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Minimally invasive cancer management, 2d ed.


Minimally invasive cancer management, 2d ed.

Ed. by F.L. Greene and B.T. Heniford.



380 pages




Minimally invasive techniques for diagnosing and treating various forms of cancer that have been developed since the first edition in 2000 are surveyed by contributors identified only by name. The first section covers the introductory issues of indications and general ontological principles, cancer biology relating to minimal access management, metabolic and mechanical effects of pneumoperitoneum, energy sources in laparoscopy, technical issues relating to biopsy and staging, and ultrasound techniques in minimally invasive ontological surgery. Other sections discuss managing foregut cancer and hepatopancreaticobiliary cancer, the laparoscopic management of other solid organs, and special issues in cancer management.

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Date:Dec 1, 2010
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