Biliary Tract and Gallbladder Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Biliary Tract and Gallbladder Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Hardcover(2nd ed. 2014)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642405570
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 03/22/2014
Series: Medical Radiology
Edition description: 2nd ed. 2014
Pages: 342
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Epidemiology of gallbladder and cholangiocarcinoma.- Role Growth Factor Pathways & Signal Transduction.- Histopathology and molecular pathogenesis of biliary tract tumors.- Clinical diagnosis and staging.- Diagnostic imaging of biliary tract & gall bladder tumors.- Overview of Current Strategies.- Imaging of hepatic transplantation for cholangiocarcinoma.- State of the art directions.- Interventional radiology techniques.- Chemoembolization and Radioembolization.- Overview of emerging strategies in the surgical management of biliary tract tumors.- Surgical techniques for intrahepatic biliary tract cancer.- Surgical techniques for techniques for extrahepatic biliary tract cancers.- Surgery for gallbladder.- Systemic therapy (current strategies and new directions).- Radiotherapy (including combination radiotherapy and systemic therapeutic strategies, 3D-CRT, IMRT approaches).- Techniques in radiotherapy.- Symptomatic management and palliation.- New Directions.​

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