Cholestatic Liver Disease (Clinical Gastroenterology) by Elizabeth J. Carey, Keith D. Lindor

By Elizabeth J. Carey, Keith D. Lindor

Since the e-book of the 1st version, there were advances in either the prognosis and the administration of some of the cholestatic liver ailments. Cholestatic Liver disorder, moment Edition completely updates the subjects formerly addressed, similar to basic biliary cirrhosis, fundamental sclerosing cholangitis and cholestatic versions of drug hepatotoxicity and viral illness. New remedies, reminiscent of the improvement of the farnesoid X receptor agonists for the remedy of PBC, are highlighted. present directions and parts of uncertainty also are lined. also, new chapters were further to mirror the altering panorama of cholestatic liver disease.

Cholestatic Liver ailment, moment Edition is a concise but accomplished precis of the present prestige of the sector and is of worth to clinicians and researchers attracted to sufferers with cholestatic liver ailment supply that may aid to lead sufferer administration and stimulate investigative efforts.

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2009;3:141–4. 41. Ratnayake EC, Shivanthan C, Wijesiriwardena BC. Cholestatic hepatitis in a patient with typhoid fever—a case report. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2011;10:35. 42. Breidert M, Offensperger S, Blum HE, Fischer R. Weight loss and severe jaundice in a patient with hyperthyroidism. Z Gastroenterol. 2011;49:1267–9. 43. Larrey D, Vial T, Micaleff A, Babany G, Morichau-Beauchant M, Michel H, Benhamou JP. Hepatitis associated with amoxycillin-clavulanic acid combination report of 15 cases.

G. Silveira general [33], though these findings have not been confirmed in all patient populations [40]. No specific treatment for fatigue is available. Pruritus has been reported to affect up to 69 % of patients with PBC [41]. Similarly to fatigue, the presence of pruritus can have a significant negative impact in the quality of life of patients with PBC. Treatment options include cholestyramine, rifampin, anti-histamines, opioid antagonists, and sertraline. In some patients with refractory pruritus, liver transplantation may be the only effective treatment.

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