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Hepatobiliary surgery

R. Carter and C. W. Imrie

in Operative Surgery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198510567
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191728327 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198510567.003.0008

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Hepatobiliary surgery

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Introduction 306

Investigational procedures 308

Pancreatic mobilisation 310

Management of tumours 312

Management of pancreatic necrosis 316

Management of pseudocyst 318

Management of chronic pancreatitis 320

Common pancreatic complications 322

As the morbidity and mortality associated with pancreatic surgery are amongst the highest in surgical practice, management of patients should take place within the context of multi-disciplinary team and they should be in optimal condition pre-operatively. They may be suffering from exocrine failure, altered glucose tolerance, or altered coagulation due to post-hepatic biliary obstruction. All these issues should be addressed. Most surgical procedures will require blood to be cross-matched....

Chapter.  3729 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Surgery ; Hepatobiliary Surgery

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