Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Anesthesia

Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Anesthesia

by Chandra M. Kumar
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Taylor & Francis

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Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Anesthesia

Supplemented with numerous tables and an abundance of up-to-date references, this source analyzes methods in preoperative, perioperative, and postoperative assessment on an organ-by-organ basis thoroughly discusses the evaluation and monitoring of GI physiology with a chapter by an acknowledged expert in the field provides an expert overview of the prediction of surgical outcomes spans the most recent advances in perioperative fluid management clearly outlines clinical procedures of anesthesia for oesophagectomy alongside relevant clinical trials demonstrates techniques in anesthesia for fast track colonic surgery explores the burgeoning area of regional anesthesia for abdominal surgery with a section by an acknowledged specialist on the topic This resource stands as the only authoritative text to specifically focus on developments and best practices in anesthesiology for procedures affecting the gastrointestinal tract and related appendages. This book provides in-depth coverage of topics such as risk assessment, stress response, and scoring, as well as spans anesthetic trends and practices for endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures, as well as a variety of invasive procedures including hepatobiliary, pancreatic, colorectal, colonic, and abdominal surgeries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780849340734
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/01/2006
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract (Including Splanchnic Blood Flow and Tonometry). Surgical Considerations in Upper GI Surgery. Surgical Considerations in Lower Gastrointestinal Surgery. Stress Response during Surgery. Measurement and Prediction of Surgical Outcomes. Reducing Morbidity after Colorectal Surgery: Surgical Perspectives. Preoperative Assessment. Perioperative Fluid Management and Optimization. Regional Anaesthesia in Abdominal Surgery. Sedation for Endoscopic Procedures. Anaesthesia for Esophagogastric Surgery. Anaesthetic Considerations for Gastric Surgery. Anaesthesia for Bariatric Surgery. Anaesthesia for Antireflux Surgery. Anaesthesia for Hepatobiliary Surgery. Anaesthesia for Pancreatic Surgery. Anaesthesia for Laparoscopic Surgery. Anaesthesia for The Carcinoid Syndrome. Anaesthesia for Phaeochromocytoma Resection. Anaesthesia for Colorectal Surgery. Anaesthesia for Colorectal Surgery in the Elderly. Rapid Recovery after Major Abdominal Surgery. Anaesthesia for Anorectal Surgery. Anaesthesia for Emergency Exploratory Laparotomy. Postoperative Pain Management after Abdominal Surgery. Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting after Abdominal Surgery. The Role of the Critical Care Unit in Abdominal Surgery.

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