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Liver Cirrhosis

Update and Current Challenges

Edited by Georgios Tsoulfas

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Liver cirrhosis represents one of the major challenges for most physicians and surgeons on a global scale. This book provides practicing hepatologists, gastroenterologists and liver surgeons with a valuable tool in their efforts to understand the (molecular) mechanisms involved, be updated regarding the newest and less invasive diagnostic methods, and educate themselves about the challenges involved in the management of liver cirrhosis and its complications. The authors of this book represent a team of true global experts on the topic. In addition to the knowledge shared, the authors provide their personal clinical experience on a variety of different aspects of liver cirrhosis, giving us a well-rounded overview.

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Liver CirrhosisUpdate and Current ChallengesEdited by Georgios Tsoulfas

Published: July 5th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/66244

ISBN: 978-953-51-3310-0

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3309-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4756-5

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

17776 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

21 Dimensions Citations


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1. Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis, Liver Cirrhosis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma: The Molecular Pathways

By Dzeina Mezale, Ilze Strumfa, Andrejs Vanags, Matiss Mezals, Ilze Fridrihsone, Boriss Strumfs and Dainis Balodis


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2. Noninvasive Diagnostic and Prognostic Assessment Tools for Liver Fibrosis and Cirrhosis in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease

By Ju‐Seop Kang and Min‐Ho Lee


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3. Alternative Diagnostic Tests of Gastroesophageal Varices in Liver Cirrhosis: Recent Advance

By Xingshun Qi, Qiang Zhu and Ye Tian


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4. Correlation Between Transthoracic Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound and Pulse Oximetry in Hepatopulmonary Syndrome Diagnosis

By Andra‐Iulia Suceveanu, Adrian‐Paul Suceveanu, Irinel‐Raluca Parepa, Felix Voinea and Laura Mazilu


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5. Pulmonary Complications of Liver Cirrhosis: A Concise Review

By Nwe Ni Than


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6. Ascites: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

By Mohamed Omar Amer and Hussien Elsiesy


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7. Nutritional Status in Liver Cirrhosis

By Kazuyuki Suzuki, Ryujin Endo and Akinobu Kato


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8. Portal Vein Thrombosis in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis

By Anca Trifan, Carol Stanciu and Irina Girleanu


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9. Hemodynamic Optimization Strategies in Anesthesia Care for Liver Transplantation

By Alexander A. Vitin, Dana Tomescu and Leonard Azamfirei


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10. Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the Setting of Liver Cirrhosis

By Alexander Giakoustidis and Dimitrios E. Giakoustidis


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11. Impact of Glyoxalase-I (Glo-I) and Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs) in Chronic Liver Disease

By Marcus Hollenbach


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12. Regenerative Medicine in Liver Cirrhosis: Promises and Pitfalls

By Asima Tayyeb, Fareeha Azam, Rabia Nisar, Rabia Nawaz, Uzma Qaisar and Gibran Ali


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13. The Promising Role of Anti-Fibrotic Agent Halofuginone in Liver Fibrosis/Cirrhosis

By Berna Karakoyun


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