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Title Liver elastography : clinical use and interpretation / Sebastian Mueller, editor
Published Cham : Springer, 2020


Description 1 online resource (711 pages)
Contents Measurement of Liver stiffness -- History, techniques, performance .- Transient elastography.- Sampling error.- ARFI and other US-based techniques .- MRE.- Animal studies.- Take home message.- Liver stiffness and its association with fibrosis .- Fibrosis Histology.- Disease etiology.- Take home message.- Important clinical confounders of LS .- CVP heart failure.- Arterial pressure .- Portal pressure.- Cholestasis.- Hydrostatic pressure.- Outflow inflow concept.- Nutrition and alcohol consumption.- position.- Histology correlates ballooning steatosis inflammation.- Genes Rausch.- Else amyloidosis, mastocytosis.- Take home message.- LS and important clinical endpoints.- HCC.- Portal hypertension, bleeding.- Survival.- Disease specific aspects.- LTX.- Hepatic decompensation.- Take home message.- How to use LS in clinical practice: State of the art 2019 .- Standard procedure position, technique,
Summary This is the first comprehensive book on the new elastographic techniques discussing the early assessment of liver fibrosis. The book covers all aspects of measuring liver stiffness starting from the methodology, the molecular basis of liver stiffness elevation up to current clinical algorithms and interpretation. Future directions and novel implications that go beyond diagnosis but are relevant for understanding of liver cirrhosis per se are also discussed in detail. Liver Elastography, is an essential companion for hepatologists and gastroenterologists that provides an overview of its basic principles and gives a detailed account of how to use elastrography in clinical practice
Notes Includes index
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Subject Liver -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Medical -- Gastroenterology.
Medical -- Biochemistry.
Liver -- Diseases -- Diagnosis
Fibrosi quística.
Malalties del fetge.
Diagnòstic per la imatge.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Llibres electrònics.
Form Electronic book
Author Mueller, Sebastian, M.D., editor.
ISBN 9783030405427