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Retroperitoneal Tumors [electronic resource] : Clinical Management / edited by Cheng-Hua Luo.

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Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2018.
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1 online resource (XVII, 276 pages 192 illustrations, 45 illustrations in color)
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Subjects:
Medicine.
Gynecology.
Oncology.
Cancer -- Surgery.
Urology.
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Medicine & Public Health. (search)
Oncology. (search)
Surgical Oncology. (search)
Gynecology. (search)
Urology. (search)
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Summary:
This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art review of the diagnosis and management of retroperitoneal tumors. It highlights current surgical techniques for combined resection and reconstruction of various abdominal and pelvic organs and structures, along with adjuvant therapy. The book consists of three parts: Part 1 summarizes basic knowledge on retroperitoneal tumors and provides a detailed introduction to diagnosis and treatment, while Part 2 focuses on the surgical techniques used for retroperitoneal tumors and describes general procedures for operations on retroperitoneal tumors at different sites. Lastly, Part 3 details the etiology, pathology, evaluation, treatment and prognosis of retroperitoneal tumors according to pathological subtypes. This book is designed as a resource and guide for surgical and medical oncologists working with retroperitoneal tumors. Cheng-Hua Luo, MD, PhD, is a professor of surgery and the director of the department of retroperitoneal tumors surgery, Peking University International Hospital, China.
Contents:
Part I Basics of Retroperitoneal Tumors
Applied anatomy of retroperitoneal space (abdominal, pelvic)
Pathology (classification, staging system, overview of all types)
General features (incidence, etiology, demographics, oncobiology, presentation)
Principles of surgical management
Combined resection and reconstruction of involved organs in RPT
Part II Histology–specific RPT Management
Retroperitoneal liposarcoma
Retroperitoneal leomyosarcoma
Retroperitoneal EGIST
Retroperitoneal malignant histocytoma
Retroperitoneal fibrosarcoma
Retroperitoneal fibrosis
Retroperitoneal neurilemmoma
Retroperitoneal neuroblastoma
Retroperitoneal paraganglioma
Retroperitoneal Castleman’s disease
Retroperitoneal lymphangioma
Retroperitoneal angiosarcoma
Retroperitoneal hemangiopericytoma
Retroperitoneal germ cell tumor
Retroperitoneal teratoma
Retroperitoneal endodermal sinus tumor
Retroperitoneal synovial sarcoma.
Contributor:
Luo, Cheng-Hua. editor.
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ISBN:
9789402411676
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-94-024-1167-6 doi
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Restricted for use by site license.