Variceal Hemorrhage

Editors: de Franchis, Roberto, Dell’Era, Alessandra (Eds.)

  • A comprehensive treatise on diagnosis, assessment and treatment
  • Features critical analysis of the different steps in the management of acute variceal bleeding
  • Written by world experts in their areas of expertise​
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About this book

Variceal Hemorrhage provides an update of the evidence concerning several aspects of variceal hemorrhage. The book features new information on natural history, diagnosis of esophageal varices, assessment of the risk of bleeding and identification of high risk groups and patients who may benefit or be harmed from different treatments. The volume also presents a critical analysis of the different steps in the management of acute variceal bleeding.

Authored by the most prominent world experts in their areas of expertise, Variceal Hemorrhage serves as a very useful reference for gastroenterologists, GI surgeons, residents in internal medicine and physicians dealing with and interested in the different aspects of this severe medical emergency.

About the authors

Roberto de Franchis, MD, AGAF
University of Milan, Luigi Sacco University Hospital, Gastroenterology Unit, Milan, Italy.

Alessandra Dell’Era, MD
University of Milan, Luigi Sacco University Hospital, Gastroenterology Unit, Milan, Italy.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Pathophysiology of Portal Hypertension

    Iwakiri, Yasuko (et al.)

    Pages 3-14

  • Natural History and Stages of Cirrhosis

    D’Amico, Gennaro

    Pages 15-28

  • Diagnosis of Esophageal Varices

    Primignani, Massimo

    Pages 29-43

  • Assessing the Risk of Bleeding

    Franchis, Roberto

    Pages 47-54

  • Prevention of the Formation and Growth of Esophageal Varices

    Merkel, Carlo (et al.)

    Pages 55-61

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eBook $149.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $189.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4939-0001-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $189.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-4939-5443-8
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Variceal Hemorrhage
Editors
  • Roberto de Franchis
  • Alessandra Dell’Era
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4939-0002-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4939-0002-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4939-0001-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4939-5443-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 267
Number of Illustrations and Tables
6 b/w illustrations, 24 illustrations in colour
Topics