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Surgical Treatment and Pathology

Cohen, Richard, Windsor, Alastair (Eds.)

2014, XIV, 306 p. 91 illus., 44 illus. in color.

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  • With annotated anatomical diagrams matched to cross sectional images, operative photographs, tables, charts and bullet boxes, this book will assist the reader in obtaining a deep and thorough understanding of the fundamentals of anal canal and pelvic floor anatomy
  • This book is the perfect practical reference guide for day to day colorectal surgical practice as well as for in depth text based learning
  • It will help the reader in learning about the physiology of the anal canal, allowing development of conservative and surgical management skills

Anus: Treatment and Pathology is the perfect guide for the diagnosis and management of patients with anal canal and pelvic floor disorders. Using annotated diagrams matched to cross-sectional radiology with ultrasound and MRI, this book will not only give the reader a thorough understanding of normal anal canal and pelvic floor anatomy, but will also take the reader through the common benign and malignant conditions which affect the anal canal and pelvis describing in detail their pathophysiology, investigation and management.


Anus: Treatment and Pathology is aimed at practicing general surgeons, colorectal surgeons and surgical trainees, which can be used either as a practical reference guide for day to day colorectal surgical practice or for in depth text based learning.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » proctology

Related subjects » Radiology - Surgery

Table of contents 

1. The Normal Anus.- 2. Anorectal Physiology.- 3. Imaging the Normal Anus.- 4. Surgical Treatment and Pathology: Normal Histology.- 5. Congenital Abnormalities of the Anus.- 6. Premalignant Conditions of the Anus.- 7. Malignant Conditions including Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Rare Cancers.- 8. Rectocele Pathophysiology and Presentation.- 9. Treatment: Rectocele.- 10. Incontinence- Causes and Pathophysiology.- 11. Incontinence Assessment: Physiology and Imaging.- 12. Surgical Treatments for Incontinence.- 13. Haemorrhoids – Anatomy , Pathophysiology and Presentation.- 14. Operative management.- 15. Benign Disease, Fissures, Presentation and Pathophysiology.- 16. Chronic Anal Fissure.- 17. Anal Sepsis: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Presentation.- 18. Imaging of Anal Sepsis.- 19. Management of Anorectal Sepsis.- 20. Perianal Skin Conditions.- 21. Pruritus Ani. 22. Reconstruction of the Anus and Peri-Anal Region.

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