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Sherlock's Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System free pdf Awarded first prize in the Internal Medicine category of the British Medical Association Book of the Year Awards, 2012 Following a Tradition of Excellence from reviews of previous editions: "the best source of synthesized clinical wisdom" Gastroenterology "a tour de force in terms of knowledge and effort" The New England Journal of Medicine "the foremost liver book in the world" The Journal of the American Medical Association "beautifully produced" Hepatology Over the past 56 years, thousands of physicians have depended on Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System. Its didactic and reliable clinical guidance was - and still is - beyond comparison. This brand-new edition, now named Sherlock's Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System, after the late Professor Dame Sheila Sherlock, continues to provide concise clinical guidance for all those treating patients with hepato-biliary disease. Enabling clinicians to formulate incisive diagnoses and appropriate treatment strategies, this book has been updated to reflect the advances that have been made in the last 10 years, providing didactic and reliable clinical guidance in hepatology from the world s leading experts. A consistent chapter structure allows readers to access the information immediately, with summary boxes and key learning points throughout, and special emphasis on the latest in evidence-based clinical guidance. And for the first time, this edition now offers a free companion website providing the 680 full-color illustrations and figures in the book, for use in scientific presentations.

About James S. Dooley

James Dooley, Editor-in-Chief, worked with Professor DameSheila Sherlock on this book for three editions before her death inDecember 2001. He is a Consultant Hepatologist at the Royal FreeHospital, London.

Andrew Burroughs is a Consultant Physician andHepatologist at the Royal Free Hospital, Liver Transplantation andHepato-biliary Medicine Unit. He qualified in Liverpool with a MBChB Honours in 1976, gained his MRCP in 1978 and FRCP in 1991. Heis a Fellow of the European Board of Gastroenterology. He has beenScientific Secretary of the European Association for the Study ofthe Liver 1997-1999. He continues his association with EASL asadministrative secretary until 2001. He is a council member of theUnited European Gastroenterology Federation until 2002, and acouncil member of the International Association for the Study ofthe Liver. He is a member of the MRC advisory board in the UK, from1997 onwards. He was a member of Council of the British Society ofGastroenterology from 1992 to 1995. Andrew Burroughs main researchinterests are portal hypertension, variceal bleeding andcoagulopathy, primary biliary cirrhosis, prognosis in liver diseaseand liver transplantation. He has published over 200 peer-reviewedarticles.

Anna Lok is a Professor of Internal Medicine and theDirector of Clinical Hepatology at the University of MichiganMedical Center. Her research focuses on the epidemiology andtreatment of hepatitis B and C viruses. Millions of peopleworldwide are infected and are at risk for hepatitis-associatedcirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Dr. Lok has made seminalcontributions to our understanding of the natural history ofhepatitis B and the role of hepatitis B virus genotypes andvariants in the outcome of chronic hepatitis B infection. She hasalso made contributions to the treatment of hepatitis-induceddiseases. She is currently testing new antiviral therapies forhepatitis B, developing cost-effective methods for preventingrecurrent hepatitis B infection following liver transplantation,and studying the long-term effects of interferon treatment inpatients with hepatitis C. During her distinguished career, she hasreceived numerous awards for research and teaching.

Jenny Heathcote, Toronto Western Hospital, Canada.


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Author : James S. Dooley
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 15 April 2011
ISBN : 1405134895
EAN : 9781405134897
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 792 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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