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Colorectal Surgery : A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

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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.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 336 pages
  • 194 x 248 x 20mm | 819.99g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • W B Saunders Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • Approx. 125 illustrations (35 in full color)
  • 0702049654
  • 9780702049651
  • 125,064

Review quote

? ***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, 2009show more

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 . Indexshow more