Minimally Invasive Cancer Management

Minimally Invasive Cancer Management

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As minimal access approaches to cancer diagnosis, staging, and therapy become more widely used, it is vital for general surgeons, along with laparoscopists, surgical oncologists and medical oncologists, to stay up to date. The editors, a team consisting of a renowned surgical oncologist and a laparoscopic specialist, aim to provide a resource for the practicing general surgeon using basic minimally invasive techniques. The book discusses diagnosis including biopsy with microinstrumentation, staging, and palliative and curative resection. Specific tumor sites are addressed, including esophagus, stomach, spleen, small bowel, pancreato-biliary, hepatic resection, and colo-rectal resection. Minimally invasive approaches to the thoracic and retroperitoneal areas are included. The book provides a thorough overview of basic cancer biology, instrumentation, and ultrasound. Additionally, Greene and Heniford explore controversial issues such as port-site recurrence and the effect of pneumoperitoneum on the spread of cancer cells in the abdomen. Many photographs and line drawings, including 16 in full color, illustrate the principles discussed in the text. A must-have for every practicing general surgeon, laparoscopic fellow, and general surgery resident.System CDI and PF Probes ATL HD 3000 LAPL 9-5 HD 5000 Acuson 128 X P L7L SSA 380A (Powervision) Baamp;K Medical Panther Ultrasound 8555 SCanner Lynx 3101 8566a€“S Hitachi EUB 525 EUP-OL334 EUB 6000 (year 2000) EUB 8000anbsp;...

Title:Minimally Invasive Cancer Management
Author:Frederick L. Greene, B. Todd Heniford
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-03-14


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