46 Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies

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10.1055/b-0038-149347 46 Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies James H. Tabibian and Gregory G. Ginsberg 46.1 Introduction Foreign bodies of the digestive (gastrointestinal [GI]) tract include nonfood objects that are intentionally or unintentionally…

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45 Subepithelial Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract

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10.1055/b-0038-149346 45 Subepithelial Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract Jennifer Maranki and Stavros N. Stavropoulos 45.1 Introduction Subepithelial tumors (SETs) of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract are frequently encountered lesions and a…

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44 Pancreatic Cancers and Cystic Neoplasms

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10.1055/b-0038-149345 44 Pancreatic Cancers and Cystic Neoplasms Omer Basar and William R. Brugge 44.1 Introduction Most pancreatic cancers are ductal adenocarcinomas arising from the exocrine pancreas. Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC)…

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42 Malignant Biliary Disease

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10.1055/b-0038-149343 42 Malignant Biliary Disease Ming-Ming Xu, Nikhil A. Kumta, Michel Kahaleh 42.1 Introduction Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is a heterogeneous group of epithelial tumors arising within the biliary tract. These are…

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43 Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis

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10.1055/b-0038-149344 43 Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis Marianna Arvanitakis 43.1 Introduction Acute pancreatitis (AP) is defined as an acute inflammation of the pancreas with involvement of various adjacent tissues and organ…

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41 Benign Biliary Disorders

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10.1055/b-0038-149342 41 Benign Biliary Disorders Guido Costamagna, Pietro Familiari and Cristiano Spada 41.1 Introduction Benign biliary disorders may occur in various traumatic and nontraumatic conditions. In daily practice, the most…

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