Surgery of The Alimentary Tract: Mesenteric Circulation, Hernia, Small Intestine, Volume 5

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The fifth edition of this reference on gastrointestinal surgery covers procedures from the esophagus to the anus. All five volumes of this fifth edition have been revised and updated to include general and vascular surgical treatments of gastrointestinal disorders. Leading authors in the field discuss the most recent developments, including surgery of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum, biliary tract, pancreas, liver, spleen, colon, and small intestine.

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The fifth edition of this reference on gastrointestinal surgery covers procedures from the esophagus to the anus. All five volumes of this fifth edition have been revised and updated to include general and vascular surgical treatments of gastrointestinal disorders. Leading authors in the field discuss the most recent developments, including surgery of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum, biliary tract, pancreas, liver, spleen, colon, and small intestine.

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David J. Dries
This is the fourth edition of a five-volume text reviewing surgery of the gastrointestinal system. The authors have produced a review of the basic science and clinical management of gastrointestinal problems. The book is a standard in its fourth edition since 1955. This work is for the practicing surgeon, academician, trainee, or student of gastrointestinal surgery. The authors and contributors represent leaders in American gastrointestinal surgery. This handsomely bound set of books is divided into five volumes by subject matter. Volumes cover the course of the alimentary tract and discuss closely related topics including liver, pancreas, spleen, and hernia. Each volume is a text of its own. Contributors for a volume are listed with affiliations in the front pages followed by the table of contents for the whole set. Chapters describing each subject are placed in groups designed to stand alone. Each volume concludes with a detailed index that includes separate citations for tables reviewing the content of that volume. Chapters are well written and contain original work dating to within three years of publication. The table of contents is brief but subject headings in each chapter are well indicated. Illustrations are black-and-white and of adequate quality. In some cases, contrast and detail are lost. This book presents each anatomic region with pertinent anatomy, physiology and embryology followed by diagnostic studies, operative procedures, and treatment for benign and malignant disease. Although such an approach allows content overlap among chapters, the book is in fact tightly organized. Although cost may limit ownership of this set to practicing surgeons, it belongs onthe shelf of medical libraries supporting surgical departments.
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Reviewer: David J. Dries, MD (University of Minnesota Medical School)
Description: This is the fourth edition of a five-volume text reviewing surgery of the gastrointestinal system.
Purpose: The authors have produced a review of the basic science and clinical management of gastrointestinal problems. The book is a standard in its fourth edition since 1955.
Audience: This work is for the practicing surgeon, academician, trainee, or student of gastrointestinal surgery. The authors and contributors represent leaders in American gastrointestinal surgery.
Features: This handsomely bound set of books is divided into five volumes by subject matter. Volumes cover the course of the alimentary tract and discuss closely related topics including liver, pancreas, spleen, and hernia. Each volume is a text of its own. Contributors for a volume are listed with affiliations in the front pages followed by the table of contents for the whole set. Chapters describing each subject are placed in groups designed to stand alone. Each volume concludes with a detailed index that includes separate citations for tables reviewing the content of that volume. Chapters are well written and contain original work dating to within three years of publication. The table of contents is brief but subject headings in each chapter are well indicated. Illustrations are black-and-white and of adequate quality. In some cases, contrast and detail are lost.
Assessment: This book presents each anatomic region with pertinent anatomy, physiology and embryology followed by diagnostic studies, operative procedures, and treatment for benign and malignant disease. Although such an approach allows content overlap among chapters, the book is in fact tightly organized. Although cost may limit ownership of this set to practicing surgeons, it belongs on the shelf of medical libraries supporting surgical departments.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780721682082
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/2/2001
  • Series: Vol. 5 of 5 Volume Set Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 488

Meet the Author

Professor of Surgery and Vice Provost for Medical Affairs, Emeritus, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

The Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

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Table of Contents

VOLUME V MESENTERIC CIRCULATION
Chapter 1. Anatomy and Collateral Pathways of the Mesenteric Circulation
Chapter 2. Physiology of the Mesenteric Circulation
Chapter 3. Acute Mesenteric Ischemia
Chapter 4. Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia
Chapter 5. Splanchnic Artery Aneurysms
Chapter 6. Aortoenteric Fistula
Chapter 7. Mesenteric Arterial Trauma

HERNIA
Chapter 8. Basic Features of Abdominal Wall Herniation and Its Repair
Chapter 9. Inguinofemoral Herniation: Evolution of Repair through the Anterior Approach to the Groin
Chapter 10. Inguinofemoral Herniation: Evolution of Repair by the Posterior Approach to the Groin
Chapter 11. Femoral Hernia
Chapter 12. Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
Chapter 13. Ventral Herniation in the Adult
Chapter 14. Lumbar and Pelvic Hernias
Chapter 15. Hernias and Congenital Groin Problems in Infants and Children
Chapter 16. Congenital Defects of the Abdominal Wall

SMALL INTESTINE
Chapter 17. Anatomy and Embryology of the Small Intestine
Chapter 18. Physiology of the Small Intestine
Chapter 19. Surgical Procedures on the Small Intestine
Chapter 20. Small Intestinal Hemorrhage
Chapter 21. Surgical Conditions of the Small Intestine in Infants and Children
Chapter 22. Small Intestinal Insufficiency and the Short Bowel Syndrome (Including Small Intestinal Transplant)
Chapter 23. Small Bowel Obstruction
Chapter 24. Small Intestinal Diverticula
Chapter 25. Neoplasms of the Small Intestine
Chapter 26. Crohn’s Disease — General Considerations: Presentation, Diagnosis, and Medical Management
Chapter 27. Crohn’s Disease – Surgical Management
Chapter 28. Small Intestinal Trauma
Chapter 29. Small Intestinal Fistulas
Chapter 30. Small Intestinal Procedures for Hyperlipidemia and Morbid Obesity
Chapter 31. Radiation Enteritis
Chapter 32. Pneumostasis Cystoides Intestinalis

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