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Liver Research and Clinical Management

Edited by Luis Rodrigo

University of Oviedo

Hepatology is the medical specialty that studies the normal functioning of the liver and its diseases. It has experienced a steady progress in recent decades, as well as occurred in other medical specialties. It deals with the acute and chronic inflammatory processes of the liver, among which is the viral hepatitis. Recently, very effective drugs have been introduced in this field that achieves the elimination of the hepatitis C virus in the great majority of patients. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis has increased markedly worldwide especially in Western countries in relation to overweight, diabetes, and other metabolic conditions. Cirrhosis and its complications are better managed, and patients live longer, thanks also to the earlier detection of hepatocarcinoma and the generalization of the use of liver transplants. This book deals with all of these interesting topics, thanks to the excellent collaboration of a great group of specialists that have collaborated with their knowledge and expertise in this edition.

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Liver Research and Clinical ManagementEdited by Luis Rodrigo

Published: May 2nd 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.70390

ISBN: 978-1-78923-091-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-090-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-472-4

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

10388 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

3 Web of Science Citations

15 Dimensions Citations


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1. Diagnosis and Characterization of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

By Paula Iruzubieta, Marta González, Joaquín Cabezas, María Teresa Arias-Loste and Javier Crespo


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2. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Diabetes Mellitus, and Zinc/ Zinc Transporters: Is there a Connection?

By Kurt Grüngreiff


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3. Imaging Evaluation of Liver Tumors in Pediatric Patients

By Chengzhan Zhu, Bingzi Dong and Qian Dong


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4. Intraoperative Ultrasound of the Liver: Actual Status and Indications

By Adrian Bartoș, Ioana Iancu, Caius Breazu and Dana Bartoș


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5. Hepatic Trauma

By Ali Ibrahim Yahya


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6. Molecular Mechanisms of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Related to Aflatoxins: An Update

By Xi-Dai Long, Yan Deng, Xiao-Ying Huang, Jin-Guang Yao, Qun-Ying Su, Xue-Min Wu, Juan Wang, Qun-Qing Xu, Xiao-Ying Zhu, Chao Wang, Bing-Chen Huang and Qiang Xia


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7. Evaluation and Surgical Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

By Adrian Bartoș, Cristian Cioltean, Caius Breazu and Dana Bartoș


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8. Liver Transplantation in Acute Liver Failure: Indications and Outcome

By Rocío González Grande and Miguel Jiménez Pérez


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9. Trends and the Current Status of Living Donor Liver Transplant

By Ramesh K. Batra and David C. Mulligan


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10. Liver Gene Therapy: Employing Surgery and Radiology for Translational Research

By Luis Sendra, María José Herrero, Luis Martí-Bonmatí, Eva M. Montalvá, Rafael López-Andújar, Matteo Frasson, Eduardo García- Granero and Salvador F. Aliño Pellicer


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11. Neurocognitive Impairments and Depression and Their Relationship to Hepatitis C Virus Infection

By Mihaela Fadgyas Stanculete


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12. Psychosocial Aspects of Liver Transplantation and Liver Donation

By Margörit Rita Krespi


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