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Oesophagogastric Surgery: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice / Edition 4
     

Oesophagogastric Surgery: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice / Edition 4

by S. Michael Griffin
 

ISBN-10: 0702030155

ISBN-13: 9780702030154

Pub. Date: 10/29/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Ever since the publication of the first edition in 1997, the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series has met the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants by providing contemporary, evidence-based information on the sub-specialist areas relevant to their general surgical practice. All eight volumes are thoroughly edited and supported

Overview

Ever since the publication of the first edition in 1997, the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series has met the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants by providing contemporary, evidence-based information on the sub-specialist areas relevant to their general surgical practice. All eight volumes are thoroughly edited and supported by evidence-based references to support key recommendations. This new Fourth Edition brings together the relevant state-of-the-art specialist information that the editors and authors consider important for the practising sub-specialist general surgeon. Purchase of a print book also includes a downloadable version of the eBook.

• A standardised approach is used across the series to provide up-to-date information in a way that will be consistent and familiar to the reader.

• Each volume gives 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 by also identifying the key papers in the extensive list of references at the end of every chapter.

• This new Fourth Edition is presented in colour throughout, including colour photographs of operative procedures, investigations and clinical signs throughout.

• The entire contents have been comprehensively updated with particular reference to the evidence-based content of each chapter.

• An expanded group of authors provides an increased international dimension to the content of all volumes.

• Purchase of a print copy includes a downloadable version of the eBook which you can also access on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad.

• In addition the books are available for purchase as a single volume or as part of a set of all eight volumes in an elegant slipcase.

• Includes a new chapter on paraoesophageal hernias and gastric volvulus

• Expanded coverage of developing endoscopic and laparoscopic treatment

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702030154
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/29/2009
Series:
Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Series preface ix

Editors' preface xi

Acknowledgements xi

Evidence-based practice in surgery xiii

1 Pathology of benign, malignant and premalignant oesophageal and gastric tumours Mark K. Bennett 1

2 Epidemiology, genetics and screening for oesophageal and gastric cancer William H. Allum 23

3 Staging of oesophageal and gastric cancer Christopher Deans Simon Paterson-Brown 41

4 Preoperative assessment and perioperative management in oesophageal and gastric surgery Ian H. Shaw 69

5 Surgery for cancer of the oesophagus S. Michael Griffin 91

6 Treatment of early oesophageal cancer Burkhard H.A. von Rahden Hubert J. Stein 115

7 Surgery for cancer of the stomach Simon A. Raimes 123

8 Endoscopic and surgical treatment of early gastric cancer Geoffrey W.B. Clark 157

9 Radiotherapy and chemotherapy in treatment of oesophageal and gastric cancer Adrian Crellin 171

10 Palliative treatments of carcinoma of the oesophagus and stomach Jane M. Blazeby Derek Alderson 195

11 Other oesophageal and gastric neoplasms Richard H. Hardwick 215

12 Pathophysiology and investigation of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease Rami R. Sweis Abraham J. Botha 229

13 Treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease David I. Watson 251

14 Treatment of the complications of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and failed gastro-oesophageal surgery Farzaneh Banki Tom R. DeMeester 281

15 Barrett's oesophagus Richard Gillies Ashref Tawil Hugh Barr Janusz Jankowski 293

16 The management of achalasia and other motility disorders of the oesophagus Derek Alderson 307

17 Paraoesophageal hernia and gastric volvulus Kyle A. Perry John G. Hunter 317

18 Benign ulceration of thestomach and duodenum and the complications of previous ulcer surgery John Wayman 327

19 Oesophageal emergencies Jon Shenfine S. Michael Griffin 343

20 Surgery for the obese Simon Dexter 365

Index 381

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