Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Hepatocellular Carcinoma : Diagnosis and Treatment

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A fully synthesized practical approach to hepatocellular cancer (HCC) patient management by members of the university of Pittsburgh's renowned Liver Cancer Center. Their presentation includes all the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of primary liver cancer. A summary chapter details for physicians the diagnostic and therapeutic decision making process for dealing with such problems as incidental tumors in the liver transplant, the role of neo-adjuvant chemotherapy, intra-arterial vs. intravenous therapy, the uses of embolization, and the significance of portal vein thrombus. Authoritative and highly practical, Hepatocellular Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment captures for physicians the recent exciting changes that in our understanding, diagnostic methods, novel therapeutics, and day-to-day management of hepatocellular cancer.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 312 pages
  • 157.5 x 233.7 x 22.9mm | 816.48g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 102 black & white illustrations, 4 colour illustrations, 44 black & white halftones, 58 black & white line drawings
  • 1588291251
  • 9781588291257

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"This is a well written text and should be a good reference book for those who see patients with HCC.." - Practical Gastroenterology ., ."a useful tool for both physicians and surgeons with a specific interest in the management of patients with HCC." - Digestive and Liver Diseaseshow more

Table of contents

Etiology and Epidemiology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Jawad Ahmad and Mordechai Rabinovitz Molecular Mechanisms of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Insights to Therapy Marie C. DeFrances and George K. Michalopoulos Clinical Features and Diagnostic Evaluation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma David A. Sass and Kapil B. Chopra Pathologic Aspects of Hepatocellular Tumors Hale Kirimlioglu, Anthony J. Demetris, and Michael A. Nalesnik Use of Imaging Techniques to Screen for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Michael P. Federle Radiologic Evaluation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Michael P. Federle and Michael J. Payne Percutaneous Ethanol and Acetic Acid Ablation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Vibhu Kapoor and F. Leland Thaete Radiofrequency Ablation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Martin Goodman and David A. Geller Hepatic Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Katsuhiko Yanaga, Sadayuki Okudaira, Takashi Kanematsu, and J. Wallis Marsh Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma C. Andrew Bonham, Martin Goodman, Sydney D. Finkelstein, Igor Dvorchik, and J. Wallis Marsh Interventional Radiology Techniques for Intra-Arterial Chemo-Embolization Nikhil B. Amesur, Albert B. Zajko, and Philip D. Orons Medical Therapy of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Brian I. Carr Radiation Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Andrew S. Kennedy Putting It All Together: Practical Guidelines and Considerations for Physicians Brian I. Carr, J. Wallis Marsh, and David A. Geller Indexshow more