Modern Management of Benign and Malignant Pancreatic Disease, An Issue of Gastroenterology Clinics - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Mar 26, 2012 - Medical - 960 pages
Dr. Van Dam is an internationally recognized leader in gastroenterology and has been a leader in advances in intervedntional endoscopy. He brings this expertise to the topic of management of benign and malignant pancreatic disease and has selected top experts in the field to provide state-of-the-art clinical information to gastroenterologists. The modern management treatise of each article addresses current diagnostics as well as medical management. Seven articles are devoted to pancreatic cancer and span medical management, surgial mangament, radiologic imaging, endoscopic diagnosis, palliation, and screening. Other important topics addressed are pancreatic transplantation, pancreatic cystic neoplasms, acute and chronic pancreatitis, and autoimmune pancreatitis.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Modern Management of Acute Pancreatitis
1
Chapter 2 Diagnosis and Management of Autoimmune Pancreatitis
9
Chapter 3 The Role of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in Patients with Pancreatic Disease
23
Chapter 4 Endoscopic Management of Pancreatic Pseudocysts
47
Chapter 5 Modern Treatment of Patients with Chronic Pancreatitis
63
Chapter 6 The Minimally Invasive Approach to Surgical Management of Pancreatic Diseases
77
Diagnosis and Management
103
Chapter 8 Management of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
119
Chapter 10 Pancreatic Cancer Screening
143
Radiologic Imaging
159
Chapter 12 The Role of Endoscopic Ultrasonography in the Diagnosis and Management of Pancreatic Cancer
179
Medical Management Novel Chemotherapeutics
189
Chapter 14 The Surgical Management of Pancreatic Cancer
211
Chapter 15 Modern Radiation Therapy Techniques for Pancreatic Cancer
223
Chapter 16 Endoscopic Palliation of Pancreatic Cancer
237
Index
255

Chapter 9 Pancreas Transplantation
133

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About the author (2012)

Jacques Van Dam, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, (Clinical Scholar)
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Office: (323) 442-8107
jvandam@med.usc.edu

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