Oesophagogastric Surgery - Print and E-Book: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

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Oesophagogastric 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 ...

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Overview

Oesophagogastric 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.
• This revised edition takes full account of the advances in the roles of endoscopic and laparoscopic investigation, management and the treatment of benign and malignant oesophagogastric disease.

• Key areas of evolving oesophagogastric practice are reflected in state of the art chapters from authors in the United States, Japan and Australia.

• Over half of the chapters have been updated to reflect the latest opinions on complicated and rapidly changing disciplines in endoscopic and open surgery.

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***2010 BMA Book Awards - Highly Commended - Surgical specialties category***

“Evidence based medicine is clearly highlighted in text. Key points listed at end of each chapter and references with key research are highlighted. It has clear diagrams and illustrations. Overall a well-written text which provides a wealth of information for general surgical trainees and gastroenterologists.” Judges comments

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Table of Contents

• Pathology of benign, malignant and premalignant oesophageal and gastric tumours
• Epidemiology, genetics and screening for oesophageal and gastric cancer
• Staging of oesophageal and gastric cancer
• Preoperative assessment and perioperative management in oesophageal and gastric surgery
• Surgery for cancer of the oesophagus
• Treatment of early oesophageal cancer and endoscopic oesophageal surgery
• Surgery for cancer of the stomach
• Endoscopic and surgical treatment of early gastric cancer
• Radiotherapy and chemotherapy in treatment of oesophageal and gastric cancer
• Palliative treatments of carcinoma of the oesophagus and stomach
• Other oesophageal and gastric neoplasms
• Pathophysiology and investigation of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
• Treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
• Treatment of the complications of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and failed gastro-oesophageal surgery
• Barrett’s oesophagus
• The management of achalasia and other motility disorders of the oesophagus
• Paraoesophageal hernia and gastric volvulus
• Benign ulceration of the stomach and duodenum and the complications of previous ulcer surgery
• Oesophageal emergencies
• Bariatric surgery
• Index

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