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Colon and Rectal Surgery: Abdominal Operations

Publication Year: 2011
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Wexner, Steven D.; Fleshman, James W.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-605-47643-8
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Colon and Rectal Surgery: Abdominal Operations is written by acknowledged master surgeons, emphasizes surgical procedures, and is lavishly illustrated with original full-color drawings.

Colon and Rectal Surgery: Abdominal Operations is part of the Master Techniques in General Surgery Series, a series that presents common and advanced procedures in the major subspecialties of general surgery. The series is overseen by Josef E. Fischer, editor of the classic two-volume reference Mastery of Surgery.

Each chapter briefly assesses indications, contraindications, and preoperative planning before fully explaining and illustrating the procedure in step-by-step detail. Outcomes, complications, and follow-up are also discussed. Each chapter ends with a brief reference list. Coverage includes left and right colon resections performed open and laparoscopically, colectomies, proctocolectomies, restorative and reconstructive techniques for proctocolectomy and pelvis reconstruction, stoma construction, how to repair complications of stoma construction, and treatment of rectal prolapse.

-- Focused on procedures
-- Full color
-- Written and edited by the acknowledged masters

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  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Wexner, Steven D.; Fleshman, James W.
  • ISBN: 978-1-605-47643-8
  • Specialty:
    Gastroenterology & Hepatology
    Residents
    Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 612
  • Illustrations: 363
  • Year: 2011

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