Biliary Lithiasis: Basic Science, Current Diagnosis and Management
The book provides an overview on biliary lithiasis and all its
clinical pictures, twenty years after the first laparoscopic
cholecystectomy. The gallbladder, the main bile duct and intra-hepatic
stones, in their uncomplicated and complicated forms are illustrated.
Chapters are focused on basic science, epidemiology, diagnostic and
therapeutic approaches to biliary lithiasis. The different diagnostic
procedures described include invasive and noninvasive imaging, and
treatment options take into consideration medical treatment, open and
minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic and percutaneous approaches, both
individually and as combined procedures.
The book’s content is not limited to the most commonly used
therapeutic approaches reported in the literature, but also addresses
new and innovative therapeutic strategies for biliary lithiasis.
Thanks to its comprehensive approach, this volume will be of interest
not only for GPs amd specialists in this field, but also to residents
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