Matthias W. Wichmann, Guy Maddern

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript


    The optimal care for patients suffering from terminal and end-stage disease due to malignancies or other conditions has gained significantly more attention by health-care professionals across all specialties. This is an important area for general surgeons – we always have performed procedures on terminally ill patients but rarely described it as “Palliative Surgery”.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPalliative Surgery
    EditorsMatthias W. Wichmann, Guy Maddern
    Place of PublicationHeidelberg
    PublisherSpringer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
    Number of pages2
    ISBN (Electronic)9783642537097
    ISBN (Print)3642537081, 9783642537080
    Publication statusPublished - 26 Mar 2014


    • terminal disease
    • palliative care

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