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Liver Disease: Reproductive Considerations

January 2017

 

Liver Disease: Reproductive Considerations, written by John M. Vierling, MD, and Risë J. Stribling, MD, contains useful information regarding physiologic effects of various reproductive events on liver function, including pregnancy and menopause; effects of pregnancy on preexisting liver disease; management of liver concerns in pregnant women; and contraception and hormone therapy options for patients with liver disease.

Information related to the general aspects of liver disease, such as basic anatomy and physiology of the liver and related systems, risk factors, screening, counseling, diagnosis, and management of liver conditions, is provided in Liver Disease: General Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management, Volume XV, Number 6, November 2016.

Additional information related to liver disease, such as treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma, treatment of cholangiocarcinoma, autoimmune diseases, and gallbladder diseases, is available in the supplement to Liver Disease: General Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management, Volume XV, Number 6, November 2016.

 




Editor
Russell R. Snyder, MD

Associate Editor
Gretchen M. Lentz, MD

Past Editor
Raul Artal, MD

ISSN 1536-3619
Published 6 times per year