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Liver Biopsy in Modern Medicine

Liver biopsy, first performed by Paul Ehrlich in 1883, remains an important diagnostic procedure for the management of hepatobiliary disorders and the candidate/donated organ for transplantation. The book "Liver biopsy in Modern Medicine" comprises 21 chapters covering the various aspects of the biopsy procedure in detail and provides an up-to-date insightful coverage to the recent advances in the management of the various disorders with liver biospy. This book will keep up with cutting edge understanding of liver biopsy to many clinicians, physicians, scientists, pharmaceutics, engineers and other experts in a wide variety of different disciplines.

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Liver Biopsy in Modern MedicineEdited by Yoshiaki Mizuguchi

Published: October 10th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1342

ISBN: 978-953-307-883-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6748-8

Copyright year: 2011

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74227 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

25 Dimensions Citations


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1. Liver Biopsy in Transplantation: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and the Eosinophils

By Yasuhiko Sugawara, Norihiro Kokudo and Yoji Kishi


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2. Histopathological Diagnosis of Non-Alcoholic and Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

By Andrea Tannapfel and Berenike Flott-Rahmel


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3. Metabolic Steatosis & Fibrosis: Review of the Non-Invasive Tools for Diagnosis and Screening

By Véronique Miette, Meriem Abdennour, Laurent Sandrin and Magali Sasso


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4. Reversal of Liver Fibrosis: A Review

By Mona H. Ismail


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5. Hepatic Oxidative Stress: Role of Liver Biopsy

By Mahmoud Rushdi Abd Ellah


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6. Clinical Variants of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis: When Does Liver Biopsy Make the Diagnosis?

By Annarosa Floreani


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7. Evaluation of Radiofrequency Ablation as a Method for Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

By Heba Mohamed Abdella


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8. Percutaneous Liver Fiducial Implants: Techniques, Materials and Complications

By David Roberge and Tatiana Cabrera


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9. Drugs and Toxins Effects on the Liver

By Piero Luigi Almasio, Anna Licata and Claudia Randazzo


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10. Adverse Effects of Drugs and Toxins on the Liver

By Jan Schjøtt


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11. The Liver Biopsy During Organ Procurement

By Johannes W. Rey and Jochen W.U. Fries


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12. Initial Poor Graft Dysfunction and Primary Graft Non-Function After Orthotopic Liver Transplantation

By Chen Hao, Xie Junjie, Shen Baiyong, Deng Xiaxing, Tao Ran, Peng Chenghong and Li Hongwei


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13. Role of Liver Biopsy After Liver Transplantation

By Marco Carbone and James Neuberger


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14. Immunohistochemical Staining of Liver Grafts for Recurrent Hepatitis C After Liver Transplantation

By Hiroshi Sadamori, Tetsuya Ogino, Takahito Yagi and Toshiyosi Fujiwara


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15. The Present Role of Liver Biopsy in Kidney Transplant Candidates in the Management of Hepatitis B and C Patients

By Teresa Casanovas, Carme Baliellas and Maria Carmen Peña Cala


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16. Needle Biopsy in Children With Liver Diseases

By A. Pietrobattista, A. Alterio, G. Natali, R. Fruhwirth, D. Comparcola, M. R. Sartorelli and V. Nobili


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17. Liver Biopsy as a Useful Tool in the Management of Autoimmune Liver Diseases in Childhood

By Giuseppe Maggiore, Marco Sciveres and Aurelio Sonzogni


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18. Bile Duct Paucity in Infancy

By Consolato Sergi, Wesam Bahitham and Redha Al-Bahrani


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19. Occult Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Where are We Now?

By Florence Nicot, Nassim Kamar, Lionel Rostaing and Jacques Izopet


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20. Hepatitis C Virus Proteins Induce Cirrhosis Antigen Expression on Human Hepatoma Cells In Vitro: Implications for Viral Mechanisms in Hepatitis C Fibrogenesis

By Alka Saxena, Sampa Pal, Stephen J. Polyak, Sy Nakao, Igor Tikonokov, Tao Su, Thao Tran, Wan Chong Qiu, Jessica Wagoner, Lisa Thomassen, Margaret Shuhart and David R. Gretch


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21. New Aspects of Natural History and Pathogenicity of Hepadnaviral Infection and Hepatocyte Function Revealed by the Woodchuck Model of Hepatitis B

By Patricia M. Mulrooney-Cousins and Tomasz I. Michalak


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