Blumgart's Surgery of the Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Tract: Expert Consult - Online [NOOK Book]


Comprehensive and complete, Blumgart’s Surgery of the Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Tract - edited by Dr. William R. Jarnagin and a team of experts- delivers the comprehensive, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve optimal outcomes in surgery of the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas. Edited by a panel of experts and featuring contributions by many leading authorities, this 2-volume reference brings you the latest information on pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention all in one source. ...

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Comprehensive and complete, Blumgart’s Surgery of the Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Tract - edited by Dr. William R. Jarnagin and a team of experts- delivers the comprehensive, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve optimal outcomes in surgery of the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas. Edited by a panel of experts and featuring contributions by many leading authorities, this 2-volume reference brings you the latest information on pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention all in one source. At you can not only access the complete contents online, but also an abundance of detailed illustrations and step-by-step procedural video clips from the Memorial Sloan Kettering video library that show you how to perform key procedures step by step.

  • Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information in one comprehensive reference that provides extensive coverage of pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention as well as hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery.
  • Deepen your understanding of surgical anatomy to help with diagnosis, surgical operation, interventional radiology, and endoscopy.
  • See how to perform key procedures by watching operative videos from the Memorial Sloan Kettering video library.
  • Apply the most advanced diagnostic and management options for each disease, including interventional techniques.
  • Stay current with the latest knowledge and advancements including minimally invasive techniques in hepatic resection; surgical considerations for congenital disorders of the pancreas; non-surgical therapies for pancreatic cancer; microwave ablation and other emerging technologies; the most recent developments in the rapidly changing area of transplantation; and the newest best practices in pre- and post-operative care and blood transfusion.
  • Get in-depth coverage of the pancreas from the only fully comprehensive text on both hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery.
  • Learn from the very best. Rely on the trusted guidance of experts, with a fresh perspective from senior editor, Dr. William Jarnigan, who has earned a national and international reputation in the surgical management of diseases of the biliary tract.
  • Access the full text online at, along with image and video libraries, tables, figures, and more!

Over 200 additional contributing experts.

A single, comprehensive reference that covers pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention all in one text!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455746064
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/9/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1976
  • File size: 84 MB
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Table of Contents

VOLUME I INTRODUCTION: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery: Historical Perspective

PART 1 Liver, Biliary, and Pancreatic Anatomy and Physiology 1A Embryologic Development of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas 1B Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas 2 Assessment of Hepatic Function: Implications for the Surgical Patient = 3 Pancreatic Physiology and Functional Assessment 4 Liver Blood Flow: Physiology, Measurement, and Clinical Relevance 5 Liver Regeneration: Mechanisms and Clinical Relevance 6 Liver Fibrogenesis: Mechanisms and Clinical Relevance 7 Bile Secretion and Pathophysiology of Biliary Tract Obstruction 8A Pancreatic Cancer and Premalignant Tumors: Molecular Aspects 8B Molecular Pathogenesis of Biliary Tract Cancer 8C Molecular Biology of Liver Cardiogenesis and Hepatitis 9 Liver Immunology 10 Cytokines in Liver, Biliary, and Pancreatic Disease 11 Infections in Liver, Biliary, and Pancreatic Surgery

PART 2 Diagnostic Techniques 12 Clinical Investigation of Hepatopancreaticobiliary Disease 13 Ultrasound of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas 14 Endoscopic Ultrasound of the Biliary Tract and Pancreas 15 Nuclear Medicine Techniques in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disease 16 Computed Tomography of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas 17 Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas 18 Direct Cholangiography: Approaches, Techniques, and Current Role 19 Diagnostic Angiography in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disease: Indications 20 Percutaneous Biopsy 21 Intraoperative Diagnostic Techniques

PART 3 Anesthetic Management, Preoperative and Postoperative Care 22 Intraoperative and Immediate Postoperative Management 23 Perioperative Critical Care in Hepatopancreatobiliary Patients 24 Preoperative and Postoperative Nutrition in Hepatobiliary Surgery 25 Postoperative Complications Requiring Intervention, Diagnosis, and Management 26 Quality of Life and hepatopancreatobiliary Tumors

