Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System in Children, Second Edition

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Feb 122019

An extremely practical text, this new edition of Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System in Children covers the essentials of paediatric hepatology. The range of material is wide and has been revised and updated to include the latest advances. Many helpful algorithms and tables are included and the references at the end of each chapter have been carefully selected so as to provide the most up-to-date information available. A concluding section comprising some 100 carefully annotated plates, completes this text. Containing the contributions of 23 internationally acclaimed authorities, active both clinically and in research, the book provides an essential guide to the diagnosis and management of paediatric liver diseases, both common and uncommon for all those involved in the care of the child with liver disease. Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System in Children has become THE REFERENCE of choice for the paediatric gastroenterologist, hepatologist and surgeon. Content: Chapter 1 Supporting the Child and Family (pages 1–16): Gill Brook, JO Hunt, Anne Johnson and Julie ReedChapter 2 Useful Investigations in the Assessment of Liver Disease (pages 17–24): Deirdre A. KellyChapter 3 Interventional Radiology and Invasive Diagnostic Imaging (pages 25–34): Philip JohnChapter 4 The Jaundiced Baby (pages 35–73): Eve A. RobertsChapter 5 The Acutely Ill Baby (pages 74–91): Patrick J. MckiernanChapter 6 Acute Hepatitis (pages 92–106): Suzanne DavisonChapter 7 Fulminant Hepatitis and Acute Liver Failure (pages 107–126): Peter F. Whitington and Estella M. AlonsoChapter 8 Chronic Hepatitis (pages 127–161): Suzanne DavisonChapter 9 Congenital and Structural Abnormalities of the Liver (pages 162–182): Ding?You Li and Kathleen B. SchwarzChapter 10 Non?Alcoholic Steatosis (pages 183–196): Eve A. RobertsChapter 11 Hepatobiliary Disease in Cystic Fibrosis (pages 197–210): Birgitta StrandvikChapter 12 Metabolic Liver Disease in the Infant and Older Child (pages 211–242): Anupam Chakrapani and Anne GreenChapter 13 Disorders of Copper Metabolism (pages 243–258): Stuart TannerChapter 14 Complications and Management of Chronic Liver Disease (pages 259–281): Ross ShepherdChapter 15 The Liver in Systemic Illness (pages 282–299): Susan V. BeathChapter 16 Skin Disorders in Liver Disease (pages 300–312): Indra D.M. Van Mourik and Celia MossChapter 17 Dental Care of Children With Liver Disease (pages 313–323): Marie?Therese HoseyChapter 18 Surgical Disorders of the Liver and Bile Ducts and Portal Hypertension (pages 324–362): Mark D. Stringer and Edward R. HowardChapter 19 Primary Hepatic Tumours (pages 363–377): Bruce Morland and Jean de Ville de GoyetChapter 20 Liver Transplantation (pages 378–401): Deirdre A. Kelly and David MayerChapter 21 Small Bowel Transplantation in Children (pages 402–420): Jorge Reyes and Kareem Abu?ElmagdChapter 22 Liver Disease in the Developing World (pages 421–438): Seng?Hoek Quak, Anupam Sibal and Mei?Hwei Chang
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Handbook of Liver Disease – 4th Edition (September 2017 Release)

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Dec 072018

Well-organized and vibrantly illustrated throughout, Handbook of Liver Disease is a comprehensive yet concise handbook providing authoritative guidance on key clinical issues in liver disease. The quick-reference outline format ensures that you’ll find answers when you need them, and cover-to-cover updates keep you abreast of the recent rapid changes in the field. Written by leading international experts in hepatology, this reference is ideal for gastroenterologists, hepatologists, internists, family practitioners, trainees, and others who diagnose and manage patients with liver disorders.

    • Uses a highly templated outline format, key points in each chapter, alert symbols, and highlighted review points to provide a “just the facts” approach to daily clinical questions on liver disease.


  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, Q&As, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • Features expanded hepatitis chapters, including completely updated coverage of new, safe, and effective oral regimens for the treatment of hepatitis C.
  • Provides completely updated coverage of: alcoholic liver disease * autoimmune hepatitis * portal hypertension * primary biliary cholangitis * hepatic tumors * cirrhosis * nonalcoholic liver disease * liver transplantation * and more.
  • Includes the latest information on adolescents with liver disease moving into adult care.
  • Covers the revised criteria for prioritizing liver transplantation using the MELDNa score, new options for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma, and improved management of hepatorenal syndrome.

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Sitaraman and Friedman’s Essentials of Gastroenterology – Revised 2nd Edition (January 2018 Release)

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Jul 132018

From the Back Cover

This revised and updated second edition of Essentials of Gastroenterology provides a highly practical, comprehensive, and concise guide to gastroenterology. The text covers every major disorder likely to be encountered during both GI training and in clinical practice. It also offers a handbook for preparing for Board examinations (e.g., USMLE and Internal Medicine Board examinations) as well as a handy clinical consultation tool. Fully updated to reflect the latest scientific information and practice guidelines, each section of the book covers a specific area of the gastroenterology tract and follows a standard outline: general information, normal physiology, etiology and pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, complications, prognosis, and treatment.

