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ISBN 9781138894976
Published August 31, 2017 by CRC Press
224 Pages 28 Color & 67 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

Acute pancreatitis is a common cause of acute abdomen. Diagnoses is difficult as the symptoms mimic that of many other medical and surgical conditions. Patients with severe acute pancreatitis can develop multiple organ failure and need intensive care. As its management is multi-disciplinary involving gastroenterologists, radiologists and surgeons, this book shall appeal to every doctor, irrespective of the specialty.

This focused book conveys the knowledge of the basic concepts of acute pancreatitis in an innovative way. Original photographs and figures are used for the better understanding of the readers. In this pocketbook, various aspects related to acute pancreatitis are covered in a unique, simple and easy-to-read A-to-Z format and will be useful to medical students, post-graduate trainees and practicing doctors as a ready reckoner for pancreatitis.

Key Features:

• Innovative and unique A - Z format.

• focuses on signal knowledge and fast clinical management of various facets of different types of acute pancreatitis.

• Comprehensive approach with interesting facts.

• Lucid and self-explanatory text.

• Can be used as a ready reckoner pocketbook .

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgements

Abbreviations Used

Key points in Acute Pancreatitis

Acute Pancreatitis A-to-Z

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Author(s)

Biography

Dr VK Kapoor is Senior Professor of Surgical Gastroenterology at the Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), Lucknow India. Prof Kapoor has been a Visiting Professor to the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), Portland OR USA, the King’s College Hospital (KCH), London UK and the International Medical University (IMU), Kuala Lumpur Malaysia and a Visiting Consultant Surgeon to the Zayed Military Hospital (ZMH), Abu Dhabi UAE. He is an examiner for the Intercollegiate MRCS at the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of England, Edinburgh and Glasgow, UK and has been an examiner at the University Kebangsan Malaysia (UKM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan, Nepal and the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD), UAE. Dr Kapoor has been awarded with Fulbright Fellowship, Commonwealth Fellowship, Scholarship of the International College of Surgeons, Clinical Oncology Fellowship of the UICC and Fellowship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). He has also been awarded Dr BC Roy Award (Medical Council of India), International Fellowship (Indian Council of Medical Research) and Overseas Associateship (Department of Biotechnology). Prof Kapoor has been an invited speaker at international conferences and at institutions in Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Hong Kong, Hungary, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK and USA.

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Reviews

As its management is multi-disciplinary involving gastroenterologists, radiologists, and surgeons, this book shall appeal to every doctor, irrespective of the specialty. This focused book conveys the knowledge of the basic concepts of acute pancreatitis in an innovative way. Original photographs and figures are used for the better understanding of the readers. In this pocketbook, various aspects related to acute pancreatitis are covered in a unique, simple, and easy-toread A-to-Z format and will be useful to medical students, post-graduate trainees, and practicing doctors as a ready reckoner for pancreatitis.

Dr Chintamani, Indian Journal of Surgery (October 2018)