PART 4 Techniques of Biliary Tract Intervention: Radiologic, Endoscopic, and Surgical 27 Interventional Endoscopy: Technical Aspects 28 Radiologic Hepatobiliary Interventions 29 Bile Duct Exploration and Biliary-Enteric Anastomosis

PART 5 Biliary Tract Disease SECTION I INFLAMMATORY, INFECTIVE,AND CONGENITAL Subsection A Gallstones and Gallbladder 30 Natural History of Gallstones and Asymptomatic Gallstones 31 Cholecystitis 32 Percutaneous Approaches to the Treatment of Gallbladder Disease 33 Technique of Cholecystectomy 34 Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and Choledocholithotomy 35 Stones in the Bile Duct: Clinical Features and Open Surgical Approaches and Techniques 36 Stones in the Bile Duct: Endoscopic and Percutaneous Approaches 37 Cholecystolithiasis and Stones in the Common Bile Duct: Which Approach and When? 38 Postcholecystectomy Problems 39 Intrahepatic Stones

Subsection B Biliary Stricture and Fistula 40 Biliary Atresia 41 Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis 42A Benign Biliary Strictures 42B Biliary Fistulae

Subsection C Biliary Infection and Infestation 43 Cholangitis 44 Recurrent Pyogenic Cholangitis 45 Biliary Parasitic Disease

Subsection D Cystic Disease of the Biliary Tree 46 Bile Duct Cysts in Adults

SECTION II NEOPLASTIC Subsection A General 47 Tumors of the Biliary Tree: Pathologic Features

Subsection B Benign Tumors 48 Benign Tumors and Pseudotumors of the Biliary Tract

Subsection C Malignant Tumors 49 Cancer of the Gallbladder 50A Cancer of the Bile Ducts: Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma 50B Cancer of the Bile Ducts: Extrahepatic Biliary Tumors 50C Cancer of the Bile Ducts: Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma with Emphasis on Presurgical Management 50D Cancer of the Bile Ducts: Interventional Techniques in Hilar and Intrahepatic Biliary Structures

PART 6 Pancreatic Disease SECTION I INFLAMMATORY, INFECTIVE, AND CONGENITAL Subsection A Congenital Disorders 51 Congenital Disorders of the Pancreas: Surgical Considerations

Subsection B Pancreatitis 52 Definition and Classification of Pancreatitits 53 Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Diagnostic Assessment of Acute Pancreatitis 54 Management of Acute Pancreatitis and Complications 55A Chronic Pancreatitis: Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Diagnosis 55B Management of Chronic Pancreatitis: Conservative, Endoscopic, and Surgical

SECTION II NEOPLASTIC Subsection A General 56 Pancreatic and Periampullary Tumors: Classification and Pathologic Features

Subsection B Benign and Premalignant Tumors 57 Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas: Epidemiology, Clinical Features, Assessment,and Management

Subsection C Malignant Tumors 58A Epidemiology of Pancreatic Cancer 58B Pancreatic Cancer: Clinical Aspects, Assessment, and Management 59 Pancreatic Cancer: Duodenal Adenocarcinomas 60 The Pancreas as a Site of Metastatic Cancer

Subsection D Endocrine Tumors 61 Endocrine Tumors of the Pancreas: Clinical Picture, Diagnosis, and Therapy 62A Resectional Techniques: Pancreaticoduodenectomy, Distal Pancreatectomy, Segmental Pancreatectomy,Total Pancreatectomy, and Transduodenal Resection of the Papilla of Vater 62B Surgery of the Pancreas: Minimally Invasive Approaches 63A Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy for Pancreatic and Periampullary Cancer: Adjuvant, Neoadjuvant, and Palliative 63B Palliation of Pancreatic and Periampullary Tumors

VOLUME II PART 7 Hepatic Disease SECTION I INFLAMMATORY, INFECTIVE, AND CONGENITAL 64 Chronic Hepatitis: Epidemiology, Clinical Features, and Management 65 Hepatic Steatosis, Steatohepatitis, and Chemotherapy-Related Liver Injury

Subsection B Liver Infection and Infestation 66 Pyogenic Liver Abscess 67 Amebiasis and Other Parasitic Infections 68 Hydatid Disease of the Liver

