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Author McCashland, Timothy M., speaker

Title The management of other aspects of chronic liver disease, including transplantation / Timothy M. McCashland
Published London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (52 min.) : color, sound)
Series Gastroenterology and hepatology : pathophysiology, presentation, diagnosis and management, 2056-452X
Henry Stewart talks. Biomedical & life sciences collection. Gastroenterology and hepatology
Contents Contents: Common complications of end stage cirrhosis including life threatening disorders of variceal bleeding, ascites, hepatorenal syndrome, encephalopathy and hepatopulmonary syndrome -- Preparation for listing for liver transplantation in patients with end stage liver disease includes documentation and absence of alcohol consumption (in alcoholics), reduction of hepatitis B DNA levels (in HBV patients) and aggressive treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma to reduce the risk of recurrent disease -- The most common allocation system for liver transplantation is the model for end stage liver disease -- Post transplantation care of the patient requires diligent annual followup with concentration on common diseases which include: metabolic syndrome (diabetes mellitus, obesity, hypertension, hyperlipidemia), Preventive medicine (vaccination, dental disease), Inflammatory bowel disease, bone disease, and renal dysfunction
Notes Animated audio-visual presentation with synchronized narration
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Subject Gastroenterology.
Liver Diseases -- prevention & control.
Liver Transplantation.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video