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The ASCRS Manual of Colon and Rectal Surgery

The ASCRS Manual of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Second Edition is designed to provide a rapid access pocket reference for residents, fellows, private clinicians, and allied health professionals caring for patients with colorectal surgical diseases. The Manual, abstracted from the ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Second Edition, is intended to impart succinct, clinically relevant information for daily patient care. The chapters take an evidence-based approach and many provide ASCRS practice parameters. The contents are presented consistently, with concise overviews of the most clinically relevant topics. The disease chapters discuss etiology, anatomic considerations, patient evaluation, lab results, imaging, diagnosis and treatment. The surgical chapters address these same issues, in addition to discussion of minimally invasive versus open techniques, possible complications, and perioperative care. The Manual also includes anatomical and technique drawings, operative photos and algorithms. Concise yet comprehensive, The ASCRS Manual of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Second Edition is very useful for physicians and researchers dealing with diseases of the colon and rectum.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Anatomy and Embryology of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus Jose Marcio Neves Jorge and Angelita Habr-Gama Chapter 2 Colonic Physiology Ursula M. Szmulowicz and Tracy L. Hull Chapter 3 Anorectal Physiology Richard E. Karulf Chapter 4 Physiologic Testing Anders F. Mellgren Chapter 5 Endoscopy Charles B. Whitlow Chapter 6 Radiology Jaime L. Bohl and Alan E. Timmcke Chapter 7 Endoluminal Ultrasound Donald G. Kim and W. Douglas Wong Chapter 8 Preoperative Management Janice F. Rafferty Chapter 9 Postoperative Management Sharon L. Stein and Conor P. Delaney Chapter 10 Postoperative Complications David W. Dietz Chapter 11 Hemorrhoids Marc Singer Chapter 12 Anal Fissure Rocco Ricciardi, Sharon L. Dykes, and Robert D. Madoff Chapter 13 Anorectal Abscess and Fistula Carol-Ann Vasilevsky Chapter 14 Benign Anovaginal and Rectovaginal Fistulas David A. Etzioni and Ann C. Lowry Chapter 15 Pilonidal Disease and Hidradenitis Suppurativa Harry T. Papaconstantinou and J. Scott Thomas Chapter 16 Dermatology and Pruritus Ani Charles O. Finne and John R. Fenyk Chapter 17 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Charles B. Whitlow, Lester Gottesman, and Mitchell A. Bernstein Chapter 18 Fecal Incontinence Dana R. Sands and Mari A. Madsen Chapter 19 Pelvic Floor Disorders Patrick Y. H. Lee and Guillaum Meurette Chapter 20 Anal Cancer Mark Lane Welton and Nalini Raju Chapter 21 Presacral Tumors Eric J. Dozois and Maria Dolores Herreros Marcos Chapter 22 Diverticular Disease Alan G. Thorson and Jennifer S. Beaty Chapter 23 Colonic Volvulus Jan Rakinic Chapter 24 Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Craig A. Reickert and Melissa Times Chapter 25 Endometriosis Michael J. Snyder Chapter 26 Trauma of the Colon and Rectum David B. Hoyt and Michael E. Lekawa Chapter 27 IBD: Diagnosis and Evaluation Walter A. Koltun Chapter 28 IBD: Medical Management Bruce E. Sands Chapter 29 Ulcerative Colitis: Surgical Management Zuri Murrell and Phillip Fleshner Chapter 30 Crohn's Disease: Surgical Management Scott A. Strong Chapter 31 Intestinal Stomas Laurence R. Sands and Floriano Marchetti Chapter 32 Constipation and Functional Bowel Disorders Madhulika G. Varma and Brooke H. Gurland Chapter 33 Rectal Prolapse Steven Mills Chapter 34 Other Benign Colorectal Disorders Justin A. Maykel and Scott R. Steele Chapter 35 Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Tonia Young-Fadok Chapter 36 Polyps Paul E. Wise Chapter 37 Hereditary Colorectal Cancer James Church Chapter 38 Colorectal Cancer: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Molecular Basis Harvey G. Moore, Nancy N. Baxter, and Jose G. Guillem Chapter 39 Colorectal Cancer Screening Jason F. Hall and Thomas E. Read Chapter 40 Colon Cancer Evaluation and Staging Eric G. Weiss Chapter 41 Surgical Management of Colon Cancer Matthew Mutch and Christina Cellini Chapter 42 The Preoperative Staging of Rectal Cancer Susan L. Gearhart and Jonathan E. Efron Chapter 43 Local Excision of Rectal Cancer Peter A. Cataldo Chapter 44 Surgical Treatment of Rectal Cancer Ronald Bleday and Nelya Brindzei Chapter 45 Rectal Cancer: Locally Advanced and Recurrent Robert R. Cima Chapter 46 Colorectal Cancer: Adjuvant Therapy Kelli Bullard Dunn and Judith L. Trudel Chapter 47 Colorectal Cancer: Metastatic (Palliation) Elisabeth C. McLemore and Sonia Ramamoorthy Chapter 48 Colorectal Cancer: Surveillance Nadav Dujovny and Jon S. Hourigan Chapter 49 Miscellaneous Neoplasms Robin P. Boushey and Husein Moloo Chapter 50 Pediatric Colorectal Disorders Marc A. Levitt and Alberto Pena Chapter 51 Health Care Economics David A. Margolin and Lester Rosen Chapter 52 Ethical and Legal Considerations Ira J. Kodner, Mark Siegler, Daniel M. Freeman, and William T. Choctaw Chapter 53 Medical Legal Considerations Michael J. Meehan Chapter 54 Surgical Education David J. Schoetz Chapter 55 Continuing Medical Education Martin Luchtefeld Chapter 56 Quality Formosa Chen, Hiroko Kunitake, Elise Lawson, Joan Ryoo, and Clifford Y. Ko

About the Author

David E. Beck, MD, FACS, FASCRS Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Department of Colon and Rectal Surgery, New Orleans, LA, USA Steven D. Wexner, MD, PhD(Hon), FACS, FRCS, FRCS(Ed) Cleveland Clinic Florida, Director, Digestive Disease Center, Chair, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Emeritus Chief of Staff Florida Atlantic University College of Medicine, Affiliate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Florida International University College of Medicine, Clinical Professor and Affiliate Dean for Clinical Education, Weston, FL, USA Tracy L. Hull, MD The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Digestive Disease Institute, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland, OH, USA Patricia L. Roberts, MD, FACS, FASCRS Lahey Clinic, Tufts University School of Medicine, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Burlington, MA, USA Theodore J. Saclarides, MD Loyola University Medical Center, Professor of Surgery, Head, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Maywood, IL, USA Anthony J. Senagore, MD, FACS, FASCRS Central Michigan University School of Medicine, Chairman, Surgical Disciplines, Mount Pleasant, MI, USA Michael J. Stamos, MD, FACS, FASCRS University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, John E. Connolly Chair, Professor of Surgery, Irvine, CA, USA Scott R. Steele, M.D., FACS, FASCRS Madigan Army Medical Center, Department of Colon & Rectal Surgery, Fort Lewis, WA, USA


From the book reviews: "An update of a manual first published in 2009, this is a broad overview of the most important day-to-day concepts in colorectal surgery ... . The target audience includes medical students, residents, clinicians, and physician extenders, and the material is appropriate for this group. ... it is the finest quick reference in this specialty area that I have seen." (John W. Cromwell, Doody's Book Reviews, July, 2014)

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