Clinical Pancreatology: For Practising Gastroenterologists and Surgeons

Clinical Pancreatology: For Practising Gastroenterologists and Surgeons

Editor(s): J. Enrique Domínguez-Muñoz, Peter Malfertheiner

Published Online: 25 OCT 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405122764

Online ISBN: 9780470987506

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987506

About this Book

Most patients suffering from pancreatic diseases are managed by general internists, gastroenterologists and/or surgeons in non-specialized centers. Basic and clinical research in pancreatology is continuously leading to changes in the management of pancreatic diseases, but these advances are applied to the clinical practice almost exclusively in specialized centers by specialized groups.

The books and journals currently available are directed at pancreatologists and the information does not reach most general clinicians and surgeons who treat patients suffering from pancreatic diseases. The aim of this book is to provide practising gastroenterologists and surgeons with clear information regarding the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic diseases.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Acute Pancreatitis

    1. Chapter 17

      Therapeutic Approach to Pancreatic Abscess (pages 149–155)

      Luis Sabater-Ortí, Julio Calvete-Chornet and Salvador Lledó-Matoses

  2. Part II: Chronic Pancreatitis and Cystic Fibrosis

    1. Chapter 33

      Conservative Treatment of Pain in Chronic Pancreatitis: Guidelines for Clinical Routine (pages 273–279)

      Pierluigi Di Sebastiano, Markus A. Weigand, Jörg Köninger, Fabio F. di Mola, Helmut Friess and Markus W. Büchler

    2. Chapter 39

      Surgical Approaches to Chronic Pancreatitis: Technical Implications and Outcome (pages 315–322)

      Hans G. Beger, Bernd Mühling, Naoki Hiki, Zhengfei Zhou, Zhanbing Liu and Bertram Poch

  3. Part III: Pancreatic Cancer

  4. Part IV: Cystic Tumors of the Pancreas

    1. Chapter 58

      Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cystic Tumors (pages 488–496)

      Roberto Salvia, Isabella Frigerio, Claudio Bassi, Massimo Falconi and Paolo Pederzoli

    2. Chapter 60

      Therapeutic Approach to Cystic Tumors (pages 504–512)

      Laureano Fernández-Cruz, Isidro Martínez, Rosa Gelabert, Gleydson Cesar-Borges, Emiliano Astudillo and Salvador Navarro

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