Progress in Colorectal Surgery / Edition 1

Progress in Colorectal Surgery / Edition 1

by John Beynon
     
 

"Progress in Colorectal Surgery covers a variety of topics of current interest to the colorectal specialist. Thirteen areas are covered by internationally renowned experts and include chapters on topics such as referral guidelines for rectal bleeding, difficult intraoperative problems in pelvic surgery, advances in the medical treatment of Crohn's disease, adjuvant… See more details below

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"Progress in Colorectal Surgery covers a variety of topics of current interest to the colorectal specialist. Thirteen areas are covered by internationally renowned experts and include chapters on topics such as referral guidelines for rectal bleeding, difficult intraoperative problems in pelvic surgery, advances in the medical treatment of Crohn's disease, adjuvant treatment for colorectal malignancy, thorough overview of modern developments in the surgical treatment of disorders of the lower intestine including ulcerative colitis/severe acute colitis, and innovations in the treatment of fecal incontinence." Aimed at current practitioners and trainees, the book discusses key concepts that will assist general surgeons and colorectal consultants in their management of patients with a broad spectrum of anorectal and colonic disorders. With a problem-oriented slant, this book is essential reading for all those with an interest in colorectal surgery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852338237
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
299
Product dimensions:
0.81(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

1The effective and efficient management of patients with rectal bleeding to identify the few with cancer1
2Screening for colorectal cancer22
3Familial colorectal cancer37
4Advances in the medical treatment of Crohn's disease59
5The management of perianal Crohn's disease93
6Investigation and management of malignant anal-canal tumours115
7Difficult intraoperative problems in pelvic surgery135
8Functional reconstruction of the perineum and pelvic floor154
9The management of inoperable rectal cancer171
10The role of the oncologist in the treatment of colorectal cancer191
11Investigation of functional bowel disorders209
12Innovations in the treatment of faecal incontinence244
13Surgical management of constipation262

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