Gastrointestinal and Liver Tumors (2004. XVIII, 334 p. w. numerous figs. (some col.). 25 cm)

Gastrointestinal and Liver Tumors (2004. XVIII, 334 p. w. numerous figs. (some col.). 25 cm)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 352 p.
  • 商品コード 9783540434627

Full Description


This book covers all aspects of gastrointestinal and liver malignancies (epidemiology, pathophysiology, screening where appropriate, symptoms and clinical signs, diagnostic studies, staging and classification, treatment, prognosis, follow-up, future perspectives). It is addressed to those involved in the multidisciplinary approach to the gastrointestinal cancer patient (gastroenterologists, medical oncologists, radiation therapists, surgeons, interventional radiologists, pathologists, nurses, and physicians-in-training). The book provides in-depth information, illustrated by numerous color/black-and-white pictures. Selective reading for a quick reference is made possible by introducing text elements such as summaries, tables, listing and treatment algorithms.

Contents

Esophagus. Squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus; Adenocarcinoma of the esophagus; Other tumors of the esophagus.- Stomach. Gastric cancer; Lymphomas of the stomach; Other gastric tumors.- Small intestine. Neoplasms of the small intestine.- Colon and rectum. Sporadic colorectal cancer; Sporadic adenomas of the large intestine; Hereditary polyposis syndromes; Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (NHPCC); Colorectal cancer in inflammatory bowel disease.- Anal canal. Anal carcinoma.- Pancreas. Adenocarcinoma of the pancreas; Other pancreatic tumors.-Neuroendocrine gastro-entero-pancreatic tumors.- Biliary system and papilla of Vater. Carcinomas of the gallbladder and bile ducts; Benign tumors of the biliary system; Carcinomas of the papilla of Vater.- Liver. Hepatocellular carcinoma; Liver metastases; Benign liver tumors.- Appendix. Supportive care of cancer patients.