About this book
A didactic text with an algorithm approach to specialized areas within coloproctology
for training in colorectal surgery
Coloproctology is an essential aid for those who need a practical understanding of particularly complex procedures in this specialty.
Edited and authored by outstanding surgeons in their fields, this book brings the reader expertise in surgery and management across the various conditions encountered in colorproctology, from Sigmoid Diverticulitis to colorectal cancer.
Didactic in its approach, this book is key reading for trainees in coloproctology as well as senior surgical coloproctologists who wish to extend their knowledge of this important field.
Written for » Professional/practitioner
Related subjects » Gynecology - Surgery
Table of contents
Genetic Approaches to Familial Colorectal Cancer.- Multivisceral Resection in Rectal Cancer.- Colonic Stenting.- Current Clinical Trials in Chemotherapy and Radiation in Colorectal Cancer.- Quality of Life Issues in Rectal Cancer.- Managing Presacral Tumours.- Pouch Revisional Surgery.- Modern Management of Faecal Incontinence - Troubleshooting Sacral Neuromodulation.- Approaches to Recurrent Rectal Prolapse.- The Surgical Management of Evacuatory Dysfunction.- New Approaches in Perianal Crohn’s Disease.- Surgeon-Performed Ultrasound in Proctological Practice.
Authors & Editors
Andrew P. Zbar, MB BS, FRCS (Ed.), FRCS (Gen.), FRACS, FCCS Professor of General and Colorectal Surgery Queen Elizabeth Hospital Barbados 2002-PRESENT. Trained in Australia in General Surgery 1978-1993. Postgraduate colorectal work in anorectal physiology and colorectal cancer immunology and immunotherapy London Hammersmith Hospital 1993-1999. Co-Director of Coloproctology at Kaplan Hospital Tel Aviv 2000-2002. Specialist areas of interest are in functional anorectal disorders, colorectal cancer immunology and imaging of complex anorectal disorders.
Steven D Wexner, MD, FACS, FRCS, FRCSED, Chair, Advisory Council for Colon and Rectal Surgery (1998-2003), American College of Surgeons; Chair (2003), Intl Committee, Chair (2003), Intl Advisory Committee, Chair (2003), Membership Committee, Program Committee (2003), American Society for Colon and Rectal Surgeons; In 1993 helped establish the Young Surgeons Committee which offers an exchange program with the Association of Coloproctology of GB & Ireland; Ed Board of Diseases of the Colon & Rectum.
John S.P. Lumley, MS, FRCS, DMCC, FMAA(Hon), FGA, Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of London, Civilian Consultant to the Royal Navy in Vascular Surgery; Honorary Consultant Surgeon, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, UK