There is no more technically demanding laparoscopic procedure than laparoscopic proximal gastric bypass. Furthermore, training and skill in advanced laparoscopy are inadequate background for developing a program since the bariatric patient presents many complex issues in management for the surgeon. Thus, the novice must master the skills of two disciplines: advanced laparoscopy and bariatric surgical care. The authors bring forward their significant experience in bariatric surgery and lessons learned from the development of their laparoscopic obesity surgery program in order to provide a resource to surgeons committed to bringing safe and effective laparoscopic treatment to their morbidly obese
Written in a quick-review format perfect for the busy student and clinician, this Second Edition stands as the most illustrative and in-depth guide available to prepare for the gastroenterology board and recertification exams. Supplying readers with an armamentarium of case-based presentations, 219 quality images, and more than 400 references for further study, this book spans the clinical entities most likely to be encountered in everyday practice and provides all one needs to know for testing on gastroenterology, hepatology, and related topics. Sure to complete the personal library of all medical students, residents, and fellows focusing on internal medicine and gastroenterology by laying a firm foundation and review of core topics related to the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, and pancreas
Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System continues to be the pre-eminent textbook of choice for trainee as well as practising gastroenterologists who want a clear and lucid description of the very latest issues in this growing discipline. Every chapter has been updated with the most recent advances in the study and control of hepatitis, in its various forms. Technical and therapeutic advances have appeared in all areas of hepatology, in particular portal hypertension, liver tumours, genetic diseases and imaging, both diagnostic and therapeutic. All are brought up-to-date in the very readable style characteristic of this standard text
Thoroughly revised and updated for its Fourth Edition, this Spiral(R) Manual is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and management of all gastrointestinal problems–from common complaints such as intestinal gas to life-threatening diseases such as cancer and AIDS. Chapters written in an easy-to-scan outline format cover the approach to the patient, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, nutritional assessment and management, gastroenterologic emergencies, and specific complaints and disorders. Highlights of this Fourth Edition include an expanded obesity chapter, major updates on inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome, new treatments for viral hepatitis, and endoscopic treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
The latest system based addition to the At a Glance series, The Gastrointestinal System at a Glance is a concise and integrated text on the gastrointestinal system. The book is intended as an authoritative and concise account of the field covering anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, and pathology as well as clinical management.
The book is divided in to four sections: Basic Structure and Function, Integrated Function and Disorders and Diseases as well as a short section on Diagnosis and Treatment. The structure of the book takes the student from the basic sciences to clinical practice whilst always maintaining an integrated balance and understanding of both aspects. Fantastic diagrams that include a quick summary of clinical presentations will aid students to learn and revise.
The Gastrointestinal System at a Glance is ideal as an introduction to the subject, as a companion book for a course, and as a book for revision prior to examinations
A review of medical and surgical problems affecting the liver, pancreas and biliary system. This book provides the essential information for medical and nursing students, GPs and junior hospital doctors in general medical and surgical training. It provides algorhithms for diagnosing and treating common diseases (e.g. gallstones, hepatitis) as well as information for referring, and allowing informed discussion with patients regarding treatment and prognosis of rarer conditions such as malignancies and transplantation
This book presents a clear and concise story of the overall management of colorectal cancer covering causality and genetics, prevention, and surgical, chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments, with the patient at the centre. It is contemporary, scientific and hightly practical. It peers into the future in order to harness scientific innovations and translate them into the clinic as soon as possible