SAGES University MASTERS PROGRAM: Colorectal Pathway.- Masters Program Colorectal Pathway: Laparoscopic Right Colectomy for Benign Disease.- Masters Program Colorectal Pathway: Laparoscopic Left and Sigmoid Colectomy for Benign Disease.- Master Program Colorectal Pathway: Laparoscopic Splenic Flexure Release (Tips and Tricks).- Master Program Colorectal Pathway: Laparoscopic Left Colon Resection for Complex Inflammatory Bowel Disease.- Laparoscopy Versus Open Colorectal Surgery: How Strong is the Evidence?.- Debunking Enhanced Recovery Protocols in Colorectal Surgery: Minimal Requirements for Maximum Benefit.- Bowel Preparation in Colorectal Surgery: Impact on SSIs and Enhanced Recovery Protocols.- Checklist for Patients and OR Team in Preparation for Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.- Essentials on Troubleshooting during Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.- Principles of Complete Mesocolic Excision for Colon Cancer.- Unexpected Findings at Appendectomy.- Laparoscopic Right Colectomy for Malignant Disease.- Laparoscopic Right Colectomy: Options for Ileocolonic Reconstruction.- Robotic Right-Sided Colon Resection: Unique Considerations and Optimal Set-Up.- Advanced Laparoscopic Right Colectomy Techniques for Crohn's and Reoperative Surgery.- Laparoscopic Left and Sigmoid Colectomy for Malignant Disease.- Laparoscopic Left and Sigmoid Colectomy: Options for Colonic and Colorectal Reconstruction.- Robotic Left-Sided Colon Resections: Unique Considerations and Optimal Set-Up.- Key Steps During Hartmann's Procedures to Facilitate Minimally Invasive Hartman's Reversal.- Laparoscopic and Robotic Hartmann's Reversal: Strategies to Avoid Complications.- Principles of Rectal Cancer Management: Preoperative Staging, Neoadjuvant Treatment, Basic Principles of TME, and Adjuvant Treatment.- Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer: TME Planes and Surgery of the Upper and Mid Rectum.- Robotic Low Anterior Resection: Unique Considerations and Optimal Setup.- Unexpected Findings During Laparoscopic Colectomy for Cancer: Techniques and Strategies.- The Role of Laparoscopy in the Management of Bowel Obstruction.- Large Bowel Obstruction: When Should Colon Stenting Be Considered as First-Line Strategy?.- Minimally Invasive Management of Complicated Sigmoid Diverticulitis in the Emergency Setting: Patient Selection, Prerequisite Skills, and Operative Strategies.- Minimizing Colorectal Anastomotic Leaks: Best Practices to Assess the Integrity and Perfusion of Left-Sided Anastomoses.- Intraoperative Air Leak, Colonic Ischemia, or Tension: How To Salvage the Failed Anastomosis.- Minimizing Conversion in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: From Preoperative Risk Assessment to Intraoperative Strategies.- Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery in the Obese and Morbidly Obese Patient: Preoperative Strategies and Surgical Techniques.- The Challenge of the Transverse Colon Tumor: Laparoscopic Techniques and Strategies.- Laparoscopic Total Abdominal Colectomy for Emergent and Elective Indications: Perioperative Considerations and Techniques.- Organ-Preserving Strategies in the Management of Fulminant Clostridium Difficile Colitis.- Optimizing Stoma Function and Quality of Life: Best Practices in Planned and Unplanned Stoma Creation.- Prophylactic Approaches for Parastomal Hernia Formation during Laparoscopic Creation of Permanent End-Stomas: Rationale, Techniques, and Outcomes.- Transanal Endoscopic Surgery for Benign Rectal Lesions: Preparation and Surgical Techniques.- Transanal Endoscopic Surgery for Rectal Cancer: Indications, Staging, and Perioperative Considerations.- Advanced Techniques for Specimen Extraction During Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.
This book provides essential didactic content for the SAGES University Masters Program Colorectal Surgery Curriculum. Surgeons seeking to complete the competency, proficiency, or mastery curriculum of the MASTERS Colorectal Pathway for a particular anchoring colorectal procedure will find relevant educational content in this SAGES Manual. Written by experts in the field, each chapter provides detailed guidance on preoperative and peri-procedural considerations for right and left elective and emergency colorectal resections, for both benign and malignant pathologies. Technical pearls and strategies to manage pitfalls and complications are also extensively reviewed along with detailed guidance for both laparoscopic and robotic procedures.
The SAGES Manual of Colorectal Surgery provides a wealth of practical guidance to surgeons along their journey to progress from competency to mastery in various minimally invasive approaches to colorectal surgery.
Patricia Sylla Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital New York, NY USA
Andreas M. Kaiser Keck School of Medicine of USC Los Angeles, CA USA
Daniel Popowich Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital New York, NY USA