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Pediatric Surgical Oncology / Edition 1

Pediatric Surgical Oncology / Edition 1

by Devendra Gupta, Robert Carachi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071601902

ISBN-13: 9780071601900

Pub. Date: 12/19/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The Ultimate Guide to Pediatric Surgical Oncology

Pediatric Surgical Oncology covers the full spectrum of both medical and surgical oncology treatments, techniques, and issues. Here, in one comprehensive reference, is the most up-to-date guidance for understanding and managing each of the major childhood tumors and the multimodal neoadjuvant or

Overview

The Ultimate Guide to Pediatric Surgical Oncology

Pediatric Surgical Oncology covers the full spectrum of both medical and surgical oncology treatments, techniques, and issues. Here, in one comprehensive reference, is the most up-to-date guidance for understanding and managing each of the major childhood tumors and the multimodal neoadjuvant or adjuvant therapy that results in improved survival. The book is organized for ease of understanding and to promote the smooth flow of ideas from one section to the next.

Features:

  • Provides insight into the epidemiology, genetics, pathology, and recent developments in the diagnosis of the various tumors
  • Closely examines the major regional tumors and focuses on the minute details of handling these cases
  • Deals with the three major malignancies in children -- leukemia, lymphoma, and histiocytosis
  • Investigates subspecialties and rare tumors
  • Discusses therapeutic strategies including chemotherapy, radiotherapy, bone marrow transplantation, liver and renal transplantation, the role of biological therapy, and acute crisis management
  • Focuses on long-term pediatric care
  • Presents more than 600 full-color photographs and illustrations
  • Includes appendices detailing tumor protocols and chemotherapy schedules

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071601900
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/19/2008
Pages:
692
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
3 Months

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Section One: The Scientific Basis of Pediatric Surgical Oncology

1. Epidemiology of Childhood Tumors, Chantal Rodary, Robert Carachi, Devendra K. Gupta

2. Genetics and Molecular Biology of Pediatric Tumors, Hidetaka Hiizuma, Akira Nakagawara

3. Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Pediatric Tumors, Venkateswaran K. Iyer

4. Pathology of Renal Tumors and the Indian Scenario, Kiran Mishra

5. Tumor Markers, Vinod Kochupillai, Sudeep Gupta

6. Surgical Principles of Management of Common Pediatric Solid Tumors, Devendra K. Gupta, Shilpa Sharma

7. Infections in Pediatric Oncology Patients, T.D. Chugh

8. Fungal Infections in Hematological Malignancies, Lalit Kumar, R. Jagarlamudi, V. Kochupillai, Subhash C. Gulati

9. Nutritional Support for Children with Cancer, Tulika Seth

10. PET and PET-CT in Pediatric Oncology, Rakesh Kumar, A. Malhotra

Section Two: The Clinical Basis of Pediatric Surgical Oncology

11. Neonatal Tumors, Devendra K. Gupta, Shilpa Sharma, Robert Carachi

12. Pediatric Renal Tumors, Winfried Rebhandl, Franz Xaven Felberbauer, Ernst Horcher

13. Wilms' Tumor in South Africa, G.P. Hadley

14. Bilateral Wilms' Tumors, Devendra K. Gupta, Shilpa Sharma

15. Management of Wilms' Tumor with Intracaval Thrombus, Robert Cavachi, Devendra K. Gupta

16. Neuroblastoma, Yoshiaki Tsuchida, Hitoshi Ikeda, Shin Itsu Hatakeyama

17. Recent Advances in Neuroblastoma, Devendra K. Gupta, Shilpa Sharma

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