Liver Transplantation


Clinical Assessment and Management

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<p><b>Explore this practical&nbsp;and step-by-step guide to managing liver transplant patients from leading international&nbsp;clinicians&nbsp;in Hepatology&nbsp;</b></p> <p>The newly revised Second Edition of&nbsp;<i>Liver Transplantation: Clinical Assessment and Management</i>&nbsp;delivers&nbsp;expert clinical guidance on best practices in managing the care of liver transplant patients.&nbsp;Authors are all experts in their&nbsp;field and cover a world-wide perspective.&nbsp;Organized&nbsp;in an accessible, stepwise fashion and packed with text features&nbsp;such as&nbsp;key points, the book covers all critical areas&nbsp;of each stage of&nbsp;the&nbsp;liver transplant&nbsp;journey, from assessment, to management on the list, to long term care.&nbsp;</p> <p>Readers will learn when to refer a patient for liver transplantation, how to assess a potential liver transplant recipient,&nbsp;learn the principles of the procedure and the&nbsp;long term&nbsp;management of the transplant recipient.&nbsp;<i>Liver Transplantation</i>&nbsp;provides&nbsp;the entire hepatology and surgical team the information required for a sound understanding of the entire procedure, from pre- to post-operative care and management.&nbsp;</p> <p>Clinically oriented and management-focused, the book is far more accessible than the liver transplant sections in traditional hepatology textbooks. Readers will also enjoy:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>A thorough discussion of when to refer a patient for liver transplantation, including general considerations and the use and abuse of prognostic models&nbsp;</li> <li>An exploration of the selection, assessment, and management&nbsp;of patients on the transplant list, including how to manage a patient with chronic liver disease while on the waiting list&nbsp;</li> <li>A treatment of liver transplantation for acute liver failure&nbsp;(ALF), including assessment&nbsp;and&nbsp;management of ALF patients on the transplant waiting list&nbsp;</li> <li>A discussion of care of the liver transplant recipient after the procedure&nbsp;in the&nbsp;short and long term&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for&nbsp;gastroenterologists, hepatologists, and&nbsp;surgeons&nbsp;and other health care professionals&nbsp;managing&nbsp;patients with liver disease who are awaiting,&nbsp;undergoing&nbsp;and following&nbsp;liver transplantation,&nbsp;<i>Liver Transplantation: Clinical Assessment and Management&nbsp;</i>will also earn a place in the libraries of&nbsp;medical students, residents, internal medicine physicians, and GI/Hepatology trainees&nbsp;and all health care professionals providing clinical care to people with liver disease, before, during and after transplantation.&nbsp;</p>