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Editors: Akiko Satou and Hana Nakamura
Book Description:
In this book, the authors provide current research in the study of the anatomy, diseases and health implications of the pancreas. The pancreas consists of two organs in one; the exocrine gland secretes enzymes into the digestive tract, and the endocrine gland secretes hormones into the bloodstream. Topics discussed in this compilation include the development of the islets of Langerhans in the human fetal pancreas; autophagy in pancreatic diseases; characteristics of primary cystic pancreatic neoplasms; embryology of the pancreas and associated anomalies; emerging therapeutic options for metastatic exocrine pancreatic cancer; minimally invasive pancreaticoduodenetcomy; and minimally invasive pancreatectomy. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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Chapter 1 - Pancreas: Anatomy, Diseases and Health Implications (pp.1-52)
Authors / Editors: (Eliete Dalla Corte Frantz, Vanessa de Souza-Mello, Carlos Alberto Mandarim-de-Lacerda, Laboratory of Morphometry, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Disease, Biomedical Center, Institute of Biology, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Chapter 2 - Development of the Islets of Langerhans in the Human Fetal Pancreas (pp.53-88)
Authors / Editors: (Y.S. Krivova, A.E. Proshchina, V.M. Barabanov, S.V. Saveliev, Institute of Hunan Morphology, Russia)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 3 - Autophagy in Pancreatic Diseases (pp.89-108)
Authors / Editors: (Daisuke Hashimoto, Masahiko Hirota, Hiroshi Takamori, Hideo Baba, Departments of Gastroenterological Surgery, Kumamoto University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Honjo, Kumamoto, Japan, and others)

Chapter 4 - Characteristics of Primary Cystic Pancreatic Neoplasms: Collection of our Experienced Cases (pp.109-140)
Authors / Editors: (Hiroshi Hirano, Nobuyuki Terada, Toshimi Yoshida, Sachiko Ouchi, Takashi Nishigami, Kensuke Onodera, Keiji Nakasho, Division of 1Diagnostic Pathology and 6Internal medicine, Sanda City Hospital, Hyogo, Japan, and others)

Chapter 5 - Embryology of the Pancreas and Associated Anomalies (pp.141-158)
Authors / Editors: (Masanori Shimodaira, Kazufumi Honda, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Tokyo Metropolitan Hiroo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan)

Chapter 6 - Emerging Therapeutic Options for Metastatic Exocrine Pancreatic Cancer (pp.159-172)
Authors / Editors: (Haeseong Park, Andrew Poklepovic, Prithviraj Bose, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care, Virginia Commonwealth University, Massey Cancer Center, Richmond, Virginia, USA)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 7 - Minimally Invasive Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Description of the Procedure and Review of the Current Literature (pp.173-192)
Authors / Editors: (Angel M. Rodriguez, Aristoteles Perrakis, Roland Croner, Andrew A. Gumbs, Department of Surgery, Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, and others)

Chapter 8 - Minimally Invasive Distal Pancreatectomy: Description of the Procedure and Review of the Current Literature
Authors / Editors: (Aristoteles Perrakis, Andrew A. Gumbs, Angel M. Rodriguez, Roland S. Croner, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Erlangen, Germany, and others)

   Series:
      Endocrinology Research and Clinical Developments
      Human Anatomy and Physiology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012-September
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - R) 221pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-62081-539-7
   Status: AV
  
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