Minimally Invasive Surgical Oncology: State-of- the-Art Cancer Management by Ronald MatteottiMinimally Invasive Surgical Oncology: State-of- the-Art Cancer Management by Ronald Matteotti

Minimally Invasive Surgical Oncology: State-of- the-Art Cancer Management

byRonald MatteottiEditorStanley W. Ashley

Hardcover | July 12, 2011

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Minimally Invasive Surgical Oncology is aimed at the minimal invasive surgeon as well as at the general surgeon and surgical trainee who wish to explore this field. It covers disciplines like gastroenterology, gynecology, urology, thoracic and pediatrics and builds bridges to oncologists and internal medicine. It gives a state-of-the art overview and perspectives for future developments and research as well. The book serves as an operative guide for a new generation of surgeons and offers the extraordinary feature being a text book, an operative atlas and a quick reference guide as well. The reader is provided with a tool in hand which synthesizes the latest knowledge in traditional therapies like chemotherapies and gives a comprehensive overview how to proceed in treating a cancer patient using minimal access techniques.
Ronald Matteotti, MD is a graduate of Gymnasium Vaduz, Principality of Liechtenstein and Medical College University of Basel, Switzerland. He completed a residency in general surgery and thereafter joined the faculty of Kreisspital Männedorf , Faculty of Surgery, University of Zurich,Switzerland . In Zurich he was responsible for build...
Title:Minimally Invasive Surgical Oncology: State-of- the-Art Cancer ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:546 pagesPublished:July 12, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540450181

ISBN - 13:9783540450184

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Foreword.- Part A General Topics: Minimal Invasive Surgery - The Pioneers.- Evolution of Minimal Invasive Surgery and its Impact on Surgical Residency Training.- Laparoscopy and Research in Surgical Oncology: Current State-of- the-Art and Future Trends.- Moral and Ethical Issues in Laparoscopy and Advanced Surgical Technologies.- Robotic Application in Surgical Oncology.- Laparoscopy and Malignany-General Aspects.- Laparoscopy and Immunology.- Pneumoperitoneum and its Effects on Malignancy.- Laparoscopy in the Elderly.- Transluminal Surgery: Is there a Place for Oncological Procedures? - Part B Special Topics: Cancer of the Esophagus and the Gastro-Esophageal Junction: Two Cavity Approach.- Transhital Approach.- Cancer of the Stomach: Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy - LADG.- Laparoscopic Total Gastrectomy - LATG.- Endoluminal Procedures for Early Gastric Cancer.- Small Bowel: Cancer of the Small Bowel/Carcinoid.-- Cancer of the Colon and Rectum: Right Hemicolectomy and Appendix.- Left Hemicolectomy and Sigmoid Colon.- Surgery of the Rectum.- Cancer of the Hepato-Biliary System: General Considerations.- Liver - Non-anatomical Resection.- Liver - Anatomical Resection.- Cancer of the Gallbladder and Extrahepatic Bile Ducts.- Sleen: Sleen - Hematological Disorders.- Endocrinology: Cancer of the Thyroid.- Cancer of the Parathyroid.- Cancer of the Pancreas - Distal Resection and Staging of Pancreatic Cancer.- Cancer of the Pancreas - The Whipple Procedure.- Cancer of the Adrenal Gland.- Gynecology: Minimal Invasive Management of Gynecologic Malignancies.- Urology: Cancer of the Kidney.- Cancer of the Prostate.- Cancer of the Urinary Bladder.- Pediatrics: Minimal Invasive Management of Pediatric Malignancies.- Lung and Mediastinum: Minimal Invasive Management of Intra-Thoracic Malignanicies.- Index.

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"The aim is to present the various applications of minimally invasive surgery in the field of surgical oncology. . Surgical oncologists and minimally invasive surgeons are the intended audience. The book also can be useful for gynecologists and urologists . . especially useful for senior residents and fellows in surgery . . a topnotch book aimed at specialty surgeons that also will be very useful for surgical trainees who aspire to a career in either specialty. . a perfect start for this very exciting field." (Prashant Khullar, Doody's Review Service, January, 2011)"For the general surgeon and surgical trainee . this valuable resource provides an up-to-date guide on how to minimize the pain and stress of surgery, especially for cancer patients. Serving as a text book and operative atlas rolled into one, this reference takes a far-reaching and sometimes futuristic view of non-invasive treatments for internal diseases." (The Electric Review, October, 2012)