Joseph W.Y. Lau

Chinese University of Hong KongChina

Professor Lau is currently Professor of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Master of Lee Woo Sing College at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is active both at the international and local surgical scene and holds a number of key positions in government and professional organizations. He is an editorial board member of 29 national and international journals, reviewer of 19 international journals. He is President of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association for 2002-2004 and President of Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association for 2009-2011. He was elected as an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and was awarded Honorary FRACS in 2003. He has won many scholarships and awards. He is honorary/visiting professor to 29 universities/hospitals in countries around the world. He has published over 380 peer-reviewed papers in international journals, 55 papers in Chinese journals, 90 books/chapters, 3 monographs, 50 reviews/editorials/letters to editor and over 270 abstracts. He has been invited to deliver over 200 lectures to national/international societies.

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Latest work with IntechOpen by Joseph W.Y. Lau

This book covers the clinical aspects of hepatocellular carcinoma. This book is a compendium of papers written by experts from different parts of the world to present the most up-to-date knowledge on the clinical aspects of hepatocellular carcinoma. This book is divided into three sections: (I) Diagnosis / Differential Diagnosis; (II) Surgical Treatment; (III) Non-surgical Treatment. There are 19 chapters covering topics from novel diagnostic methods to hepatic lesions mimicking hepatocellular carcinoma, from laparoscopic liver resection to major hepatectomy without allogeneic blood transfusion, from molecular targeted therapy to transarterial radioembolization, and from local ablative therapy to regional therapy. This volume is an important contribution to the clinical management of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. The intended readers of this book are clinicians who are interested in hepatocellular carcinoma, including hepatologists, liver surgeons, interventional and diagnostic radiologists, pathologists and epidemiologists. General surgeons, general physicians, trainees, hospital administrators, and instruments and drug manufacturers will also find this book useful as a reference.

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