Table of Contents

  • Pathology of benign, malignant and premalignant oesophageal and gastric tumours
  • Epidemiology, genetics and screening for oesophageal and gastric cancer
  • Staging of oesophageal and gastric cancer
  • Preoperative assessment and perioperative management in oesophageal
    and gastric surgery
  • Surgery for cancer of the oesophagus
  • Treatment of early oesophageal cancer and endoscopic oesophageal surgery
  • Surgery for cancer of the stomach
  • Endoscopic and surgical treatment of early gastric cancer
  • Radiotherapy and chemotherapy in treatment of oesophageal and gastric cancer
  • Palliative treatments of carcinoma of the oesophagus and stomach
  • Other oesophageal and gastric neoplasms
  • Pathophysiology and investigation of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
  • Treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
  • Treatment of the complications of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and failed gastro-oesophageal surgery
  • Barrett’s oesophagus
  • The management of achalasia and other motility disorders of the oesophagus
  • Paraoesophageal hernia and gastric volvulus
  • Benign ulceration of the stomach and duodenum and the complications of previous ulcer surgery
  • Oesophageal emergencies
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Index


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About the editors

Simon Raimes

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Northern Oesophago-gastric Unit, Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, UK

Jonathan Shenfine

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant General & Oesophago-Gastric Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia.