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Diseases of the Colon
edited by Steven D. Wexner

Diseases of the Colon spans the wide array of colorectal disorders including rectal prolapse, irritable bowel syndrome, benign and malignant colonic tumors, fissures and ulcers, and Crohn's colitis, among other ailments.

Features:

  • Features nearly 40 chapters written by both gastroenterologists and a colorectal surgeons to provide multidisciplinary care strategies and recommendations
  • Highlights core information using reader-friendly tables and summaries
  • Supplies and abundance of surgical and endoscopic images for correct navigation and understanding of anatomical structures

Contents

  1. Colonic Development, Embryology, Structure and Function
  2. Colonic and Rectal Obstruction.
  3. Incontinence
  4. Rectal Prolapse
  5. Constipation (including sigmoidocele, retocele)
  6. Colonoscopy
  7. Radiology of the Colon
  8. Laparoscopic Surgery of the Colon
  9. Anorectal Physiology Testing
  10. Endoanal and Endorectal Ultrasound
  11. Biofeedback for Pelvic Floor Disorders
  12. Infectious Colitis
  13. Pseudomembranous Colitis
  14. Colon Ischemia
  15. Radiation Injury to the Colon: Colopathy and Proctopathy
  16. Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Bleeding
  17. Vascular Disorders of the Colon
  18. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  19. Diverticular Disease
  20. Megacolon Pseudoobstruction (Ogilvie's Syndrome), Cathartic Colon - Laxative Abuse and Melanosis
  21. Volvulus
  22. Adenoma/Adenocarcinoma (excluding adenomatous polyposis)
  23. Other Benign and Malignant Colonic Tumors
  24. Intestinal Polyposis Syndromes and Hereditary Colorectal Cancer
  25. Ulcerative Colitis
  26. Crohn's Disease of the Colon
  27. Other Colitides: Microscopic Colitis, Eosinophilic Colitis, and Neurtopenic Enterocolitis
  28. Diversion Colitis and Pouchitis
  29. Hemorrhoids
  30. Anal Fissures, Ulcers and Stenosis
  31. Fistulas-in-Ano and Abscesses
  32. Anorectal Neoplastic Disorders
  33. Miscellaneous Colonic Disorders
  34. The Colon and Systemic Disease
  35. Medications, Toxins and the Colon

Index

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edited by Steven D. Wexner
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