Diagnostic Methods for Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension 1st ed. 2018 Edition-Original PDF
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This book provides a unique up-to-date and comprehensive overview of the most important diagnostic methods available for assessing liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension.
The book starts by giving an overview of the disease, outlining the clinical needs in this field; this is followed by detailed information both on the invasive gold-standard methods (HVPG measurement, liver biopsy, endoscopy), and on the standard and emerging non-invasive methods, including serum markers of fibrosis, ultrasound-elastography, magnetic resonance elastography, ultrasound, contrast-enhanced ultrasound, CT, magnetic resonance and derived methods (dynamic flow assessment).
Written by a team of worldwide opinion leaders this book pays special attention to the most promising novel non-invasive methods in the field.
- Hardcover: 341 pages
- Publisher: Springer; 1st ed. 2018 edition (March 24, 2018)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 3319726277
- ISBN-13: 978-3319726274