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Fatty Liver Disease
NASH and Related Disorders
edited by Geoffrey C. Farrell

Fatty Liver Diseases: NASH and Related Disorders is an unusual book: it combines a practical approach for students and physicians concerned with the problem with a clear overview on the causative mechanisms.

This book appeals to doctors and other health care workers who encounter this problem, as well as to pathologists and investigators interested in the field of liver disease.

It will improve your diagnostic acumen for people with abnormal liver tests, advance your knowledge about this important subject and help with your specialist or undergraduate exams, and management of a common disorder.

Contents

  1. Overview: an introduction to NASH and related fatty liver disorders
  2. Pathology of hepatic steatosis, NASH and related conditions
  3. The epidemiology and risk factors of NASH
  4. Insulin resistance in NAFLD: potential mechanisms and therapies
  5. NASH as part of the metabolic (insulin resistance) syndrome
  6. NASH is a genetically determined disease
  7. The pathogenesis of NASH: human studies
  8. Animal models of steatohepatitis
  9. Fatty acid metabolism and lipotoxicity in the pathogenesis of NAFLD/NASH
  10. Cytokines and inflammatory recruitment in NASH: experimental and human studies
  11. Mitochondrial injury and NASH
  12. Cell biology of NASH: fibrosis and cell proliferation
  13. Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of NAFLD
  14. The clinical outcome of NAFLD including cryptogenic cirrhosis
  15. Practical approach to the diagnosis and management of people with fatty liver diseases
  16. Management of NASH: current and future perspectives on treatment
  17. NAFLD, NASH and orthotopic liver transplantation
  18. NAFLD/NASH is not just a 'Western' problem: some perspectives on NAFLD/NASH from the East
  19. NAFLD/NASH in children
  20. Steatohepatitis resulting from intestinal bypass
  21. Specific disorders associated with NAFLD
  22. Hepatocellular carcinoma in NAFLD
  23. Does NASH or NAFLD contribute to comorbidity of other liver diseases?
  24. Recent advances

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Fatty Liver Disease
NASH and Related Disorders
edited by Geoffrey C. Farrell

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