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Liver Cirrhosis

Debates and Current Challenges

Edited by Georgios Tsoulfas

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Liver cirrhosis and its complications affect millions of patients of all ages around the globe and present treating physicians with perplexing problems, given the variety of etiologies and the critical nature of hepatic physiology. This book is a collection of chapters offering the distilled knowledge of various worldwide experts in hepatic surgery and hepatic physiology. The various debates that are presented regarding the diagnosis and treatment of liver cirrhosis and its significant complications, in addition to the most up-to-date information regarding molecular aspects, provide the reader with the full spectrum of knowledge in this challenging and continuously evolving field.

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Liver CirrhosisDebates and Current ChallengesEdited by Georgios Tsoulfas

Published: May 2nd 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.81279

ISBN: 978-1-78923-886-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-885-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-445-9

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

5492 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

8 Dimensions Citations


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1. Noninvasive Biomarkers for the Diagnosis of Liver Fibrosis and Cirrhosis

By Dorothy Rosique-Oramas, Moises Martinez-Castillo, Carolina Guzman, José Luis Pérez Hernández, Jacqueline Cordova-Gallardo, Luis Very-Pineda, Fatima Higuera-De La Tijera, Daniel Santana-Vargas, Eduardo Montalvo-Jave, Francisco Sanchez-Avila, Paula Cordero Perez, Linda Muñoz-Espinosa, David Kershenobich and Gabriela Gutiérrez-Reyes


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2. Genetics of Biliary Atresia: A Work in Progress for a Disease with an Unavoidable Sequela into Liver Cirrhosis following Failure of Hepatic Portoenterostomy

By Consolato M. Sergi


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3. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

By Marco Antonio López Hernández


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4. Formation of Systemic Changes Features with Fatal Complications of Metabolic Syndrome and Chronic Diffuse Liver Diseases

By Boris Fishman, Vladimir Kulikov, Svetlana Butrimova, Spartak Turmakhanov, Mikhail Yukhno, Irina Prozorova, Pavel Starikov, Oksana Lole and Vyacheslav Zurabov


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5. Phytotherapy and Liver Disease

By Lejla Čalkić


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6. Molecular and Cellular Aspects of Cirrhosis and How an Adenosine Derivative Could Revert Fibrosis

By Jesús Rafael Rodríguez-Aguilera, Rebeca Pérez-Cabeza de Vaca, Nuria Guerrero-Celis, Gabriela Velasco-Loyden, Mariana Domínguez-López, Félix Recillas-Targa and Victoria Chagoya de Sánchez


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7. Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy in Liver Transplant Recipients

By Alexander A. Vitin, Dana Tomescu and Leonard Azamfirei


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8. Pharmacotherapy of Hepatic Encephalopathy

By Shatha Al-Muhaideb and Aziza A. Ajlan


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9. New Perspectives on the Use of Sub-Optimal Donor Livers

By Maria Eugenia Cornide-Petronio, Mariana Mendes-Braz, Mónica B. Jiménez-Castro, Jordi Gracia-Sancho and Carmen Peralta


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