Oesophagogastric Surgery

Oesophagogastric Surgery : A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

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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.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 416 pages
  • 194 x 252 x 22mm | 959.99g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • W B Saunders Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • Approx. 170 illustrations (60 in full color)
  • 070204962X
  • 9780702049620
  • 171,550

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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 commentsshow more

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 * Indexshow more