Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Liver Disease
Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis
Inborn Errors of Bile Acid Metabolism
Autoimmune Hepatitis, Sclerosing Cholangitis, and Autoimmune Sclerosing
Cholangitis or Overlap Syndrome
Hepatitis B and C
Nonalcoholic Liver Disease in Children and Adolescents
Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension in the Pediatric Population.
Pediatric Liver Tumors
Acute Liver Failure: An Update
Liver Transplantation in Children
In collaboration with Consulting Editor, Dr. Norman Gitlin, Dr. Vinod Rustgi has put together topics that provide a current clinical update on the treatment and management of patients with Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE). Experts in the field have contributetd clinical review articles on the following topics: Definition, Prevalence, and Epidemiology of HE; Pathophysiology of HE; Clinical Manifestations of HE; Laboratory Abnormalities of HE; Minimal or Subclinical HE; Prognosis of Prognosis of HE; Pharmacological Management of HE; Non-pharmacological Management of HE; Cost Burden of HE; Long-term management of HE: Modern Measures to Prevent Re-admission; Social Impact of HE; and Novel Therapies for HE. Readers will come away with the information they need to improve outcomes in patients with HE.
By Vinod Rustgi, M.D., MBA, FRCP (UK), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA