Optimizing Outcomes for Liver and Pancreas Surgery

Author: Flavio G. Rocha,Perry Shen

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319626248

Category: Medical

Page: 263

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This book is designed to present a practical and evidence-based approach to liver and pancreas surgery that will provide both experienced and novice surgeons as well as surgical trainees a resource for optimizing their outcomes. The entire perioperative spectrum of care is addressed in chapters written by an international panel of experts in the field. Initial sections discuss preoperative assessment and intervention, fluid management, and perioperative pain control. Subsequent chapters focus on the specific aspects of operative approach and technique, including minimally invasive surgery, fluid management, parenchymal transection, and use of drains, tubes and stents. The text concludes with chapters on perioperative pain control, management of complications as well as the role of enhanced recovery pathways. A brief review of the existing literature addressing the particular topic follows in each section. Extensive illustrations, figures, and tables provide reinforcement to the educational content. Optimizing Outcomes for Liver and Pancreas Surgery will provide readers an easy to reference guide with easily accessible text and visual aids.
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Blumgart's Surgery of the Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Tract E-Book

Expert Consult - Online

Author: William R. Jarnagin

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455746061

Category: Medical

Page: 1976

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Comprehensive and complete, Blumgart’s Surgery of the Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Tract – edited by Dr. William R. Jarnagin and a team of experts- delivers the comprehensive, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve optimal outcomes in surgery of the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas. Edited by a panel of experts and featuring contributions by many leading authorities, this 2-volume reference brings you the latest information on pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention all in one source. At www.expertconsult.com you can not only access the complete contents online, but also an abundance of detailed illustrations and step-by-step procedural video clips from the Memorial Sloan Kettering video library that show you how to perform key procedures step by step. Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information in one comprehensive reference that provides extensive coverage of pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention as well as hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. Deepen your understanding of surgical anatomy to help with diagnosis, surgical operation, interventional radiology, and endoscopy. See how to perform key procedures by watching operative videos from the Memorial Sloan Kettering video library. Apply the most advanced diagnostic and management options for each disease, including interventional techniques. Stay current with the latest knowledge and advancements including minimally invasive techniques in hepatic resection; surgical considerations for congenital disorders of the pancreas; non-surgical therapies for pancreatic cancer; microwave ablation and other emerging technologies; the most recent developments in the rapidly changing area of transplantation; and the newest best practices in pre- and post-operative care and blood transfusion. Get in-depth coverage of the pancreas from the only fully comprehensive text on both hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. Learn from the very best. Rely on the trusted guidance of experts, with a fresh perspective from senior editor, Dr. William Jarnigan, who has earned a national and international reputation in the surgical management of diseases of the biliary tract. Access the full text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with image and video libraries, tables, figures, and more! Over 200 additional contributing experts. A single, comprehensive reference that covers pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention all in one text!
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Laparoscopic Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Surgery, Textbook and Illustrated Video Atlas

Author: Claudius Conrad,Brice Gayet

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118781171

Category: Medical

Page: 504

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Laparoscopic Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Surgery: Textbook and Illustrated Video Atlas is the perfect learning tool for all surgeons managing patients requiring advanced liver, pancreas and biliary surgery minimally invasively. This highly immersive text and video atlas will provide surgeons from trainee to advanced levels of practice, including, general surgeons, hepato-pacreatico-biliary surgeons, transplant surgeons and surgical oncologists, with a step-by-step, multi-media teaching atlas on performing laparoscopic liver surgery, anatomically correct, safely and effectively. The atlas will teach the surgeons to perform anatomic liver resections of each liver segment expertly and logically, and will cover lobectomies, extended resections, advanced laparoscopic pancreas surgery (including Whipple) and other procedures. A special emphasis is placed on reproducibility of excellence in surgical technique. Each video will be supported by outstanding illustrations for each technique and 3D renderings of the relevant anatomy. The educational step-by step high-definition videos teach everything you need to know, including critical aspects like patient positioning, port placement, dissection and much more. Led by the pioneers in laparoscopic liver, pancreas and biliary surgery, Brice Gayet and Claudius Conrad, the textbook-chapters will be authored by world experts and will contain surgical tips and tricks garnered from their unique experiences, to improve care, management of complications, relevant society guidelines and excellence in oncologic care for patients with hepato-pancreato-biliary cancers.
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Difficult Decisions in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

