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From Local Invasion to Metastatic Cancer: Involvement of Distant Sites Through the Lymphovascular System

From Local Invasion to Metastatic Cancer: Involvement of Distant Sites Through the Lymphovascular System

by Stanley P. L. Leong In human solid tumors, nodal status is the most important prognostic indicator for patient outcome. Recent developments in the sentinel lymph node concept have resulted… Read more »

Genetics of Colorectal Cancer

Genetics of Colorectal Cancer

by John D. Potter, Noralane M. Lindor, Kikuo Cho (Other) Genetic susceptibility refers to how variations in a person’s genes increase or decrease his or her susceptibility to environmental factors,… Read more »

Laparoscopic Techniques in Uro-Oncology

Laparoscopic Techniques in Uro-Oncology

by Bertrand Guillonneau, Inderbir S. Gill, Guenter Janetschek, Ingolf A. Turk Since the first laparoscopic approach for a urologic tumor was performed in 1991, the field has evolved dramatically and… Read more »

Plastic & Hand Surgery in Clinical Practice: Classifications and Definitions

Plastic & Hand Surgery in Clinical Practice: Classifications and Definitions

by Mary O’Brien Provides an easy reference aid for those involved in the field of Plastic Surgery. Plastic surgery is a large and diverse field and therefore this book would… Read more »

Pediatric Surgery Digest

Pediatric Surgery Digest

by Zacharias Zachariou Pediatric Surgery Digest offers a praxis-oriented and up-to-date overview of all subjects in pediatric surgery according to the European surgical curriculum. Additionally, interdisciplinary aspects concerning pediatrics, adult… Read more »

Renal Cell Carcinoma: Molecular Targets and Clinical Applications

Renal Cell Carcinoma: Molecular Targets and Clinical Applications

by Ronald M. Bukowski (Editor), Robert A. Figlin (Editor), Robert Motzer (Editor) tml class=”ie7″ onclick=”window.numPreClicks=(window.numPreClicks+1)||1;window.lastPreClick=event.target”> <!– .horiz-navigation #horiz-navigation-1-store-1 {width: 45px;} .horiz-navigation #horiz-navigation-1-store-2 {width: 82px;} .horiz-navigation #horiz-navigation-1-store-3 {width: 50px;} .horiz-navigation #horiz-navigation-1-store-4… Read more »

Surgical Technique of the Abdominal Organ Procurement: Step by Step

Surgical Technique of the Abdominal Organ Procurement: Step by Step

by Andrzej Baranski Encompassing Dr Baranski’s 20 years of experience in the filed of abdominal organ donation, this book is a comprehensive step-by-step guide to the field, with many colour… Read more »

Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery in Clinical Practice

Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery in Clinical Practice

by Paul R. Wood, Peter F. Mahoney, Julian Cooper This book provides a practical working guide to the most important peri-operative issues and medical problems found on the day-to-day ward… Read more »

Vascular Surgery

Vascular Surgery

by Jamal J. Hoballah (Editor), Alan B. Lumsden (Editor) Vascular care has evolved from conservative therapy and open surgical therapy to a minimally invasive approach using endovascular techniques, laparoscopic or… Read more »

From Local Invasion to Metastatic Cancer: Involvement of Distant Sites Through the Lymphovascular System

From Local Invasion to Metastatic Cancer: Involvement of Distant Sites Through the Lymphovascular System

by Stanley P. L. Leong In human solid tumors, nodal status is the most important prognostic indicator for patient outcome. Recent developments in the sentinel lymph node concept have resulted… Read more »

Therapeutic Ribonucleic Acids in Brain Tumors

Therapeutic Ribonucleic Acids in Brain Tumors

by Volker A. Erdmann (Editor), Guido Reifenberger (Editor), Jan Barciszewski (Editor) In the past few years nucleic acids technologies have grown into a powerful analytical and also increasingly therapeutic tool…. Read more »

The Posterior Intrahepatic Approach in Liver Surgery

The Posterior Intrahepatic Approach in Liver Surgery

by Bernard Launois, Glyn Jamieson The objective of The Posterior Intrahepatic Approach in Liver Surgery is to describe techniques, as the more routine application today of split liver, living donor… Read more »

