Liver and Biliary Surgery: Handbooks in General Surgery

Liver and Biliary Surgery: Handbooks in General Surgery

Paperback Handbooks in General Surgery

Edited by Kirby I. Bland, Edited by Michael G. Sarr, Edited by Markus W. Buchler, Edited by Attila Csendes, Edited by Oliver James Garden, Edited by John Wong

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  • Publisher: Springer London Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 624 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 198mm x 23mm | 446g
  • Publication date: 13 October 2010
  • Publication City/Country: England
  • ISBN 10: 1849964289
  • ISBN 13: 9781849964289
  • Edition statement: 2011.
  • Illustrations note: 56 black & white illustrations, 16 colour illustrations, 40 black & white tables
  • Sales rank: 817,935

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"Liver and Biliary Surgery" provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to liver and biliary surgical therapy. The chapters provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with various liver and biliary disorders, spanning benign and malignant problems and minimally invasive procedures. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles. A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training.

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This book is edited by a team of experts from across the globe. Kirby I. Bland, MD, is based at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, in the USA, where he is the Fay Fletcher Kerner Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, and the Deputy Director at the Comprehensive Cancer Center. Michael G. Sarr, MD is the James C. Marson Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN in the USA. Markus W. Buchler, MD, is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of General and Visceral Surgery at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Attila Csendes, MD FACS(Hon) is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital in Santiago, Chile. O. James Garden, MBChB MD FRCS(Ed) FRCP(Ed) FRACS(Hon), is the Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in the UK. John Wong, BSc(Med(Syd)) MBBS(Syd) PhD(Syd) MD(Hon(Syd)) FRACS FRCS(Edin) FRCS(Glasg) FACS(Hon) is the Chair Professor for the Department of Surgery at The University of Hong Kong and Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong, China.

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Liver and Biliary Surgery provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to liver and biliary surgical therapy. The chapters provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with various liver and biliary disorders, spanning benign and malignant problems and minimally invasive procedures. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles. A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training.

Table of contents

Part 1: Liver-Benign.- Hepatitis.- Differential Diagnosis of the Liver Mass.- Benign Hepatic Neoplasms.- Hepatic Abscess: Current Concepts.- Portal Hypertension.- Cystic Liver Diseases.- Liver Transplantation for Budd-Chiari Syndrome.- Liver Hemangioma.- Part 2: Liver-Malignant.- Hepatocellular Carcinoma.- Metastatic Cancer of the Liver.- Part 3: Biliary-Benign.- Postcholecystectomy Syndrome.- Asymptomatic Gallstones.- Bile Duct Injury Following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.- Cholelithiasis.- Choledocholithiasis.- Choledochal Cysts.- Biliary Dyskinesia: Functional Gallbladder and Sphincter of Oddi Disorders.- Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis.- Part 4: Biliary-Malignant.- Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma.- Cancer of the Gallbladder.- Part 5: Minimally Invasive Procedures.- Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration.