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Pancreatic Cancer

With Special Focus on Topical Issues and Surgical Techniques

Editors: Kim, Sun Whe, Yamaue, Hiroki (Eds.)

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  • Provides state of the art knowledge on a broad range of clinical issues
  • Describes evidence-based surgical techniques
  • Addresses controversial topics
  • Covers the management of precancerous lesions
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About this book

This book provides state of the art knowledge on a broad range of clinical issues in pancreatic cancer, covering topics from screening and pathophysiology to surgical treatments. In particular, the focus is on current controversies and on evidence-based surgical techniques. Further aspects considered include the management of precancerous lesions, diagnostic methods, perioperative care and nonsurgical treatment. The description of surgical methods is supported by many helpful illustrations and important technical issues are carefully addressed. Determination of resectability and extent of surgery is also discussed. Based on recent developments in surgical techniques, some surgeons are performing more and more radical operations. It is essential, however, that surgical strategy is based on the best available evidence and surgeons will find that this book offers valuable help in achieving this aim. In addition, it will be a great asset in clinical practice for all who are involved or interested in the management of pancreatic cancer.

About the authors

Sun-Whe Kim, Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea Hiroki Yamaue, Department of Surgery, Wakayama Medical University, Japan.

Table of contents (41 chapters)

Table of contents (41 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-662-47181-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-662-47180-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $199.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-662-56893-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pancreatic Cancer
Book Subtitle
With Special Focus on Topical Issues and Surgical Techniques
Editors
  • Sun Whe Kim
  • Hiroki Yamaue
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-47181-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-47181-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-662-47180-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-56893-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 472
Number of Illustrations
39 b/w illustrations, 131 illustrations in colour
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