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This brand new updated edition of the most comprehensive reference book on pancreatic disease details the very latest knowledge on genetics and molecular biological background in terms of anatomy, physiology, pathology, and pathophysiology for all known disorders. Included for the first time, are two brand new sections on the key areas of Autoimmune Pancreatitis and Benign Cystic Neoplasms. In addition, this edition is filled with over 500 high-quality illustrations, line drawings, and radiographs that provide a step-by-step approach to all endoscopic techniques and surgical procedures. Each of these images can be downloaded via an online image bank for use in scientific presentations.
Every existing chapter in The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine and Surgery, 3rd Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to include the many changes in clinical practice since publication of the current edition. The book includes new guidelines for non-surgical and surgical treatment; new molecular biologic pathways to support clinical decision making in targeted treatment of pancreatic cancer; new minimally invasive surgical approaches for pancreatic diseases; and the latest knowledge of neuroendocrine tumors and periampullary tumors.
The most encyclopedic book on the pancreasproviding outstanding and clear guidance for the practicing clinician Covers every known pancreatic disorder in detail including its anatomy, physiology, pathology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management Completely updated with brand new chapters Over 500 downloadable illustrations An editor and author team of high international repute who present global best-practice The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine and Surgery, 3rd Edition is an important book for gastroenterologists and gastrointestinal surgeons worldwide.
Preface to the Third Edition,
List of abbreviations,
Section 1: Anatomy of the Pancreas
1. Development of the pancreas and related structures Brian Lewis, Junhao Mao
2. Anatomy and the fine structure of the pancreas Daniel S. Longnecker, Fred Gorelick, Elizabeth D. Thompson
3. Congenital and inherited anomalies Martin Zenker, Markus M. Lerch
Section 2: Physiology and Pathophysiology of Pancreatic Functions
4. Physiology of acinus cell secretion Ole H. Petersen
5. Physiology of duct cell secretion Mei Zeng, Laura Vachel, Shmuel Muallem