Editors: Qi, Xingshun (Ed.)
- Systematically introduces readers to Budd-Chiari syndrome
- Optimizes the management of patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome
- Discusses cutting-edge research findings in this field
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- About this book
This book offers a systematic introduction to Budd-Chiari syndrome, a rare but life-threatening vascular disorder of the liver, which refers to obstructions at any site from the hepatic veins to the suprahepatic inferior vena cava.
The book mainly covers the history, epidemiology, etiology and risk factors, pathology, diagnosis, pharmacological and interventional aspects, surgical treatment, etiological treatment, and prognostic assessment of Budd-Chiari syndrome. Notably, it also presents cutting-edge research findings in this field. The early diagnosis of Budd-Chiari syndrome is vital, as it allows clinicians to pursue more targeted and effective treatment strategies, thus improving patient outcomes. However, much information, including the latest advances, has not yet been fully disseminated in current clinical practice. This book addresses that gap, helping physicians to improve diagnosis and establish standard treatment strategies, helping researchers conduct clinical and experimental studies, and even helping patients and their relatives to recognize this disease.
- About the authors
Dr. Xingshun Qi was born in Shenyang, China in July 1984. He obtained his medical degree at the Fourth Military Medical University in Xi’an, China and completed his post-doctoral fellowship at the General Hospital of Shenyang Military Area in Shenyang, China. He is currently working at the Department of Gastroenterology, General Hospital of Northern Theater Command (formerly General Hospital of Shenyang Military Area) as a vice Chief physician. His major clinical research interests are in the etiology, diagnosis, and management of liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension (especially portal vein thrombosis and Budd-Chiari syndrome), and hepatocellular carcinoma.
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- Book Title
- Budd-Chiari Syndrome
- Xingshun Qi
- Springer Singapore
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- Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
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- Number of Pages
- X, 247
- Number of Illustrations
- 28 b/w illustrations, 27 illustrations in colour