Complications of Cirrhosis

Complications of Cirrhosis

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This volume presents a concise yet comprehensive overview on all facets concerning the complications of cirrhosis. Structured in three sections, the book reviews the natural history of cirrhosis, the diagnostic and predictive tools available to assess the disease, complications, and treatment options such as liver assist devices and transplantation. Topical concerns in the management of patients with cirrhosis are also addressed, including issues pertaining to the delivery of quality care in this patient population. Written by experts in their fields, Complications of Cirrhosis: Evaluation and Management serves as a valuable resource for practitioners and physicians-in-training on the subject of cirrhosis.Based on the study by Stepanova et al., the cost of caring for patients with hepatic encephalopathy (HE) was US$ 17, 812 ... codes 456.0 and Primary liver cancer ( ICD-9 code 155.0) listed Hepatic encephalopathy (ICD-9=572.2) listed as timeanbsp;...

Title:Complications of Cirrhosis
Author:Andrew Keaveny, Andrés Cárdenas
Publisher:Springer - 2015-04-08


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