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Atlas of Pediatric Hepatology

  • Edited By: Deirdre Kelly, Khalid Sharif, Jane Hartley
  • ISBN: 9783319695280
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: June 1, 2018
  • Format: Paperback – 141 pages
  • Language: English


This atlas is a problem-based practical book presenting clinical scenarios for children with liver disease. Each chapter demonstrates the clinical presentation, diagnostic pathway, therapy and outcome.

Rich in illustrations of clinical pictures, tables and graphs of data, each chapter also contains pictures of radiology, histopathology and other important diagnostic information.

This book outlines a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and management of pediatric liver disease and covers diseases encountered in South Asia, the Far East and the Middle East.

This work will appeal to a wide readership, from trainees in hepatology  and Paediatric Gastroenterology to General Paediatricians and Allied Health Professionals including Dieticians, Nurses, Transplant Co-Ordinators.

Key Features
  • Provides a practical, problem-based approach to liver disease in children
  • Enables better diagnosis through the use of illustrations
  • Presents a logical approach to the diagnosis and management of children with liver disease in a form that is easy to read and absorb
Table of Contents
  1. The jaundiced baby
  2. The acutely ill baby
  3. The child with splenomegaly
  4. The child with abdominal distension
  5. The acutely ill older child
  6. Jaundice in an older child
  7. The child with chronic liver disease based on itching, abdominal distension, gastrointestinal bleeding
  8. The child with abnormal liver biochemistry
  9. Children with cancer who have liver disease
  10. The child with cystic fibrosis
  11. The child with acute liver failure
  12. The child who needs a liver transplant
  13. The child who needs a small bowel transplant
Editors Biography

Deirdre Kelly was born in Calcutta, India and educated in Ireland. She is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin. She trained in adult gastroenterology and hepatology and paediatric hepatology in Ireland, the U K and the USA. She set up the Liver Unit at Birmingham Children’s Hospital in 1989 and developed it into an international unit. Her special clinical interests are caring for children with all forms of liver disease, but especially viral hepatitis.

Her research interests include development of stem cell therapy, molecular genetics of inherited liver disease; treatment of viral hepatitis; immunosuppression and quality and outcome life following transplantation.

Dr Jane Hartley, Consultant Paediatric Hepatologist, Liver Unit, Birmingham Children’s Hospital,Mr Khalid Sharif Consultant in Paediatric Hepatobiliary Surgery and Transplantation, Birmingham Children’s Hospital,Dr Rachel Brown Consultant Pathologist, qualified in 1993 from the University of Birmingham. Areas of interest include liver and hepatobiliary, head and neck. Dr Manigandan Subramanyam Thyagarajan Consultant Radiologist, Birmingham Children’s Hospital

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