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TitleSurgical Diseases of the Spleen [electronic resource] / edited by Jonathan R. Hiatt, Edward H. Phillips, Leon Morgenstern
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1997
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Descript I, 285 p. online resource


Surgical Diseases of the Spleen written and edited by internationally renowned scientists will be a masterpiece for any institution. It provides an updated multidisciplinary review of diseases of the spleen. Experts in the field have customed their chapters to further ease the readers understanding offering all the information needed to progress in this area. Different sections on basic concepts, specific splenic diseases and operative techniques cover new aspects in immunology, infectious, traumatic and neoplastic conditions


Section I: Basic Concepts -- A History of Splenectomy -- Anatomy and Embryology of the Spleen -- Pathology of the Spleen -- The Spleen in Infection and Immunity -- Spleen Imaging -- Section II: Splenic Diseases -- Benign Neoplasms of the Spleen -- Malignant Splenic Lesions -- Splenectomy for Hematologic Disorders -- Infections of the Spleen -- Metabolic Disorders and the Spleen -- Portal Hypertension and Disorders of the Splenic Circulation -- Section III: Splenic Surgery -- Open Splenectomy -- Laparoscopic Splenectomy -- Splenic Trauma -- Partial Splenectomy

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