Chapter 68. The Role of Laparoscopy and Peritoneal Cytology in the Management of Pancreatic Cancer

  1. Hans G. Beger MD, FACS(Hon) Founding Editor Emeritus Professor of Surgery3,
  2. Andrew L. Warshaw MD Surgeon-in-Chief Chairman4,5,
  3. Markus W. Büchler MD Chairman Head Professor of Surgery6,
  4. Richard A. Kozarek MD Director7,
  5. Markus M. Lerch MD, FRCP Professor Chair8,
  6. John P. Neoptolemos MA, MB, BChir, MD, FRCS, FMedSci Head Professor of Surgery9,10,11,
  7. Keiko Shiratori MD Chair Professor12,
  8. David C. Whitcomb MD, PhD Professor of Medicine Chief13 and
  9. Bettina M. Rau MD Coordinating Editor Associate Professor of Surgery14
  1. Kevin Conlon MCh, MBA, FRCSI, FACS Professor of Surgery1 and
  2. Paul Balfe MB, FRCSI Consultant Surgeon2

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300123.ch68

The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition

The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition

How to Cite

Conlon, K. and Balfe, P. (2008) The Role of Laparoscopy and Peritoneal Cytology in the Management of Pancreatic Cancer, in The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition (eds H. G. Beger, A. L. Warshaw, M. W. Büchler, R. A. Kozarek, M. M. Lerch, J. P. Neoptolemos, K. Shiratori, D. C. Whitcomb and B. M. Rau), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300123.ch68

Editor Information

  1. 3

    c/o Universitätsklinikum Ulm, University of Ulm, Germany

  2. 4

    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 5

    W. Gerald Austen Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  4. 6

    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

  5. 7

    Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

  6. 8

    Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany

  7. 9

    The Owen and Ellen Evans Chair of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  8. 10

    Division of Surgery and Oncology, University of Liverpool, UK

  9. 11

    School of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  10. 12

    Department of Gastroenterology, Tokyo Women's Medical University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

  11. 13

    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  12. 14

    Department of General, Thoracic, Vascular and Transplantation Surgery, University of Rostock, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland

  2. 2

    St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146647

Online ISBN: 9781444300123

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Keywords:

  • pancreatic cancer management - laparoscopy and peritoneal cytology role;
  • laparoscopic techniques and peritoneal cytology;
  • port placement in laparoscopic staging;
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC);
  • pancreatic malignancies - laparoscopic management;
  • laparoscopic resection of pancreatic cancer;
  • positive peritoneal cytology - therapeutic implications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Histopathology of pancreatic cancer

  • Laparoscopy in the diagnosis, staging, and management of pancreatic cancer

  • Peritoneal cytology

  • Complications

  • The future

  • References