Key Topics in Surgical Research and Methodology

Key Topics in Surgical Research and Methodology

by Thanos Athanasiou (Editor), H. Debas (Editor), Ara Darzi (Editor) Key Topics in Surgical Research and Methodology represents a comprehensive reference text accessible to the surgeon embarking on an academic… Read more »

Anatomic Basis of Tumor Surgery                    / Edition 2

Anatomic Basis of Tumor Surgery / Edition 2

by William C. Wood (Editor), Sean Moore (Other), Charles Staley (Editor), John E. Skandalakis (Editor) Modern biological understanding is the basis for a multimodality treatment of a tumor. ‘Anatomic Basis… Read more »

Aortic Root Surgery: The Biological Solution

Aortic Root Surgery: The Biological Solution

by Charles Abraham Yankah (Editor), Yu-Guo Weng (Editor), Roland Hetzer (Editor) The surgical treatment of the aortic valve and root disease, organic and ischemic mitral regurgitation, and endocarditis has made… Read more »

Bladder Cancer: Diagnosis, Therapeutics, and Management

Bladder Cancer: Diagnosis, Therapeutics, and Management

by Cheryl T. Lee (Editor), David P. Wood (Editor) In Bladder Cancer: Moving the Field Forward, Cheryl Lee, David Wood, and a panel of leading authorities and researchers provide a… Read more »

Breast Cancer Risk Reduction and Early Detection

Breast Cancer Risk Reduction and Early Detection

by Edward R. Sauter (Editor), Mary B. Daly (Editor) The purpose of Breast Cancer Risk Reduction and Early Detection is to provide a single source for primary care physicians, nurses… Read more »

Cancer Genetics

Cancer Genetics

by Boris Pasche (Editor) Cancer genetics has revolutionized the practice of medicine as inherited genetic information helps predicts which individuals are at risk of developing various forms of cancer. Furthermore,… Read more »

Color Atlas of Burn Reconstructive Surgery

Color Atlas of Burn Reconstructive Surgery

by Hiko Hyakusoku (Editor), Dennis P. Orgill (Editor), Luc Teot (Editor), Julian J. Pribaz (Editor), Rei Ogawa (Editor) Post-burn scar contractures are a commonly encountered problem in the field of… Read more »

Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management

Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management

by Aurora D. Pryor (Editor), Theodore N. Pappas (Editor), Malcolm Stanley Branch (Editor) The diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal bleeding is multidisciplinary by nature involving surgeons, gastroenterologists and radiologists. Due… Read more »

Key Topics in Surgical Research and Methodology

Key Topics in Surgical Research and Methodology

by Thanos Athanasiou (Editor), H. Debas (Editor), Ara Darzi (Editor) Key Topics in Surgical Research and Methodology represents a comprehensive reference text accessible to the surgeon embarking on an academic… Read more »

Heart Valve Surgery: An Illustrated Guide

Heart Valve Surgery: An Illustrated Guide

by Jan Dominik, Pavel Zacek This book offers a comprehensive overview of the surgical treatment of heart valve disease. The aim is to provide the reader with precise information on… Read more »

Hereditary Colorectal Cancer

Hereditary Colorectal Cancer

by Miguel A. Rodriguez-Bigas (Editor), Raul Cutait (Editor), Patrick M. Lynch (Editor), Ian Tomlinson (Editor), Hans F.A. Vasen (Editor) Early detection of colorectal cancers is a significant and relatively recent… Read more »

Intraperitoneal Therapy for Ovarian Cancer

Intraperitoneal Therapy for Ovarian Cancer

by David Alberts (Editor), Mary C. Clouser (Editor), Lisa M. Hess (Editor) Intraperitoneal chemotherapy is increasingly being used as first-line treatment for ovarian cancer. Nevertheless, it is difficult for the… Read more »

Lung Cancer Metastasis: Novel Biological Mechanisms and Impact on Clinical Practice

Lung Cancer Metastasis: Novel Biological Mechanisms and Impact on Clinical Practice

by Venkateshwar Keshamouni (Editor), Douglas Arenberg (Editor), Gregory Kalemkerian (Editor) Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer related mortality. Metastatic lung cancer is responsible for more than ninety percent… Read more »

