Shackelfords Surgery of the Alimentary Tract – 8th Edition
Shackelfords Surgery of the Alimentary Tract – 8th Edition PDF
For more than 60 years, Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract has served as the cornerstone reference in this fast-moving field. With comprehensive coverage of all aspects of GI surgery, the 8th Edition, by Drs. Charles J. Yeo, Steven R. DeMeester, David W. McFadden, Jeffrey B. Matthews, and James W. Fleshman, offers lavishly illustrated, authoritative guidance on endoscopic, robotic, and minimally invasive procedures, as well as current medical therapies. Each section is edited by a premier authority in GI surgery; chapters reflect key topics and are written by a “who’s who” of international experts in the field. It’s your one-stop resource for proven, systematic approaches to all relevant adult and pediatric GI disorders and operations
New to this Edition
Discusses recent, major advances in minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery, personalized therapy based on genomics and proteomics, and new pharmacologic treatments of various GI diseases.
Includes all-new information on laparoscopy for rectal cancer, sacral nerve stimulation for incontinence and constipation, management of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, advances in immunosuppression for transplant patients, and new therapies for inflammatory bowel disease.
Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Features an abundance of beautifully detailed intraoperative and laparoscopic photographs, as well as radiographs and line drawings, to enhance and clarify the text.
Presents essential information, such as lists of differential diagnoses, in tabular format for quick reference.
SECTION I Esophagus and Hernia
PART ONE Anatomy and Physiology of the Esophagus
PART TWO Diagnostic Evaluation of the Esophagus
PART THREE Esophageal Motility Disorders and Diverticula
PART FOUR Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
PART FIVE Paraesophageal Hernia
PART SIX Barrett Esophagus
PART SEVEN Esophageal Cancer
PART EIGHT Miscellaneous Esophageal Conditions
PART NINE Hernia
SECTION II Stomach and Small Intestine
SECTION III Pancreas, Biliary Tract, Liver, and Spleen
SECTION IV Colon, Rectum, and Anus