This volume is the first text to concisely yet comprehensively cover developments for both alcoholic and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in an organized fashion. Aspects of these two diseases covered in the book include global epidemiology and risk factors, pathogenesis, animal models, hepatic and extra-hepatic malignancies, treatment models, and current and emerging therapies.
Written by experts in the field, Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Bench to Bedside is a valuable resource for gastroenterologists, pathologists, and hepatologists who treat patients with alcoholic and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 372
Weight: 9582 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 26 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2016
"The purpose is to serve as a review of both mechanisms of liver disease. The book is meant to compare the two unique diseases, which share several mechanisms. ... The book summarizes current knowledge and contains updates on recent research. ... This is a high quality resource on the topic of alcoholic and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, providing an in-depth discussion of the mechanisms ... ." (Ryan R. Sefcik, Doody's Book Reviews, June, 2016)
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