Colorectal Surgery - Print & E-Book: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice / Edition 5by Robin K. S. Phillips
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./b>
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.
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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