BeschreibungA fully synthesized practical approach to hepatocellular cancer (HCC) patient management by members of the university of Pittsburgh's renowned Liver Cancer Center. Their presentation includes all the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of primary liver cancer. A summary chapter details for physicians the diagnostic and therapeutic decision making process for dealing with such problems as incidental tumors in the liver transplant, the role of neo-adjuvant chemotherapy, intra-arterial vs. intravenous therapy, the uses of embolization, and the significance of portal vein thrombus. Authoritative and highly practical, Hepatocellular Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment captures for physicians the recent exciting changes that in our understanding, diagnostic methods, novel therapeutics, and day-to-day management of hepatocellular cancer.
InhaltsverzeichnisEtiology and Epidemiology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Molecular Mechanisms of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Insights to Therapy. Clinical Features and Diagnostic Evaluation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Pathologic Aspects of Hepatocellular Tumors. Use of Imaging Techniques to Screen for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Radiologic Evaluation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Percutaneous Ethanol and Acetic Acid Ablation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Radiofrequency Ablation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Hepatic Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Interventional Radiology Techniques for Intra-Arterial Chemo-Embolization. Medical Therapy of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Radiation Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Putting It All Together: Practical Guidelines and Considerations for Physicians. Index.
Untertitel: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition. HC runder Rücken kaschiert. Medical oncologists, hepatologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and gastroenterologists. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Humana Press
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2005
Seitenanzahl: 320 Seiten