Diseases of the Pancreas

Current Surgical Therapy

  • Hans G. Beger
  • Seiki Matsuno
  • John L. Cameron
  • Bettina M. Rau
  • Makoto Sunamura
  • Richard D. Schulick

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXII
  2. Anatomy of the Pancreas

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Y. Mikami, A. Otsuka, M. Unno
      Pages 19-28
  3. Physiology and Pathophysiology of the Pancreatic Functions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 29-29
    2. P. Layer, J. Keller
      Pages 31-35
  4. Clinical Standards of Diagnostic Measures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. S. Tanaka
      Pages 61-66
    3. H. -J. Brambs
      Pages 67-74
    4. K. Yamao, H. N. Mizuno, K. Takahashi, Y. Shimizu, T. Koshikawa
      Pages 85-95
    5. S. N. Reske
      Pages 97-105
  5. Acute Pancreatitis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-130
    2. P. G. Lankisch, P. Maisonneuve, A. B. Lowenfels
      Pages 131-142

About this book


"Diseases of the Pancreas" is based on the latest comprehensive data about molecular mechanism of acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. The diagnostic techniques including histology, radiology, sonography etc. are based on the sensitivity and specificity of the respective methods. Special focus is given to the indication and contraindication to surgical technqiues. It contains specific treatment modality and results for the first time after long-term outcome evaluation. Surgical techniques are displayed with colored sketches series.


Pancreatology anatomy cancer chronic pancreatitis histology pancreas pancreatic cancer radiology sonography surgery transplantation tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • Hans G. Beger
    • 1
  • Seiki Matsuno
    • 2
  • John L. Cameron
    • 3
  • Bettina M. Rau
    • 4
  • Makoto Sunamura
    • 2
  • Richard D. Schulick
    • 5
  1. 1.University of Ulm c/o University Hospital UlmUlmGermany
  2. 2.Department of Surgery ITohoku University, Medical SchoolSendaiJapan
  3. 3.The Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA
  4. 4.Department of General, Thoracic, Vascular and Transplantation SurgeryUniversity of RostockRostockGermany
  5. 5.The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Research CenterThe Johns Hopkins HospitalBaltimoreUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-28656-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-28655-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-28656-1
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