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Liver Series 2012 CD

A publication of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), Division of Education, the Selected Readings in General Surgery Liver Series CD discusses current research on the surgical management of patients with liver disease.

A maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be earned for completing the series by taking an online 20-question multiple-choice pretest and an online 20-question multiple-choice posttest for each part (10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to each part completed). This credit can be used for fulfill Maintenance of Certification (MOC) self-assessment requirements. 

CONTENTS OF CD

Part I

Pathophysiology and mechanisms of liver disease
Mechanisms of liver regeneration and liver damage
Diagnosis of liver disease
Assessment of operative risk and preoperative preparation
Surgical complications of end-stage liver disease
Surgical anatomy of the liver
Techniques for optimizing outcomes of liver resection

Part II

Liver injury
Cystic disease of the liver
Liver abscess
Benign liver tumors
Liver tumors in children
Management of hepatic metastases

Part III

Hepatocellular carcinoma
Cholangiocarcinoma
Primary sarcoma of the liver
Liver transplantation
Portal hypertension
Prehepatic portal hypertension
Posthepatic portal hypertension (Budd-Chiari syndrome)
Acute liver failure

PRICE

ACS Members (ie: Fellows, Associates, Residents, and medical students): $130
Non-ACS Members: $180

USA first-class mailing rates are included in the prices above. International orders (outside North America) will be assessed a $25 express shipping fee.

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American College of Surgeons
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