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Title Multimodality management of borderline resectable pancreatic cancer / Matthew H.G. Katz, Syed A. Ahmad, editors
Published Cham : Springer, [2015]


Description 1 online resource (xi, 333 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Anatomic Definitions of Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer -- Imaging Evaluation of Borderline Pancreatic Cancer -- Endoscopic Ultrasonography: Staging and Therapeutic Intervention -- Endoscopic and Percutaneous Biliary Drainage Procedures: Role in Preoperative Management, Diagnosis, and Palliation -- Overview of Multimodality Therapy -- Role of Systemic Therapy -- Role of Radiation Therapy -- Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy as an Emerging Option for Localized Pancreatic Cancer -- Assessment of Response to Preoperative Therapy -- Emerging Systemic and Targeted Therapies -- Operative Principles in Managing Patients with Borderline Resectable Pancreas Cancer -- Is There a Role for Laparoscopic and/or Robotic Techniques for Borderline Resectable Tumors?. Role and Techniques Of Vascular Resection -- Artery-First Approaches to Pancreaticoduodenectomy -- Venous Shunting Procedures for Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer -- The Role of the Appleby Operation and Arterial Resection in the Multimodality Management of Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer -- Surgery for Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer: The Japanese Experience -- The Role of Irreversible Electroporation and Other Ablative Techniques in Patients with Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer -- Surgical Approach to Borderline Resectable tumors of the Left Pancreas -- Palliative Operations for Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer
Summary This volume provides the most comprehensive coverage of clinical management of borderline resectable pancreatic cancer available. Authored by leaders in the field, the book focuses on current clinical management of this disease stage, the importance of multimodality treatment algorithms, and an interdisciplinary approach to care. Surgical chapters are well-illustrated to provide surgeons and surgical trainees with important technical pearls. Clinical trials and trial design are also discussed. Multimodality Management of Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer is a valuable resource for gastroenterologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, general surgeons, and trainees interested in the treatment of pancreatic cancer
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed December 16, 2015)
Subject Pancreas -- Cancer -- Surgery
Pancreas -- Cancer -- Treatment
Pancreatic Neoplasms -- surgery
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Pancreas -- Cancer -- Surgery.
Form Electronic book
Author Katz, Matthew H. G., editor
Ahmad, Syed A., editor
ISBN 9783319227801