Colorectal Surgery: Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice [NOOK Book]

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Colorectal Surgery meets 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 ...

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Colorectal Surgery: Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

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Overview

Colorectal Surgery meets 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.
  • 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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780702049736
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences UK
  • Publication date: 6/22/2013
  • Series: Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 346
  • File size: 11 MB
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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 invasive surgery and enhanced recovery programmes in colorectal disease
• Intestinal failure
• Index
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