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Current Therapy in Colon and Rectal Surgery

Extensively revised, this 2nd Edition focuses exclusively on practical clinical science and advances in colon and rectal surgery. It continues to provide "expert" perspectives and essential information on current therapies—ranging from new diagnostic modalities and medical therapeutics to surgical treatment options, including minimal access surgery.

General Surgeons, Residents and Fellows, Colon and Rectal Surgeons and Fellows, and Health Science Libraries


Published: October 2004

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-1-55664-480-1



    Chapter 1 Anatomy and Physiology of the Rectum
    Chapter 2 Hemorrhoids
    Chapter 3 Anal Fissure
    Chapter 4 Anal Rectal Abscess
    Chapter 5 Anal Fistula
    Chapter 6 Rectal-Vaginal Fistula
    Chapter 7 Pilondial Sinus
    Chapter 8 Hidradentitis Suppurativa
    Chapter 9 Pruritus Ani
    Chapter 10 Anal Stenosis
    Chapter 11 Anal and Perianal Warts
    Chapter 12 Anorectal Venereal Infection
    Chapter 13 Bowen’s Disease and Paget’s Disease
    Chapter 14 Melanoma and Basal Cell Carcinoma
    Chapter 15 Anal Carcinoma
    Chapter 16 Ano-Rectal Pain Syndrome
    Chapter 17 Anorectal Congenital Disorders
    Chapter 18 Hirschprung’s Disease


    Chapter 19 Anal Incontinence(FecalIncontinence)
    Chapter 20 Anatomy and Physiology of the Rectum and Colon(Anatomy and Physiology of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus)
    Chapter 21 Rectal Stricture
    Chapter 22 Fecal Impaction
    Chapter 23 Rectal Prolapse
    Chapter 24 Solitary Rectal Ulcer
    Chapter 25 Rectocele
    Chapter 26 Rectal Trauma
    Chapter 27 Foreign Bodies of the Rectum
    Chapter 28 Sacral and Retrorectal Tumors
    Chapter 29 Villous Tumors of the Rectum
    Chapter 30 Preoperative Evaluation of the Rectal Cancer Patient(Assessment of Operative Risk and Staging)
    Chapter 31 Cancer of the Rectum; Operative Management and Adjuvant Therapy
    Chapter 32 Cancer of the Rectum, Local Treatment
    Chapter 33 Cancer of the Rectum: Follow-up and Management of Local Recurrence
    Chapter 34 Perineal Hernia

    Section III THE COLON

    Chapter 35 Preparing the Patient for Surgery
    Chapter 36 Medical Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis and other Colitides
    Chapter 37 Ulcerative Colitis: Surgical Treatment
    (Ulcerative Colitis: Surgical Options)
    Chapter 38 Management of Toxic Ulcerative Colitis
    Chapter 39 Anastomotic Complications of Pelvic Pouch Surgery and Management
    Chapter 40 Pouchitis and Functional Complications of the Pelvic Pouch
    Chapter 41 Complications of the Kock Pouch
    (The Continent Ileostomy-Its Complications and Management)
    Chapter 42 Unhealed Perineal Wound
    Chapter 43 Crohn’s Disease: Medical Management
    (Medical Treatment of Crohn’s Disease)
    Chapter 44 Crohn’s Disease of the Rectum and Colon (Crohn’s Colitis)
    Chapter 45 Crohn’s Disease: Perianal (Perianal Crohn’s Disease)
    Chapter 46 Acute Appendicits
    Chapter 47 Cecal Ulcer
    Chapter 48 Pseudomembranous Colitis
    Chapter 49 Cytomegalovirus Ileocolitis and Kaposi’s Sarcoma in HIV/AIDS
    Chapter 50 Medical Treatment of Diverticulitis
    Chapter 51 Treatment of Diverticulitis
    Chapter 52 Diverticulitis and Fistula
    Chapter 53 Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage (Ectasia, Diverticulitis)
    Chapter 54 Large Bowel Obstruction
    Chapter 55 Volvulus of the Colon
    Chapter 56 Pseudo-obstruction (Lower Bowel)
    Chapter 57 Management of the Malignant Polyp
    Chapter 58 Treatment of Colorectal Adenomas
    (including screening, follow-up, and surveillance)
    Chapter 59 Molecular Biology of Colorectal Cancer and Implications for Therapy
    Chapter 60 Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
    Chapter 61 Desmoid Tumors
    Chapter 62 Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer
    (Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer)
    Chapter 63 Cancer of the Appendix and Pseudomyxoma Peritonei
    Chapter 64 Management of Cancer of the Colon (including Adjuvant Therapy)
    Chapter 65 Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer
    Chapter 66 Hepatic Metastases from Colorectal Cancer
    Chapter 67 Pulmonary Metastases from Colorectal Cancer
    Chapter 68 Other Colorectal Neoplasms, Nonepithelial
    Chapter 69 Ischemic Colitis
    Chapter 70 Management and Treatment of Colonic & Rectal Trauma
    Chapter 71 Endometriosis of the Colon and Rectum
    Chapter 72 Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis
    Chapter 73 Constipation


    Chapter 74 Small Bowel Obstruction
    Chapter 75 Short Bowel Syndrome
    Chapter 76 Crohn’s Disease of the Duodenum, Stomach, and Esophagus
    Chapter 77 Crohn’s Disease of the Small Bowel (including Laparoscopy)
    Chapter 78 Small Bowel Neoplasms
    Chapter 79 Carcinoid Tumors of the Large and Small Bowel
    Chapter 80 Enterocutaneous Fistula
    Chapter 81 Acute and Chronic Ischemia of the Small Bowel(Acute and Chronic Mesentric Ischemia)
    Chapter 82 Radiation Enteritis and Colitis


    Chapter 83 Colorectal Surgery in the High-Risk Patient
    Chapter 84 Reoperative Pelvic Surgery
    Chapter 85 Malnutrition (Current Therapy in ColorectalSurgery-Nutritional Support)
    Chapter 86 Sepsis Following Colorectal Surgery: Prevention & Management
    Chapter 87 Anastomotic Leak after Colon and Rectal Resections
    Chapter 88 Complications of Colonoscopy
    Chapter 89 Management of Hemorrhage during Pelvic Surgery(Reoperative Pelvic Surgery)
    Chapter 90 Urological Complications of Colorectal Surgery
    Chapter 91 Prevention and Treatment of Complications of Laparoscopic Intestinal Surgery
    Chapter 92 Prevention and Management of Stoma Complications
    Chapter 93 Difficult Wounds and Stomas: Nursing Management
    Chapter 94 Outcomes of Colorectal Surgery-What to Assess and How Chapter 95 Documentation and Use of the CPT Coding System for Colorectal Surgery


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