- Anorectal investigation
• Colonoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy
• Inherited bowel cancer
• Colonic cancer
• Rectal cancer
• Adjuvant therapy for colorectal cancer
• Anal cancer
• Diverticular disease
• Ulcerative colitis
• Crohn’s disease
• Functional problems and their surgical management
• Functional problems and their medical management
• Anal fistula: evaluation and management
• Minor anorectal conditions
• Sexually transmitted diseases and the anorectum
• Minimally invasive surgery and enhanced recovery programmes in colorectal disease
• Intestinal failure
Colorectal Surgery meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures. The text is thoroughly referenced and supported by evidence-based recommendations wherever possible, distinguishing between strong evidence to support a conclusion, and evidence suggesting that a recommendation can be reached on the balance of probabilities.
This is a title in the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series whose eight volumes are an established and highly regarded source of information for the specialist general surgeon.
- The Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series provides a current and concise summary of the key topics within each major surgical sub-specialty.
- Each volume highlights evidence-based practice both in the text and within the extensive list of references at the end of every chapter.
- Purchase of a print book also includes a downloadable version of the eBook.
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- © Saunders Ltd. 2013
- 2nd August 2013
- Saunders Ltd.
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Professor of Colorectal Surgery, Imperial College, London, and Consultant Surgeon and Clinical Director, St. Mark's Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, St Mark's Hospital, Harrow; Adjunct Professor of Surgery, Imperial College, London, UK