Liver Metastasis: Basic aspects, detection and management by Cornelis Van de VeldeLiver Metastasis: Basic aspects, detection and management by Cornelis Van de Velde

Liver Metastasis: Basic aspects, detection and management

byCornelis Van de VeldeEditorPaul H. Sugarbaker

Paperback | January 20, 2012

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Title:Liver Metastasis: Basic aspects, detection and managementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:383 pagesPublished:January 20, 2012Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Basic Aspects of Liver Metastasis.- 1. Invasion of the Liver by Tumor Cells.- 2. The Role of Cell Surface Determinants in Large Cell Lymphoma Metastasis to Liver.- 3. Interrelation of Animal Tumor Models to the Clinical Problem of the Treatment of Hepatic Metastases.- 4. Natural History of Liver Metastases.- 5. Methods for Prevention of Metastases in the Perioperative Phase.- Diagnosis and Staging of Liver Metastases.- 6. The Detection of Liver Metastases by Laboratory Tests.- 7. Radionuclide Imaging for the Detection of Liver Metastases.- 8. Liver Metastasis: The Value of Diagnostic Ultrasound.- 9. EOE-13 and other Contrast Agents for Computed Tomography of the Liver.- 10. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Liver: Current Status and Future Possibilities.- 11. Radiolabeled Antibodies for the Detection of Cancer: New Approaches to Improve the Sensitivity and Specificity of Immunoscintigraphy.- 12. Peritoneoscopy in the Diagnosis of Liver Metastases.- 13. Histopathological and Cytopathological Aspects of Focal Liver Lesions.- 14. Screening for Liver Metastasis in Daily Practice.- 15. The Necessity for Staging Liver Metastases and Standardizing Treatment-Response Criteria. The Case of Secondaries of Colo-Rectal Origin.- Treatment of Liver Metastases.- 16. Management of Hepatic Metastases: A General Overview.- 17. Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Colo-Rectal Cancer.- 18. Surgical Therapy of Hepatic Metastases.- 19. Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Liver Metastases.- 20. Radiological Intervention Techniques in the Percutaneous Treatment of Liver Metastases.- 21. Intra-Arterial Infusion of Cytotoxic Drugs for the Treatment of Liver Metastases.- New Treatment Modalities.- 22. Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy. A Possible Role in the Treatment of Hepatic Metastases.- 23. The Infusaid Pump and Hepatic Regional Chemotherapy.- 24. Receptor-Mediated Endocytosis by Normal and Proliferating Hepatocytes.- 25. Isolated Regional Liver Perfusion in the Treatment of Hepatic Metastases.- 26. The Use of Microspheres in the Treatment of Liver Metastases.- Surgical Techniques in the Management of Hepatic Metastases.- 27. Techniques of Hepatic Surgery for Metastatic Cancer.- 28. Technique of Hepatic Infusion Chemotherapy.- 29. The Isolated Liver Perfusion Technique for High-Dose Chemotherapy of Metastases from Colo-Rectal Cancer. Two years 'Clinical Experience.- 30. Methodology in the Clinical Study of Hepatic Metastases.- Index of Subjects.