Topics in Colorectal Surgery

by P Sivalingam

The book titled “Topics in Colorectal Surgery” encompasses different facets of colorectal surgery. Most colorectal conditions are treated by general surgeons only, so to make it a separate specialty the association of colon and rectal surgeons of India structured advanced course in colorectal surgery. This book is established on the lectures of the author given in various teaching programs in the country for past 30 years. Undergraduates and postgraduates can refer this book time to time. It is the first book of its kind in colorectal surgery and lectures are updated sporadically. The book constitutes 38 chapters that includes history of colorectal surgery, setting up colorectal clinic and examination for anorectal lesions, pelvic floor musculature—levator ani, anorectal physiology, constipation, congenital anorectal anomalies, Hirschsprung’s disease, anorectal suppuration, fistula in ano, fissure in ano, hemorrhoids, pilonidal sinus, anal stenosis, pruritus ani, fecal incontinence, adynamic intestinal obstruction, colonic pseudo-obstruction, colonic volvulus, necrotizing fasciitis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), pre- and probiotics, lower gi bleeding, bowel preparation, colorectal endoscopy, ulcerative colitis, colostomy care, complications of colostomy, colon and rectal anastomosis and prevention of leak, management of fecal fistula, rectal prolapse, polyps of colon and rectum, predisposing factors for colon and rectal malignancy, carcinoma of colon, carcinoid tumors of intestine, carcinoma of rectum, recurrent rectal cancer, and carcinoma of the anal region. The topics on anal stenosis, necrotizing fasciitis, polyps of colon and rectum and carcinoma of the anal region are written by Dr. S Vadamalayan.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Sivalingam P Madurai Medical College, Madurai
ISBN 9788184489309
Speciality Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11133
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2010
Pages 336
Book Type Professional


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