Oesophagogastric Surgery: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

Oesophagogastric Surgery: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

Mixed media product Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

Edited by S. Michael Griffin, Edited by Simon A. Raimes, Edited by Jonathan Shenfine

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  • Publisher: Saunders (W.B.) Co Ltd
  • Format: Mixed media product | 416 pages
  • Dimensions: 194mm x 252mm x 22mm | 960g
  • Publication date: 15 August 2013
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 070204962X
  • ISBN 13: 9780702049620
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 170 illustrations (60 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 172,939

Product description

Oesophagogastric 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*** "Evidence based medicine is clearly highlighted in text. Key points listed at end of each chapter and references with key research are highlighted. It has clear diagrams and illustrations. Overall a well-written text which provides a wealth of information for general surgical trainees and gastroenterologists.? "Judges comments"

Table of contents

* Pathology of benign, malignant and premalignant 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 and endoscopic oesophageal surgery * 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 * Treatment of the complications of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and failed gastro-oesophageal surgery * Barrett's oesophagus * The management of achalasia and other motility disorders of the oesophagus * Paraoesophageal hernia and gastric volvulus * Benign ulceration of the stomach and duodenum and the complications of previous ulcer surgery * Oesophageal emergencies * Bariatric surgery * Index