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Title Hepatitis C : a complete guide for patients and families / Paul J. Thuluvath, MD, FRCP.
Author Thuluvath, Paul J.
Publication Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.
Description viii, 288 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Call # 616.3623 T
Series A Johns Hopkins Press health book
Johns Hopkins health book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Understanding Hepatitis c, liver disease and liver cancer -- 2. Hepatitis c management and liver transplantation
Understanding hepatitis C, liver disease, and liver cancer -- Hepatitis C management and liver transplantation -- Complementary and alternative medicine.
Summary "World-renowned gastroenterologist and liver specialist Dr. Paul J. Thuluvath provides detailed information about the disease and its diagnosis and management, including dramatically improved treatments that have recently emerged. Dr. Thuluvath answers common and uncommon questions about hepatitis C and liver disease, including: How is hepatitis C spread? Who should be tested, and what tests diagnose hepatitis C and other liver diseases? What are the symptoms of acute liver disease? What are the symptoms and complications of chronic liver disease? What are the complications of cirrhosis (scarring of the liver)? How does hepatitis C affect other organs in the body? What treatment options are available, and what side effects might they have? How is early liver cancer diagnosed and treated? When is liver transplantation needed, and how does it work?"--back cover.
Thuluvath provides detailed information about Hepatitis C, its diagnosis and management, including dramatically improved treatments that have recently emerged. He answers common and uncommon questions about hepatitis C and liver disease in adults and in children, and also covers complementary and alternative treatments.
Subject Hepatitis C.
Hepatitis C. (OCoLC)fst00955213
Genre Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846
ISBN 9781421417578 (pbk. : acid-free paper) :
142141757X (pbk. : acid-free paper)
9781421417561 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
1421417561 (hardcover)

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