MANAGEMENT OF WILSON DISEASE. A POCKET GUIDE

MANAGEMENT OF WILSON DISEASE. A POCKET GUIDE

Editorial:
SPRINGER
Año de edición:
Materia
Digestivo
ISBN:
978-3-319-91526-5
Páginas:
250
N. de edición:
1
Idioma:
Inglés
Disponibilidad:
Disponible en 2-3 semanas

Descuento:

-5%

Antes:

104,00 €

Despues:

98,80 €

1. Introduction to Copper Metabolism and Wilson Disease
2. Diagnosis Confirmation and Screening of Wilson Disease
3. Treatment Options for Wilson Disease
4. Dietary Copper and Diet Issues for Patients with Wilson Disease
5. Treating Other Symptoms of Wilson Disease: The Liver
6. Treatment of Neurological Symptoms in Wilson Disease
7. Psychiatric Aspects of Wilson Disease
8. Monitoring Treatment of Wilson Disease
9. Unique Pediatric Aspects of Wilson Disease
10. Wilson Disease: Special Circumstances
11. Liver Transplantation for Wilson Disease
12. Partnering for Care of Wilson Disease
13. Clinical Research Participation
14. The Social and Emotional Impact of Wilson Disease on Patients and Families

This pocket guide provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of the pathogenesis, treatment, and management of Wilson disease. Drawing upon expertise from the Center of Excellence at Yale University in liver disease, neurology, and psychiatry for adult and pediatric patients, as well as dieticians, clinical trial coordinators, representatives from the Wilson Disease Association and outside experts from the US and UK as well, this guide provides a balanced and easy to digest approach to understanding treatment and care for Wilson disease patients. The text reviews different treatment options and other care needed to address clinical symptoms, as well as the testing needed for monitoring efficacy and adherence. Furthermore, the volume discusses these issues in the context of a best care model, which is an integrative care model where patients and their caregivers partner with Centers of Excellence with expertise in this rare disorder, to achieve best long-term outcomes.
Written by experts in the field, Management of Wilson Disease: A Pocket Guide is a valuable resource for clinicians and primary care physicians who treat patients with Wilson disease.

Features
• Provides a balanced and easy to digest approach to understanding treatment and care for patients with Wilson disease Comprehensively reviews different treatment options and other care needed to address the clinical symptoms of Wilson disease
• Written by experts in the field

Authors
Michael L. Schilsky, MD, FAASLD. Medical Director, Adult Liver TransplantYale New Haven Transplantation CenterDirector, Center for Excellence for Wilson Disease at YaleNew Haven, CTUSA