Colorectal Surgery provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to colorectal surgical therapy. The chapters provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with various colorectal disorders, spanning benign and malignant problems 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 by 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 » Colorectal Cancer - General Surgery - Hemorrhoids - Laparoscopic Colectomy - Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Related subjects » Surgery
Table of contents
Part 1. Benign.- Large Bowel Obstruction.- Chronic Ulcerative Colitis.- Crohn’s Disease of the Small Bowel and Colon.- Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction.- Surgical Therapy of Constipation.- Diverticulitis.- Polyposis Syndromes of the Colon.- Clinical Management of Patients with Fecal Incontinence.- Pruritus Ani.- Rectovaginal Fistulas.- Pseudomembranous Colitis.- Toxic Megacolon.- Colonic Volvulus.- Rectal Prolapse and Solitary Rectal Ulcer.- Ischemic Colitis.- Hemorrhoids.- Part 2. Malignant.- Premalignant Polyps of the Colon and Rectum.- Management of Colon Cancer.- Appendiceal Epithelial Neoplasms and Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, a Distinct Clinical Entity with Distinct Treatments.- Anal Cancer.- Rectal Cancer: Issues for the 21st Century, a Practical Update for the Surgeon.- Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapy for Colorectal Carcinoma.- Part 3. Gastrointestinal Bleeding.- Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding.- Obscure Overt Gastrointestinal Bleeding.- Part 4. Minimally Invasive Procedures.- Laparoscopic Colectomy.
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 Center. 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.