|About the Book|
This book answers the questions that patients and their relatives most frequently ask about liver and gall-bladder disease. After a description of the livers structure and function, the authors explain tests used to detect abnormalities and the many different diseases to which the liver and gall-bladder are subject, including gallstones, jaundice, hepatitis, cirrhosis, and cancer. Prevention and treatment are covered as well as liver transplantation, liver disease in children, and advice to travellers. The book uses non-technical language and is well illustrated.