Oesophagogastric Surgery - Print and E-Book

Oesophagogastric Surgery - Print and E-Book : 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

  • Hardback | 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
  • 84,042

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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