Gastric Cancer: From Staging to Surgical Treatment. Procedures, Complications and Oncological Results


Annibale D’Annibale, Vito Pende and Igor Monsellato (Editors)
Department of Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera S. Giovanni-Addolorata, Rome, Italy

Series: Cancer Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatments
BISAC: MED062000

The incidence of gastric carcinoma is declining, but this form of cancer is still the fourth most common cause of malignancy worldwide and the second most common cause of cancer-related deaths. This book is structured in eleven chapters, written by acknowledged experts in the field of gastric cancer and includes the most interesting topics including surgical anatomy, clinical staging, analysis of prognostic factors in early and advanced stages, sentinel node biopsy results, surgical standard, laparoscopic and robotic techniques of gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenectomy, perioperative and postoperative complications, neoadjuvant and adjuvant therapies and preoperative, perioperative and postoperative nutrition. This book is proposed to be useful both for surgeons in training and experienced surgeons for its completeness and actuality of the treated topics. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Surgical Anatomy of the Stomach
(Ruotolo F, De Angelis M, Alfano G, Monsellato I and D’Annibale A
Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Unit – San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy)

Chapter 2: Gastric Cancer Staging
(Dixon M, Department of Surgery, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Chung W, Coburn N and Department of Surgery, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, and Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Chapter 3: Surgical Treatment Of Early And Advanced Stage IV Gastric Cancer And Prognostic Factors
(Syrios I, Metaxa Anticancer Hospital, Piraeus and, Skopelitis, E, Tsavaris N, Laikon General University Hospital, Athens, Greece)

Chapter 4: Clinical Usefulness of Intraoperative Sentinel-node Biopsy in Gastric Cancer
(Dassen AE, Lips DJ, Bosscha K, Jeroen Bosch Ziekenhuis Hospital, Hertogenbosch, Netherlands)

Chapter 5: The Standard D2 Gastrectomy for Advanced Gastric Cancer
(Degiuli M, Forchino F, Marano A, Vendrame A, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology ASO S. Giovanni Battista, Molinette, Turin, Italy and Sasako M, National Cancer Institute Tokyo, Japan)

Chapter 6: Laparoscopic Total and Subtotal Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer
Pignata G, Bracale U, General and Mini-Invasive Surgical Unit, San Camillo Hospital, Trento; Merola G, Barone G, Department of General, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University “Federico II” of Naples and Department of General and Minimally-Invasive Surgery, San Polo Hospital, Monfalcone, GO, Italy)

Chapter 7: Complications and Short Term Results of Laparoscopic Gastrectomy for Cancer
(D’Ugo D, Persiani R, Cananzi F, Santullo F, General Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Rome, Rome, Italy)

Chapter 8: Robotic Gastrectomy: Technique, Complications and Short Term Results
(D’Annibale A, Pende V, Pernazza G, Mazzocchi P, Lucandri G, Alfano G, Monsellato I, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Unit – San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy)

Chapter 9: Pancreatic Lesions After Gastrectomy
Matsukuma S, Department of Pathology, Japan Self Defense Forces Central Hospital, Tokyo, Japan)
Chapter 10: Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Gastric Cancer: Focus on Oncological Results after Minimally-Invasive Surgery
(Tonini G, D’Onofrio L, Vincenzi B, Santini D, Department of Medical Oncology University Campus Bio-Medico, Rome, Italy)

Chapter 11: The relevance of Nutrition Before and After Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer
(Uña Cidon E, Digestive Oncology Unit, Clinical University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine of Valladolid, Spain)


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