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Best of Five MCQS for the European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology$
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Thomas Marjot, Colleen McGregor, Tim Ambrose, Simon Travis, Aminda De Silva, and Jeremy Cobbold

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9780198834373

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2021

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198834373.001.0001

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Liver disorders

Liver disorders

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Chapter 8 Liver disorders
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Best of Five MCQS for the European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
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Thomas Marjot

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198834373.003.0008

This chapter covers core curriculum topics relating to liver disorders including the anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry of the liver as it relates to disease processes. There is a focus on the investigation and management of acute hepatitis including viral, drug- and toxin-induced, and the risk stratification of patients with acute liver failure. All major chronic liver diseases are discussed including non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, autoimmune liver disease, alcohol related liver disease and chronic viral hepatitis. There is also education on managing the complications of cirrhosis including renal dysfunction, hepatic encephalopathy, variceal haemorrhage, and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. Additional important topics covered include nutrition in liver disease, hepatocellular carcinoma, liver transplantation indications and assessment, and complications following liver transplantation. Additional curriculum material regarding liver disorders will also be covered in the mock examination chapter.

Keywords:   hepatitis, cirrhosis, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, alcohol, liver transplantation, hepatocellular carcinoma, pregnancy

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