About this book
Liver and Biliary Surgery provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive
review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to
liver and biliary surgical therapy. The chapters provide pertinent and concise
summaries of how to deal with various liver and biliary disorders, spanning
benign and malignant problems and minimally invasive procedures. Stages of operative
approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily
understandable manner. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ
system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and
photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles. A concise, handbook-sized
reference work, this book is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and
residents in training.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Choledochal - Gallstones - General Surgery - Hepatitis - Portal Hypertension
Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Surgery
Table of contents
Part 1: Liver—Benign.- Hepatitis.- Differential Diagnosis of the Liver Mass.- Benign Hepatic Neoplasms.- Hepatic Abscess: Current Concepts.- Portal Hypertension.- Cystic Liver Diseases.- Liver Transplantation for Budd-Chiari Syndrome.- Liver Hemangioma.- Part 2: Liver—Malignant.- Hepatocellular Carcinoma.- Metastatic Cancer of the Liver.- Part 3: Biliary—Benign.- Postcholecystectomy Syndrome.- Asymptomatic Gallstones.- Bile Duct Injury Following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.- Cholelithiasis.- Choledocholithiasis.- Choledochal Cysts.- Biliary Dyskinesia: Functional Gallbladder and Sphincter of Oddi Disorders.- Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis.- Part 4: Biliary—Malignant.- Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma.- Cancer of the Gallbladder.- Part 5: Minimally Invasive Procedures.- Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration.
Authors & Editors
This book is edited by a team of experts from across the globe. Kirby I. Bland, MD, is based at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, in the USA, where he is the Fay Fletcher Kerner Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, and the Deputy Director at the Comprehensive Cancer. Michael G. Sarr, MD is the James C. Marson Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN in the USA. Markus W. Büchler, MD, is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of General and Visceral Surgery at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Attila Csendes, MD FACS(Hon) is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital in Santiago, Chile. O. James Garden, MBChB MD FRCS(Ed) FRCP(Ed) FRACS(Hon), is the Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in the UK. John Wong, BSc(Med(Syd)) MBBS(Syd) PhD(Syd) MD(Hon(Syd)) FRACS FRCS(Edin) FRCS(Glasg) FACS(Hon) is the Chair Professor for the Department of Surgery at The University of Hong Kong and Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong, China.