Manual of Thoracic Endoaortic Surgery

Manual of Thoracic Endoaortic Surgery

by Jacques Kpodonu The development of less invasive technologies has resulted in a changing paradigm for the management of aortic diseases. Endovascular and hybrid surgical approaches have gradually been adopted… Read more »

Principles of Pulmonary Protection in Heart Surgery

Principles of Pulmonary Protection in Heart Surgery

by Edmo Atique Gabriel (Editor), Tomas Salerno (Editor) Over the past fifty years, advanced techniques and strategies have been developed in the field of myocardial protection during heart surgery requiring… Read more »

Managing Skin Cancer

Managing Skin Cancer

by Eggert Stockfleth (Editor), Ted Rosen (Editor), Steven Schumaak (Editor) Skin cancer is the most common malignant neoplasm and its incidence is rising worldwide. The epidemic increase in such tumors… Read more »

Management of Breast Cancer in Older Women

Management of Breast Cancer in Older Women

by Malcolm W. Reed (Editor), Riccardo A. Audisio (Editor) Management of Breast Cancer in Older Women offers the reader evidence-based clinical knowledge of older patients suffering from breast cancer. It… Read more »

Management of rare adult tumours

Management of rare adult tumours

by Romain Bosc (Editor), Rene-Olivier Mirimanoff (Editor), Mahmut Ozsahin (Editor) Why a book dedicated to rare cancer management? Given the large variety of rare cancers,they take up a significant part… Read more »

Metastasis of Colorectal Cancer

Metastasis of Colorectal Cancer

by Nicole Beauchemin (Editor), Jacques Huot (Editor) Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide, and in many parts of the western world, it is the second leading cause… Read more »

Manual of Thoracic Endoaortic Surgery

Manual of Thoracic Endoaortic Surgery

by Jacques Kpodonu The development of less invasive technologies has resulted in a changing paradigm for the management of aortic diseases. Endovascular and hybrid surgical approaches have gradually been adopted… Read more »

Molecular Basis for Therapy of AIDS-Defining Cancers

Molecular Basis for Therapy of AIDS-Defining Cancers

by Dirk P. Dittmer (Editor), Susan E. Krown (Editor) An increased risk for various cancers is a characteristic of people living with HIV infection. Although only three cancers – Kaposi’s… Read more »

Minimally Invasive Cancer Management                    / Edition 2

Minimally Invasive Cancer Management / Edition 2

by Frederick L. Greene (Editor), B. Todd Heniford (Editor) As minimal access approaches to cancer diagnosis, staging, and therapy become more widely used, it is vital for general surgeons, along… Read more »

Minimally Invasive Ophthalmic Surgery

Minimally Invasive Ophthalmic Surgery

by Howard Fine I (Editor), Daniel Mojon (Editor) Many minimally invasive procedures have been developed over the past decades, leading to a great improvement in eye surgery. This unique textbook… Read more »

Neoplastic Hematopathology: Experimental and Clinical Approaches

Neoplastic Hematopathology: Experimental and Clinical Approaches

by Dan Jones (Editor) Fulfilling the void with a Hematopathology book that integrates clinical and experimental studies with diagnostic criteria, Neoplastic Hematopathology: Experimental and Clinical Approaches provides an overview of… Read more »

Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer

by John P. Neoptolemos (Editor), Raul Urrutia (Editor), James Abbruzzese (Editor), Markus W. Buchler (Editor) This handbook details advances in pancreatic cancer research that have a profound and lasting impact… Read more »

New Technologies in Surgical Oncology

New Technologies in Surgical Oncology

by Antonio Mussa (Editor) Oncological surgeons are often requested in their clinical practice to identify and manage uncommon and complex situations. It is therefore of the utmost importance that they… Read more »

Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery

by Christianto B. Lumenta (Editor), Concezio Di Rocco (Editor), Jens Haase (Editor), J.J.A. Mooij (Editor) In a specialized field such as neurosurgery, highly specific knowledge is required. Training programs in… Read more »

Obstetric Anesthesia Handbook                    / Edition 5

Obstetric Anesthesia Handbook / Edition 5

by Sanjay Datta, Bhavani Shankar Kodali, Scott Segal This comprehensive book emphasizes the need for the anesthesiologist/obstetrician team approach to high-risk pregnancy care. The majority of chapters have contributions by… Read more »