Accession Number:

ADA048893

Title:

Present Concepts in Internal Medicine at Gastroenterology Symposium, Fall 1977,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

LETTERMAN ARMY MEDICAL CENTER SAN FRANCISCO CALIF

Report Date:

1977-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

99.0

Abstract:

This symposium includes articles on fluid and electrolyte disorders in cirrhosis hepatic encephalopathy syndrome coagulation abnormalities in liver disease fulminant hepatic failure variceal hemorrhage and congenital hepatic fibrosis with sepsis and hypersplenism. Appendices include Treatment Summaries - Therapy of Ascites Secondary to Liver Disease and of the Hepatorenal Syndrome, of Hepatic Encephalopathy, and of Coagulation Abnormalities Therapeutic Guidelines for Fulminant Hepatic Failure and Method of Using the Modified Sengstaken-Blakemore Tube.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE