Multidisciplinary Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
ISBN/ASIN: 9783642160363,9783642160370 | 2013 | English | pdf | 262/266 pages | 4.05 Mb
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg | Author: Boris Blechacz, Lopa Mishra (auth.), Jean-Nicolas Vauthey, Antoine Brouquet (eds.) | Edition: 1
It is now widely accepted that multidisciplinary collaboration and multimodality treatment approaches are important in improving the survival of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. In this comprehensive textbook, internationally renowned experts in the field present and discuss the various strategies employed in the treatment of the disease. Up-to-date information is provided on the indications for and outcome of a range of treatment options, including surgical resection, liver transplantation, radiofrequency ablation, transarterial chemoembolization, yttrium-90 transarterial radioembolization, and systemic therapy. In addition, important background information is included on biology, pathology, staging, and imaging. This book will be particularly helpful to all professionals and trainees worldwide who have an interest in the diagnosis and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma.