Master Techniques in Surgery: Colon and Rectal Surgery: Anorectal Operations

Publication Year: 2018

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Wexner, Steven D.; Fleshman, James W.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-49-634857-9

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 92

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Part of the highly respected Master Techniques in Surgery series, this volume provides the authoritative, up-to-date guidance you need to master both traditional techniques and innovative new procedures in colon and rectal surgery.

Covering both basic and advanced procedures, this edition contains superbly illustrated, expertly written chapters covering virtually any colorectal surgical technique likely to be performed today. Each contributing author presents a real-world viewpoint on a particular surgery, offering clinical information based on practical expertise. Outstanding full-color illustrations provide visual guidance on every procedure.


  • Presents easy-to-digest, clinically relevant material from world-renowned colon and rectal surgeons who explain their preferred techniques step by step, including indications and contraindications, preoperative planning, postoperative management, outcomes, complications, and follow-up.
  • Abdominal coverage includes left and right colon resections performed open and laparoscopically, colectomies, proctocolectomies, abdominoperianal resections, restorative and reconstructive techniques for proctocolectomy and pelvis reconstruction, stomal complications, Hartmann’s Reversal, treatment of rectal prolapse, ventral hernia repair, and small bowel strictureplasty.
  • Anorectal covers hemorrhoidectomies, anal and rectovaginal fistula procedures, fecal incontinence, procedures for perineal prolapse and excision of rectal carcinoma, lateral sphincterotomy, rectocele, and muscle, anal and pilonidal flap procedures.


    Platform: Ovid
    Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
    Product Type: Book
    Author/Editor: Wexner, Steven D.; Fleshman, James W.
    ISBN: 978-1-49-634857-9
    Gastroenterology & Hepatology
    Internal Medicine
    Language: English
    Edition: 2nd Ed.
    Pages: 408
    Year: 2018
    Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 92

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