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News & Articles > 4 Star Review for Blumgart’s Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas, 6th Edition

Blumgart’s Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas – 2 Volume Set, 6th Edition

By William R. Jarnagin, MD
ISBN: 9780323340625
Pub Date: 02 Dec 2016
Reviewed by: Hisakazu Hoshi, MD (University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics)



This is an updated version of a comprehensive textbook on hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. This edition is published in color and offers multiple, high-quality intraoperative pictures and diagnostic images.



This book aims to deliver the most current comprehensive information about hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. The book has been a gold standard in this field, and this edition meets this high standard.



The targeted audience is surgeons involved in the care of patients with hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases. Experts as well as trainees will gain tremendous knowledge from this book, written by world experts. Practitioners in related disciplines, such as gastroenterologists, radiologists, and medical oncologists also can benefit from the book. The editors and authors are all national/world-renowned experts in this field.



The book covers a broad spectrum of topics including anatomy, physiology, diagnostic and interventional imaging techniques, endoscopic techniques, and diseases from benign to malignant. Chapter 2 on the surgical and radiologic anatomy of the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas is particularly well written from a surgical perspective. It is a most informative and important chapter to enhance readers’ understanding of subsequent chapters. A few new chapters have been added to address molecular biology, new imaging techniques, and minimally invasive techniques.



This edition represents a major update in content and a facelift in its appearance. It remains as one of the most comprehensive textbooks in the field of hepatopancreatobiliary surgery and is considered a gold standard in this field. This is an essential book for surgeons and practitioners who encounter patients with these diseases in their day-to-day practice.


Doody’s Review Service Weighted Numerical Score: 93 – 4 Stars!

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