The ASCRS Manual of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Paperback | May 29, 2009

EditorDavid E. Beck, James W. Fleshman, David E. Beck

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The ASCRS Textbook of Surgery of the Colon and Rectum offers a comprehensive textbook designed to provide state of the art information to residents in training and fully trained surgeons seeking recertification. The textbook also supports the mission of the ASCRS to be the world's authority on colon and rectal disease. The combination of junior and senior authors selected from the membership of the ASCRS for each chapter will provide a comprehensive summary of each topic and allow the touch of experience to focus and temper the material. This approach should provide the reader with a very open minded, evidence based approach to all aspects of colorectal disease.Derived from the textbook, The ASCRS Manual of Surgery of the Colon and Rectum offers a "hands on" version of the textbook, written with the same comprehensive, evidence-based approach but distilled to the clinical essentials. In a handy pocket format, readers will find the bread and butter information for the broad spectrum of practice. In a consistent style, each chapter outlines the condition or procedure being discussed in a concise outline format - easy to read, appropriately illustrated and referenced.

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The ASCRS Textbook of Surgery of the Colon and Rectum offers a comprehensive textbook designed to provide state of the art information to residents in training and fully trained surgeons seeking recertification. The textbook also supports the mission of the ASCRS to be the world's authority on colon and rectal disease. The combination ...

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The ASCRS Manual of Colon and Rectal Surgery was designed to provide a rapid access pocket reference for residents, fellows, private clinicians, and allied health professionals caring for patients with colorectal surgical diseases. The Manual (abstracted ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery) is intended to impart succinct, clinic...

David E. Beck, MD Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, New Orleans, LA, USA

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1072 pages, 7.99 × 5 × 0.04 inPublished:May 29, 2009Publisher:SpringerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387734384

ISBN - 13:9780387734385

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Table of Contents

Anatomy and Embryology of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus.- Physiology: Colonic.- Anal Physiology.- Physiologic Testing.- Diagnostic Evaluations - Endoscopy: Rigid, Flexible Complications.- Diagnostic Evaluations - Radiology, Nuclear Scans, PET, CT Colography.- Endoluminal Ultrasound.- Preoperative Management - Risk Assessment, Medical Evaluation, and Bowel Preparation.- Postoperative Management: Pain & Anesthetic, Fluids & Diet.- Postoperative Complications.- Benign Anorectal: Hemorrhoids.- Benign Anorectal: Anal Fissure.- Benign Anorectal: Abscess and Fistula.- Benign Anorectal: Rectovaginal Fistulas.- Pilonidal Disease and Hidradenitis Suppurativa.- Perianal Dermatology and Pruritus Ani.-Sexually Transmitted Diseases.- Benign Colon: Diverticular Disease.- Colonic Volvulus.- Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage.- Endometriosis.- Colon and Rectal Trauma and Rectal Foreign Bodies.- Colorectal Cancer: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Molecular Basis.- Screening for Colorectal Neoplasms.- Polyps.- Polyposis Syndromes.- Colon Cancer Evaluation and Staging.- Surgical Management of Colon Cancer.- The Preoperative Staging of Rectal Cancer.- Surgical Treatment of Rectal Cancer.- Adjuvant Therapy for Colorectal Cancer.- Colorectal Cancer Surveillance.- Management of Locally Advanced and Recurrent Rectal Cancer.- Colorectal Cancer: Metastatic (Palliation).- Anal Cancer.- Presacral Tumors.- Miscellaneous Neoplasms.- Hereditary Non-polyposis Colon Cancer.- IBD: Diagnosis and Evaluation.- Medical Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.- Surgical Management of Ulcerative Colitis.- Surgery for Crohn's Disease.- Less Common Benign Disorders of the Colon and Rectum.- Intestinal Stomas.- Stoma Complications.- Incontinence.- Rectal Prolapse.- Constipation.- Pelvic Floor Disorders.- Laparoscopy.- Pediatric: Hirschsprung's, Anorectal Malformations, and Other Conditions.- Critically Reviewing the Literature for Improving Clinical Practice.

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From the reviews:"The purpose of this manual is to provide a condensed version of the textbook for readers to easily access. Students, residents, and clinical fellows would all benefit from this manual, as it provides a hands-on, practical review of the field of colorectal surgery. The manual covers all of the major topics in modern day colorectal surgery including anatomy and physiology . . This is a high quality manual covering the spectrum of colorectal diseases with an emphasis on clinically relevant content." (Daniel L Feingold, Doody's Review Service, October, 2009)