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  • Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
    Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis NEW
    Editor Luis Rodrigo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2026-1
    232 pages, March, 2015
    All chapters downloaded 938 times.
    The inflammatory procceses of pancreatic gland can be acute and chronic. Acute pancreatitis constitutes the majority of cases requiring hospital admission in gastroenterology. We are yet to discover many things about its pathophysiology, which is a c ...
  • Portal Hypertension - Causes and Complications
    Portal Hypertension - Causes and Complications
    Editor Dmitry V. Garbuzenko
    ISBN 978-953-51-0251-9
    156 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 29949 times.
    Portal hypertension is a clinical syndrome defined by a portal venous pressure gradient, exceeding 5 mm Hg. In this book the causes of its development and complications are described. Authors have presented personal experiences on conducting patients ...
  • Cholestasis
    Editor Valeria Tripodi and Silvia Lucagioli
    ISBN 978-953-51-0043-0
    106 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 9677 times.
    This book covers different aspects on the understanding of mechanisms, effects, and management of cholestasis. This unique compendium contains important citations, an invaluable amount of research work, and many applications, which are outstanding re ...
  • Acute Pancreatitis
    Acute Pancreatitis
    Editor Luis Rodrigo
    ISBN 978-953-307-984-4
    300 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 54566 times.
    Acute Pancreatitis (AP) in approximately 80% of cases, occurs as a secondary complication related to gallstone disease and alcohol misuse. However there are several other different causes that produce it such as metabolism, genetics, autoimmunity, p ...
  • Trends in Alcoholic Liver Disease Research - Clinical and Scientific Aspects
    Trends in Alcoholic Liver Disease Research - Clinical and Scientific Aspects
    Editor Ichiro Shimizu
    ISBN 978-953-307-985-1
    232 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 20261 times.
    Alcoholic liver disease occurs after prolonged heavy drinking. Not everyone who drinks alcohol in excess develops serious forms of alcoholic liver disease. It is likely that genetic factors determine this individual susceptibility, and a family histo ...