Surgery of the Pancreas / Edition 2

Surgery of the Pancreas / Edition 2

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Elsevier Health Sciences

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Surgery of the Pancreas / Edition 2

Two of the most internationally renowned pancreatic surgeons have edited this definitive reference book on pancreatic surgery. Surgery of the Pancreas is directed at the operating surgeon, its primary emphasis being on anatomy, surgical technique, and clinical decision making. The book is extremely well illustrated both with line illustrations and with photographs.Fully updated throughout, this edition includes new chapters on - molecular biology and pancreatic disease - management of pseudocysts - cystic pancreatic neoplasms - consideration of radical/super radical operations - endoscopic and percutaneous stenting for pancreatic cancer Surgery of the Pancreas presents an unparallelled compendium of information, ranging from the historical aspectsof the organ and its diseases to the current status of such frontiers as transplantation and adjunctive therapies. The Editors have sought their contributors from 9 different countries and have recruited some of the most experienced and widely recognizedauthorities in the field.
• The definitive reference work: an in-depth text covering every aspect of pancreatic surgery Excellent line illustrations
• Cohesively written New topics such as molecular biology
• New interventional and diagnostic techniques included Completely up to date including ground breaking research in transplantation
• Shows all clinical options Helps the surgeon to avoid complications and hazards

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780443055225
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Edition description: REV
Pages: 709
Product dimensions: 8.74(w) x 11.14(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 INTRODUCTION: HISTORY of PANCREATIC SURGERY, ANATOMY and PHYSIOLOGY: History of Pancreatic Surgery. Embryology and Surgical Anatomy of the Pancreas. Physiologyof the Pancreas. SECTION 2 PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS of PANCREATIC DISEASE: Conventional Radiography. Ultrasonography. Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangiography. Angiography. Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography. Endoscopic Ultrasonography. Percutaneous Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology. Laboratory Evaluation of Pancreatic Function and Disease. Molecular Biology and Pancreatic Disease. SECTION 3 INTRAOPERATIVE EVALUATION: Approaches to the Pancreas and Abdominal Exploration. Intraoperative Ultrasonography. Intraoperative Needle Aspiration and Biopsy (Include New Material on Peritoneal Washings, Bone Marrow Sampling and Immunocytochemistry). SECTION 4 ACUTE PANCREATITIS: Definition and Classification of Pancreatitis. Aetiology and Pathogenesis of Acute Pancreatitis. Diagnostic Assessment and Prognostication in Acute Pancreatitis. Non-Operative Management of Acute Pancreatitis. Special Aspects of Gallstone Pancreatitis. Operative Management of Acute Pancreatitis. Complications of Acute Pancreatitis and Their Management (Include Management of Pseudocysts). SECTION 5 CHRONIC PANCREATITIS: Aetiology and Pathogenesis of Chronic Pancreatitis. Conservative Management of Chronic Pancreatitis. Preoperative Assessment and Indications for Operation in Chronic Pancreatitis. Surgical Drainage Procedures in Chronic Pancreatitis (Include Beger Operation, Frey Operation, And Endoscopic Techniques). Distal Pancreatectomy in Chronic Pancreatitis. Partial Pancreatoduodenectomy for Chronic Pancreatitis. Total Pancreatectomy. Pain- Relieving Procedures in Chronic Pancreatitis. SECTION 6 CONGENITAL ANOMALIES of the PANCREAS: Congenital Anomalies of the Pancreas. SECTION 7 CYSTIC DISEASE of the PANCREAS: Cystic Pancreatic Neoplasms. SECTION 8 TUMOURS of the EXOCRINE PANCREAS and PERIAMPULLARY REGION: Aetiology and Epidemiology of Pancreatic and Periampullary Cancer. Pathology and Classification of Tumours of the Pancreas. Clinical Evaluation and Preoperative Assessment. The Surgical Options (Includes Consideration of Radical/Super Radical Operations). Local Excision for Tumours of the Papilla. Techniques of Whipple Pancreatoduodenectomy. Total Pancreatectomy (Includes Super-Radical Operations). Vascular Problems and Techniques Associated with Pancreatectomy. Left Hemipancreatectomy. Endoscopic and Percutaneous Stenting for Pancreatic Cancer. Surgical Palliation of Pancreatic and Periampullary Tumours. Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer. SECTION 9 ENDOCRINE TUMOURS of the PANCREAS: Endocrine Tumours of the Pancreas: Clinical Picture, Diagnosis and Therapy. The Surgical Approach to Islet Cell Tumours of the Pancreas. SECTION 10 INJURIES to the PANCREAS: Injuries to the Pancreas. SECTION 11 PANCREATIC TRANSPLANTATIONS: Includes Consideration of Islet Cell Transplantation. SECTION 12 PANCREATIC SURGERY: ANAESTHESIA and COMPLICATIONS: Anaesthesia in Pancreatic Surgery. The Complications of Pancreatoduodenectomy and Their Management.

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