Current Challenges in Colorectal Surgery
Paul B. Boulos, Steven D. Wexner
W.B. Saunders, 2000 - Medical - 228 pages
This book addresses key issues of controversy within this surgical area. The editors selected 12 topics of current interest that are associated with controversy and debate. A balanced view is presented, drawing on recent data. A conclusion section summarizing each issue gives a clear view of the current position and the relevance for management practice. The book is written from an international perspective and includes contributions from world-recognized authors.
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