An Evidence-Based Approach

Author: J. Michael Millis,Jeffrey B. Matthews

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319273655

Category: Medical

Page: 695

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This book is part of a series covering surgical specialties. The volumes are multi-authored, containing brief chapters, each of which are devoted to one or two specific questions or decisions within that specialty that are difficult or controversial. The volumes are intended as a current and timely reference source for practicing surgeons, surgeons in training, and educators that describe the recommended ideal approach, rather than customary care, in selected clinical situations.
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Master Techniques in Surgery: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

Author: Keith Lillemoe,William Jarnagin

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451154291

Category: Medical

Page: 440

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Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery is part of the Master Techniques in Surgery Series, which presents common and advanced procedures in the major subspecialties of general surgery. The series is overseen by Josef E. Fischer, MD, editor of the classic two-volume reference Mastery of Surgery. Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery depicts surgery of the liver, hepatobiliary tree, and pancreas, including cholecystectomy and hepatic resections. Both laparoscopic and open procedures are depicted. The book is written by acknowledged master surgeons, emphasizes surgical procedures, and is lavishly illustrated with original full-color drawings. Each chapter briefly assesses indications, contraindications, and preoperative planning before fully explaining and illustrating the procedure in step-by-step detail. Outcomes, complications, and follow-up are also discussed. Each chapter ends with a brief reference list. A companion website will offer the fully searchable content of the book and procedural videos.
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Sherlock's Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System

Author: James S. Dooley,Anna Lok,Andrew K. Burroughs,Jenny Heathcote

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444341270

Category: Medical

Page: 792

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Awarded first prize in the Internal Medicine category of the British Medical Association Book of the Year Awards, 2012 Following a Tradition of Excellence from reviews of previous editions: "the best source of synthesized clinical wisdom" —Gastroenterology "a tour de force in terms of knowledge and effort" —The New England Journal of Medicine "the foremost liver book in the world" —The Journal of the American Medical Association "beautifully produced" —Hepatology Over the past 56 years, thousands of physicians have depended on Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System. Its didactic and reliable clinical guidance was - and still is - beyond comparison. This brand-new edition, now named Sherlock's Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System, after the late Professor Dame Sheila Sherlock, continues to provide concise clinical guidance for all those treating patients with hepato-biliary disease. Enabling clinicians to formulate incisive diagnoses and appropriate treatment strategies, this book has been updated to reflect the advances that have been made in the last 10 years, providing didactic and reliable clinical guidance in hepatology from the world’s leading experts. A consistent chapter structure allows readers to access the information immediately, with summary boxes and key learning points throughout, and special emphasis on the latest in evidence-based clinical guidance. And for the first time, this edition now offers a free companion website providing the 680 full-color illustrations and figures in the book, for use in scientific presentations.
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Progress in Surgery of the Liver, Pancreas and Biliary System

Author: S. Bengmark

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9400933495

Category: Medical

Page: 448

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This book reflects a broad spectrum of current opinions and progress in the surgical management of liver, pancreatic and biliary disease. The enormous advances in diagnostic imaging techniques and in interven tional, radiological and biliary approaches, the pathophysiological problems and their management manifest often as complications in the post-operative period, new techniques and the results of surgical approaches are all thorough ly documented. Historical background is commented upon by Dr. Kenneth Warren of Boston in the first chapter. Subsequent chapters deal with a variety of subjects but always emphasizing differences of opinion and approach and maintaining the discussive environment so typical to the present-day approach to the topic. Professor Bengmark's efforts to introduce a forum for wide discussion for diseases of the liver, pancreas and biliary tract and many recent advances in research and technology to aspects of the clinical management and outcome of patients is well rewarded in this balanced publication. Advances in this field of surgery have been and continue to be so rapid that such documentation is not only necessary but very welcome.
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Robotics in General Surgery

Author: Keith Chae Kim

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461487390

Category: Medical

Page: 511

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Robotics in General Surgery provides a comprehensive review of the current applications of the robotic platform in all the general surgery subspecialties. Additionally, for each subspecialty it serves as a procedure-oriented instruction manual in terms of technical details of procedures, including fundamentals of robot positioning and trocar placement, step-by-step description of procedures, comprehensive discussions of advantages, limitations, indications, and relative contraindications of using the robotic approach. The text also discusses the challenges and steps to overcoming these challenges in transitioning from a minimally invasive to a robotic practice/surgeon. Lastly, this volume addresses emerging technology in robotics and the impact that the robotics platform will have on not only practice of surgery, but also in the education of surgeons at all levels. Written by experts in the field of robotic surgery, Robotics in General Surgery is a valuable resource for general surgeons of all levels including residents, fellows and surgeons already in practice.
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Blumgart's Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas

