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Surgery of the Pancreas and Spleen
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Main description:

Surgery of the Pancreas and Spleen provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to surgical therapy in pancreatic and splenic disorders.

The chapters provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with various pancreatic and splenic disorders, spanning benign and malignant problems and minimally invasive procedures. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles.

A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training.


Feature:

-Each chapter begins with a list of the most poignant specificed applications for treatment of surgical disease and the failures that may be expected when such diagnostic approaches, technique and therapy are not utilized, helping the reader to focus in on the most take-home points of the chapter
-Consistent chapter layout enables easy reference
-Edited by a group of leading experts in the field from across the globe, making for an international approach


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Surgery of the Pancreas and Spleen provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to surgical therapy in pancreatic and splenic disorders.

The chapters provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with various pancreatic and splenic disorders, spanning benign and malignant problems and minimally invasive procedures. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles.

A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training.


Contents:

Part 1: Pancreas—Benign.- Management of Necrotizing Pancreatitis.- Acute Pancreatitis.- Chronic Pancreatitis: From Endotherapy to Surgery.- Pancreas Divisum.- Pancreatic Pseudocysts.- Obstructive Jaundice: Preoperative Evaluation.- Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas.- Part 2: Pancreas—Malignant.- Pancreatic Carcinoma.- Nonfunctioning Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors.- Part 3: Spleen—Benign.- Splenectomy.- Cyst and Abscess of the Spleen.- Part 4: Spleen—Malignant.- Malignant Diseases of the Spleen.- Advanced Gastric and Pancreatic Laparoscopic Procedures.


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781849963688
Publisher: Springer (Springer London)
Publication date: October, 2010
Pages: 242
Weight: 297g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal/colorectal, General

MEET THE AUTHOR

This book is edited by a team of experts from across the globe.

Kirby I. Bland, MD, is based at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, in the USA, where he is the Fay Fletcher Kerner Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, and the Deputy Director at the Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Michael G. Sarr, MD is the James C. Marson Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN in the USA.

Markus W. Büchler, MD, is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of General and Visceral Surgery at the University of Heidelberg in Germany.

Attila Csendes, MD FACS(Hon) is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital in Santiago, Chile.

O. James Garden, MBChB MD FRCS(Ed) FRCP(Ed) FRACS(Hon), is the Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in the UK.

John Wong, BSc(Med(Syd)) MBBS(Syd) PhD(Syd) MD(Hon(Syd)) FRACS FRCS(Edin) FRCS(Glasg) FACS(Hon) is the Chair Professor for the Department of Surgery at The University of Hong Kong and Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong, China.

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