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Surgery of the Esophagus and Stomach

Handbooks in General Surgery

Bland, K.I., Sarr, M.G., Büchler, M.W., Csendes, A., Garden, O.J., Wong, J. (Eds.)

2011, XIX, 303p. 55 illus., 15 illus. in color.


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  • Each chapter clearly lists the essential techniques relevant to the context, as well as the dilemmas to be expected when such diagnostic approaches, techniques and therapies are not employed. This helps the reader to focus on the chapter’s most relevant points.
  • Coherent layout throughout facilitates easy reference.
  • A broad international perspective provided by the editorial team of leading experts in the field from around the world.
Surgery of the Esophagus and Stomach provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to surgical therapy of the esophagus and stomach. The chapters provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with various esophagus and stomach disorders, spanning benign and malignant problems and minimally invasive procedures. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles. A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Bariatric - Cancer - Diverticula - General Surgery - Peptic Ulcer

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Surgery

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