The text provides easy-to-assimilate information on each disorder and includes the key facts, concise, bulleted paragraphs, and a structure that lends itself to accessibility and point-of-care use in a busy clinical setting. In addition, Internal Medicine Board-style multiple choice questions allow users to self-assess their knowledge, a photo gallery provides a great visual element, and clinical cases throughout allow readers to identify with real-life clinical scenarios. Essentials of Gastroenterology is the hands-on guide that:

  • Covers the whole of gastroenterology in one highly practical volume
  • Presents updated pedagogic features to help achieve rapid clinical understanding, such as case studies, practice points, lists of “pearls,” and key weblinks
  • Includes more than 100 Internal Medicine Board-style multiple choice questions ideal for self-assessment
  • Contains major society (AASLD, AGA, BSG, ASGE, ACG, – and others) guidelines for all main GI conditions

Designed for use by gastroenterologists and GI trainees, Essentials of Gastroenterology is the revised and improved edition of the popular manual that is filled with up-to-date information on all the GI disorders. Trainees will learn the essentials of their specialty, as well as providing the seasoned gastroenterologist with a useful refresher tool.



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Best of Five MCQs for the Gastroenterology SCE

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Jun 292018

Best of Five MCQs for the Gastroenterology SCE is the first revision guide designed specifically for this new high-stakes exam. It contains 210 best of five questions with explanatory answers, each accurately reflecting the layout of questions in the exam.

The book is divided into seven subject areas, covering all the main themes of the exam, and providing a thorough assessment of the candidate’s gastroenterological knowledge. Where relevant, questions are illustrated with full colour photographs including endoscopic, radiological and histology images.

Uniquely, the explanatory answers include references to guidelines and other sources to enable candidates’ further reading and study.


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Endoscopy in Liver Disease (December 2017 Release)

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Jun 282018

Liver disease is an increasingly common cause of mortality, and its management is often complex and challenging. Endoscopy has in recent times undergone a period of rapid progress, with numerous novel and specialized endoscopic modalities that are of increasing value in the investigation and management of the patient with liver disease. As the technology in endoscopy expands, both as a diagnostic and interventional procedure, so does the role of the endoscopist in liver disease.

This full colour book and companion website offer a comprehensive guidance as to when, why, and how to perform endoscopy to best manage your patients.

  • Brings together two key areas – liver disease and endoscopy – into one expert clinical textbook
  • Covers the entire spectrum of clinical problems that gastroenterologists and endoscopists face while managing patients with liver disease
  • Includes the latest management guidelines from the key international societies, such as the  ASGE, AASLD, EASL and BSG
  • Well illustrated with over 150 high-quality colour images
  • 11 high-quality videos illustrating optimum endoscopy practice, all clearly referenced in the text

An indispensable tool for all gastroenterologists, hepatologists and endoscopists, Endoscopy in Liver Disease is perfect for learning how to perform endoscopy safely and effectively in the patient population with liver disorders.



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Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: A Comprehensive Atlas – 2nd Edition (June 2018 Release)

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Jun 242018

The second edition of this very popular atlas is designed to serve as an up-to-date guide to the diagnostic use of gastrointestinal endoscopy that will meet the daily needs of both novice and advanced endoscopists. The atlas presents an abundance of typical and atypical endoscopic images of common and rare diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and colorectum, accompanied by precise clinical descriptions. Normal findings and variants are also amply documented. A large majority of the illustrations in the new edition are superb high-resolution images, reflecting the important advances of recent years. The coverage also includes the role of novel endoscopic technologies such as narrow band imaging, FICE, iScan, and confocal laser endomicroscopy. A further new feature is the inclusion of an interesting quiz at the end of each chapter in order to summarize complex knowledge, enhance understanding, and assist in the internalization of important practical tips. Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: A Comprehensive Atlas is expected to become the ultimate reference for gastrointestinal endoscopists worldwide.



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Sherlock’s Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System – 13th Edition (July 2018 Release)

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Jun 162018

A new, fully updated edition of the world’s most famous book on liver diseases—with updating of all areas and inclusion of new specific topics, by internationally renowned specialists

This brand new edition of the classic book on hepatology provides a concise, clearly presented and well-structured review across the whole spectrum of hepatobiliary diseases by some of the world’s leading hepatologists and hepatobiliary specialists. Where many other hepatology textbooks provide detailed accounts of basic science and clinical management, Sherlock’s Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System, 13th Edition takes a different approach. Concentrating on the clinical decisions to be taken and the relevant supporting data, it is written and edited to maintain Sheila Sherlock’s unique approach, in particular the clarity and layout of the text, and the explanatory figures and tables. The book is thus concise, highly accessible, and generously illustrated with over 700 attractive color figures. There is a pithy approach to each disease based both on evidence and on the authors’ experience, the hallmark of this book. Based on these elements, the 12th edition was awarded first prize in the 2012 British Medical Association Book Awards in the Internal Medicine category.

