Pancreatic Cancer

With Special Focus on Topical Issues and Surgical Techniques

  • Sun-Whe Kim
  • Hiroki Yamaue

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Pathology and Tumor Biology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Young-Joo Won
      Pages 3-9
    3. Toru Furukawa
      Pages 11-23
    4. Yue Xue, Michelle D. Reid, Nazmi Volkan Adsay
      Pages 25-51
    5. Ji Kon Ryu
      Pages 89-92
  3. Diagnostic Modalities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Jeong Min Lee, Jeong Hee Yoon
      Pages 95-114
    3. Takao Itoi, Atsushi Sofuni
      Pages 115-121
    4. Keon Wook Kang
      Pages 123-129
  4. Treatment Guideline

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Motoki Miyazawa, Seiko Hirono, Hiroki Yamaue
      Pages 133-138
    3. Jason W. Denbo, Jason B. Fleming
      Pages 139-149
    4. Gabriele Spoletini, Domenico Tamburrino, Francesca Muffatti, Stefano Crippa, Valentina Andreasi, Stefano Partelli et al.
      Pages 161-172
  5. Surgical Treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. James F. Griffin, Christopher L. Wolfgang
      Pages 175-183
    3. Karl-Frederick Karstens, Yogesh K. Vashist, Jakob R. Izbicki
      Pages 185-192

About this book


This book provides state of the art knowledge on a broad range of clinical issues in pancreatic cancer, covering topics from screening and pathophysiology to surgical treatments. In particular, the focus is on current controversies and on evidence-based surgical techniques. Further aspects considered include the management of precancerous lesions, diagnostic methods, perioperative care and nonsurgical treatment. The description of surgical methods is supported by many helpful illustrations and important technical issues are carefully addressed. Determination of resectability and extent of surgery is also discussed. Based on recent developments in surgical techniques, some surgeons are performing more and more radical operations. It is essential, however, that surgical strategy is based on the best available evidence and surgeons will find that this book offers valuable help in achieving this aim. In addition, it will be a great asset in clinical practice for all who are involved or interested in the management of pancreatic cancer.


Laparoscopy Pancreatectomy Pancreatic Cancer Perioperative Care Precancerous Lesions Screening Surgical Techniques

Editors and affiliations

  • Sun-Whe Kim
    • 1
  • Hiroki Yamaue
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgerySeoul National University, College of MedicineSeoulKorea (Republic of)
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryWakayama Medical UniversityWakayamaJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-47180-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-47181-4
  • About this book
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