Chapter 17. Hepatobiliary Malignancies

  1. Suzanne Sargent MSc, PGC (TLHE), BSc (Hons), RGN Lecturer Practitioner
  1. Nikie Jervis RGN, ENB A09 Clinical Nurse Specialist

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322682.ch17

Liver Diseases: An essential guide for nurses and health care professionals

Liver Diseases: An essential guide for nurses and health care professionals

How to Cite

Jervis, N. (2009) Hepatobiliary Malignancies, in Liver Diseases: An essential guide for nurses and health care professionals (ed S. Sargent), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322682.ch17

Editor Information

  1. Institute of Liver Studies, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Author Information

  1. Institute of Liver Studies, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 22 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405163064

Online ISBN: 9781444322682

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Keywords:

  • Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC);
  • non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH);
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC);
  • Diagnosing hepatobiliary malignancy;
  • Positive emitron tomography (PET);
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI);
  • Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP);
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP);
  • tumour/node/metastasis (TNM);
  • Transarterial chemoembolisation (TACE)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition

  • Primary liver cancer

  • Bile duct cancer

  • Secondary liver cancer

  • Diagnosing hepatobiliary malignancy

  • Treatment options

  • Nursing management

  • Chapter summary

  • Illustrative case study