In AGA’s Digestive Diseases Self-Education Program (DDSEP® 9) chapter on liver diseases, Karin Andersson, MD, reviews the pathophysiology, natural history and treatment of hepatic metabolic disorders. In this chapter, Dr. Andersson covers alcohol-related and non-alcohol-related fatty liver disease and hemochromatosis. Learners will receive in-depth understanding of:
- The distinction between each type of disease.
- Their corresponding treatments.
- The impact on liver function.
Dr. Andersson is a hepatologist at Massachusetts General Hospital. She graduated from the Yale University School of Medicine in 2000.
Written by leading experts, DDSEP 9 is the industry’s premiere educational tool for practicing clinicians who want to stay current on GI developments and for fellows preparing for ABIM certification.
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