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Liver Metastases

Biology, Diagnosis and Treatment

  • O. J. Garden
  • J. G. Geraghty
  • D. M. Nagorney
  • R. A. Audisio
  • H. S. Stoldt

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Martin A. Adson
    Pages 1-5
  3. Mark J. Lieser, David M. Nagorney
    Pages 7-18
  4. Robert Radinsky, Isaiah J. Fidler
    Pages 19-35
  5. Leandro Gennari, Roberto Doci, Paola Bignami
    Pages 37-43
  6. Doris N. Redhead, Edward Leen
    Pages 45-63
  7. François Paye, Bernard Nordlinger
    Pages 65-79
  8. Timothy G. John, K. K. Madhavan, O. James Garden
    Pages 81-98
  9. Hauke Lang, Karl Jürgen Oldhafer, Hans Jürgen Schlitt, Rudolf Pichlmayr
    Pages 99-108
  10. Howard M. Karpoff, Yuman Fong, Leslie H. Blumgart
    Pages 109-121
  11. Roberto Labianca, Giuseppe Dallavalle, M. Adelaide Pessi, Giuseppina Zamparelli
    Pages 123-140
  12. Riccardo A. Audisio, H. Stephan Stoldt, James G. Geraghty
    Pages 141-151
  13. Carlo Greco, Bruce D. Minsky
    Pages 153-160
  14. M. Wayne Flye, Katherine Parker Ponder
    Pages 161-175
  15. Marco Chinol, Giovanni Paganelli
    Pages 177-187
  16. Vittorio Ventafridda, Alberto Sbanotto, Ruth Burnhill
    Pages 189-202
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 203-209

About this book

Introduction

Liver Metastasis: Biology, Diagnosis and Treatment offers a comprehensive overview of liver metastasis by providing a collection of pivotal contributions from an international faculty. A wide range of topics are presented, with each contributor focusing on his own area of expertise to provide the latest techniques as well as valuable insights based on a wealth of experience. Epidemiological and biological aspects are discussed, diagnostic and staging problems are reported, and all treatment modalities are analysed including gene therapy, immunotherapy and palliative care. The standard approaches to diagnosis and therapy are examined whilst new and future trends are reported on and explored. Of interest to both specialists and postgraduates in the fields of oncology and gastroenterology this book will also be of interest to researchers in internal medicine.

Keywords

Staging abdominal surgery cancer gene therapy immunotherapy internal medicine laparoscopic surgery liver liver transplantation metastasis oncology radiotherapy surgery systemic therapy transplantation

Editors and affiliations

  • O. J. Garden
    • 1
  • J. G. Geraghty
    • 2
  • D. M. Nagorney
    • 3
  • R. A. Audisio
    • 4
  • H. S. Stoldt
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Edinburgh, Royal InfirmaryEdinburghUK
  2. 2.Professorial Department of SurgeryNottingham City HospitalNottinghamUK
  3. 3.Mayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  4. 4.European Institute of OncologyMilanItaly
  5. 5.Department of Surgical OncologyEuropean Institute of OncologyMilanItaly

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