390 Pages 193 Color & 255 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    390 Pages 193 Color & 255 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This acclaimed text continues to focus on the essential techniques for effective surgical management of patients with ovarian cancer and related peritoneal surface malignancies. With a wealth of accompanying illustrations and operative videos; this fourth edition reflects the evolution - and controversies - in the use of minimally invasive and robotic surgery and the introduction of HIPEC treatment options.

    1. Historical development of cytoreductive surgery for ovarian cancer and scientific update. Krishnansu S. Tewari. 2. Epidemiology, staging, and clinical characteristics. Christina S. Chu and Stephen C. Rubin. 3. Preoperative risk stratification and intraoperative supportive care. Giovanni D. Aletti, Francesco Multinu, and William A. Cliby. 4. Instrumentation, retractors, ablative technologies and techniques, set-up and conduct of operation. Simon Butler-Manuel, Mario M. Leitao, and Yukio Sonoda. 5. Management of Early-Stage Ovarian Cancer. Koji Matsuo, Anil K. Sood, and David M. Gershenson. 6. Cytoreductive surgery: Principles and rationale. Alexander B. Olawaiye and Ritu Salani. 7. Predicting Surgical Outcome: Patient Selection for Initial Surgery or Chemotherapy. Anna Fagotti and Giacomo Avesani. 8. Cytoreductive Surgery: Pelvis and Radical Oophorectomy. Robert E. Bristow and Jill H. Tseng. 9. Cytoreductive surgery: Abdominal retroperitoneum and adenopathy. Christina Fotopoulou. 10. Cytoreductive surgery: Intestinal tract and Omentum. Ahmed Al-Niami and Janelle Sobecki. 11. Cytoreductive surgery: Right upper abdomen—Diaphragm. Myong Cheol Lim, Robert E. Bristow, Se Ik Kim, Hyeong In Ha, and Sang-Yoon Park. 12. Cytoreductive surgery: Right upper abdomen—Liver, gallbladder, and porta hepatis. Renee A. Cowan and Michael I. D’Angelica. 13. Cytoreductive surgery: Left upper quadrant. William Cliby and Carrie Langstraat. 14. Peritonectomy procedures for ovarian cancer. Suk-Joon Chang, C. William Helm, Robert P. Edwards, and Paul H. Sugarbaker. 15. Regional Therapeutics and Peritonectomy Procedures for Ovarian Cancer. Robert DeBernardo. 16. Secondary cytoreductive surgery. Thaïs Baert, Dennis S Chi, Philipp Harter, and Andreas du Bois. 17. Minimally Invasive Surgery in Ovarian Cancer. Jeffrey A. How, Jeremie Abitbol, and Walter H. Gotlieb. 18. Palliative surgery for ovarian cancer. Laura J. Havrilesky, Catherine H. Watson, Micael Lopez-Acevedo, and Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson. 19. Postoperative management. Ramez N. Eskander, Sean C. Dowdy, and Lee-may Chen. 20. Quality indicators for ovarian cancer surgery. Thaïs Baert, Nicole Concin, and Andreas du Bois. 21. Ovarian Cancer Surgery in Low Resource Settings: Global Health Program Development Infrastructure. Marcela G. del Carmen, Linus Chuang, and Thomas C. Randall. Index


    Robert E Bristow MD MBA is Professor and Chair of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine – Medical Center in Orange, California, USA. Professor Bristow’s primary clinical and research interests include the surgical management of advanced-stage gynecologic cancer and the patterns of health care delivery for women with gynecologic cancer. Dr. Bristow is extensively published in the field of ovarian cancer surgical research and he is also a deputy editor of the journal Gynecologic Oncology.
    Beth Y Karlan MD is Director of the Women’s Cancer Research Institute and the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA. Professor Karlan’s research interests include molecular biomarker discovery, inherited cancer susceptibility and translational research efforts focused towards innovative treatment strategies for ovarian cancer. She has served as President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists and in 2006 was named an American Cancer Society Early Detection Clinical Research Professor. Professor Karlan is the Editor-in-Chief of Gynecologic Oncology.
    Dennis S Chi MD is Professor and Deputy Chief of the Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA. Dr Chi’s primary research interests include the correlation of radiographic evaluation and operative findings in gynecologic malignancies and the utilization of innovative and advanced surgical techniques to improve outcomes for women with early, advanced, or recurrent gynecologic cancers. He is on the editorial board of the journals Journal of Oncology and The Oncologist and has served as the president of the Society of Memorial Gynecologic Oncologists and the Metropolitan Gynecologic Cancer Society.

    "...amply meets its goals and fulfills a need for a comprehensive text."

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    "The updates in this fourth edition of a classic textbook amply justify its publication. The book has been thoroughly revised throughout, and several topics have been expanded."

    Carol Scott-Conner, MD, PhD, MBA, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics