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Colorectal Surgery - Print & E-Book: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice / Edition 5
     

Colorectal Surgery - Print & E-Book: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice / Edition 5

by Robin K. S. Phillips
 

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ISBN-10: 0702049654

ISBN-13: 9780702049651

Pub. Date: 08/19/2013

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Colorectal Surgerymeets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures.

Overview

Colorectal Surgerymeets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures. The text is thoroughly referenced and supported by evidence-based recommendations wherever possible, distinguishing between strong evidence to support a conclusion, and evidence suggesting that a recommendation can be reached on the balance of probabilities.

This is a title in the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series whose eight volumes are an established and highly regarded source of information for the specialist general surgeon.

• The Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series provides a current and concise summary of the key topics within each major surgical sub-specialty.
• Each volume highlights evidence-based practice both in the text and within the extensive list of references at the end of every chapter.
• Purchase of a print book also includes a downloadable version of the eBook.

• An expanded authorship team across the series includes additional European and World experts with an increased emphasis on global practice.
• The contents of the series have been extensively revised in line with recently published evidence.

• New techniques, such as percutaneous and transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation for faecal incontinence as well as extralevator abdomino-perineal excision, are fully covered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702049651
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/19/2013
Series:
Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

• Anorectal investigation • Colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy • Inherited bowel cancer • Colonic cancer • Rectal cancer • Adjuvant therapy for colorectal cancer • Anal cancer • Diverticular disease • Ulcerative colitis • Crohn’s disease • Incontinence • Functional problems and their surgical management • Functional problems and their medical management • Anal fistula: evaluation and management • Minor anorectal conditions • Sexually transmitted diseases and the anorectum •Minimally invasivesurgery and enhanced recovery programmes in colorectal disease • Intestinal failure • Index

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