Liver Disease: General Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management

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Table of Contents

Continuing Medical Education
Basic Science Update
   Anatomy of the Liver
   Hepatic Function and Contribution of Different Cell Types
   Functional Anatomic Units of the Liver
   Liver Function Tests
Screening and Evaluation
   Risk Factors and Routine Screening
   Laboratory Testing
   Age for Screening
   Signs and Symptoms
   Assessment of Prognosis in Cirrhotic Patients
Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management
   Hepatic Tumors
   Hepatitis Virus Infection
   Autoimmune Liver Diseases
   Fatty Liver Disease
   Budd–Chiari Syndrome and Vascular Disorders
   Portal Vein Thrombosis
   Drug-Induced Liver Injury
Surgical Considerations
   Coagulopathies and Bleeding Disorders
   Anesthetics and Anesthesia
   Nutrition and Postoperative Care
Special Concerns for Older Women
Key Points


Russell R. Snyder, MD

Associate Editor
Anne E. Burke, MD

ISSN 1536-3619
Published 6 times per year