Gastric Carcinoma: Classification, Diagnosis, and Therapy

Gastric Carcinoma: Classification, Diagnosis, and Therapy

by Jurgen Hotz
     
 

Gastric Carcinoma/Classification, Diagnosis, and Therapy presents the most current perspective on gastric carcinoma, with particular emphasis on the surgical and chemotherapeutic modalities that offer hope for future treatment. The book discusses epidemiology, pathogenesis, and precancerous and clinical stage classification of the disease and provides valid

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Gastric Carcinoma/Classification, Diagnosis, and Therapy presents the most current perspective on gastric carcinoma, with particular emphasis on the surgical and chemotherapeutic modalities that offer hope for future treatment. The book discusses epidemiology, pathogenesis, and precancerous and clinical stage classification of the disease and provides valid practical guidelines for stage-specific diagnosis, therapy, and patient guidance. Topics explored include endoscopic criteria for premalignant lesions and early gastric carcinoma; clinical staging of gastric cancer by ultrasound, computerized tomography, and magnetic resonance tomography; surgical treatment of carcinomas of the gastroesophageal junction; possibilities for palliative treatment in surgical practice for advanced tumors; adjuvant treatment of gastric cancer; and chemotherapy of advanced gastric carcinomas in elderly and high-risk patients.

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Presents current perspectives on gastric carcinoma, with particular emphasis on the surgical and chemotherapeutic modalities that provide hope for future treatment. Discusses epidemiology, pathogenesis, and pre-cancerous and clinical stage classification of the disease, and provides practical guidelines for stage-specific diagnosis, therapy, and patient guidance. Aims to establish guidelines and recommendations for patient management. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387969558
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
06/29/1989
Edition description:
1989
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

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