Preventive Measures for Cirrhosis of Liver and its Progression

by Sharad C Shah, Prasanna S Shah, Khyati P Shah

This book on “Preventive Measures for Cirrhosis of Liver and its Progression” provides an overview of cirrhosis of liver, its prevention and progression. Cirrhosis is a global problem with significant morbidity and mortality. The chapters mainly discuss about the disease, its causes, types of prevention, etiologies and their prevention. The last chapter also discusses about liver fibrogenesis, age of fibrosis and fibrosis stages. The second chapter describes levels of prevention such as primordial prevention, primary prevention, secondary prevention and tertiary preventions. The chapter on “etiologies and their prevention” also describes prevention of Viral Hepatitis B, C and D, autoimmune hepatitis and primary biliary cirrhosis. Primordial prevention, primary prevention and secondary prevention of alcoholic liver disease are also discussed in detail in the second chapter. The book will be a great help in the field of gastroenterology.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Shah Sharad C
Grant Medical College, and JJ Group of Hospital, Mumbai, India
Breach Candy Hospital, Jaslok Hospital, Saifee Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Jaslok, Breach Candy and Saifee Hospitals; Bhabha Atomic Research Center and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2. Shah Prasanna S
Jaslok, Breach Candy, Saifee Hospital and BD Petit Parsee General Hsopital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
3. Shah Khyati P Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789352501892
Speciality Gastroenterology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12878
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 168
Book Type Professional


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