Clinical Hepatology

Principles and Practice of Hepatobiliary Diseases

  • Henryk Dancygier

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Structure and Function of the Liver

    1. Section I Embryology, Anatomy, and Histology

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    2. Section II Fundamentals of Hepatic Physiology and Biochemistry

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      3. Henryk Dancygier, Uta Merle, Wolfgang Stremmel, Claus Niederau
        Pages 75-102
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      6. Dieter Häussinger
        Pages 137-140
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  3. Pathophysiology and Morphology of Liver Injury

    1. Section III Causes and Mechanisms of Liver Injury

      1. Henryk Dancygier, Peter Schirmacher
        Pages 181-183
      2. Henryk Dancygier, Peter Schirmacher
        Pages 185-187
      3. Henryk Dancygier, Peter Schirmacher
        Pages 189-190
      4. Henryk Dancygier, Peter Schirmacher
        Pages 191-196
      5. Henryk Dancygier, Peter Schirmacher
        Pages 197-198

About this book


Clinical Hepatology - Principles and Practice of Hepatobiliary Diseases provides clear and comprehensive coverage of the etiology, mechanisms of disease, diagnosis, and practical management of the entire spectrum of liver and biliary disorders. It also affords an excellent, evidence-based review of the rapidly expanding field of hepatobiliary diseases.

  • Comprehensive
  • Very readable
  • Practical
  • Up to date
  • Provides a rational basis for the practice of hepatology
  • Your one-step resource for clinical hepatology
  • Fast and easy access to common and rare problems encountered in practice


Henryk Dancygier is Chief of the Department of Medicine II at the Klinikum Offenbach, and Professor of Medicine at the Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main. He graduated from the University of Heidelberg and trained in Pathology, Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He holds degrees from the University of Heidelberg, Frankfurt and the Technical University of Munich and currently is Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York.

Henryk Dancygier is author of a number of books including (English translations) "AIDS – a Clinical Compendium" (1993), "Memorix – Gastroenterology and Hepatology" (1998), "Endosonography in Gastroeneterology: Principles, Techniques, Findings" (1999), "Liver Diseases – the ABC of Therapy" (2003) and "Clinical Hepatology – Diagnosis and Therapy of Hepatobiliary Disorders" (2003) that have been translated into several languages and he has also contributed numerous chapters in Medical Textbooks.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Henryk Dancygier
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Chair, Department of Medicine II, Klinikum OffenbachGoethe University Frankfurt/MainOffenbachGermany
  2. 2.Department of Medicine, Division of Liver DiseasesMount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-93841-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-93842-2
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