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Updates in Gallbladder Diseases

Edited by Hesham Abdeldayem

Menoufia University

The basic researches and clinical studies on gallbladder diseases continue to advance at a rapid pace. The chapters in this book were written by recognized medical experts and researchers from North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa and aim to provide the state-of-the-art reviews on the current knowledge and advances in research and management of gallbladder diseases. This book includes the most recent advances in that field, particularly, the immunogenetic basis of cholecystitis, noncoding RNAs in gallbladder cancer, the diagnostic pitfalls and timing of management of acute cholecystitis, the incidental gallbladder cancer, the surgical management of gallbladder cancer, laparoscopic cholecystectomy in special conditions, and robot-assisted cholecystectomy.

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Updates in Gallbladder DiseasesEdited by Hesham Abdeldayem

Published: April 26th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/65176

ISBN: 978-953-51-3088-8

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3087-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4861-6

Copyright year: 2017

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13282 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Web of Science Citations

3 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Advancements in the Management of Gallbladder Diseases

By Hesham Abdeldayem


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2. Immunogenetic Basis of Cholecystitis

By Batool Mutar Mahdi


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3. Acute Cholecystitis: Diagnostic Pitfall and Timing of Treatment

By Pasquale Cianci, Nicola Tartaglia, Alberto Fersini, Sabino Capuzzolo, Libero Luca Giambavicchio, Antonio Ambrosi and Vincenzo Neri


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4. Noncoding RNAs in Gallbladder Cancer

By Panagiotis Paliogiannis, Gavinella Latte and Karim Bel Imam


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5. Gallbladder Cancer: Surgical Management

By Adrian Bartoș, Andrei Herdean and Dana Monica Bartoș


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6. Incidental Gallbladder Cancer

By Faisal Al-alem, Rafif E. Mattar, Ahmad Madkhali, Abdulsalam Alsharabi, Faisal Alsaif and Mazen Hassanain


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7. Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EUS) and Gallbladder

By Amir Houshang Mohammad Alizadeh


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8. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Special Situations

By Natthawut Phothong and Atthaphorn Trakarnsanga


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9. Robotic Approach to Cholecystectomy

By Kaylene Barrera, Paul Chung and Gainosuke Sugiyama


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