Gaetano Serviddio

Gaetano Serviddio is professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Foggia. He has been working in the research field of redox biology in liver diseases at the University of Turin (Italy) and Valencia (Spain) from 1999 to 2003 when he moved to the University of Foggia where he founded the University Centre for the Research and treatment of liver diseases (C.U.R.E.). The centre encompasses the management of acute and chronic viral hepatitis and encourages and supports research in nonalcoholic fatty liver diseases (NAFLD). He has been awarded as investigator from the Italian Society of Internal Medicine and from the European Association for the Study of Liver disease and in 2012 he was granted from the Society for Free Radical Research Europe with the prestigious “Catherine Pasquier Award” for his research in liver diseases. He is editorial board of international journals and member of the SFRR-E council. He has an extensive publication record in Liver disorders.

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Continuous acquisition of new knowledge in Medicine is essential to ensure progression in diagnostics and therapeutics. In the last decade the discipline of Hepatology has achieved critical progress in the treatment of viral hepatitis. The present book has been realized by a team of experts daily facing clinical problems in the prevention and management of liver diseases and has been designed for a global readership to offer some practical tips to physicians who want update their level of practice in the field. Its a practical volume for daily reference but also an instrument for improving expertise in viral hepatology and discovering the unresolved issues. Management of HBV and HCV hepatitis in young and elderly, HEV hepatitis, evaluation of liver fibrosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, vaccine and prevention and patient education are some of the most important topics covered by the authors. In addition, an outstanding chapter on the skin involvement during viral hepatitis and the tools to manage them during triple therapy is included in the book.

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