Colorectal Surgery: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

Colorectal Surgery: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

Mixed media product Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

Edited by Robin K. S. Phillips, Edited by Sue Clark

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  • Publisher: Saunders (W.B.) Co Ltd
  • Format: Mixed media product | 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 194mm x 248mm x 20mm | 820g
  • Publication date: 15 August 2013
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0702049654
  • ISBN 13: 9780702049651
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 125 illustrations (35 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 173,390

Product description

Colorectal Surgery meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures. The text is thoroughly referenced and supported by evidence-based recommendations wherever possible, distinguishing between strong evidence to support a conclusion, and evidence suggesting that a recommendation can be reached on the balance of probabilities. This is a title in the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series whose eight volumes are an established and highly regarded source of information for the specialist general surgeon.

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? ***2010 BMA Book Awards - Highly Commended Surgical specialties category*** This is an outstanding text book. Its concise chapters are expertly written with boxed latest evidence based medicine quotes to knock home what has been written. "Journal quote " "This book is extremely well referenced high lighting only the most important papers. It is beautifully illustrated. This is a worthy new addition to the series which this reviewer cannot recommend highly enough. Essential reading!" Colorectal Disease, 2009

Table of contents

. Anorectal investigation . Colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy . Inherited bowel cancer . Colonic cancer . Rectal cancer . Adjuvant therapy for colorectal cancer . Anal cancer . Diverticular disease . Ulcerative colitis . Crohn's disease . Incontinence . Functional problems and their surgical management . Functional problems and their medical management . Anal fistula: evaluation and management . Minor anorectal conditions . Sexually transmitted diseases and the anorectum . Minimally invasive surgery and enhanced recovery programmes in colorectal disease . Intestinal failure . Index