Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Diseases - Gastroenterology and Hepatology 7 (Hardback)Nezam H. Afdhal (author)
Hardback Published: 17/08/2000
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Translating advances in basic science into clinical care for the patient, this greatly needed reference provides an exclusive focus and comprehensive analysis of the physiology, pathophysiology, and management of gallbladder and biliary tract diseases. Destined to be the one-stop resource for both clinical and basic scientists working on diseases of the gallbladder. Written by more than 60 internationally renowned contributors utilizing an interdisciplinary approach, Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Diseases describes the abnormalities associated with gallstone disease and other biliary tract diseases accompanies the latest research in the epidemiology and pathogenesis of gallstones with illustrations outlining treatment possibilities compares laparoscopic cholecystectomy, topical contact dissolution, and nonsurgical therapy of gallstones advocates team approaches for discovering treatment modalities as in the case of common duct strictures discusses new imaging techniques such as magnetic resonance cholangiography and endoscopic ultrasound, from the perspectives of radiologists and endoscopists explores functions and injuries related to the biliary tree and much more! Amply referenced with over 5000 literature citations, photographs, drawings, tables, equations, and an extensive bibliography, Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Diseases is an incomparable reference for gastroenterologists, hepatologists, internists, surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, and medical school students in these disciplines.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Weight: 2086 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 41 mm
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