Clinical Dilemmas in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Clinical Dilemmas in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease eBook PDF Free Download

Clinical Dilemmas in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease eBook PDF Free Download

Edited by Roger Williams and Simon D. Taylor-Robinson

Published by Wiley Blackwell

About the Book

This Clinical Dilemmas in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease is edited by Roger Williams and Simon D. Taylor-Robinson. This First (1st) Edition offers hepatologists practical, up-to-date and expert guidance on the most topical dilemmas, difficulties and areas of controversy/difficulty surrounding this ever-increasing area of liver disease they face in daily practice.

Features

Guidance on following Hot Topics in Clinical Management

Is NAFLD different in absence of Metabolic Syndrome?
Are the pros outweighed by the cons of obtaining a liver biopsy?
Is progression to cirrhosis more likely in children with NAFLD?
What are the dangers as well as the true benefits of bariatric surgery?
How is it best to use antifibrotic agents in clinical practice?

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What You will Learn

The Topics Covered in this Textbook are

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: Hype or harm?
NAFLD: A worldwide problem
Is insulin resistance the principal cause of NAFLD?
Paediatric NAFLD: A distinct disease with the propensity for progressive fibrosis
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) as cause of cryptogenic cirrhosis
Is NAFLD different in absence of metabolic syndrome
Occurrence of noncirrhotic HCC in NAFLD
Fibrosis progression: Putative mechanisms and molecular pathways
When is it NAFLD and when is it ALD?: Can the histologic evaluation of a liver biopsy guide the clinical evaluation?
Of men and microbes: Role of the intestinal microbiome in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Can genetic influence in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease be ignored?
Is there a mechanistic link between hepatic steatosis and cardiac rather than liver events?
How to best diagnose NAFLD/NASH?
The clinical utility of noninvasive blood tests and elastography
Are the guidelines—AASLD, IASL, EASL, and BSG—of help in the management of patients with NAFLD?
Imaging methods for screening of hepatic steatosis
Are the advantages of obtaining a liver biopsy outweighed by the disadvantages?
Screening for NAFLD in high-risk populations
Defining the role of metabolic physician
Should physicians be prescribing or patients self-medicating with orlistat, vitamin E, vitamin D, insulin sensitizers, pentoxifylline, or coffee?
Effects of treatment of NAFLD on the metabolic syndrome
What are the dangers as well as the true benefits of bariatric surgery?
Liver transplantation: What can it offer?
Molecular antagonists, leptin or other hormones in supplementing environmental factors?
What is the role of antifibrotic therapies in the current and future management of NAFLD?
Developmental programming of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

For Whom is this Book For

This Clinical Dilemmas in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease is essential reading for hepatologists of all levels and researchers in hepatology, as well as all those involved in the care of patients with NAFLD, including gastroenterologists, pathologists, clinical pharmacists  and specialist hepatology nurses.

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