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Title Pancreatic cancer, cystic neoplasms and endocrine tumors : diagnosis and management / edited by Hans G. Beger, Akimasa Nakao, John P. Neoptolemos, Shu You Peng, Michael G. Sarr
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Blackwell, 2016


Description 1 online resource
Contents Table of Contents -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contributors -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- PART I: Ductal Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas -- CHAPTER 1: Histologic Classification and Tumor Staging of Pancreatic Cancer -- Histologic Classification of Pancreatic Ductal Neoplasms -- Tumor Staging -- References -- CHAPTER 2: What We Know about Carcinogenesis of Ductal Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas -- Pancreatic Cancer Cell -- Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells -- Tumor Stroma Cells -- References -- CHAPTER 3: Familial Cancer of the Pancreas -- Introduction
DefinitionPhenotype -- Pathology -- Genetic Background -- Genetic Counselling and Testing -- Screening -- Conclusion -- References -- CHAPTER 4: Clinical, Laboratory, and Radiologic Presentation of Pancreatic Cancer -- Clinical Presentation -- Laboratory Investigations -- Radiologic Investigations -- References -- CHAPTER 5: Standards of Oncologic Pancreatic Surgery -- Overview -- Preoperative Considerations -- Goals of Surgical Treatment -- Operative Techniques -- Minimally Invasive Pancreatic Resections
Postoperative Course, Complications, and Adjuvant TreatmentConclusion -- References -- CHAPTER 6: Extended Resection for Pancreatic Cancer: Risks and Benefits -- Introduction -- History of Portal Vein Resection -- Diagnosis of Cancer Invasion of the Portal Vein -- Indications for Portal Vein Resection -- Isolated Pancreatoduodenectomy with Portal Vein Resection -- Mesenteric Approach -- Catheter Bypass of the Portal Vein -- Portal Vein Resection and Reconstruction -- Postoperative Mortality at Nagoya University Hospital
Long-Term Survival Following Portal Vein resectionReferences -- CHAPTER 7: Risk/Benefit of Total Pancreatectomy for Pancreatic Cancer: Are There Indications? -- Historical Notes -- Benefits Versus Disadvantages -- New Indications -- Modified Surgical Techniques -- Re-Resection for Recurrent Cancer -- Results of Total Pancreatectomy -- Conclusion -- References -- CHAPTER 8: Is there a benefit from additional arterial resection of ductal cancer of the pancreas? -- Introduction
Arterial Resection in Pancreatectomy Following Preoperative Chemotherapy or ChemoradiotherapyDistal Pancreatectomy with Resection of the Celiac Axis -- References -- CHAPTER 9: Who benefits from ultraradical pancreatic cancer resection? -- Introduction -- Lymphadenectomy for Pancreatic Head Cancer -- Extrapancreatic Nerve Plexus Excision -- Vascular Resection -- Multivisceral Resection -- Randomized Controlled Trials of Standard Versus Extended Lymphadenectomy in Radical Pancreatoduodenectomy -- References
Summary Pancreatic Cancer, Cystic Neoplasms and Endocrine Tumors: Diagnosis and Management is a modern, expertly crafted and clinically focused guide to the diagnosis, management and best-practice care of patients suffering from pancreatic cancer, cystic neoplasms and endocrine tumours. Packed with outstanding figures and with reference to the leading society guidelines, its main focus is on the many endoscopic and radiologic diagnostic techniques, medical and surgical management of both full-blown cancer and other tumors, and the risks of each form of treatment. Also covered in detail are issues of tumor recurrence and long-term outcome of treatment. Brought to you by highly skilled national and international leaders in the specialty and an experienced editor team, this is an invaluable guide to practicing gastroenterologists and surgeons in the hospital and clinical environment, as well as oncologists and endocrinologists managing patients with pancreatic tumorous lesions
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Pancreas -- Cancer
Pancreas -- Cancer -- Diagnosis
Neuroendocrine tumors.
Neuroendocrine tumors -- Diagnosis
Pancreatic Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Neoplasms, Cystic, Mucinous, and Serous -- diagnosis
Neoplasms, Cystic, Mucinous, and Serous -- therapy
Neuroendocrine Tumors -- diagnosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors -- therapy
Pancreatic Neoplasms -- therapy
Pancreatic Neoplasms
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Neuroendocrine tumors
Pancreas -- Cancer
Pancreas -- Cancer -- Diagnosis
Form Electronic book
Author Beger, H. G. (Hans G.), editor.
Nakao, Akimasa, editor
Neoptolemos, John, editor
Peng, Shu You, editor
Sarr, Michael G., 1950- editor.
LC no. 2014049438
ISBN 9781118307830