Mayo Clinic Gastrointestinal Surgery

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Keith A. Kelly, Michael G. Sarr, R. A. Hinder
Saunders, 2004 - Medical - 734 pages
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Over 50 surgeons from the Mayo Clinic have collaborated to present the definitive new single-volume work on gastrointestinal surgery. Focusing on practical surgical how-to rather than basic science, it delivers all of the step-by-step, richly illustrated guidance surgeons need to successfully reproduce the many operative procedures performed by the Mayo Clinic staff.

  • Explores the diagnosis, indications for surgery, choice of operation, operative techniques, and surgical outcomes for every major gastrointestinal condition-from the esophagus to the anal canal.
  • Features more than 845 intraoperative photographs, line drawings, diagnostic images, pathology slides, tables, and graphs that make every technique easy to follow.
  • Covers all of the latest minimal access techniques-including Nissen fundoplication, Heller myotomy, splenectomy, and colectomy-as well as the newest procedures for hepatic resection, liver and pancreatic transplantation, proctolectomy, and more.
  • Outlines today's best approaches for managing challenging conditions such as morbid obesity, pelvic trauma, GERD, esophageal hiatal hernia, Crohn's disease, and colon cancer.
  • Covers the most recent combined surgical, chemotherapeutic, and radiotherapeutic approaches to cancer.

·Provides evidence from the literature to support each therapeutic recommendation.

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Contents

On Being a Mayo Clinic Surgeon Keith A Kelly M D Jon A van Heerden M D
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Gastroesophageal Reflux and Esophageal Hiatal Hernia Alexander Klaus M D Ronald A Hinder M D
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Achalasia and Other Esophageal Motility Disorders Jessica S Donington M D Mark S Allen M D
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