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Title Surgery for ovarian cancer : principles and practice / edited by Robert E. Bristow, Beth Y. Karlan, Dennis S. Chi
Edition 2nd ed
Published New York : Informa Healthcare, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 308 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Front Cover; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1 Epidemiology, staging, and clinical characteristics; Chapter 2 Preoperative preparation and surgical instrumentation; Chapter 3 Management of early-stage ovarian cancer; Chapter 4 Cytoreductive surgery: principles and rationale; Chapter 5 Cytoreductive surgery: pelvis; Chapter 6 Cytoreductive surgery: abdominal retroperitoneum and adenopathy; Chapter 7 Cytoreductive surgery: intestinal tract and omentum; Chapter 8 Cytoreductive surgery: right upper abdomen
Summary "This comprehensive surgical text, has been updated and expanded and includes the important techniques essential for the effective management of ovarian cancer, with particular emphasis on providing a practical step-by-step approach to the techniques described. This new edition now includes; new operative photographs, robotics, the new instruments and energy sources involved in preoperative preparation, plus new chapters on the surgical issues for intraperitoneal chemotherapy, and a chapter on advanced cytoreductive surgery program development. With a companion website containing video clips of surgical procedures, this package will be essential for gynecologic oncologists, pelvic surgeons, and general surgeons operating on patients with known or suspected ovarian cancer."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ovaries -- Cancer -- Surgery
Ovarian Neoplasms -- surgery
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Ovaries -- Cancer -- Surgery
Form Electronic book
Author Bristow, Robert E
Karlan, Beth Y. (Beth Young)
Chi, Dennis S
ISBN 9781841847825