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Title Ascites and renal dysfunction in liver disease : pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment / edited by Pere Ginès [and others]
Edition Second edition
Published Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2005
Online access available from:
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 450 pages) : illustrations
Contents Extracellular fluid volume homeostasis / Brian D. Poole, William T. Abraham, and Robert W. Schrier -- Physiology of the renal circulation / Roland C. Blantz and Francis C. Gabbai -- Physiology of the gastrointestinal circulation / Thomas Petnehazy, Thorsten Vowinkel, and D. Neil Granger -- The renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in cirrhosis / Mauro Bernardi and Marco Domenicali -- The sympathetic nervous system in cirrhosis / Francis J. Dudley and Murray D. Esler -- Atrial natriuretic peptide and other natriuretic factors in cirrhosis / Giorgio La Villa and Giacomo Laffi -- Arachidonic acid metabolites and the kidney in cirrhosis / Silvia Ippolito and Kevin P. Moore -- Nitric oxide and systemic and renal hemodynamic disturbances in cirrhosis / Manuel Morales-Ruiz and Wladimiro Jiménez -- Endothelin and systemic, renal, and hepatic hemodynamic disturbances in cirrhosis / Veit Gülberg and Alexander L. Gerbes -- Carbon monoxide and the heme oxygenase system in cirrhosis / Richard W. Lambrecht, Mercedes Fernández, Ying Shan, and Herbert L. Bonkovsky -- The systemic circulation in cirrhosis / Søren Møller and Jens Henriksen -- The splanchnic circulation in cirrhosis / Jaime Bosch and Juan Carlos García-Pagán -- Physiology of hepatic circulation in cirrhosis / Roberto J. Groszmann and Mauricio R. Loureiro-Silva -- Alterations of hepatic and splanchnic microvascular exchange in cirrhosis : local factors in the formation of ascites / Jens H. Henriksen and Søren Møller -- The heart in cirrhosis / Hongquin Liu and Samuel S. Lee -- Pathogenesis of sodium retention in cirrhosis : the arterial vasodilation hypothesis of ascites formation / Patricia Fernández de la Llama, Pere Ginès, and Robert W. Schrier -- Experimental models of cirrhosis and ascites / Joan Clària and Wladimiro Jiménez -- Medical treatment of ascites in cirrhosis / Paolo Angeli and Angelo Gatta -- Paracentesis for cirrhotic ascites / Rosa Maria Morillas, Justiniano Santos, Silvia Montoliu, and Ramon Planas -- Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) for the management of refractory ascites in cirrhosis / Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao -- Prognosis of patients with cirrhosis and ascites / Mónica Guevara, Andrés Cárdenas, Juan Uríz, and Pere Ginès -- Liver transplantation for patients with cirrhosis and ascites / Antoni Rimola, Miguel Navasa, Luis Grande, and Juan-Carlos García-Valdecasas -- A practical approach to treatment of patients with cirrhosis and ascites / Andrés Cárdenas and Pere Ginès -- Etiology, diagnosis, and management of non-cirrhotic ascites / Egbert Frick and Jürgen Schölmerich -- Pathogenesis of hyponatremia : the role of arginine vasopressin / San-e Ishikawa and Robert W. Schrier -- Management of hyponatremia in cirrhosis / Andrés Cárdenas and Pere Ginès -- Pathogenesis of renal vasocontriction in cirrhosis / Mónica Guevara, Rolando Ortega, Pere Ginès, and Juan Rodés -- Hepatorenal syndrome in cirrhosis : clinical features, diagnosis, and management / Vicente Arroyo, Carlos Terra, Aldo Torre, and Pere Ginès -- Glomerular disease in cirrhosis / Brian D. Poole, Robert W. Schrier, and Alkesh Jani -- Drug-induced renal failure in cirrhosis / Francesco Salerno and Salvatore Badalamenti -- Clinical disorders of renal function in acute liver failure / John G. O'Grady -- Renal dysfunction in obstructive jaundice / Antonio Sitges-Serra and Javier Padillo -- Experimental models of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis / Agustín Albillos, Antonio de la Hera, Melchor Alvarez-Mon -- Pathogenesis and clinical features of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis / Jóse Such, Carlos Guarner, and Bruce Runyon -- Treatment and prophylaxis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis / Alejandro Blasco Pelicano and Miguel Navasa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ascites.
Kidneys -- Diseases.
Liver -- Diseases -- Complications.
Ascites -- etiology.
Ascites -- therapy.
Kidney Diseases -- etiology.
Liver Diseases -- complications.
Liver Diseases -- physiopathology.
Form Electronic book
Author Ginès, Pere.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 0470987472