Covers all aspects of gastrointestinal and liver malignancies (epidemiology, pathophysiology, screening where appropriate, symptoms and clinical signs, diagnostic studies, staging and classification, treatment, prognosis, follow-up, future perspectives). The text is addressed to those involved in the multidisciplinary approach to the gastrointestinal cancer patient (gastroenterologists, medical oncologists, radiation therapists, surgeons, interventional radiologists, pathologists, nurses, and physicians-in-training). The book provides in-depth information, illustrated by numerous color/black-and-white pictures. Selective reading for a quick reference is made possible by introducing text elements such as summaries, tables, listing and treatment algorithms.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 335
Weight: 691 g
Dimensions: 242 x 193 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 200
From the reviews:
"This book is intended to provide a concise but more than adequate overview of the malignancies and the premalignant states of the digestive system. ... This book gives updated information ... . It also provides comprehensive in-depth information ... . a useful text for the practising physician who needs an easy-to-read and complete source of information on digestive cancers. ... will be an excellent source of information for medical doctors in hospitals or private practice, residents and for libraries ... ." (M. Lazzaroni, Digestive and Liver Disease, Vol. 37, 2005)
"This volume covers all the different aspects of gastrointestinal and liver tumours ... . Gastroenterologists, clinical oncologists, surgeons, radiologists and pathologists can be satisfied by consultation of this volume, which offers in-depth and up-to-date informations about screening ... . The high quality of the pictures ... also deserves mention. ... a precious instrument for rapid, but complete, and up-to-date consultation. Final note: One of the best and most up-to-date texts on alimentary tract tumours ... ." (C. Cucino, Digestive and Liver Disease, Issue 36, 2004)
"As announced by the authors in their foreword, their book is a concise but complete overview of malignant diseases of the gastrointestinal system. ... The appendix offers an excellent summary on the palliative supportive therapy of tumor patients. ... The individual chapters are enhanced by a great number of figures in color and a systematic synopsis. ... Some of the very detailed illustrations and precise tables ... add to the overall positive impression of the book." (C. Isbert, International Journal of Colorectal Disease, Vol. 19 (5), 2004)
You may also be interested in...
Please sign in to write a review