Technological Advances in Treatment of Rectal Cancer.- Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging(MRI) in Rectal Cancer.- Role of Staplers in Colorectal Surgery.- Total Mesorectal Excision(TME) in Rectal Cancer.- Artificial Reservoirs (pouches) in Rectal Cancer.- Pathology of Colorectal Cancer .- Immunogenetics in Colorectal Cancer.- Role of Laparoscopy in Colorectal Cancer.- Extra Levator Abdominoperineal Excision(ELAPE) for Rectal Cancer.- Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES).- Enhanced Recovery After Surgery(ERAS) Protocol in Colorectal Cancer.- Role of Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Treatment in Rectal Cancer.- Non Operative Management in Rectal Cancer.
This book provides an up-to-date and detailed overview of diagnostic and management strategies for rectal cancer.It includes chapters focusing on recent diagnostic modalities such as technical advances, the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), immunology, and histopathology, as well as the latest surgical techniques for the management of rectal cancer. It also discusses the role of adjuvant, neo-adjuvant and non-operative approaches.
Further, it presents the recent guidelines of prevention and early diagnosis, as well as current and future diagnostic and staging work-up, clearly and concisely, linking each topic to the therapeutic options arising from the staging. A large part of this multifaceted book is devoted to the in-hospital care of rectal cancer patients, from the fast-track procedures and enhanced recovery systems to detailed descriptions of the available surgical techniques, including salvage situations, accidents, complications and their treatment.
Dr Fazlul Qadir Parray graduated from Government Medical College Srinagar and did his masters in Surgery from Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, India. He then pursued multiple international fellowships in minimal access surgery. He has many research publications in various international and national journals and has authored two books. He specializes in management of colorectal cancer and advanced laparoscopic procedures like laparoscopic low and ultra low resections,total proctocolectomies,pouches and natural orifice endoscopic endoluminal surgeries. Presently he is Professor in department of general and minimal invasive surgery at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences,Srinagar, India. Dr Nisar Ahmad Chowdri graduated from Government Medical College, Srinagar and did his post-graduation from Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, India. He then pursued several national and international fellowships in minimal access surgery. He has many research publications in various national and international journals and has contributed to several books. He recently published a book titled Benign Anorectal Disorders. Presently he is working as Professor and Head of department of general and minimal invasive surgery at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences,Srinagar, India.