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Ethanol and the Liver

Mechanisms and Management

By David Sherman, Ronald Ross Watson

CRC Press – 2003 – 724 pages

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    978-0-415-27582-8
    May 30th 2002

Description

Distilling the available knowledge on ethanol-induced liver damage and directly complementing the available bio-medical literature, Ethanol and the Liver covers pathogenic and clinical aspects of alcoholic liver disease. Providing broader coverage of the subject than any available monograph, the editors and their panel of experts relate basic science to pathogenesis and treatment modalities and explore future developments.

Coverage includes:

  • Histopathology-fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis, and cirrhosis

  • Ethanol metabolism and its consequences

  • Mechanisms in the pathogenesis of ALD, including genetics, immunology, and insulin-like growth factors

  • Extrahepatic effects of ALD and the role of alcohol in potentiating liver damage due to other etiologies

  • Interaction of alcohol with viral hepatitis

  • Epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Management strategies, including transplantation

    The vast amount of knowledge and expertise gathered in this book make it an unparalleled resource.

  • Reviews

    "an excellent and informative book covering all aspects of the effect of alcohol on the liver and also other organs…a very useful book for clinicians and researchers interested in alcoholic liver disease and is recommended."

    - Practical Gastroenterology, June 2005

    Contents

    SPECIFIC LESIONS

    Alcoholic Fatty Liver, AJ. Bathgate and K.J. Simpson

    Alcoholic Hepatitus, H. Denk, K. Zatloukal, and C. Stumptner

    Fibrosis in Alcoholic Cirrhosis, S.W. French

    DIRECT AND INDIRECT CONSEQUENCES OF ALCOHOL METABOLISM

    Genetics of Ethanol Metabolism and Alcoholic Liver Disease, P.Y. Kwo and D.W. Crabb

    Acetaldehyde Adducts: Role in Ethanol-Induced Liver Disease, J. Koskinas

    MECHANISMS OF DAMAGE

    Free Radicals and Alcohol-Induced Liver Injury, E. Albano

    Ethanol and the Hepatic Microcirculation, R.S. McCuskey

    Cytokines and Alcohol Liver Disease, F.J. Laso, J.I. Madruga, and A. Orfao

    Adhesion Molecules and Chemokines in Alcoholic Liver Disease, N.C. Fisher and D.H. Adams

    Role of Endotoxin and Kupffer Cells as Triggers of Hypoxia-Reoxygenation in Alcoholic Liver Injury, R.G. Thurman, B.U. Bradford, K.T. Knecht, Y. Iimuro, G.E. Arteel, M. Yin, H.D. Connor, C. Rivera, J.A. Raleigh, M.V. Frankenberg, Y. Adachi, D.T. Forman, D. Brenner, M. Kadiiska, and R.P. Mason

    Ethanol and Protein Turnover, E. Volpi

    Insulin-Like Growth Factors: Clinical and Experimental, A.J. Donaghy

    Cellular Mechanisms of Liver Regeneration and the Effect of Alcohol, M. Phillips, E. Kashef, and R. Hughes

    Alcohol and Hepatocellular Carcinoma, S.D. Ryder

    Animal Models of Ethanol-Induced Liver Disease H.A. Järveläinen and K.O. Lindros

    EPIDEMIOLOGY AND DIAGNOSIS

    Epidemiology and Comparative Incidence of Alcohol-Induced Liver Disease, J.B. Saunders and B.M. Devereaux

    Serum Diagnosis of Alcoholic Liver Disease and Markers of Ethanol Intake, O. Niemelä

    EXTRAHEPATIC EFFECTS

    Extrahepatic Effects of Alcohol: An Overview, H.L. Reeves and C.P. Day

    Endocrine System, C. Gluud

    Cardiomyopathy and Skeletal Muscle Myopathy, A. Urbano-Márquez, J. Fernández-Solà, and R. Estruch

    Cerebral Consequences of Alcoholic Liver Disease, R.F. Butterworth

    MANAGEMENT

    General Management of Alcoholic Liver Disease, M. Phillips and J. O'Grady

    The Role of the Psychiatrist in the Treatment of Alcoholic Liver Disease, J. Martínez-Raga and E.J. Marshall

    Pharmacological Treatment for Alcoholic Hepatitis and Cirrhosis: Present Practice and Future Strategies, P. Mathurin and T. Poynard

    Nutritional Support in Alcoholic Liver Disease: Practical Management and Future Strategies, A. Madden

    Alcohol and Viral Hepatitis: Interactions and Management, A. Parés and J. Caballería

    Liver Transplantation in Alcoholic Liver Disease, S.P. Pereira and R. Williams

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