Colorectal Surgery

Expert Consult - Online and Print


  • H. Randolph Bailey, MD, Texas Medical Center, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas
  • Richard Billingham, MD, University of Washington, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington
  • Michael Stamos, MD, University of California, Irvine, H. H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center, Orange, California
  • Michael Snyder, MD, Texas Medical Center, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas

Colorectal Surgery equips you to overcome the clinical challenges you face in this area of surgery. Written for the general surgeon who is called upon to manage diseases and disorders of the large bowel, rectum, and anus, this reference provides advanced, expert guidance on how to avoid complications and achieve the most successful results.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-1724-2


"This book is an up to date and perinent addition to the surgical literature for residents as well as surgeons with a strong interest in colorectal diseases. It provides an excellent guide for the colorectal trainee, covering colorectal operative diseases."

British Journal of Surgery, May 2013

Table of Contents

Section I General

1 Anatomy and Physiology

2 Diagnostic Evaluations

3 Preoperative Management

4 Postoperative Management

5 General Postoperative Complications and How to Prevent Them

Section II Anorectal

6 Hemorrhoids

7 Anal Fissure

8 Abscess and Fistula

9 Complex Colorectal Fistulas

10 Pilonidal Disease and Hidradenitis Suppurativa

11 Anogenital Condyloma and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Section III Colorectal Malignancy

12 Screening For Colorectal Cancer

13 Polyps

14 Colon Cancer Evaluation and Staging

15 Surgical Management of Colon Cancer

16 Management of Rectal Cancer

17 Colorectal Cancer: Adjuvant Therapy and Surveillance

18 Treatment of Metastatic or Recurrent Colorectal Cancer

19 Anal Malignancies

20 Miscellaneous Neoplasms

Section IV Inflammatory Conditions

21 Inflammatory Bowel Disease

22 Surgical Management of Ulcerative Colitis

23 Surgery for Crohn Disease

24 Diverticulitis

25 Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

26 Radiation, Ischemic, and Infectious Colitides

27 Large and Small Bowel Obstruction

28 Intestinal Stomas and Their Complications

Section V Functional Problems

29 Incontinence and Rectocele

30 Rectal Prolapse

31 Pruritis Ani and other Perinal Dermatoses

Section VI Miscellaneous

32 Colon and Rectal Trauma

33 Uncommon Disorders