Princeton University Library Catalog

Surgical oncology : fundamentals, evidence-based approaches, and new technology / editors, David L. Bartlett, Pragatheeshwar Thirunavukarasu, Matthew D. Neal ; special contributing editor, Phil Bao, Kothai Divya Pragatheeshwar.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New Delhi, India : Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers ; New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, c2012.
Description:
xxii, 616 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 28 cm.
Summary note:
"Surgical Oncology is a full-color text that incorporates the basic tenets of surgical practice with the innovations of modern technology in an evidence-based fashion. The goal of the book is present the opinions of experts in the field alongside an analytical and unbiased review of the evidence. Each chapter contains not only a summary of the relevant data, but also presents succinctly a list of landmark studies and a Level of Evidence Table citing the most important recommendations for each disease or organ system."--Publisher's website.
Notes:
"First published in India in 2011."
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Section 1: Introduction and background. Surgical Oncology--Definition, History, Scope, Philosophy ; Multidisciplinary Approach ; Ethical Considerations in Surgical Oncology. -- Section 2: Fundamentals and basics of cancer. Molecular and Cellular Biology of Cancer ; Methods of Investigation of Cancer ; Principles of Pathology ; Diagnostic Imaging in Cancer ; Vascular Access and Infusion Pumps ; Endovascular Applications in Surgical Oncology ; Nutrition in Surgical Oncology ; Pain and Palliative Care in Surgical Oncology. -- Section 3: Principles and philosophy of cancer therapy. Principles of Surgical Therapy ; Principles of Chemotherapy ; Principles of Radiotherapy ; Principles of Biologic Therapy. -- Section 4: Superficial tissues. Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer ; Melanoma ; Soft Tissue Sarcoma ; Noninvasive and Benign Breast Tumors ; Invasive Breast Cancer. -- Section 5: Endocrine organs. Thyroid Cancer ; Parathyroid ; Adrenal Tumors. -- Section 6: Gastrointestinal tract. Esophageal Cancer ; Gastric Cancer ; Small Bowel Cancer ; Colon Cancer ; Cancer of the Rectum and Anus. -- Section 7: Hepatobiliary system. Liver Cancer ; Gallbladder Cancer ; Bile Duct Cancer ; Endocrine Pancreas ; Pancreatic Cancer. -- Section 8: Special topics. Splenectomy ; Gynecologic Oncology ; Leukemia and Lymphoma: The Role of the Surgical Oncologist ; Pediatric Surgical Oncology ; Surgical Emergencies ; Minimally Invasive Approaches in Surgical Oncology ; Robotic Surgery and NOTES ; Surgical Management of Metastases.
Subject(s):
CancerSurgery [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780071786102
  • 0071786104
  • 9789350250518
  • 9350250519
OCLC:
768172662
Related name:
RCP:
C - S