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Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Surgery: Case Studies

Victoria A. Lane, Richard J. Wood, Carlos Reck, Marc A. Levitt
June 28, 2017

This new handbook teaches and explains the key principles in the management of complex pediatric colorectal diagnoses. By using case-based presentations, radiographic images, operative images with Multiple Choice Questions to test knowledge, this book serves as an invaluable educational tool. ‘...

Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: The Lapco Manual

Mark Coleman, Tom Cecil
June 13, 2017

This unique reference in laparoscopic colorectal surgery starts by looking at the establishment of the Lapco training programme in the UK. It then goes on to provide a comprehensive technical manual of operative and patient care for laparoscopic colorectal surgery, offers insight into training and...

Mesenteric Principles of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Basic and Applied Science

John Calvin Coffey, Rishabh Sehgal, Dara Walsh
February 15, 2017

Mesenteric-based gastrointestinal and colorectal surgery has been practiced internationally for over a century. However, it is not yet universally adopted, and considerable variations exist. Such variations are explained by the historical disparity that has persisted between anatomic and surgical...

Bariatric Surgery Patients: A Nutritional Guide

Betty Wedman-St Louis
December 07, 2016

"Approximately 65% of our population is overweight and 12% are morbidly obese. This is despite more than 25 years of attempted medical management. Clearly all current efforts have failed to control this enormous problem. Could it be that we have failed to recognize the cause of the disease and...

Surgical Oncology: Theory and Multidisciplinary Practice, Second Edition

Graeme J. Poston, Lynda Wyld, Riccardo A. Audisio
October 03, 2016

Surgical oncology is now a recognized specialty in the US and several European countries, and cancer surgery takes up a significant part of any general surgeon’s workload. This thoroughly updated second edition of this bestseller is officially endorsed as a textbook for the syllabus and curriculum...

Short Bowel Syndrome: Practical Approach to Management

John K. DiBaise, Carol Rees Parrish, Jon S. Thompson
June 15, 2016

Short Bowel Syndrome: Practical Approach to Management is the first reference exclusively about the issues experienced by patients with a short bowel. It covers all aspects of normal and abnormal physiology, the presenting features, and outcomes, including metabolic problems, gallstones, and renal...

Nutritional Care of the Patient with Gastrointestinal Disease

Alan L Buchman
August 03, 2015

Nutritional management is an integral part of the management for virtually all gastrointestinal diseases. Nutritional Care of the Patient with Gastrointestinal Disease fills a current void in nutritional education by providing a reference for diagnosing and managing common nutritional issues...

Operative Surgery of the Colon, Rectum and Anus

P Ronan O'Connell, Robert D. Madoff, Michael Solomon
May 28, 2015

The sixth edition of Operative Surgery of the Colon, Rectum and Anus presents the state of the art in colorectal surgery. Edited by world renowned surgeons and with expert chapters from contributors in North America, Europe, and Australasia, the book is essential reading for the experienced surgeon...

Nutrition and Bariatric Surgery

Robert F. Kushner, Christopher D. Still
August 21, 2014

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...

Manual of Total Mesorectal Excision

Brendan Moran, Richard John Heald
May 09, 2013

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...

Review of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: Essential Notes and Multiple Choice Questions

Subhash Kini, Raghavendra Rao
March 23, 2012

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...

Surgical Management of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders, Second Edition

Graeme J. Poston, Michael D’Angelica
November 23, 2010

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...

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