Liver-Directed Therapy for Primary and Metastatic Liver by Sam G. Pappas M.D. (auth.), Mark S. Talamonti M.D., Sam G.

By Sam G. Pappas M.D. (auth.), Mark S. Talamonti M.D., Sam G. Pappas M.D. (eds.)

Liver-Directed treatment for basic and Metastatic Liver Tumors is a accomplished exam of tumors of the liver. It offers a distinct multi-modality method of administration of every kind of fundamental and secondary liver tumors. The biology of liver cancers, cutting-edge radiologic imaging and novel, non-surgical interventional concepts are given. there's a close research of surgical concepts together with transplantation, resection, interstitial ablation innovations and liver-directed chemotherapy for hepatocellular carcinoma, bile duct cancers, and colorectal and neuroendocrine liver metastases.
end result of the targeted and entire exam of liver tumors, this paintings is a superb source for surgical, transplant and clinical oncologists, surgeons, gastroenterologists, and radiologists.

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D. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL F. D. and Frank H. D. Northwestern University Medica! , Chicago, IL INTRODUCTION The radiologie imaging and staging of primary and metastatie liver tumors has been revolutionized by advanees in ultrasonographie (US) imaging, eomputed tomography (CT), and magnetie resonanee imaging (MRI). In spite of the improved sensitivity in the deteetion of hepatie malignaneies, the ability to differentiate benign from malignant intrahepatie lesions often remains problematie due to extensive overlap in imaging appearances.

For unknown reasons the left lobe is frequently involved than the right lobe. Pathologie Features of Primary and Metastatie Hepatie Malignancies 23 Pathologie features Grossly, most of the tumors are large, solitary and well circumscribed with partial or complete encapsulation. However, in some tumors satellite nodules may be present. The cut surface is brown, fleshy with a central scar and connecting fibrous septa resembling focal nodular hyperplasia. (Figure 5A) Necrosis and hemorrhage are present in large tumors.

Cody B: Natural history ofprimary and secondary tumors ofthe liver. Sem Oncology 10:127-134,1983. 59. Kawamoto K, Onodera H, Kan Sand Imamuar M: Possible paracrine mechanism of insulin-like growth factor-2 in the development of liver metastases from colorectal carcinoma. Cancer 85:18-25,1999. 60. Sussman JJ and Ellis LM: Current therapy for hepatic mutations. Cur HepatoI17:195-215,1997. 3 RADIOLOGIC IMAGING AND STAGING OFPRIMARY ANDMETASTATIC LIVER TUMORS Jonathan W. , Richard M. D. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL F.

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