With collaboration from Consulting Editor Dr. Norman Gitlin, Dr. Rosenthal has created an issue that provides current clinical information on the diagnosis and treatment of liver diseases in children. Expert authors from top institutions have contributed review articles on the following topics: Biliary atresia; Alagille Syndrome; Hepatitis B & C in Children; NAFLD/NASH; Bile acid defects; Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis; Autoimmune hepatitis/PSC/Overlap syndrome; Portal hypertension/Cirrhosis in Children; Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency; Hepatic tumors; Acute Liver Failure; and Liver transplantation in Children. Readers will come away with the information they need to make clinical decisions that will improve patient outcomes.
By Philip Rosenthal, MD, Professor of Pediatrics & Surgery, Director, Pediatric Clinical Research, Director, Pediatric Hepatology and Liver Transplant Research
Director, Pediatric Hepatology University of California, San Francisco