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

1 Pathophysiology of Esophageal Motor Disorders and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
1
2 Preoperative Assessment of Esophageal Function
20
3 Tailored Antireflux Surgery
72
Pathophysiology and Management
85
5 Laparoscopic Approach to Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
102
Etiology Diagnosis and Treatment
128
7 Laparoscopic Myotomy and Anterior Fundoplication for Achalasia
141
8 Thoracoscopic Myotomy
147
10 Cricopharyngeal Myotomy for Neurologic Dysphagia
181
11 Surgical Management of Leiomyoma and Extramucosal Cysts of the Esophagus
192
12 Therapeutic Endoscopy of Benign Esophageal Diseases
199
13 Reoperation for Failed Antireflux Procedures
209
14 Indication and Technique of Total Duodenal Diversion in Benign Esophageal Disease
217
15 Esophageal Replacement for Benign Disease
225
16 Antroduodenal Motility in Foregut Disease
240
Index
261

9 Surgery for Esophageal Diverticula
169

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