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Title Minimally invasive cancer management / F.L. Greene, B.T. Heniford (eds.)
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Springer, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 380 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Indications and general oncologic principles -- Cancer biology relating to minimal access management -- Pneumoperitoneum : metabolic and mechanical effects -- Energy sources in laparoscopy -- Biopsy and staging : technical issues -- Ultrasound techniques in minimally invasive oncologic surgery -- Endoscopic ablation of Barrett's esophagus and early esophageal cancer -- Management of esophageal cancer -- Laparoscopic resection of gastrointestinal stromal tumors -- Laparoscopic approaches to gastric cancer -- Minimal access management of pancreatic cancer -- Laparoscopic approaches to pancreatic endocrine tumors -- Laparoscopic approaches to hepatobiliary cancer -- Laparoscopic approaches to colonic malignancy -- Laparoscopic resection of rectal cancer -- Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) -- Laparoscopic ablation of liver tumors -- Laparoscopic splenectomy for malignant diseases -- Laparoscopic management of renal cell carcinoma -- Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for metastatic cancer -- Minimally invasive approaches to lung cancer -- Laparoscopy in gynecologic malignancies -- Minimally invasive surgery in pediatric oncology -- Endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of breast diseases -- The applications of sentinel lymph node to cancer -- Future prospects
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cancer -- Endoscopic surgery.
Cancer -- Treatment.
Digestive System Neoplasms -- surgery.
Abdominal Neoplasms -- surgery.
Laparoscopy -- methods.
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures.
Thoracic Neoplasms -- surgery.
Form Electronic book
Author Greene, Frederick L.
Heniford, B. Todd.
LC no. 2010929053
ISBN 9781441912381