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Title New concepts in diagnosis and therapy of pancreatic adenocarcinoma / Andrea Laghi (ed.) ; foreword by Albert L. Baert
Published Berlin ; London : Springer, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (x, 178 pages) : illustrations
Series Medical radiology, 0942-5373
Medical radiology (Series)
Contents Epidemiology, Risk Factors and Clinical Presentation -- Pathology and Genetics -- Ultrasound -- The Case for MDCT -- The Case for MRI -- Endoscopic Ultrasonography in Pancreatic Tumors: When and Why? -- PET/CT in Pancreatic Cancer -- A Cost Decision Analysis for Diagnosing and Staging -- The Case for Surgery -- The Locally Advanced Nonmetastatic Cancer -- Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer: Systemic Therapy -- The Role of Interventional Endoscopy -- Local Ablative Techniques in the Treatment of Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Summary This book adopts a multidisciplinary approach to examine in detail a range of interesting new concepts in the diagnosis and therapy of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. It is divided into three parts. The first part provides an epidemiological and clinical overview of the disease, followed by an update on pathological findings, including new discoveries in the area of molecular biology. The second part, on diagnosis, offers detailed and comprehensive information on the advantages and disadvantages of different imaging techniques, including nuclear medicine and endoscopic ultrasound. The concluding pa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Pancreas -- Cancer -- Diagnosis
Pancreas -- Cancer -- Treatment
Adenocarcinoma -- Diagnosis
Adenocarcinoma -- Treatment
Pancreatic Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Adenocarcinoma -- diagnosis
Adenocarcinoma -- therapy
Pancreatic Neoplasms -- therapy
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
Pancreas -- Cancer -- Diagnosis
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung.
Form Electronic book
Author Laghi, Andrea.
ISBN 9783540853817