1999

Advances in Abdominal Surgery

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ISBN: 978-94-010-5914-5 (Print) 978-94-011-4469-8 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Surgical Infections

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      Pages 1-11

      Infected pancreatic necrosis complicated by multiple organ failure

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      Pages 13-18

      Correlation between peri-operative blood transfusion and post-operative infective complication

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      Pages 19-29

      In vitro antimicrobial activities of β-lactams, aminoglycosides, quinolones, glycopeptides and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole against gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria isolated from patients with intra-abdominal infections

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      Pages 31-38

      Acute acalculous cholecystitis. clinical and experimental remarks

  3. Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery

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      Pages 39-44

      Small diameter porta-caval shunt with ringed PTFE prosthesis for the treatment of portal hypertension

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      Pages 45-54

      Renal failure complicating obstructive jaundice. An updating

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      Pages 55-67

      Hepatolithiasis, cystic dilatation of bile ducts and the variable risk of cholangiocarcinoma. Re-evaluation of an old problem

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      Pages 69-80

      Biliary stent occlusion : a microbiological and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) investigation

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      Pages 81-93

      Cystic tumors of the pancreas : serous cystadenoma and mucinous cystic neoplasm

  4. Colo-Rectal Surgery

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      Pages 95-106

      A critical review of classification systems for colorectal cancer

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      Pages 107-125

      Standard surgery and adjuvant therapy for colorectal cancer

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      Pages 127-141

      The follow-up in colorectal cancer

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      Pages 143-151

      Effect of peri-operative transfusion of whole blood Vs leucocyte-depleted blood on survival after curative surgery for colorectal cancer

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      Pages 153-162

      Radioimmunoguided surgery in colorectal carcinoma patients

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      Pages 163-173

      Immunobiological approach to colorectal cancer staging : biological markers, cellular “in situ” immunological response and intranuclear DNA imaging analysis. Old and new parameters. retrospective evaluation and prospective trials after a fifteen year experience

  5. Minimally Invasive Surgery

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      Pages 175-182

      Minimally invasive surgery for esophageal diseases

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      Pages 183-191

      Comparison between rectopexy by laparoscopy and laparotomy for complete rectal prolapse:clinical and functional results

  6. Transplantation

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      Pages 193-196

      Renal function in patients with orthotopic liver transplantation

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      Pages 197-221

      National survey of primary sclerosing cholangitis: an emergent indication for new therapeutic strategies

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      Pages 223-241

      Pancreatic islet cell-transplantation

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 243-249