Pancreatology

Pancreatology : A Clinical Casebook

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This clinical casebook provides a comprehensive yet concise state-of-the-art review of pancreatic disease. Presented in a case-based format, each case focuses on a different varient of pancreatic disease and pancreatic cancer, with sections on diagnosis and early detection, management of the disease, and treatment of complications from the disease. The role of neoadjuvant therapy for pancreatic cancer and emerging treatment algorithms for chronic pancreatitis are also highlighted in the text.
Written by experts in the field, Pancreatology: A Clinical Casebook is a valuable resource for clinicians, surgeons, and researchers interested in caring for patients with pancreatic disease.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 193 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 10.92mm | 2,243g
  • Cham, Switzerland
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2017
  • 5 Tables, color; 20 Tables, black and white; 6 Illustrations, color; 15 Illustrations, black and white; X, 193 p. 21 illus., 6 illus. in color.
  • 3319530909
  • 9783319530901

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This clinical casebook provides a comprehensive yet concise state-of-the-art review of pancreatic disease. Presented in a case-based format, each case focuses on a different varient of pancreatic disease and pancreatic cancer, with sections on diagnosis and early detection, management of the disease, and treatment of complications from the disease. The role of neoadjuvant therapy for pancreatic cancer and emerging treatment algorithms for chronic pancreatitis are also highlighted in the text.
Written by experts in the field, Pancreatology: A Clinical Casebook is a valuable resource for clinicians, surgeons, and researchers interested in caring for patients with pancreatic disease.
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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Risk Factors for Acute and Chronic PancreatitisKartik Sampath, Timothy B. Gardner
Chapter 2: Hereditary PancreatitisGordon P. Bensen, Timothy B. Gardner
Chapter 3: Hospital Management of Acute PancreatitisNigeen H. Janisch
Chapter 4: Acute Biliary Pancreatitis
Haaris Beg
Chapter 5: Classification and Management of Pancreatic CystsKaterina Byanova, Timothy B. Gardner
Chapter 6: Medical and Endoscopic Management of Chronic PancreatitisKartik Sampath, Timothy B. Gardner
Chapter 7: Complications of Acute PancreatitisJeffrey M. Adler
Chapter 8: Endoscopic Therapy for Complications of Acute PancreatitisJason D. Ferriera
Chapter 9: Autoimmune PancreatitisAnuradha Madhavan, Timothy B. Gardner
Chapter 10: Diagnosis of and Screening for Pancreatic Malignancy
Nigeen H. Janisch
Chapter 11: Hereditary Pancreatic CancerLisa J. Yoo, John M. Levenick
Chapter 12: Optimizing Nutrition for the Patient after Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Pancreatic InsufficiencyJeannine B. Mills
Chapter 13: Palliative Care and Pancreatic DiseaseAmelia M. Cullinan
Chapter 14: Staging Diagnostic Laparoscopy for Localized Pancreatic CancerRaphael Louie, Kerrington Smith
Chapter 15: Neoadjuvant Multimodality Therapy for Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Head CancerMaureen V. Hill, Kerrington Smith
Chapter 16: Drainage and Resection Surgery for PancreatitisSamuel J. Kesseli, Kerrington D. Smith, Timothy B. Gardner
Chapter 17: Pancreatectomy with Islet Autotransplant Samuel J. Kesseli, Kerrington D. Smith, Timothy B. Gardner
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About Timothy B. Gardner

Timothy B. Gardner, MD, MSAssociate Professor of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Director, Pancreatic Disorders, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
Kerrington D. Smith, MDAssistant Professor of Surgery, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Chief, Surgical Oncology, Department of General Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
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