Early Detection and Treatment of Liver Cancer

Early Detection and Treatment of Liver Cancer

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Aims to review primary liver cancer studies in Japan, to evaluate their impact in the study of hepatocellular carcinoma and to introduce them to a wider audience. Emphasis has been placed on the most important and practical aspects in the clinical setting - early detection and treatment.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 236 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 1,000g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748400362
  • 9780748400362

Table of contents

Advances in detection and treatment of liver cancer, K. Okuda; epidemiology - liver cancer in Japan and the world, T. Tobe; pathology - gross histological features of early hepatocellular carcinoma, M. Kojiro; differential diagnosis of early hepatocellular carcinoma, Y. Kondo; diagnosis - screening of high risk groups, N. Hattori and K. Kobayashi; immuno-biochemical diagnosis of liver cancer, N. Sawabu; ultrasonography in the diagnosis of liver cancer, M. Fukuda; angiographu in the diagnosis of liver cancer, K. Takayasu; CT diagnosis of liver cancer, N. Moriyama; MRI diagnosis of liver cancer, Y. Itai; treatment - transarterial embolization, R. Yamda; ethanol injection, M. Ohto; lipodolization, T. Kanematsu; extended lobectomy, K. Ozawa; segmentectomy, M. Makuuchi; choice of operative procedures, E. Okamoto; surgical treatment of cholangiocarcinoma, R. Mizumoto; liver transplantation, S. Iwatsuki.show more