- Published: December 2011
Hepatocellular Carcinoma. A Practical Approach
- Published: August 2009
- Region: Global
- 170 Pages
- Informa Healthcare
An essential resource for gastroenterologists, hepatologists, liver surgeons, hepatobiliary surgeons, oncologists, and all those working in the field of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Practical Approach covers the updates and recent developments on the diagnosis, screening, and comprehensive medical and surgical management of HCC.
This one-of-a-kind textbook explores all aspects of the disease using a practical, evidence-based approach, and provides step-by-step treatment guidelines that are applicable to all clinical scenarios.
Highlights in the text include:
- screening and surveillance methods to aid in the prevention of HCC
- imaging technologies for accurate diagnosis, including ultrasound and PET
- treatment modalities for HCC, such as local ablation therapy, chemoembolization, chemotherapy, and liver resection and transplantation
- a discussion on novel therapies and future therapeutic trends for treating HCC
Preface. I. a. Epidemiology. b. Pathogenesis and Hepatocarcinogenesis. c. Screening and Surveillance. d. Prevention. II. Diagnosis. a. Tumor Markers. b. Imaging: from Ultrasound to PET. c. Staging. III. Management. a. Local Ablation Therapy. b. Chemoembolization. c. Chemotherapy and Novel therapies. d. Liver Resection. e. Liver Transplantation. f. Current Approach and Future Trends.
Bandar Al Knawy
K. Rajender Reddy