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Title Surgical treatment of colorectal liver metastases / Lorenzo Capussotti (Ed.) ; in collaboration with Alessandro Ferrero [and others] ; forewords by Enrico De Antoni, Gennaro Nuzzo
Published Milan ; New York : Springer, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 184 pages) : illustrations, tables, figures (some color)
Series Updates in surgery
Updates in surgery.
Contents Epidemiology and Natural History -- Diagnosis and Staging -- Evolution of Resectability Criteria -- Surgical Strategy -- Results of Surgery and Prognostic Factors -- Preoperation Chemotherapy -- Synchronous Colorectal Liver Metastases -- Therapeutic Strategies in Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases -- Extrahepatic Disease -- Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Follow-Up -- LiverMetSurvey Registry: the Italian Experience
Summary Surgery is the gold standard treatment of colorectal liver metastases. Patients management had a dramatic evolution during the past years: more accurate diagnostic tools and more effective chemotherapy regimens have been introduced and surgical indications have been widely broadened. A multidisciplinary treatment is now mandatory, involving oncologists, radiologists an gastroenterologists. However, many topics are still debated. In the present book all aspects of surgical treatment of colorectal liver metastases are analyzed based on a systematic, updated analysis of the literature. Aim of thi
Analysis geneeskunde
public health
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Liver -- Tumors -- Surgery
Liver -- Cancer -- Surgery
Colorectal Neoplasms -- pathology
Liver Neoplasms -- secondary
Liver Neoplasms -- drug therapy
Liver Neoplasms -- surgery
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Abdominal.
Liver -- Cancer -- Surgery.
Form Electronic book
Author Capussotti, L. (Lorenzo)
Ferrero, Alessandro
ISBN 9788847018099