"This book is contributed by 16 Chinese hepatologists. This book highlights important advances in worldwide hepatic fibrosis researches in recent years, and covers from pathogenesis of hepatic fibrosis, etiology, pathology, molecular biology, biomarkers, clinical features, diagnosis, pharmacology, to treatment and prevention of hepatic fibrosis, including the use of integrative traditional Chinese medicine and western medicine therapies. The contents are comprehensive, novel, and provide a complete understanding of hepatic fibrosis. This book provides a guide for clinical workers to prevent and treat hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis, especially at the early stage of the diseases.
This is a valuable handbook for physicians and basic researchers."