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Complications of chronic liver disease

R. Mark Beattie, Anil Dhawan and John W.L. Puntis

in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

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ISBN: 9780198569862
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725968 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198569862.003.0061

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Complications of chronic liver disease

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Definition - Growth failure and malnutrition - Hepatic encephalopathy - Coagulopathy - Portal hypertension and variceal bleeding - Ascites - Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis - Hepatorenal syndrome - Pulmonary complications - Pruritus - Hepatic osteodystrophy - Endocrine dysfunction - Hepatocellular carcinoma

Chapter.  2377 words. 

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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