Blumgart's Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas

5th Edition

2-Volume Set, Expert Consult - Online and Print

Authors: William Jarnagin
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437714548
eBook ISBN: 9781455746064
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 29th March 2012
Page Count: 1976


Comprehensive and complete, Blumgart’s Surgery of the Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Tract – edited by Dr. William R. Jarnagin and a team of experts- delivers the comprehensive, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve optimal outcomes in surgery of the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas. Edited by a panel of experts and featuring contributions by many leading authorities, this 2-volume reference brings you the latest information on pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention all in one source. At you can not only access the complete contents online, but also an abundance of detailed illustrations and step-by-step procedural video clips from the Memorial Sloan Kettering video library that show you how to perform key procedures step by step.

Key Features

  • Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information in one comprehensive reference that provides extensive coverage of pathology, diagnostics, surgery, and non-operative intervention as well as hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery.
  • Deepen your understanding of surgical anatomy to help with diagnosis, surgical operation, interventional radiology, and endoscopy.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery: Historical Perspective

PART 1 Liver, Biliary, and Pancreatic Anatomy and Physiology
1A Embryologic Development of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas
1B Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas
2 Assessment of Hepatic Function: Implications for the Surgical Patient =
3 Pancreatic Physiology and Functional Assessment
4 Liver Blood Flow: Physiology, Measurement, and Clinical Relevance
5 Liver Regeneration: Mechanisms and Clinical Relevance
6 Liver Fibrogenesis: Mechanisms and Clinical Relevance
7 Bile Secretion and Pathophysiology of Biliary Tract Obstruction
8A Pancreatic Cancer and Premalignant Tumors: Molecular Aspects
8B Molecular Pathogenesis of Biliary Tract Cancer
8C Molecular Biology of Liver Cardiogenesis and Hepatitis
9 Liver Immunology
10 Cytokines in Liver, Biliary, and Pancreatic Disease
11 Infections in Liver, Biliary, and Pancreatic Surgery

PART 2 Diagnostic Techniques
12 Clinical Investigation of Hepatopancreaticobiliary Disease
13 Ultrasound of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas
14 Endoscopic Ultrasound of the Biliary Tract and Pancreas
15 Nuclear Medicine Techniques in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disease
16 Computed Tomography of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas
17 Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas
18 Direct Cholangiography: Approaches, Techniques, and Current Role
19 Diagnostic Angiography in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disease: Indications
20 Percutaneous Biopsy
21 Intraoperative Diagnostic Techniques

PART 3 Anesthetic Management, Preoperative and Postoperative Care
22 Intraoperative and Immediate Postoperative Management
23 Perioperative Critical Care in Hepatopancreatobiliary Patients
24 Preoperative and Postoperative Nutrition in Hepatobiliary Surgery
25 Postoperat


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About the Author

William Jarnagin

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Hepatopancreatobiliary Service, Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Surgical Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Cancer Center, New York, New York