Oesophagogastric Surgery: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

Oesophagogastric Surgery: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780702072567
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 07/16/2018
Series: Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice Series
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Northern Oesophago-gastric Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Northern Oesophago-gastric Unit, Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, UK

Table of Contents

• Pathology of 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
• 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
• Revisional oesophagogastric surgery
• Barrett’s oesophagus
• The management of achalasia and other motility disorders of the oesophagus
• Paraoesophageal hernia and gastric volvulus
• Oesophageal emergencies
• Obesity and assessment for metabolic surgery
• Bariatric operations and perioperative care
• Follow-up and late complications of bariatric surgery

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