Progress in Colorectal Surgery

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John Beynon, Nicholas D. Carr
Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 28, 2005 - Medical - 299 pages
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Progress in Colorectal Surgery covers a variety of topics of current interest to the colorectal specialist. Thirteen areas are covered by internationally renowned experts and include chapters on topics such as referral guidelines for rectal bleeding, difficult intra-operative problems in pelvic surgery, advances in the medical treatment of Crohn's disease, adjuvant treatment for colorectal malignancy, thorough overview of modern developments in the surgical treatment of disorders of the lower intestine including ulcerative colitis/severe acute colitis and innovations in the treatment of fecal incontinence.

Recognizing that the surgeon does not work in isolation, the book also integrates recent progress in imaging techniques for the anal canal and rectum, and highlights medico-legal considerations.

Aimed at current practitioners and trainees, the book discusses key concepts that will assist general surgeons and colorectal consultants in their management of patients with a broad spectrum of anorectal and colonic disorders. With a problem-oriented slant, this book is essential reading for all those with an interest in coloproctology.


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It gives useful knowledge for early diagnosis and screening in current practice.


The Effective and Efficient Management of Patients with
The Role of the Oncologist in the Treatment
Screening for Colorectal Cancer
Familial Colorectal Cancer
Advances in the Medical Treatment of Crohns Disease
The Management of Perianal Crohns Disease
Investigation and Management of Malignant
Difficult Intraoperative Problems in Pelvic Surgery
Functional Reconstruction of the Perineum and Pelvic Floor
The Management of Inoperable Rectal Cancer
Investigation of Functional Bowel Disorders
Innovations in the Treatment of Faecal Incontinence
Surgical Management of Constipation

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