Author: William R. Jarnagin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780323340625

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Page: 2120

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Extensively revised with new illustrations, new clinical photos, and bonus videos from Dr. Blumgart's own collection, this two-volume classic text remains the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource on surgery of the hepatobiliary and pancreatic region. Dr. William Jarnagin and his team of internationally recognized surgeons continue the Blumgart's tradition of excellence, bringing you the latest advances in diagnostic and surgical techniques. You'll find updates on the newest minimally invasive surgeries, new interventional diagnostic techniques, and complete coverage of all relevant diseases, including those seen in the tropics. Considers all worldwide opinions and approaches to management, and includes key data on surgical outcomes to better inform your clinical decision-making. Includes bonus videos of surgeries from Dr. Blumgart's own archives, as well as operative videos from the Memorial Sloan Kettering video library, showing you how to proceed step by step for optimal patient outcomes. Covers exactly what you need to know, balancing basic science with information on clinical practice. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices. Presents cutting edge guidance on pathology, diagnostics, surgery and non-operative intervention of the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas in a single, comprehensive reference. Covers the most recent non-surgical therapies for pancreatic cancer, microwave ablation, and other emerging technologies. Brings you up to date with recent developments in transplantation, minimally invasive surgery, percutaneous devices, pre- and post-care, blood transfusion, and surgical techniques for the spleen. Features an extensively revised art and illustration program, with new anatomical line drawings (including hundreds now in color), more than 750 new clinical photos, more schematic diagrams that summarize information, and new graphs and algorithms throughout.
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Transplantation of the Pancreas

Author: Rainer W. G. Gruessner,David E. R. Sutherland

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387005898

Category: Medical

Page: 676

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Although pancreas transplants have been performed for more than 30 years, the last few years have witnessed significant growth in the options available for pancreas transplantation as well as subtantial improvements in outcome. It is therefore appropriate that a new text summarize the recent advances and put forth the standard of future care. Transplantation of the Pancreas, edited by Drs. Gruessner and Sutherland fulfills this mission by providing a state-of-the-art, definitive reference work on pancreas transplantation for transplant surgeons and physicians as well as for endocrinologists, diabetologists, nephrologists, and neurologist. The editors, from the renowned University of Minnesota Transplant Division and the Diabetes Institute, have assembled a group of renowned experts to provide an all inclusive overview of pancreas transplantation. The text features insights on the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus and the limitations of nontransplant treatments, highlights experimental research and clinical history of pancreas transplantation, and compares and contrasts different surgical procedures. The discussions detail the broad spectrum of posttransplant complications and their treatments, which frequently require skills in general, vascular, and laparoscopic surgery, interventional radiology, critical care, and infectious disease. Chapters on immunosuppression, immunology, pathology, long-term outcome, quality of life, and cost-effectiveness focus on issues unique to pancreas recipients. Evolving areas, such as pretransplant evaluation of pancreas transplant candidates, living donation, and the current status of islet transplantation are discussed. Augmented by more than 280 illustrations, including full color line drawings created exclusively for the text, this book is the standard reference for all transplant professionals as well as all physicians caring for diabetic patients.
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Pancreatic Cancer, Cystic Neoplasms and Endocrine Tumors

Diagnosis and Management

Author: Hans G. Beger,Akimasa Nakao,John P. Neoptolemos,Shu You Peng,Michael G. Sarr

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118307836

Category: Medical

Page: 456

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Pancreatic Cancer, Cystic Neoplasms and Endocrine Tumors: Diagnosis and Management is a modern, expertly crafted and clinically focused guide to the diagnosis, management and best-practice care of patients suffering from pancreatic cancer, cystic neoplasms and endocrine tumours. Packed with outstanding figures and with reference to the leading society guidelines, its main focus is on the many endoscopic and radiologic diagnostic techniques, medical and surgical management of both full-blown cancer and other tumors, and the risks of each form of treatment. Also covered in detail are issues of tumor recurrence and long-term outcome of treatment. Brought to you by highly skilled national and international leaders in the specialty and an experienced editor team, this is an invaluable guide to practicing gastroenterologists and surgeons in the hospital and clinical environment, as well as oncologists and endocrinologists managing patients with pancreatic tumorous lesions.
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Primer of Robotic and Telerobotic Surgery

