Chronic Pancreatitis

From Basic Research to Clinical Treatment

Editors: Li, Z.-S., Liao, Z., Chen, J.-M., Férec, C. (Eds.)

  • Presents excellent and updated information on chronic pancreatitis
  • Covers conservative management, interventional/endoscopic management and surgical treatment
  • Includes typical cases to provide a straightforward overview of this disease
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About this book

This book is a concise guide to the clinical diagnosis and management of chronic pancreatitis, presenting the latest research into the disease. It focuses on pathogenesis, epidemiology, genetics, diagnosis, endoscopic and surgical treatment, and prognosis. It also offers comprehensive descriptions of 4 diagnostic methods and discusses the contemporary management of chronic pancreatitis, including conservative, ESWL, interventional and surgical treatments. The final chapter includes 6 typical case presentations, which taken together provide a standard description of this condition.

About the authors

Prof. Zhao-Shen Li and Associate Prof. Zhuan Liao are clinicians in Changhai Hospital, the Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China. Editor Jian-Min Chen is the Director of Research and Claude Férec is Professor of Genetics  at the INSERM, Brest, France. Editor Zhao-Shen Li is also the Director of Chinese Society of Digestive Endoscopy.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • A Short History of Research into Chronic Pancreatitis

    Zou, Wen-Bin, M.D. (et al.)

    Pages 1-5

  • Definition and Classification of Chronic Pancreatitis

    Tang, Xin-Ying, M.D. (et al.)

    Pages 7-12

  • The Epidemiology of Chronic Pancreatitis

    Zhu, Qian-Qian, M.D. (et al.)

    Pages 13-19

  • Etiology of Chronic Pancreatitis

    Pezzilli, Raffaele

    Pages 21-27

  • The Pathogenesis of Chronic Pancreatitis

    Poulsen, Jakob Lykke (et al.)

    Pages 29-62

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-4515-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $199.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-10-4513-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Chronic Pancreatitis
Book Subtitle
From Basic Research to Clinical Treatment
Editors
  • Zhao-Shen Li
  • Zhuan Liao
  • Jian-Min Chen
  • Claude Férec
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and Shanghai Scientific and Technical Publishers
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights of print book in China mainland restrictions.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-4515-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-4515-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-4513-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 207
Number of Illustrations and Tables
37 b/w illustrations, 24 illustrations in colour
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