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Diseases of the gallbladder and bile ducts : diagnosis and treatment

Author: Pierre-Alain Clavien; John Baillie, professeur de médecine.
Publisher: Malden : Blackwell publ., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Suitable for the diagnosis and treatment of gallbladder and bile duct diseases. With recent developments in the management of hepatobiliary diseases including liver transplantation, this edition aids  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre-Alain Clavien; John Baillie, professeur de médecine.
ISBN: 1405127406 9781405127400
OCLC Number: 470404434
Notes: Notes bibliogr.
Description: 1 vol. (XII-428 p.) : ill. ; 29 cm
Contents: Section 1. Anatomy, Pathophysiology, and Epidemiology of the Biliary System. 1. Anatomy and Physiology of the Biliary Tree and Gallbladder. (James Toouli and Mayank Bhandari). 2. Pathology of the Intrahepatic and extrahepatic Bile Ducts and Gallbladder. (Kay Washington). 3. Epidemiology of Diseases of the Bile ducts and gallbladder. (Markus H. Heim). Section 2. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches for the Biliary Tree and Gallbladder. Noninvasive Imaging of the Biliary System. (Elmar M. Merkle, Rendon C. Nelson and Henrik Petrowsky). 5. Endoscopic Diagnosis and Treatment of Disorders of the Biliary Tree and Gallbladder. (Kevin McGrath and John Baillie). 6. Percutaneous Biliary Imaging and Intervention. (Paul V. Suhocki). 7. Radiation Therapy for Disease of the Biliary Tree and Gallbladder. (Brian G. Czito and Mitchell S. Anscher). 8. Surgery of the Biliary System. (Lucas McCormack, Markus Selzner and Pierre-Alain Clavien). 9. Laparoscopic Treatment for Diseases of the Gallbladder and Biliary tree. (Stefan Wildi, Sarah K. Thompson, John G. Hunter and Markus Weber). 10. Laparoscopic Biliary Injuries. (Steven M. Strasberg). 11. Medical and Innovative Therapies for Biliary Malignancies. (Michael A. Morse and Bernhard Pestalozzi). Section 3. Specific Conditions. Section 3.1. The Gallbladder. 12. Natural History and Pathogenesis of Gallstones. (Beat Mullhaupt). 13. Acute and Chronic Cholecystitis. (Stefan Breitenstein, Armin Kraus and Pierre-Alain Clavien). 14. Biliary fi Stula, Gallstone Ileus, and Mirizzi's syndrome. (Henrik Petrowsky and Pierre-Alain Clavien). 15. Benign and Malignant Gallbladder Tumors. (John T. Mullen, Christopher H. Crane and Jean-Nicolas Vauthey). Section 3.2. The Intrahepatic and Extrahepatic Bile Ducts. 16. Acute Cholangitis. (Suyi Chang and Joseph Leung). 17. Cystic Diseases of the Biliary System. (Robert J. Porte and Pierre-Alain Clavien). 18. Biliary Complications of Liver Transplantation. (Mary T. Austin and C. Wright Pinson). 19. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis. (Robert Enns). 20. Cholangiocarcinoma. (Markus Selzner and Pierre-Alain Clavien). 21. Primary Biliary cirrhosis. (Piotr Milkiewicz and Jenny Heathcote). Section 3.3. Intrahepatic Cholestasis. 22. Intrahepatic Cholestasis. (Andrew Stolz and Neil Kaplowitz). Section 3.4. Pediatric Population. 23. Biliary Disease in Infants and Children. (Riccardo Superina). Answers. Index
Responsibility: edited by Pierre-Alain Clavien ... John Baillie ... ; associate editors Michael A. Morse ... Markus Selzner ...
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