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Title The management of gallstone disease : a practical and evidence-based approach / Michael R. Cox, Guy D. Eslick, Robert Padbury, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2018


Description 1 online resource
Contents Intro; Foreword; Book Foreword I; Foreword; Book Foreword II; Contents; 1: Operative Anatomy and Surgical Landmarks of the Biliary System; Introduction; Embryology; The Gallbladder; The Cystic Duct; Extrahepatic Biliary Anatomy; Intraoperative Cholangiography; Duct of Luschka; Cystic and Hepatic Arteries; Blood Supply to the CBD; Venous and Lymphatic Drainage; Calot's Triangle and the Hepatocystic Triangle; The Plate System; Rouviere's Sulcus; The Critical View of Safety (CVS); References; 2: Biliary Imaging for Gallstone Disease; Introduction; Imaging Modalities; Ultrasound; CT
Multiphase CTCT Cholangiogram (Fig. 2.3); MRI; Nuclear Medicine; Cholescintigraphy (Figs. 10.1 and 10.2); PET; Pre-operative Imaging; Introduction; Acute Cholecystitis; Ultrasound; Computed Tomography; MRI; Sludge; Adenomyomatosis; Polyps; Pseudotumours; Cholesterol Polyps; Adenomyomatosis; Inflammatory Polyps; Tumorous Polyps; Adenomas; Gallbladder Carcinoma; Complicated Cholecystitis; Emphysematous Cholecystitis; Gangrenous Cholecystitis; Haemorrhagic Cholecystitis; Perforation; Hepatic Abscess; Chronic Cholecystitis; Porcelain Gallbladder; Xanthogranulomatous Cholecystitis
Acalculous CholecystitisEmphysematous Cholecystitis; Percutaneous Cholecystostomy; Post Surgical Imaging; Common Bile Duct Diameter; Bile Leak and Duct Injury; Biliary Stricture and Obstruction; Clip Migration; Lithiasis (Retained and Recurrent); Dropped Gallstones; Biliary Dyskinesia and Papillary Stenosis; Other Stone Related Diseases; Mirizzi Syndrome; Gallstone Ileus; Hepatolithiasis; References; 3: Epidemiology and Pathogenesis of Gallstones; Epidemiology of Gallstones; Prevalence of Gallstones; Burden of Disease; Pathogenesis of Gallstones; Cholesterol Stones; Supersaturation of Bile
Biliary StasisAccelerated Nucleation of Cholesterol Crystals; Mucus Hypersecretion of the Gallbladder; Brown Pigment Stones; Black Pigment Stones; Risk Factors; Dietary factors; Oestrogen; Age; Obesity; Prolonged Fasting; Spinal Cord Injury; Crohn's Disease; Drugs; Genetics; Natural History of Gallstones; Asymptomatic; Symptomatic; Complications; Biliary sludge; Gallstones and Cancer; Key Points; References; 4: What Are Biliary Symptoms?; Introduction; Acute Biliary Pain: The Exact Nature of Biliary Pain; Symptoms Unlikely to Be Caused by the Gallbladder
Other Symptoms Attributable to Gallstones and the GallbladderHeartburn/Oesophageal Reflux; Nausea; Pain of Acute Cholecystitis; Biliary Symptoms and No Stones Seen; References; 5: Asymptomatic Gallstones; Introduction; Arguments for and Against Prophylactic Surgery; Coexistent Gallbladder Polyps; Large Gallstones; Small Gallstones; Diabetes; Transplant; Gallbladder Calcification; Silent Choledocholithiasis; Haemolytic Anaemias; Splenectomy for Hereditary Spherocytosis; Asymptomatic Stones Found at Abdominal Surgery; Upper Gastro-intestinal Surgery; Bariatric Surgery; Small Bowel Resection
Summary This book looks at the comprehensive management of all aspects of gallstone disease, from the epidemiology and pathogenesis to the complex management approaches required for some patients. The main emphasis is placed on effective diagnosis and treatment, making extensive use of practical case-based material while reviewing the guidelines in a multi-disciplinary manner. It is an essential read for all clinicians involved in managing patients with gallstone disease
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 31, 2018)
Subject Gallstones.
Gallbladder -- Cancer
Gallstones -- diagnosis
Gallstones -- surgery
Postoperative Complications -- prevention & control
General surgery.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Gallbladder -- Cancer.
Form Electronic book
Author Cox, Michael R., editor
Eslick, Guy D., editor.
Padbury, Robert, editor
ISBN 9783319638843