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Surgery of the Esophagus and Stomach
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Main description:

Surgery of the Esophagus and Stomach provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to surgical therapy of the esophagus and stomach.

The chapters provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with various esophagus and stomach disorders, spanning benign and malignant problems and minimally invasive procedures. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles.

A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training.


Feature:

-Each chapter begins with a list of the most poignant specified applications for treatment of surgical disease and the failures that may be expected when such diagnostic approaches, technique and therapy are not utilized, helping the reader to focus in on the most take-home points of the chapter
-Consistent layout enables quick and easy reference
-Edited by a group of leading experts in the field from across the globe, making for an international approach


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Surgery of the Esophagus and Stomach provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to surgical therapy of the esophagus and stomach.

The chapters provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with various esophagus and stomach disorders, spanning benign and malignant problems and minimally invasive procedures. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles.

A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training.


Contents:

Part 1. Esophagus and Paraesophageal Region: Benign.- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.- Paraesophageal Hiatus Hernia.- Barrett’s Esophagus.- Achalasia: Chagas’ Disease.- Esophageal Perforation.- Esophageal Diverticula.- Part 2. Esophagus and Paraesophageal Region: Malignant.- Esophageal Cancer: Diagnosis and Staging.- Esophageal Cancer: Transhiatal Resection.- Transthoracic Esophagectomy.- Part 3. Stomach: Benign and Malignant.- Peptic Ulcer Disease and Helicobacter Pylori.- Peptic Ulcer Disease: Perforation.- Ulcer Disease: Obstruction.- Peptic Ulcer Disease: Hemorrhage.- Gastric Ulcer.- Postgastrectomy and Postvagotomy Syndromes.- Bariatric Surgery.- Gastric Adenocarcinoma.- Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors.- Gastric Lymphoma.- Part 4. Gastrointestinal Bleeding.- Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage: Diagnosis and Treatment.


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781849964371
Publisher: Springer (Springer London)
Publication date: October, 2010
Pages: 328
Weight: 390g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: Gastroenterology, General

MEET THE AUTHOR

This book is edited by a team of experts from across the globe.

Kirby I. Bland, MD, is based at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, in the USA, where he is the Fay Fletcher Kerner Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, and the Deputy Director at the Comprehensive Cancer.

Michael G. Sarr, MD is the James C. Marson Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN in the USA.

Markus W. Büchler, MD, is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of General and Visceral Surgery at the University of Heidelberg in Germany.

Attila Csendes, MD FACS(Hon) is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital in Santiago, Chile.

O. James Garden, MBChB MD FRCS(Ed) FRCP(Ed) FRACS(Hon), is the Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in the UK.

John Wong, BSc(Med(Syd)) MBBS(Syd) PhD(Syd) MD(Hon(Syd)) FRACS FRCS(Edin) FRCS(Glasg) FACS(Hon) is the Chair Professor for the Department of Surgery at The University of Hong Kong and Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong, China.

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