Operation Primers

Open total mesorectal (TME) for cancer

Authors: Becker, Heinz, Homayounfar, Kia, Ghadimi, Michael

  • Unique concept of mental training of surgical education
  • Practical surgical primers provides examples
  • Step-by-step instructions with numerous pictures
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This operation primer provides excellent photographic step-by-step guidance to this surgical procedure. It has been designed to describe the operation in the simplest manner possible without over-simplifying the complexities involved. Nodal points are at the core of the operation primer, describing the key surgical steps in detail. This surgical guidebook provides essential reference material for surgeons wishing to improve and update their knowledge in this specific area. The operation primer Open Total Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancer is especially intended for those surgeons who wish to familiarize themselves with colorectal surgery procedures. A complete total mesorectal excision (TME) plays a major role in the surgical treatment of rectal cancer as various studies have demonstrated its crucial impact on local recurrence rate and survival. Therefore, colorectal surgeons need to be trained in this specific technique. This operation primer is an excellent teaching tool, accurately describing the steps for open total mesorectal excision in a manner suitable for both beginners and experienced surgeons. It provides a detailed overview of patient preparation, key surgical steps, a work up of the resected specimen and common pitfalls of open total mesorectal excision. This operation primer will provide surgeons with a reliable and systematic approach to performing Open Total Mesorectal Excision.

About the authors

Heinz Becker, Prof. Dr., Universität Göttingen, Germany, highly reputated expert in this field

Kia Homayounfar, Dr., Universität Göttingen, Germany, highly reputated expert in this field

Michael Ghadimi, Prof. Dr., Universität Göttingen, Germany, highly reputated expert in this field

Reviews

From the reviews:

“This is an important book that demystifies total mesorectal excision. It is appropriate for senior residents and junior surgeons. The authors are experts in colorectal surgery and attempt to impart the important points of total mesorectal excision. … The liberal use of color pictures and diagrams to demonstrate important points is one of the highlights. … the book is a good resource and is recommended for surgeon preparation for total mesorectal excision.” (Muneera R. Kapadia, Doody’s Review Service, December, 2012)


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Open total mesorectal (TME) for cancer
Authors
Series Title
Operation Primers
Series Volume
10
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag GmbH Berlin Heidelberg
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-23883-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
92
Number of Illustrations and Tables
10 b/w illustrations, 10 illustrations in colour
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