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Published:
August 21, 2014
Editor(s):
Robert F. Kushner, Christopher D. Still
Bariatric surgery has led to improved health outcomes including significant weight loss and reduction in co-morbidities among patients with obesity. Clinical practice guidelines recommend that patients considering bariatric surgery undergo a comprehensive nutritional assessment. Nutrition and 
Published:
May 09, 2013
Editor(s):
Brendan Moran, Richard John Heald
Manual of Total Mesorectal Excision is the authoritative manual for the trainee and qualified surgeon, covering every aspect of total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer. Written by the surgeons who pioneered and popularized TME Includes high-quality colour illustrations to detail the 
Published:
August 12, 2012
Editor(s):
Albert Losken, Jeffrey E Janis
This practical, go-to reference by Drs. Losken and Janis will provide you with the tools you need when addressing a host of abdominal wall problems, ranging from simple to complex hernia repair and abdominal wall reconstruction. It provides information on the latest developments in mesh and 
Published:
March 23, 2012
Editor(s):
Subhash Kini, Raghavendra Rao
Bariatric surgery is performed in severely obese patients who are unable to lose weight by other methods such as diet, exercise, and medications. Review of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: Essential Notes and Multiple-Choice Questions is a collaboration from specialists in bariatric and metabolic 
Published:
November 23, 2010
Editor(s):
Graeme J. Poston, Michael D’Angelica, René Adam
Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) surgery is now firmly established within the repertoire of modern general surgery. This new edition has been completely rewritten by world-leading surgeons to reflect the considerable advances made in the surgical management of HPB disorders since the highly 
Published:
December 23, 2009
Editor(s):
Callum C. Lyon, Amanda Smith
This innovative handbook bridges the gap between the colorectal surgeon, the stoma nurse and the dermatologist. It addresses the questions of what pathology is involved, what can be done by nurses, when to refer to a dermatologist, and what can be done by a dermatologist. Now in its second edition, 
Published:
December 18, 2009
Editor(s):
Charles B. Whitlow, David E. Beck, David A. Margolin, Terry C. Hicks
Written by many of the world’s leading colorectal surgeons, this evidence-based text investigates the risks and benefits of colorectal surgeries. By using clinical pathways, algorithms, and case discussions, the authors identify the best practices for patient safety and positive outcomes to ensure 
Published:
September 01, 2009
Author(s):
Mark D Stringer
For surgeons, physicians, and anatomists involved in the management and study of disorders of the liver, bile ducts and pancreas, eponyms are part of everyday communication. They help to describe anatomical features, operative procedures, surgical instruments, and diseases. Unfortunately, many have 
Published:
May 01, 2009
Author(s):
Renzo Dionigi
For many years liver surgery has been considered major surgery, which has been often associated with a high complication rate. Although evidence suggests that better results are achieved in specialized centers with a high volume of procedures, nevertheless liver resections are now carried out in 
Published:
November 24, 2008
Editor(s):
Laurence R. Sands, Dana R. Sands
A great single-source reference encompassing all aspects of colorectal surgery, Ambulatory Colorectal Surgery covers topics: patient evaluation anorectal anatomy anorectal ultrasound biofeedback techniques fecal incontinence evaluation and management wound management stoma management pain