Evidence-Based Practices in Gastrointestinal, Colorectal and Hepatobiliary Surgery

Govind Nandakumar

Evidence-based Practices in Gastrointestinal, Colorectal and Hepatobiliary Surgery is meant to be a practical guide for the young gastrointestinal surgeon or trainee. The book has a global authorship and is focused on evidence-based care and multidisciplinary care of the complex gastrointestinal or liver patient. The chapters are succinct yet comprehensive making it an efficient read. The practical approach of the book will make it a good adjunct to textbooks that address the pathophysiology and basic science of disease processes.

Chapters 12, 21, 22, 23, 30, 46, 52, 59, 60 and 67 contain video(s).

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Topics in Intraoperative Gastrointestinal Pathology for Practicing Surgeons
Chapter 2: Hepatic, Biliary, and Pancreatic Imaging
Chapter 3: Interventional Radiology Techniques
Chapter 4: Radiotherapy for Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology
Chapter 5: Novel Techniques in Advanced Endoscopy
Chapter 6: Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery
Chapter 7: Early Recovery after Gastrointestinal Surgery
Chapter 8: Nutrition for the Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Surgery Patient
Chapter 9: Stoma Care
Chapter 10: Genetic Counseling and Genetic Testing for Colorectal Cancer Risk—A Case-based Review
Chapter 11: Benign Disorders of the Esophagus
Chapter 12: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Chapter 13: Surgical Options for Achalasia
Chapter 14: Surgical Treatment of Esophageal Diverticula
Chapter 15: Endoscopic Treatment for Achalsia: Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy
Chapter 16: Barrett’s Esophagus
Chapter 17: Malignant Disorders of the Esophagus
Chapter 18: Short- and Long-Term Outcomes in Esophageal Cancer
Chapter 19: Esophagectomy
Chapter 20: Robotically Assisted Minimally Invasive Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy
Chapter 21: Gastric Bypass and Biliopancreatic Diversion
Chapter 22: Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding and Sleeve Gastrectomy
Chapter 23: Role of Surgery in Developing Economies
Chapter 24: Metabolic Surgery
Chapter 25: Gastric Cancer
Chapter 26: Anatomic Resections of the Liver
Chapter 27: Benign Tumors of the Liver
Chapter 28: Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Chapter 29: Intrahepatic and Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma: Surgical Management
Chapter 30: Colorectal Liver Metastasis
Chapter 31: Gallbladder Cancer
Chapter 32: Ex Vivo Resection of Complex Abdominal Masses
Chapter 33: Operative Techniques for Liver Transplantation
Chapter 34: Perioperative Management of Liver Transplantation
Chapter 35: Indications and Contraindications for Liver Transplantation
Chapter 36: Management of Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis: Focus on Surgical Management
Chapter 37: Pancreatic Cancer
Chapter 38: Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer
Chapter 39: Endocrine Tumors of the Pancreas
Chapter 40: Pancreas Transplantation
Chapter 41: Crohn’s Disease of the Small Bowel
Chapter 42: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
Chapter 43: Carcinoid Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Chapter 44: Trauma of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Chapter 45: Volvulus
Chapter 46: Diverticulitis
Chapter 47: Surgical Management of Constipation
Chapter 48: Surgical Management of Ulcerative Colitis
Chapter 49: Surgical Management of Crohn’s Colitis
Chapter 50: Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer Syndromes
Chapter 51: Inherited Polyposis Syndromes
Chapter 52: Difficult Polypectomy
Chapter 53: Laparoscopy for Colon Cancer
Chapter 54: Cytoreductive Surgery and Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy
Chapter 55: Rectal Prolapse
Chapter 56: Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery
Chapter 57: Rectal Cancer
Chapter 58: Management of Recurrent Rectal Cancer
Chapter 59: Laparoscopic Proctectomy
Chapter 60: Robotic Proctectomy
Chapter 61: Acute and Chronic Pouch Complication
Chapter 62: Retrorectal Tumors
Chapter 63: Hemorrhoids
Chapter 64: Surgical Therapy for Fecal Incontinence
Chapter 65: Perianal Crohn’s Disease
Chapter 66: Anorectal Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Chapter 67: Anal Cancer and Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia