An Internist's Illustrated Guide to Gastrointestinal Surgery by George Y. WuAn Internist's Illustrated Guide to Gastrointestinal Surgery by George Y. Wu

An Internist's Illustrated Guide to Gastrointestinal Surgery

EditorGeorge Y. Wu

Paperback | November 9, 2010

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This comprehensive and easy-to-read review of all the surgical and laparoscopic procedures now used for the GI tract is designed for the nonsurgically trained physician who must care for postsurgical patients. It provides clear illustrations, discussions of accompanying anatomical and physiological changes, advice on patient management, and medical pearls. Topics range from esophageal and gastric surgery to abdominal hernia, from small and large bowel procedures to hepatic, biliary, pancreatic, aortic, and peritoneal operations. This is a unique book that covers the concepts and practices that underlie gastrointestinal surgery and are crucial to today's best management of patients.

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Title:An Internist's Illustrated Guide to Gastrointestinal SurgeryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:355 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.03 inPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617373117

ISBN - 13:9781617373114

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A. Esophageal SurgeryEsophagectomy and ReconstructionMichael Kent, Jeffrey Port, and Nasser AltorkiZenker's DiverticulumAnders Holm and Denis C. LafreniereEsophagectomy for Achalasia: Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy and Dor FundoplicationJoshua M. Braveman, Lev Khitin, and David M. BramsSurgery for Gastroesophageal Reflux DiseaseLev Khitin and David M. BramsHiatal Hernia RepairLev Khitin and David M. BramsEsophageal StentsGaspar Nazareno, Nii Lamptey-Mills, and Jay BensonEndoscopic Therapy for Esophageal VaricesJaroslaw Cymorek and Khalid AzizB. Gastric SurgerySurgical Treatment of Peptic Ulcer DiseaseBrent W. Miedema and Nitin RangnekarSurgical Management of Gastric TumorsRobert C. G. Martin and Martin S. Karpeh, Jr.Reconstruction After Distal GastrectomyNitin Rangnekar and Brent W. MiedemaSurgery for ObesityCarlos Barba and Manuel LorenzoPercutaneous Enterostomy TubesGaspar Nazareno and George Y. WuC. Small Bowel SurgerySmall Bowel ResectionsEric M. Knauer and Robert A. KozolUrinary Diversion SurgeryScott Rutchick and Peter AlbertsenD. Large Bowel SurgeryColonic ResectionRobert A. KozolSurgery of the Rectum and AnusMark Maddox and David WaltersE. Hepatic and Biliary SurgeryHepatic ResectionJohn Taggert and Giles F. WhalenBypass and Reconstruction of Bile DuctsJohn Taggert and Giles F. WhalenCholecystectomyJohn Taggert and Giles F. WhalenF. Pancreatic SurgeryPancreatic SurgeryJanette U. Gaw and Dana K. AndersenEndoscopic Management of Pancreatic PseudocystsGaspar Nazareno and Khalid AzizG. Surgery on Aorta and its BranchesSurgery of the Abdominal Aorta and BranchesStephanie Saltzberg, Justin A. Maykel, and Cameron M. AkbariEndovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic AneurysmGrant J. PriceH. Surgery on Portal VeinPortasystemic Venous Shunt Surgery for Portal HypertensionDavid K. W. Chew and Michael S. ConteTransjuglar Intrahepatic Portosystemic ShuntGrant J. PriceI. Abdominal Hernia SurgeryHernia SurgeryChristine Bartus and David GilesJ. Peritoneal SurgeryPeritoneal ShuntsEric M. Knauer and David GilesIndex

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Foreword by Dr. Tadataka Yamada"This book is written for internists, gastroenterologists, and other physicians who care for patients with complex GI disease and who interact particularly with surgeons...Each chapter gives a broad overview of a particular disease and then leads into methods of treatment. Where surgery is the primary treatment, the preoperative evaluation and management of patients is discussed. A section on the typical surgical procedures required to treat a disease is then presented. This includes options that are surgical and nonsurgical in nature. The latter part of each chapter includes discussion about survival, postoperative complications, cost, functional outcomes and related topics, and processes. At the end of each chapter is a list of references that are typically classical surgical references. "-Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal"This is a unique textbook directed primarily at practicing internists, but which is equally appropriate for gastroenterologists and trainees in medicine who wish to understand better what would happen to their patients when a surgical choice is made." - Digestive and Liver Disease"...an excellent guide for medical residents and gastroenterology fellows...a practical and succinct review of GI surgery." - Practical Gastroenterology"The editors of this book have made a great effort to produce a complete guide not only to gastrointestinal surgery but also to abdominal general surgery, including surgery of the aorta and its branches, and abdominal wall hernia surgery. This book can be thoroughly recommended both for young surgeons and non-visceral surgical residents in surgical departments, and for busy, but interested, general surgical practitioners and physicians." - British Journal of Surgery"This text, whose contributing authors include professors and chiefs of surgery, surgical subspecialists, medical gastrointestinal subspecialists, chief surgical residents, and medical fellows, is an excellent primer for the primary care physician, medical student, or resident. In a clear, concise, well-organized fashion, the reader is able to develop an appreciation of the standard as well as newer technologic advances in surgery for the management and follow-up of patients with gastrointestinal disease." -Current Surgery"The unique book is written for primary care providers, family practitioners, gastroenterologists, and others who care for patients who have experienced gastrointestinal surgery. An Internist's IllustratedGuide to Gastrointestinal Surgery speaks well to its intended audience and is recommended for hospital and academic health science libraries." -E-STREAMS