Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780702072505, 9780702072499

Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

6th Edition

A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

Editor: Rowan W Parks
Hardcover ISBN: 9780702072505
eBook ISBN: 9780702072499
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 27th April 2018
Page Count: 344

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Table of Contents

  • Liver function and failure
  • Hepatic, biliary and pancreatic anatomy
  • Staging and assessment of hepatobiliary malignancies
  • Benign liver lesions
  • Primary malignant tumours of the liver
  • Colorectal liver metastases
  • Non-colorectal hepatic metastases
  • Portal hypertension and liver transplantation
  • Pancreas and Islet transplantation
  • Spleen
  • Gallstones
  • Benign biliary tract diseases
  • Malignant lesions of the biliary tract
  • Complicated Acute Pancreatitis
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic adenocarcinoma
  • Cystic and neuroendocrine tumours of the pancreas
  • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic trauma


Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures. The text is thoroughly referenced and supported by evidence-based recommendations wherever possible, distinguishing between strong evidence to support a conclusion, and evidence suggesting that a recommendation can be reached on the balance of probabilities.

For this Sixth Edition the authorship team across the series has been expanded to include additional European and World experts, with an increased emphasis on global practice. Throughout all six volumes the contents have been extensively revised in line with recently published evidence. Detailed supportive key references are provided and are also included within the comprehensive list of references in the accompanying ebook. Links to recommended online videos have been added where appropriate.

Key Features

  • The Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series provides a current and concise summary of the key topics within the major sub-specialties of general surgery.
  • Each volume highlights evidence-based practice both in the text and within the extensive list of references at the end of every chapter.


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About the Editor

Rowan W Parks

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgical Sciences, Clinical Surgery, The University of Edinburgh; Honorary Consultant Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK