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Liver and Pancreatic Diseases Management
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Main description:

The aim of this book is to present a unique compilation of lectures given by international speakers at the Hammersmith Hospital during the recent Meetings in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplantation.

New therapeutical approaches, advances in oncology and in diagnostic imaging, which reduce the need for invasive techniques and reach an improvement in survival and quality of life in cancer, are considered in this book. Modern literature has been reviewed with special reference to articles of general interest. In the clinical management of patients with liver, bile duct and pancreas diseases, it is important to assess the degree of disturbance and to diagnose the causative insult, and therefore clinical and laboratory methods of assessing each of these pathologies are of high interest.

This version is an up-to-date account of diseases of the liver, biliary tract and pancreas, including transplantation, which we trust will be of value for surgeons, physicians and pathologists and also a reference book for medical students.


Update in liver and pancreas diseases

Advances in pancreas transplantation

Modern surgical techniques

New results in oncology


1. Preface 2. Isolated Hepatic Perfusion Treating Unresectable Liver Metastases: Jeffry M. Farma, James F Pingpank, H Richard Alexander 3. Management of Common Bile Duct Stones in the Era of Laparoscopic Surgery: Claude Smadja, Nada Helmy, Alessui Carloni 4. Split-Liver Transplantation: Hans J Schlitt, Martin Ross, Aiman Obed 5. Surgery and Chemotherapy combined for Colorectal Liver Metastasis: Bernard Nordlinger 6. Radiofrequency Assisted Liver Resection: The Habib’s Technique: Long R Jiao, Giussepe Navarra, Jean Christopher Weber, Roman Havlic, Joanna P Nicholls, Nagy Habib 7. Radiofrequency Assisted Liver Resection: Experience of Italian Hepatic Surgery Unit: Riccardo Pellicci, Andrea Percivale, Michele Pittaluga, Massimo Pasqualini, Alberto Profeti, Alessandro Paroldi 8. Hepatic Surgery for Metastatic Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tunours: Florencia Que, Juan M. Sarmiento, David M. Nagorney 9. Electrodes and Multiple Electrodes System for Radiofrequency Ablation: A Proposal for updated Terminology: Stefaan Mulier, Yi Miao, Peter Mulier, Benoit Dupas, Philippe Pereira, Thierry de Baere, Riccardo Lencioni, Raymond Leveille, Guy Marchal, Luch Michel, Yicheng Ni 10. Bloodless Liver Resection Technique; Miroslav Milicevic 11. Islet Cell Allotransplantation. Development of a Clinical Programme in West London: Vassilios E Papalois 12. Whole Organ Pancreas Transplantation: Nadey S Hakim 13. Pancreatic Cancer. Are there New Treatment Options?: Juergen Tepel, Holger Kalthoff 14. Current Practiced in Pancreatic Surgery: Philippe Bachellier, John Tierris, Jean C Weber


ISBN-13: 9780387295121
Publisher: Springer (Springer US)
Publication date: May, 2006
Pages: 152

Subcategories: General Issues, Hepatology