Author: Garth H. Ballantyne,Jacques Marescaux,Pier Cristoforo Giulianotti

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781748445

Category: Medical

Page: 248

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Written by an international group of pioneering leaders in robotic and telerobotic surgery, this state-of-the-art volume examines the feasibility, uses, capabilities, and limitations of this emerging technology in surgical practice and training. Chapters discuss current electronic systems for guiding laparoscopic surgery and describe the various surgical robots and telerobotic surgical systems available. Major sections review recent experience with AESOP, a voice-controlled robotic camera holder, in laparoscopic procedures and explore various telerobotic-assisted procedures in cardiothoracic, gastrointestinal, and urologic surgery. Other chapters discuss cost issues in clinical use of telerobots, credentialing for telerobotic surgery, and use of telementoring in surgical training.
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Sabiston Textbook of Surgery E-Book

Author: Courtney M. Townsend,R. Daniel Beauchamp,B. Mark Evers,Kenneth L. Mattox

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455738085

Category: Medical

Page: 2152

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Sabiston Textbook of Surgery is your ultimate foundation for confident surgical decision making. Covering the very latest science and data affecting your treatment planning, this esteemed medical reference helps you make the most informed choices so you can ensure the best outcome for every patient. Consult it on the go with online access at expertconsult.com, and get regular updates on timely new findings and advances. Overcome tough challenges, manage unusual situations, and avoid complications with the most trusted advice in your field. Prepare for tests and exams with review questions and answers online. Keep up with the very latest developments concerning abdominal wall reconstruction, tumor immunology and immunotherapy, peripheral vascular disease, regenerative medicine, liver transplantation, kidney and pancreas transplantation, small bowel transplantation, the continually expanding role of minimally invasive and robotic surgery, and many other rapidly evolving areas. Weigh your options by reviewing the most recent outcomes data and references to the most current literature.
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Biliary Tract and Primary Liver Tumors, An Issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America,

Author: Timothy M Pawlik

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323290191

Category: Medical

Page: 257

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This issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America is devoted to "Biliary Tract and Primary Liver Tumors" and is edited by Timothy Pawlik, MD, of the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Expert authors in this issue review this topic in articles such as: Epidemiology and Risk Factors of Biliary Tract Tumors and Primary Liver Tumors; Imaging of the Patient with a Biliary Tract or Primary Liver Tumor; Percutaneous and Endoscopic Approaches to Biliary Tract Tumors and Primary Liver Tumors; Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma; Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma; Distal Cholangiocarcinoma; Hepatocellular Carcinoma; Staging of Biliary Tract and Primary Liver Tumors; Intra-arterial Therapies: Primary Liver Tumors; Radiotherapy: Primary Liver Tumors; Systemic and Targeted Therapy; and Palliation: Treating Patients with Inoperable Biliary Tract and Primary Liver Tumors.
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Current Therapy of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care E-Book

Author: Juan A. Asensio,Donald D. Trunkey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323070868

Category: Medical

Page: 816

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Here’s a unified evidence-based approach to problems encountered in trauma and critical care surgical situations. Comprehensive and concise, it is ideal for a quick overview before entering the operating room or ICU, or as a review for board certification or recertification. Be prepared for the unexpected with practical, concise coverage of major surgical problems in trauma and critical care. Get expert practical and up-to-date guidance on ventilator management, damage control, noninvasive techniques, imaging, infection control, dealing with mass casualties, treating injuries induced by chemical and biological agents, and much more. Find the information you need quickly and easily through numerous illustrations, key points boxes, algorithms, and tables.
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Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease E-Book

Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management, Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features

