Evidence-Based Practices in Gastrointestinal, Colorectal and Hepatobiliary Surgery

by Govind Nandakumar

This book focuses on the evidence-based practices in gastrointestinal, colorectal and hepatobiliary surgery. The book addresses the basics and fundamentals of each disease process while reviewing new and innovative approaches. The field of gastrointestinal surgery has grown tremendously and is rarely practiced as one field with super speciality services like hepatobiliary, colorectal and bariatric surgery blossoming. This book is divided into nine sections that include the esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, small bowel and abdomen, colon, rectum, and anus. It consists of 67 chapters discusses about the hepatic, biliary, and pancreatic imaging, interventional radiology techniques, radiotherapy for gastrointestinal and liver pathology, benign disorders of the esophagus, gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett’s esophagus, esophagectomy, gastric bypass and biliopancreatic diversion, anatomic resections of the liver, hepatocellular carcinoma, intrahepatic and perihilar cholangiocarcinoma, colorectal liver metastasis, liver transplantation, pancreatic cancer, borderline resectable pancreatic cancer, pancreas transplantation, gastrointestinal stromal tumors, rectal prolapse and laparoscopic proctectomy. The evidence-based approach and the section on “Landmark Trials” give the necessary background information and yet encourage the reader to constantly review and update the ever changing literature. This book is very useful for all trainees and also a guide for practicing surgeons.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Nandakumar Govind Columbia Asia Hospitals, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India; Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA
ISBN 9789351529392
Speciality Gastroenterology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13024
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 1026
Book Type Professional


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