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Multi-Treatment Modalities of Liver Tumours

  • Nagy A. Habib

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Surgical Interventions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Dominque Franco, Val Usatoff
      Pages 3-10
    3. V. Usatoff, A. M. Isla, N. A. Habib
      Pages 11-19
    4. Val Usatoff, Paul Hansen, Dhia Al-Musawi, Roman Havlik, Caroline Dore, Andrew Wright et al.
      Pages 33-41
    5. Jean-Christophe Weber, Asit Arora, Philippe Bachellier, Daniel Jaeck
      Pages 43-55
    6. Giancarlo Pansini, Giammaria Fiorentini, Carlo V. Feo, Alberto Lioni
      Pages 57-68
    7. Dominque Franco, Val Usatoff
      Pages 69-76
    8. Jean-Christophe Weber, Daniel Jaeck
      Pages 77-83
  3. Physical Ablative Therapies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Luigi Buscarini, Elisabetta Buscarini
      Pages 119-129
    3. Tito Livraghi, Franca Meloni
      Pages 147-166
    4. R. Havlik, V. Usatoff, F. Serracino Inglott, M. Athanassiou, K. Serracino Inglott, E. Abo-El-Nazar et al.
      Pages 167-177
    5. Val Usatoff, Nagy A. Habib
      Pages 189-195
    6. Elizabeth A. Dick, Simon D. Taylor-Robinson, Wladyslaw M. W. Gedroyc
      Pages 197-210
    7. J. J. A. Joosten, G. J. Jager, Th Wobbes, T. J. M. Ruers
      Pages 211-219
  4. Chemotherapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 221-221
    2. Giammaria Fiorentini, Silvia Ricci Lucchi, Petros Giovanis, Maurizio Cantore, Stefano Guadagni, Giorgio Papiani
      Pages 223-228
    3. Giammaria Fiorentini, Giancarlo Pansini, Stefano Guadagni, Maurizio Cantore, Petros Giovanis, Ugo de Giorgi et al.
      Pages 229-246
    4. P. Mathur, G. Tsavellas, T. G. Allen-Mersh
      Pages 247-258
    5. Francis Lévi, Sylvie Giacchetti, Rachid Zidani, Catherine Brezault-Bonnet, Jean-Marie Tigaud, François Goldwasser et al.
      Pages 259-265
  5. Emerging Therapies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-267
    2. J. Guy Finch, Beverley G. Fosh, Guy J. Maddern
      Pages 269-292
    3. Richard S. Stubbs, Natalie Rains-Wilson, Rebecca J. Cannan, Wangxue Chen
      Pages 293-304
    4. W. Y. Lau, S. Ho, T. W. T. Leung
      Pages 323-344
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 345-350

About this book

Introduction

Cancer is one of the major health problems of our time and liver cancer is responsible for over one million deaths per year world-wide, making it the fourth most common cause of death from cancer. Surgical resection of the tumour(s) is the treatment of choice and offers the only chance of prolonged survival. Yet the best attempts are often frustrated by either advanced or co-existent disease that renders the patient non-resectable. This book tackles the many options available to doctors and patients in an attempt to combat this desperate disease.

Keywords

cancer carcinoma cell colorectal cancer laser liver liver transplantation metastasis surgery thermotherapy transplantation tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • Nagy A. Habib
    • 1
  1. 1.Imperial College of Science, TechnologyMedicine Hammersmith HospitalLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-0547-1
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-5126-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-0547-1
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