Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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World Scientific, 2008 - Medical - 841 pages
This essential book is a compendium of papers written by an international team of world-renowned experts, who cover topics in their respective areas of expertise. Presenting the most up-to-date knowledge of hepatocellular carcinoma, it covers all topics ? including those more controversial ones ? in this rapidly advancing field, from epidemiology to prevention, from molecular biology to gross pathology, from screening to atypical presentation, from diagnosis to treatment, and from assessment to choice of appropriate treatment. This volume is therefore an important contribution to the field of hepatocellular carcinoma.
 

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Contents

1 Epidemiology Trishe YM Leong and Anthony SY Leong
1
2 Liver Terminology and Anatomy Steven M Strasberg
25
3 Assessment of Liver Function Darren V Mann
51
4 Prevention Michael C Kew
85
5 Screening Morris Sherman
129
6 Presentation and Diagnosis Dario Ribero Gareth MorrisStiff and JeanNicolas Vauthey
143
7 Tumor Markers John Y H Chan and ZhiWang
159
8 Imaging Simon S M Ho and Simon C H Yu
183
21 Isolated Caudate Lobe Resection Resection of Couinaud Segment 1 ShuYou Peng
465
22 Laparoscopic Liver Resection Rong Liu
491
23 Techniques of Vascular Control and Protective Strategies for Parenchymal Transection Markus K Müller Henrik Petrowsky and PierreAlain Clavien
507
24 Techniques of Liver Transection Eric T Castaldo and CWright Pinson
529
25 RadiofrequencyAssisted Liver Resection Long R Jiao and Nagy A Habib
551
26 Cytoreductive TumorDebulking Surgery Eric C H Lai andW Y Lau
569
27 Cryosurgery George Petrou and David L Morris
583
28 Liver Transplantation ChaoLong Chen and Allan M Concejero
613

9 Pathology Anthony SY Leong Trishe YM Leong and Pongsak Wannakrairot
215
10 Molecular Aspects John Y H Chan Kenneth K H Lee YiuLoon Chui and Macus T Kuo
243
11 Staging Justin M Burns and Frederick L Greene
279
12 Selection of Patients for Liver Resection Eric C H LaiW Y Lau and Darren V Mann
303
13 Problems Associated with Liver Resection in Cirrhotic Patients ChengChungWu
317
14 Preoperative Portal Vein Embolization Takuya Hashimoto and Masatoshi Makuuchi
337
15 Intraoperative Ultrasound Guido Torzilli and Henri Bismuth
359
16 Surgical Treatment Jacques Belghiti
387
17 Anterior Approach Using the Hanging Technique Jacques Belghiti and Barbara Alkofer
409
18 Segmentbased Liver Resection W Y Lau and Eric C H Lai
419
19 Intrahepatic Glissonian Approach Bernard Launois and Khoon Hean Tay
429
20 Ultrasonically Guided Segmentectomy and Subsegmentectomy Taku Aoki Norihiro Kokudo and Masatoshi Makuuchi
447
29 Local Ablative Therapy Tito Livraghi
645
30 Regional Therapy W Y Lau and Eric C H Lai
661
31 Systemic Chemotherapy ThomasW T Leung
695
32 NeoadjuvantAdjuvantChemoprevention Therapy and Tumor Downstaging W Y Lau and Eric C H Lai
709
33 Management of Portal Vein Tumor Thrombus W Y Lau Eric C H Lai and Simon C H Yu
739
34 Palliative Care Winnie Yeo and Anthony T C Chan
761
35 Management of Specific Complications Eric C H Lai andW Y Lau
773
36 Management of Acute Liver Failure A R Nitin Rao
793
37 Extracorporeal Energy Therapy Eric C H Lai andW Y Lau
813
Author Index
827
Index
829
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