Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. General Aspects and Introductory Material

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Giuseppe Derosa, Pamela Maffioli
      Pages 3-22
    3. Yi Huang, Gary P. Jeffrey, Leon A. Adams
      Pages 23-45
    4. Deepika Devuni, Jawad Ahmad
      Pages 47-70
    5. Mitchell R. McGill, Benjamin L. Woolbright, James L. Weemhoff, Hartmut Jaeschke
      Pages 71-97
    6. Miriam Cortes, Juan Carlos García-Cañaveras, Eugenia Pareja, Agustín Lahoz
      Pages 99-128
    7. Cynthia Aparecida de Castro, Manoela Maciel dos Santos Dias, Karina Ana da Silva, Sandra Aparecida dos Reis, Lisiane Lopes da Conceição, Letícia De Nadai Marcon et al.
      Pages 129-152
    8. Saad Elias, Barhoum Masad, Assy Nimer
      Pages 153-166
    9. Seow Chong Lee, Hwee Tong Tan, Maxey Ching Ming Chung
      Pages 167-191
    10. Cornelia J. Verhoeven, Luc J. W. van der Laan, Jeroen de Jonge, Herold J. Metselaar
      Pages 193-220
    11. Mette J. Nielsen, Diana J. Leeming, Morten A. Karsdal, Aleksander Krag
      Pages 221-246
  3. Body Fluids, Tissue, and Specific Biomarkers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 265-265
    2. Guido Engelmann
      Pages 267-280
    3. Nahum Méndez-Sánchez, Libor Vítek, Nancy E. Aguilar-Olivos, Misael Uribe
      Pages 281-304
    4. Agnieszka Bakula, Maciej Dadalski
      Pages 305-320
    5. Holger Jon Møller, Konstantin Kazankov, Sidsel Rødgaard-Hansen, Marlene Christina Nielsen, Thomas D. Sandahl, Hendrik Vilstrup et al.
      Pages 321-348
    6. Anthony W. H. Chan, Ka-Fai To
      Pages 349-372
    7. Michael Oellerich, Ekkehard Schütz, Julia Beck, Otto Kollmar, Philipp Kanzow, Anna Blum et al.
      Pages 373-386

About this book


There are numerous types of liver disease that may be due to toxic agents (such as alcohol or drugs), infectious agents including viruses, congenital conditions and even poor dietary patterns. It has been suggested that there are over 100 different types.  As the consequences of liver failure can be devastating it is important that appropriate diagnosis and monitoring is carried out. Much of this characterisation entails the use of biological indicators, i.e biomarkers. Biomarkers in Liver Disease embraces a holistic approach by combining detailed information on different conditions that affect the liver and the use of biomarkers. Biomarkers are described in terms of conventional, new and emerging analytes, techniques, platforms and applications. It covers the latest knowledge, trends and innovations. New platforms are described which combine advances in biomedical sciences, physics, computing and chemistry.


Application to prognosis Biomarkers in disease Cancer Research Discovery of biomarkers High throughput technologies

Editors and affiliations

  • Vinood B. Patel
    • 1
  • Victor R. Preedy
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Science and TechnologyUniversity of WestminsterLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Research Division, Faculty of Life Science and MedicineKing’s College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-94-007-7674-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-007-7675-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2542-3657
  • Series Online ISSN 2542-3665
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