ABOUT THIS BOOK
· This book will focus on the management of the entire spectrum of esophageal
· It will be written by world-class international esophageal surgeons and gastroenterologists of unparalleled experience and academic caliber
· This book will be a concise and thorough handbook illustrating indications, patient preparation, teaching points during operative techniques and strategies for avoiding and managing complications
Esophageal Diseases: Evaluation and Treatment is a concise and easy-to-read manual which explores the pathophysiology, diagnostic evaluation, treatment and strategies for avoiding and managing esophageal diseases. Simple operative approaches are explained, relevant technical considerations are given, and management strategies of the disease process are described in each chapter for better understanding.
Written by world class international esophageal surgeons and gastroenterologists, Esophageal Diseases: Evaluation and Treatment is a thorough handbook for surgeons and gastroenterologists in residence and training which aims to help with avoiding and managing the entire spectrum of esophageal diseases.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Esophageal Diseases - Esophageal Surgery - Gastroenterology
Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Oncology & Hematology
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Esophageal Anatomy and Physiology.- 2. Esophageal Diseases: Radiologic Images.- 3. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Pathophysiology.- 4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Diagnostic Evaluation.- 5. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Treatment.- 6. Treatment of Paraesophageal Hernias.- 7. Extra-Esophageal Manifestation of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.- 8. Epiphrenic Diverticulum.- 9. Evaluation and Treatment of Zenker's Diverticulum.- 10. Achalasia: Pathophysiology and Diagnostic Evaluation.- 11. Achalasia: Treatment.- 12. Begnign Esophageal Tumors: Evaluation and Treatment.- 13. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: From Heartburn to Cancer.- 14. Barrett's Esophagus: Treatment Options.- 15. Esophageal Cancer: Evaluation.- 16. Esophageal Cancer: Surgical Treatment.- 17. Esophageal Cancer: Neo-Adjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy.