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Chronic Pancreatitis [electronic resource] : From Basic Research to Clinical Treatment / edited by Zhao-Shen Li, Zhuan Liao, Jian-Min Chen, Claude Férec.

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Singapore : Springer Singapore : Imprint: Springer, 2017.
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1 online resource (XIV, 207 pages 61 illustrations, 24 illustrations in color.)
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Subjects:
Medicine.
Gastroenterology.
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Medicine & Public Health. (search)
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Summary:
This book is a concise guide to the clinical diagnosis and management of chronic pancreatitis, presenting the latest research into the disease. It focuses on pathogenesis, epidemiology, genetics, diagnosis, endoscopic and surgical treatment, and prognosis. It also offers comprehensive descriptions of 4 diagnostic methods and discusses the contemporary management of chronic pancreatitis, including conservative, ESWL, interventional and surgical treatments. The final chapter includes 6 typical case presentations, which taken together provide a standard description of this condition.
Contents:
The history of chronic pancreatitis research
Definition and classification of chronic pancreatitis
The epidemiology of chronic pancreatitis
The etiology of chronic pancreatitis
The histopathology of chronic pancreatitis
The pathogenesis of chronic pancreatitis
The genetics of chronic pancreatitis
Interventional/endoscopic management
Surgical treatment
Special types of chronic pancreatitis
Chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer
The future developments of chronic pancreatitis research
Case presentations.
Contributor:
Li, Zhao-Shen. editor.
Liao, Zhuan. editor.
Chen, Jian-Min. editor.
Férec, Claude, editor.
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9789811045158
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-981-10-4515-8 doi
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