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Publication Date: 2009-12-07
In its Fifth Edition, this classic book retains its traditionalstrength of relating molecular physiology to understanding diseasepathology and treatment as it explores the current state and futuredirection of hepatology.
Painstakingly revised, this edition includes 60 new chapters. Asin previous editions, a section called Horizons summarizes advancesof extraordinary nature in areas expected to have a substantialimpact on hepatology. The Fifth Edition’s Horizons sectionincludes emerging topics such as tissue engineering of the liver,liver-directed gene therapy, decoding the liver cancer genome, andimaging cellular proteins and structure.
To preserve essential background information which has notchanged while making room for the panoply of major newcontributions to understanding of liver disease, 14 chapters fromthe previous edition are freely available online at gastrohep.com. To view these chapters visit -