Sherlock’s Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System begins by introducing the anatomy and function of the liver to readers, continuing then with in-depth coverage of liver biopsy techniques and interpretation, and fibrogenesis and its assessment. There are then chapters on all aspects of liver and biliary disease including acute liver failure, cirrhosis, portal hypertension, hepatic encephalopathy, ascites, hepatitis B and C, alcohol and the liver, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, drug related liver reactions, cholestatic, autoimmune and genetic liver diseases, benign and malignant tumours and not least liver transplantation. There are also chapters on the liver in pregnancy, in the neonate, infancy and childhood, in systemic diseases and in infections. This new edition also features four new individual chapters focusing on coagulation, non-invasive assessment of fibrosis and cirrhosis; vascular diseases of the liver and portal vein thrombosis, and nutrition in liver disease. Digital downloads of the figures from this edition are offered on a companion website.

  • Internationally recognized and loved, world-renowned hepatology book, first published in 1955
  • Takes a one-of-a-kind, clinical approach maintaining Sheila Sherlock’s clarity and legacy of presentation
  • Full colour throughout with 700 illustrative figures
  • Wide faculty of international contributors

Sherlock’s Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System, 13th Edition is an ideal primer in hepatology for students and trainees in hepatology and gastroenterology, and a valuable resource for all specialist gastroenterologists and hepatologists, paediatricians, pathologists, radiologists, general physicians and specialist nurses.



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Diagnosis and Management of Hepatic Encephalopathy: A Case-based Guide (June 2018 Release)

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May 262018
This volume provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of hepatic encephalopathy. Through a case-based approach, the text reviews new data and studies about the role of microbiota in liver disease and hepatic encephalopathy, explores the burden of hepatic encephalopathy on readmissions, costs, and patient care, and highlights management strategies for patients in differing stages of hepatic encephalopathy. Exploratory new therapies and treatment targets are also discussed in the guide.
Written by experts in the field, Diagnosis and Management of Hepatic Encephalopathy: A Case-based Guide is a valuable resource for physicians and researchers who deal with this challenging complication of cirrhosis.
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The Washington Manual of Gastroenterology Subspecialty Consult (The Washington Manual Subspecialty Consult) – 3rd Edition

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Mar 222018
This concise and practical reference, tailored for fellows, residents, and medical students rotating on gastroenterology subspecialty services, covers both inpatient and outpatient management of gastroenterology with the same clinical practicality as the widely popular Washington Manual™ of Medical Therapeutics. With gastroenterology continuing to expand as a specialty, there is a wealth of new insights on disease pathophysiology, diagnostic tools, and management options that this manual helps to address.
It is the result of a collaborative effort of residents, fellows, and clinical faculty from the distinguished Washington University School of Medicine and serves as a practical quick reference guide to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal ailments. New features include:
·         Two new chapters included:
o   Liver Transplantation
o   Genetic Testing in GI Disease
·         Chapter on nutrition has been revised to reflect Malnutrition, both over and under nutrition
·         Consistent formatting of chapters including the format of individual diseases and symptoms revised to follow specific subheadings
·         Extensively updated to include chapter rewrites where necessary
Don’t miss the other key topics in The Washington Manual™ Subspecialty Consult Series:
·         Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
·         Hematology and Oncology
·         Infectious Disease
·         Nephrology
·         Rheumatology
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Schiff’s Diseases of the Liver – November 2017 Release (12th Edition)

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Feb 142018

The most important and reliable resource for treating diseases of the liver

For more than 55 years, “Schiff” has been acclaimed as the most outstanding liver book in the world.  This new 12th edition brings the field completely up to date and includes a companion website that features a wide-variety of accessory materials. The text is evidence-based to offer hepatologists and gastroenterologists treating patients with liver disease a comprehensive and essential resource. The text highlights clinical practice and covers anatomy, pathology, testing, imaging, and the effects of liver disease on other organs. The book is written in clear and accessible terms and key features include:

  • Treatment guidelines and management algorithms for every disease
  • Full-color attractive design throughout the text
  • Informative section overviews for each section
  • Concise key concepts box in every chapter
  • A full liver transplant section

This 12th edition is thoroughly revised with the latest clinical information. The new edition offers:

  • Information on acute and chronic liver failure and infections in cirrhosis
  • Over 100 MCQs
  • Downloads for Powerpoint™ making the content ideal for presentations

Schiff’s Diseases of the Liver is designed to be a first-stop reference for dealing with today’s demanding clinical situations.



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