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Medicine - Radiology | Radiology of the Post Surgical Abdomen

Radiology of the Post Surgical Abdomen

Brittenden, John, Tolan, Damian J.M. (Eds.)

2012, XV, 326p. 447 illus., 42 illus. in color.

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  • Illustrated with artist line drawings
  • Extensive library of high resolution TIFF images of post-operative anatomy and complications
  • All images have arrows delineating normal anatomy and features of complications
  • Written by experts with an excellent national and international reputation in gastrointestinal and hepato-biliary radiology and surgery

Radiology of the Post Surgical Abdomen provides a comprehensive overview of all abdominal operations involving the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, hepatobiliary and genitourinary systems. Each chapter is fully illustrated with artists' drawings and radiological images of normal post operative anatomy. The complications associated with each procedure are described alongside imaging examples. Written by experts in the field, Radiology of the Post Surgical Abdomen provides the reader with key teaching points emphasising differentiation between normal post-operative anatomy and complications.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Gastroenterology - Imaging - Radiology - Surgery

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Radiology - Surgery

Table of contents 

Oesophagus.- Oesophagectomy.- Oesophageal dilatation.- and colonic interposition.- Surgery for gastro-oesophageal reflux.- Stomach.- Gastrectomy.- Gastric bypass procedures.- Vertical banded gastroplasty.- Duodenal ulcer surgery and vagotomy.- Duodenal switch.- Pancreas.- Whipple’s procedure.- for chronic pancreatitis (Frey’s, Puestow’s and Berger’s).- Total pancreatectomy.- Sphincterotomy.- Management of pseudocysts.- Liver.- Orthoptic liver transplantation.- Liver resection.- Radiofrequency ablation.- TACE.- Biliary.- Cholecystectomy.- Bile duct injury.- Biliary fistula.- Retained calculi.- Biliary-enteric anastomoses.- Small bowel.- Enterectomy and anastomosis.- The small bowel after liver transplantation, gastric and pancreatic surgery.- Post operative small bowel obstruction and ileus.- Short bowel, blind loop and pouch syndromes.- Stomas.- Reservoirs.- Large bowel.- Resections (anterior resection, abdominoperineal, Hartman’s).- Anastomoses.- Colostomies and cecostomies.- Pouches.- Mucous fistulas.- Surgery for anal fistula.- Genitourinary.- Partial and total nephrectomy.- Renal transplantation.- Urinary diversions.- Cystectomies.- Reservoirs.- male urethra.- General chapter - CT of the post operative abdomen.- Pneumoperitoneum.- Fluid collections.- Hernias.- Retained surgical products.- Shock.- Pitfalls.- List of abbreviations.

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