This book is the gold standard specialty defining work in surgery of the upper gastrointestinal tract. An international contributor team, brought together by editors from the US and UK have produced a lavishly illustrated exhaustive reference work, which no general surgeon can be without. Divided into three sections - oesophagus, stomach and small intestine - this considers the aetiology and pathophysiology of gastrointestinal disease together with its surgical and medical treatment in adults and children. Table of Contents: Part I: Oesophagus. Normal Structure of the Oesophagus. Radiological Investigation of the Oesophagus. Principles of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Endoscopy of the Oesophagus. Investigation of Oesophageal Function. Disorders of Motility. Medical Treatment of Oesophageal Motility Disorders. Surgical Management of Motility Disorders. Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux. Management of Uncomplicated Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux. Management of Uncomplicated Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux. Surgical Management of Uncomplicated Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux. Complications of Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux. Diaphragmatic Hernia. Tumours of the Oesophagus. Surgical Management of Carcinoma of the Oesophagus. Non-Surgical Management of Carcinoma of the Oesophagus. Oesophogeal Perforation. Oesophageal Varices. Miscellaneous Disorders of the Oesophagus. Part II: Stomach and Duodenum. Anatomy of the Stomach. Secretory Physiology. Measurement of Gastric Secretory and Motor Function. Gastric Mucosal Defence Mechanisms. Radiological Investigations. Endoscopy of the Stomach and Duodenum. Gastritis and Duodenitis. Pathology of Gastric and Duodenal Ulcer. Epidemiology of Peptic Ulceration. Chronic Gastric Ulcer. Chronic Duodenal Ulcer. Medical Management of Duodenal Ulcer Disease. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Gastroduodenal Injury. Antisecretory Drugs. Surgical Treatment of Chronic Duodenal Ulcer. Complications of Peptic Ulcer and Their Management. Complications of Peptic Ulcer Surgery. The Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome and Endocrine Disorders Affecting the Stomach. Tumours of the Stomach. Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Bleeding. The Stomach in Portal Hypertension. Surgery for Obesity. Part III: Small Intestine. Miscellaneous Conditions of the Stomach. Anatomy of the Small Intestine. Physiology of the Small Intestine. Investigation and Diagnosis of the Small Intestine. Radiological Investigation of the Small Intestine. Adaptation and Failure of the Small Intestine. Injuries to the Small Intestine. External Fistulae of the Small Intestine. Internal. Fistulas of the Small Intestine. Medical Aspects of Crohns Disease. Crohns Enteritis Treatment: Surgical. Radiation Enteritis and other Inflammatory Conditions. Small Bowel Obstruction. Haemorrhage and Perforation of the Small Bowel. Mesenteric Vascular Diseases. Small Bowel Conduits and Stomas.Small Bowel Diverticula. Benign Tumours of the Small Bowel. Carcinoid and Other Apudomas of the Small Intestine. Malignant Tumours of the Small Intestine. Miscellaneous Conditions of the Small Bowel. Part IV: Paediatric. Paediatric Aspects of Upper Digestive Surgery.
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Titolo: Upper Digestive Surgery, Oesophagus, Stomach and Small Intestine
Autori: Taylor - Watson - Williamson
Editore: Elsevier - Bailliere Tindall
Finitura: Copertina rigida
Misure: 20x27 cm
Peso: 3.7 kg