- Provides a detailed overview on all major surgical procedures performed on cirrhotic patients
- Explains the underlying pathophysiologic alterations in liver disease and cirrhosis
- Written by experts in the field
- With a Foreword by Thomas E. Starzl, the father of liver transplantation.
This volume provides a concise yet comprehensive overview on surgical procedures performed on the cirrhotic patient. The text explains the underlying pathophysiologic alterations in liver disease and cirrhosis, provides assessment of disease severity and risk factors, and helps to predict potential outcomes based on the nature of the operation. Operations discussed in detail include bariatric surgery, colorectal surgery, hepatic surgery, kidney transplantation, gynecological procedures, neurosurgical procedures, and ophthalmic surgery. The book is also supplemented with instructive color illustrations and tables.
Written by experts in the field, Surgical Procedures on the Cirrhotic Patient is a valuable, multidisciplinary resource for clinicians who treat the cirrhotic patient.
With a Foreword by Thomas E. Starzl, the father of liver transplantation.
Bijan Eghtesad, MD Cleveland Clinic, Department of General Surgery, Transplantation Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
John Fung, MD, PhDUniversity of Chicago, Department of Surgery, Chicago, IL, USA