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  • 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 26275 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
    Cholestasis
    Editor Valeria Tripodi and Silvia Lucagioli
    ISBN 978-953-51-0043-0
    106 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 8262 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 48936 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 17988 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 ...