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Hepatology 2000 : Falk Symposium - A. L. Gerbes

Hepatology 2000

Falk Symposium

By: A. L. Gerbes (Editor), U. Beuers (Editor), D. Jungst (Editor), G. R. Pape (Editor), Michael Sackmann (Editor)

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Published: 31st December 2000
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The beginning of a new millennium is an ideal opportunity to look back, to contemplate the present and to envisage what the future might have to offer. This seems particularly appropriate for the rapidly developing field of hepatology. Therefore, the aim of the Falk Symposium 117, Hepatology 2000, held in Munich on 4-6 May 2000, was to offer state-of-the-art information on the most important aspects of hepatology and to discuss the challenges of the future. The presentations were given by experts in their respective areas, providing an update and at the same time incorporating the most recent developments.
These proceedings, a tour d'horizon of hepatology at the highest clinical and scientific level, is dedicated to Gustav Paumgartner who has retired from his duties as chairman of the Department of Medicine II at the University of Munich- GroƟhadern. The scientific organisers take this opportunity to thank their academic teacher and to honour his lifelong engagement and achievements in hepatology. This book is cordially dedicated to him.

List of Principal Contributors
Preface
Cholestatic Liver Diseases: Physiology, Pathophysiology and Genetics
Adaptive Responses in Bile Salt Transport Proteins in Cholangiocytes and Kidney in a Rat Model of Obstructive Cholestasis
Drug and Steroid Clearance by the Hepatic Organic Anion Transporting Protein Family
Down-regulation and Inhibition of 11beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase: Another Explanation for Sodium Retention and Ascites Formation in Bile Duct-Ligated Rats
The Role of Survival Signals in Bile Acid Modulation of Apoptosis
Genetic Transport Defects as Causes of Cholestasis
Cholestatic Liver Diseases: Pathogenesis and Treatment
Primary Biliary Cirrhosis: A Model Cholestatic Disease of Adults
Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH): Potential Causes and Pathogenic Mechanisms
Current Therapeutic Approaches to Autoimmune Cholestatic Liver Disease
Mechanisms of Action of Ursodeoxycholic Acid in Cholestasis
Endoscopic Treatment of Patients with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Gallstone Disease
Functional and Genetic Studies of Abcc2 in Inbred Mice: Evidence for a Primary Role of the Canalicular Conjugate Organic Anion Transporter in Lith2-transmitted Cholesterol Gallstone Susceptibility
Regulation of Biliary Lipid Secretion
Pathogenesis and Clinical Relevance of Biliary Sludge
Treatment of Gallstone Disease endash
Surgical Treatment of Gallstone Disease
Liver Cirrhosis: Pathogenesis and Treatment of Portal Hypertension
Altered Function of Splanchnic Vasculature
Liver Cirrhosis: Pathogenesis and Treatment of Portal Hypertension - Role of Hepatic Stellate Cells
Pharmacotherapy of portal hypertension
The Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt for Treatment of Variceal Bleeding
Liver Cirrhosis: Pathogenesis and Treatment of Ascites and Encephalopathy
Pathogenesis of Ascites and Hepatorenal Syndrome: Altered Haemodynamics and Neurohumoral Systems
Therapy of Ascites and Hepatorenal Syndrome: Novel Approaches
Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis, Treatment and Prophylaxis
Hepatic Encephalopathy
Viral Hepatitis: New Perspective on Pathogenesis and Molecular Virology
Pathogenesis of Hepatitis C Virus Infection
Viral Hepatitis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Viral Hepatitis: Present and Future Perspectives in Therapy and Vaccine Development
Viral Hepatitis: The Molecular Approach
Future Strategies in Hepatitis Therapy: The Immunological Approach
Liver Transplantation: The Donor Organ
Mechanisms of Ischemia - Reperfusion Injury
Potential of Preconditioning
Sinusoidal Endothelial Cell Injury During Hepatic Preservation and Reperfusion
Xeno-Transplantation endash
Split Livers and Living Donors e-, Where do we Stand Today?
Liver Transplantation: The Recipient
Acute Liver Failure and Development of Liver Support Therapy
Problems of Viral Hepatitis in Liver Transplantation
Rejection and Immunosuppression: Novel Strategies
Liver Transplantation: The Recipient Problems of Anaesthesia
Liver Transplantation: The Munich Experience
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ISBN: 9780792387657
ISBN-10: 0792387651
Series: Falk Symposium
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 373
Published: 31st December 2000
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.61