Subsection C Nonparasitic Liver Cysts 69A Simple Cysts and Polycystic Liver Disease: Clinical and Radiographic Features 69B Simple Cysts and Polycystic Liver Disease: Surgical and Nonsurgical Management

Subsection D Hepatic Cirrhosis, Portal Hypertension, and Hepatic Failure 70A Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension: Pathologic Aspects 70B Nonhepatic Surgery in the Cirrhotic Patient 71 Portal Hypertension in Children 72 Management of Liver Failure 73 Support of the Failing Liver 74 Management of Ascites in Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension 75A Medical Management of Bleeding Varices: Primary and Secondary Prophylaxis 75B Esophageal Varices: Acute Management of Portal Hypertension 75C Esophageal Varices: Operative Devascularization and Splenectomy 76A Location of Portosystemic Shunting 76B Technique of Portocaval Shunting 76C Distal Splenorenal Shunt 76D Mesocaval Shunt 76E Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunting: Indications and Technique 77 Budd-Chiari Syndrome and Venoocclusive Disease

SECTION II NEOPLASTIC Subsection A General 78 Tumors of the Liver: Pathologic Aspects

Subsection B Benign and Premalignant Tumors 79A Benign Liver Lesions 79B Cystic Hepatobiliary Neoplasia

Subsection C Malignant Tumors 80 Hepatocellular Carcinoma 81A Metastatic Malignant Liver Tumors: Colorectal Cancer 81B Metastatic Malignant Liver Tumors: Neuroendocrine 81C Noncolorectal Nonneuroendocrine Metastases 82 Hepatic Tumors in Childhood

Subsection D Treatment: Nonresectable 83 Hepatic Artery Embolization and Chemoembolization for Liver Tumors 84A Radioembolization for Liver Tumors 84B External-Beam Radiotherapy for Liver Tumors 85A Percutaneous Methods for Ablating Liver Tumors: Overview 85B Cryoablation for Liver Tumors 85C Radiofrequency Ablation for Liver Tumors 85D Microwave Ablation and Emerging Technologies for Liver Tumors 86 Regional Chemotherapy for Liver Tumors 87 Systemic Chemotherapy for Hepatic Colorectal Cancer: Impact on Surgical Management 88 Advances in Systemic Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma 89 Isolated Hepatic Perfusion for Extensive Liver Cancer

Subsection E Treatment: Resection 90A Hepatic Resection: General Considerations 90B Hepatic Resection for Benign Disease and for Liver and Biliary Tumors 90C Extended Hepatic Resections for Biliary Tumors: An Alternative Approach 90D Hepatic Resection for Living Donor Transplantation 90E Minimally Invasive Techniques in Hepatic Resection 90F Liver Resection in Cirrhosis 91A Vascular Isolation 91B Vascular Reconstruction Techniques 92 Segment-Oriented Anatomic Liver Resections 93A Preoperative Portal Vein Embolization: Rationale, Indications, and Results 93B Preoperative Portal Vein Embolization: Technique 94 Ex Vivo and in Situ Hypothermic Hepatic Resection 95 Adjuncts to Hepatic Resection: Ultrasound and Emerging Guidance Systems

PART 8 Liver and Pancreas Transplantation SECTION I GENERAL 96 Liver and Pancreas Transplantation Immunobiology

SECTION II INDICATIONS 97A Liver Transplantation: Indications and General Considerations 97B Liver Transplantation: Anesthesia, Perioperative Management, and Postoperative Care 97C Liver Transplantation in Patients with Fulminant Hepatitis 97D Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma 97E Liver Transplantation for Cholangiocarcinoma and Other Neoplastic Diseases

SECTION III TECHNIQUES 98A Orthotopic Liver Transplantation 98B Living Donor Liver Transplantation: Open and Laparoscopic 98C Liver Transplantation in Children and Segmental Transplantation 99 Techniques of Liver Replacement 100 Early and Late Complications of Liver Transplantation 101 Whole-Organ Pancreas and Pancreatic Islet Transplantation

PART 9 Hepatobiliary Injury and Hemorrhage 102 Injuries to the Liver and Biliary Tract 103 Pancreatic and Duodenal Injuries 104 Aneurysm and Arteriovenous Fistula of the Liver and Pancreatic Vasculature 105 Hemobilia and Bilhemia

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