Table of Contents

Front Matter.
Anatomy and Function / Jay H Lefkowitch.
Assessment of Liver Function / Sandeep Mukherjee, John L Gollan.
Biopsy of the Liver / David Patch, Amar Paul Dhillon.
Haematological Disorders of the Liver / Pramod K Mistry, Dhanpat Jain.
Acute Liver Failure / Shannan R Tujios, William M Lee.
Hepatic Fibrogenesis / Meena B Bansal, Scott L Friedman.
Hepatic Cirrhosis / P Aiden McCormick.
Hepatic Encephalopathy in Patients with Cirrhosis / Marsha Y Morgan.
The Hepatic Artery, Portal Venous System and Portal Hypertension: The Hepatic Veins and Liver in Circulatory Failure / Andrew K Burroughs.
Ascites / Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao.
Jaundice and Cholestasis / Elwyn Elias.
Gallstones and Benign Biliary Diseases / James S Dooley.
Malignant Biliary Diseases / Rahul S Koti, Brian R Davidson.
Cysts and Congenital Biliary Abnormalities / Giorgina Mieli-Vergani, Nedim Had°ic.
Primary Biliary Cirrhosis / Margaret F Bassendine.
Sclerosing Cholangitis / Simon Rushbrook, Roger W Chapman.
Enterically Transmitted Viral Hepatitis: Hepatitis A and Hepatitis E / Peter Karayiannis, Howard C Thomas.
Hepatitis B / Anna S F Lok.
Hepatitis D / Patrizia Farci.
Hepatitis C / Geoffrey Dusheiko.
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