About this book
Surgery of the Small Bowel provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive
review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to
surgical therapy for small bowel disorders. The chapters provide pertinent and
concise summaries of how to deal with various small bowel disorders, spanning
benign and malignant problems, gastrointestinal bleeding and minimally invasive
procedures. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations
are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications are reviewed
when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout
with line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles.
A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book is a valuable resource for
all general surgeons and residents in training.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Appendectomy - General Surgery - Laparoscopy - Malignant - Small Bowel
Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Surgery
Table of contents
Part 1: Benign.- Small Bowel Obstruction.- Motility Disorders of the Small Bowel.- Appendicitis.- Short Bowel Syndrome.- Radiation and Surgery.- Splanchnic Venous Thrombosis.- Enterocutaneous Fistula.- Part 2: Malignant.- Adenocarcinoma of the Small Bowel.- Lymphoma of the Small Bowel.- Carcinoid of the Small Bowel.- Stromal Tumors of the Small Bowel.- Part 3: Gastrointestinal Bleeding.- Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage: Diagnosis and Treatment.- Part 4: Minimally Invasive Procedures.- Laparoscopic Appendectomy.- Laparoscopic Small Bowel Surgery.
Authors & Editors
This book is edited by a team of experts from across the globe. Kirby I. Bland, MD, is based at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, in the USA, where he is the Fay Fletcher Kerner Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, and the Deputy Director at the Comprehensive Cancer. Michael G. Sarr, MD is the James C. Marson Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN in the USA. Markus W. Büchler, MD, is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of General and Visceral Surgery at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Attila Csendes, MD FACS(Hon) is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital in Santiago, Chile. O. James Garden, MBChB MD FRCS(Ed) FRCP(Ed) FRACS(Hon), is the Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in the UK. John Wong, BSc(Med(Syd)) MBBS(Syd) PhD(Syd) MD(Hon(Syd)) FRACS FRCS(Edin) FRCS(Glasg) FACS(Hon) is the Chair Professor for the Department of Surgery at The University of Hong Kong and Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong, China.