Cholestatic Liver Diseases, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease
Author By Cynthia Levy, MD, University of Miami Medical Center, Center for Liver Diseases, Miami, FL
Format Hardcover ISBN 9781455771134 Copyright Year 2013
Dr. Levy is a key leader in the field of hepatology , and she has enlisted authors who are top experts in their fields to submit state-of-the-art clinical reviews on cholestatic liver diseases. Articles are devoted to genetic determinants of cholestasis, nuclear receptors as drug targets, drug-induced cholestasis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, therapeutic advances in primary biliary cirrhosis, overlap syndromes, autoimmune sclerosing cholangitis, secondary sclerosing cholangitis, Focus is also on familial cholestasis, allagile syndrome and other hereditary causes of cholestasis, Systemic causes of cholestasis, advances in pathogenesis and treatment of pruritus, care of the cholestatic patient, and transplantation for cholestatic diseases . Readers will come away with a full overview of the diagnosis and treatment of cholestatic liver diseases.