Chapter 3. Histology and Pathology of Normal and Diseased Liver

  1. Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, Phd, FACS, FRCS Professor Chairman and
  2. Stefan Breitenstein MD
  1. Valérie Paradis MD, PhD1 and
  2. Achim Weber MD2

Published Online: 9 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch3

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

How to Cite

Paradis, V. and Weber, A. (2010) Histology and Pathology of Normal and Diseased Liver, in Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition (eds P.-A. Clavien and S. Breitenstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Department of Surgery, Swiss Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplantation Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Beaujon Hospital, Clichy, France, INSERM U773, Centre de Recherche Bichat Beaujon, Paris, France

  2. 2

    Department of Surgery, Swiss Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplantation Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179768

Online ISBN: 9781444317053

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Keywords:

  • histology and pathology of normal and diseased liver;
  • hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs);
  • steatosis, abnormal accumulation of lipids in hepatocytes;
  • fibrosis and cirrhosis;
  • morphologic patterns of fibrosis;
  • CCs, second most common primary malignant tumors of liver;
  • diseased liver impact on surgical management of patients with malignant liver tumors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Histology of normal liver

  • Steatosis

  • Fibrosis and cirrhosis

  • “ Typical features ” of nontumoral liver a ccording to the type of malignant tumor

  • Impact of diseased liver on surgical management of patients with malignant liver tumors

  • Self-assessment questions

  • References

  • Self-assessment answers