gut microbiota Metagenomics Bacterial translocation Fatty liver disease Microbiome NAFLD Type 2 diabetes NASH

Editors and affiliations

  • Aleksander Krag
    • 1
  • Torben Hansen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Gastroenterology and HepatologyOdense University HospitalOdenseDenmark
  2. 2.The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Section of Metabolic GeneticsUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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