Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Giuseppe Maria Ettorre Editor 2023 Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a rising disease. The etiology of this tumor depends on its geographical distribution, and in most cases it is strictly related to diseased parenchyma, with fewer tumors growing on normal liver. As a young student, I remember when anti-viral therapies were being studied as a potential […]

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Anal Incontinence

Anal Incontinence

Ludovico Docimo • Luigi Brusciano Editors 2022 Clinical Management and Surgical Techniques Although benign, anal incontinence is a highly invalidating condition causing an important impairment to the patients’ quality of life. Its related social stigma concurs in the underestimation of its prevalence. Nowadays, a high number of patients still tend to avoid seeking medical care […]

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Atlas of Minimally Invasive Techniques in Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Atlas of Minimally Invasive Techniques in Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery 1st Edition-1

M. Asunción Acosta · Miguel A. Cuesta · Marcos Bruna Editors 2021 Since the first interventions of laparoscopic antireflux surgery in the early 1990 our interest has been the implementation of minimally invasive procedures in all Upper Gastrointestinal (Upper GI) pathology, benign and malignant. Surgeons continually strive to provide the best care possible for their […]

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Russische Errungenschaften in der Physiologie der Verdauung

Russische Errungenschaften in der Physiologie der Verdauung-1

Dmitry A. Balalykin 2021 Vom späten 19. bis zum beginnenden 20. Jahrhundert Die Geschichte der Magenchirurgiebeinhaltet noch viele offene Fragen. Besonders unzureichend sind ihre Grundlagen, die Umstände ihrer Ausgliederung in eine selbständige klinische Fachrichtung sowie die Herausbildung ihrer Methoden untersucht. Von hoher Bedeutung ist zudem die Rekonstruktion der russischen Vorrangstellung auf diesem Gebiet, ebenso wie […]

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Essential Medical Disorders of the Stomach and Small Intestine

Essential Medical Disorders of the Stomach and Small Intestine 1st Edition-1

Editors: Brian E. Lacy, John K. DiBaise, Mark Pimentel, Alexander C. Ford 2019 Medical disorders of the stomach and small intestine are quite common in the general population. Community-based surveys consistently demonstrate that up to 20% of the Western population suffers from symptoms of dyspepsia, while 10% report symptoms of recurrent nausea and vomiting, and […]

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Clinical Investigation of Portal Hypertension

Clinical Investigation of Portal Hypertension 1st Edition-1

Editor Katsutoshi Obara 2019 Portal Hypertension is a progressive complication due to chronic liver disease, and is responsible for the pathogenesis of most frequent and fatal complications of cirrhosis such as variceal bleeding, ascites, and hepatic encephalopathy. Over the past two decades, research in the field of portal hypertension has progressed dramatically and has contributed […]

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Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Manifestations of Rheumatic Diseases

Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Manifestations of Rheumatic Diseases 1st Edition-1

Editors: Hiromasa Ohira, Kiyoshi Migita 2019 The first edition of Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Manifestations of Rheumatic Diseases includes state-of-the-art knowledge of the field of digestive and hepatobiliary complications of the most common rheumatic disorders. Rheumatic diseases are disorders of systemic connective tissue and are thought to be caused by autoimmunity. They present with a diverse […]

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Imaging Complications of Gastrointestinal and Biliopancreatic Endoscopy Procedures

Imaging Complications of Gastrointestinal and Biliopancreatic Endoscopy Procedures june-2016--1

Massimo Tonolini Editor 2016 During the last decades, digestive endoscopy significantly developed not only as a diagnostic technique but also in its operative-therapeutic applications. Endoscopy increasingly has replaced surgery and previous radiological approaches in a variety of conditions, which up to some years ago required a surgical approach, such as endoscopic submucosal dissection of intramucosal tumors or endoscopic drainage of […]

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