Morrison, Lester M.
January 1954
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1954, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p27
Academic Journal
Focuses on the innovations made in the treatment of liver cirrhosis. Factors that may influence the patients' response to the treatment; Suggested medical treatment for the disease; Surgical procedures for the disease which help prevent the occurrence of hemorrhage.


Related Articles

  • Minor Hepatic Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Cirrhotic Patients: Kelly Clamp Crushing Resection Versus Heat Coagulative Necrosis with Bipolar Radiofrequency Device. SANDONATO, LUIGI; SORESI, MAURIZIO; CIPOLLA, CALOGERO; BARTOLOTTA, TOMMASO V.; GIANNITRAPANI, LYDIA; ANTONUCCI, MICHELA; GALIA, MASSIMO; LATTERI, MARIO A. // American Surgeon;Nov2011, Vol. 77 Issue 11, p1490 

    Hemorrhage and postoperative liver insufficiency are frequent and serious complications of hepatic resection in cirrhotic patients. The aim of this study was to assess retrospectively whether the surgical techniques using Kelly clamp crushing resection or heat coagulative necrosis with a bipolar...

  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in cirrhotic patients. Cucinotta, E.; Lazzara, S.; Melita, G. // Surgical Endoscopy;Dec2003, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p1958 

    Background: This study aimed to evaluate the safety of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for patients with cirrhosis.Methods: The records of 22 laparoscopic cholecystectomies performed in patients with cirrhosis Child-Pugh A and B, from January 1995 to July 2001 were...

  • Well-differentiated Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Clinicopathological Features and Results of Hepatic Resection. Sato, Motomichi; Watanabe, Yuji; Lee, Toshihisa; Kito, Katsumi; Kimura, Shigeru; Itoh, Yoshinobu; Akamatsu, Koichi; Ueda, Norifumi // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1995, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p112 

    Objectives: To clarify clinicopathological features and surgical results in patients with well-differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma (wd-HCC) corresponding to Edmondson's cell grading I/I-II Methods: The clinicopathological characteristics, diagnosis, and results of surgery were studied in 14...

  • Emodinamica epatica: dalla sfera della ricerca alla pratica clinica? Puoti, Claudio; Bellis, Lia // Italian Journal of Medicine;Sep2010, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p201 

    Summary: Portal hypertension is a progressive complication of cirrhosis. Therefore, the management of a patient with cirrhosis and gastrointestinal bleeding depends largely on the stage of the portal hypertension. The patient may be in the pre-variceal stage or present with acute variceal...

  • Intravenous patient-controlled fentanyl with and without transversus abdominis plane block in cirrhotic patients post liver resection. Eldin, Manar Serag; Mahmoud, Fatma; Hassan, Rabab El; Raouf, Mohamed Abdel; Afifi, Mohamed H.; Yassen, Khaled; Morad, Wesam // Local & Regional Anesthesia;2014, Vol. 7, p27 

    Background: Coagulation changes can complicate liver resection, particularly in patients with cirrhosis. The aim of this prospective hospital-based comparative study was to compare the postoperative analgesic efficacy of intravenous fentanyl patient-controlled analgesia (IVPCA) with and without...

  • Perioperatives anästhesiologisches Management bei ausgedehnten Leberteilresektionen. Herz, S.; Puhl, G.; Spies, C.; Jörres, D.; Neuhaus, P.; Heymann, C. // Anaesthesist;Feb2011, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p103 

    The importance of partial liver resection as a therapeutic option to cure hepatic tumors has increased over the last decades. This has been influenced on the one hand by advances in surgical and anesthetic management resulting in a reduced mortality after surgery and on the other hand by an...

  • Management of Coagulopathy in Patients with Decompensated Liver Cirrhosis. Amarapurkar, Pooja D.; Amarapurkar, Deepak N. // International Journal of Hepatology;2011, p1 

    Patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis have significantly impaired synthetic function. Many proteins involved in the coagulation process are synthesized in the liver. Routinely performed tests of the coagulation are abnormal in patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis. This has led to...

  • TRANSJUGULAR INTRAHEPATIC PORTOSYSTEMIC SHUNTS: IS TIPSS DEFINITIVE THERAPY? Collins, John Craig // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1995, Vol. 90 Issue 11, p1913 

    Offers observation on the role of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent-shunts (TIPSS) in the clinical armamentarium for treatment of variceal hemorrhage associated with portal hypertension. Analysis of the results of treatment of acute variceal hemorrhage at a single U.K. institution...

  • Multicentric hepatocellular carcinomas tend to grow in more damaged segments of the liver. Ariizumi, Shunichi; Takasaki, Ken; Yamamoto, Masakazu; Ohtsubo, Takehito; Saito, Akiko; Nakano, Masayuki // Journal of Gastroenterology;2000, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p441 

    Abstract: In 115 patients (68 with liver cirrhosis and 47 without) who underwent curative resection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) caused by hepatitis C virus (HCV)-related chronic liver diseases, we separated the liver into three segments (right, middle, and left) according to the three...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics