Modern Approach to Benign Esophageal Disease: Diagnosis and Surgical Therapy (Google eBook)

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CRC Press, Nov 14, 2002 - Medical - 251 pages
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This work focuses on the physiologic approach to the understanding and management of oesophageal disease. This is coupled with the utilization of minimally invasive thoracoscopic and laparoscopic surgery as a first option in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. oesophageal motility disorders, oesophageal diverticula, and benign oesophageal tumours. Open surgery is reserved for the initial approach to complicated oesophageal disease, reopeation of previously failed procedures, or oesophageal replacement for end-stage benign disease. This volume aims to present the current status of a changing approach to the field of oesophageal surgery.

  

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Contents

Chapter 1 Pathophysiology of Esophageal Motor Disorders and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
1
Chapter 2 Preoperative Assessment of Esophageal Function
17
Chapter 3 Tailored Antireflux Surgery
57
Pathophysiology and Management
69
Chapter 5 Laparoscopic Approach to Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
83
Etiology Diagnosis and Treatment
105
Chapter 7 Laparoscopic Myotomy and Anterior Fundoplication for Achalasia
117
Chapter 8 Thoracoscopic Myotomy
123
Chapter 11 Surgical Management of Leiomyoma and Extramucosal Cysts of the Esophagus
165
Chapter 12 Therapeutic Endoscopy of Benign Esophageal Diseases
173
Chapter 13 Reoperation for Failed Antireflux Procedures
183
Chapter 14 Indication and Technique of Total Duodenal Diversion in Benign Esophageal Disease
191
Chapter 15 Esophageal Replacement for Benign Disease
199
Chapter 16 Antroduodenal Motility in Foregut Disease
213
Index
235
Back Cover
244

Chapter 9 Surgery for Esophageal Diverticula
143
Chapter 10 Cricopharyngeal Myotomy for Neurologic Dysphagia
155

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