Author: Mark Feldman,Lawrence S. Friedman,Lawrence J. Brandt

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437727670

Category: Medical

Page: 2480

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Make optimal use of the newest techniques, technologies, and treatments with Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease - the indispensable information source in this broad field! Edited by Mark Feldman, MD, Lawrence S. Friedman, MD, and Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, this 9th Edition equips you with the amassed knowledge of hundreds of respected authorities from around the world, helping you to overcome all of your most complex clinical challenges and make the most effective use of the newest techniques, technologies, and treatments. Significant updates on bariatric surgery, Barrett's esophagus, and many other evolving areas keep your practice current. Full-text online access includes downloadable illustrations and links to reference abstracts. The result remains the indispensable core reference in gastroenterology and hepatology. World-renowned experts provide reliable guidance on every area of your field. A consistent, full-color chapter design lets you find information quickly. Significant updates on bariatric surgery, Barrett's esophagus, endoscopic ultrasound, endosonography, treatment of liver disease, and much more keep you current on the latest advances. Many new contributors from all over the world provide you with fresh insights on all areas of gastroenterology and hepatology. Full-text online access via Expert Consult includes downloadable illustrations and links to reference abstracts.
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Reptile Medicine and Surgery - E-Book

Author: Stephen J. Divers,Douglas R. Mader

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 141606477X

Category: Medical

Page: 1264

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This outstanding clinical reference provides valuable insights into solving clinical dilemmas, formulating diagnoses, developing therapeutic plans, and verifying drug dosages for both reptiles and amphibians. The information is outlined in an easy-to-use format for quick access that is essential for emergency and clinical situations. Discusses veterinary medicine and surgery for both reptiles and amphibians Features complete biology of snakes, lizards, turtles, and crocodilians Provides step-by-step guidelines for performing special techniques and procedures such as anesthesia, clinical pathology, diagnostic imaging, euthanasia and necropsy, fracture management, soft tissue surgery, and therapeutics Covers specific diseases and conditions such as anorexia, aural abscesses, and digit abnormalities in a separate alphabetically organized section 53 expert authors contribute crucial information to the study of reptiles and offer their unique perspectives on particular areas of study The expansive appendix includes a reptile and amphibian formulary A new full-color format features a wealth of vivid images and features that highlight important concepts and bring key procedures to life 29 new chapters covering diverse topics such as stress in captive reptiles, emergency and critical care, ultrasound, endoscopy, and working with venomous species Many new expert contributors that share valuable knowledge and insights from their experiences in practicing reptile medicine and surgery Unique coverage of cutting-edge imaging techniques, including CT and MRI
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Metabolism and Nutrition for the Surgical Patient, Part II, An Issue of Surgical Clinics - E-Book

Author: Stanley Dudrick

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145570928X

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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This Surgical Clinics issue is Part 2 of a special two part issue on nutrition and metabolism of the surgical patient, co-guest edited by Dr. Stanley Dudrick, a pioneer in total parenteral nutrition. Part 2, guest edited by Dr. Dudrick and Dr. Juan Sanchez present topics on nutrition and metabolism for the chronically ill patient. Topics will include: nutrition management of acute and chronic pancreatitis, surgical treatment of patients with diabetes mellitus, nutrition management of geriatric surgical patients, nutrients, routes of delivery and immunocompetence, immunologic functions and aspects of the alimentary tract related to feeding, overview of enteral and parenteral feeding access techniques, dietary, metabolic and surgical management of obese patients, historical highlights of the development of total parenteral nutrition, nutrition support of patients with cardiovascular disease, genomic and epigenomic aspects of nutrition and metabolism in surgical patients, nutrition support of patients with inflammatory bowel disorders of the small intestine, colon and rectum, nutrition support of patients with cancer, home parenteral nutrition for intestinal failure, and more.
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Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

Author: O. James Garden

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780702027369

Category: Medical

Page: 386

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The popular series - A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice - provides senior surgical trainees with a concise learning and revision source, and the practising surgeon with a regular update in a particular sub-specialty. Each volume in the series gives a current summary of the key topics within the specialty and concentrates on recent developments. As in the previous edition, evidence-based practice is indicated where appropriate - icons are used throughout the books to highlight sections of text and key references which are considered to be associated with reasonable evidence, i.e. are supported by randomized clinical trials, systematic literature reviews, meta-analysis or observational studies. · A consistent approach is used across the complete series thus ensuring that information is presented in a standard format · Each volume gives an up-to-date and concise summary of the key topics within the specialty, thus making them ideal as a learning/revision source for senior surgical trainees or as a rapid reference for consultants · Evidence-based practice is identified throughout each book in a consistent style.
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