Established for over 25 years and now in its 6th Edition, Cormanu2019s Colon and Rectal Surgery has been thoroughly updated and abundantly illustrated to provide comprehensive coverage of all diseases and conditions affecting the colon, rectum, and anus. Step-by-step instructions on current operative procedures used to treat these disorders are underscored by the authoritative knowledge and expertise of leaders in the field. Three co-editors of international repute have participated in the creation of this updated volume, but the hand of Dr. Corman can be recognized throughout. The biographic sketches have been considerably expanded. This gold standard reference, often referred to as the u2018bibleu2019 of the specialty, includes thorough reviews of anatomy, physiology, and related medical topics, as well as an extensive section on diagnostic studies, with a focus on the latest imaging modalities.
New to this edition:
· A full-color interior design that includes unique, detailed art depicting the steps in today’s operative procedures
· Comprehensive coverage of the latest laparoscopic diagnostic and surgical management techniques in all areas of the specialty
· A companion website that includes the fully searchable text
1 Anatomy and Embryology of the Anus, Rectum, and Colon 2 Physiology of the Colon 3 Pediatric Surgical Problems 4 Diet and Drugs in Colorectal Surgery 5 Evaluation and Diagnostic Techniques 6 Flexible Sigmoidoscopy and Colonoscopy 7 Setting Up a Colorectal Physiology Laboratory 8 Analgesia in Colon and Rectal Surgery 9 Cutaneous Conditions 10 Colorectal Manifestations of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV Infection) 11 Hemorrhoids 12 Anal Fissure 13 Anorectal Abscess 14 Anal Fistula 15 Rectovaginal and Rectourethral Fistula 16 Fecal Incontinence 17 Colorectal Trauma 18 Management of Foreign Bodies 19 Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery 20 Constipation, Disorders of Defecation, and Anal Pain 21 Rectal Prolapse (Internal and External),Solitary Rectal Ulcer, Descending Perineum Syndrome, and Rectocele 22 Colorectal Polyps 23 Carcinoma of the Colon 24 Carcinoma of the Rectum 25 Malignant Tumors of the Anal Canal 26 Less Common Tumors and Tumorlike Lesions of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus 27 Diverticular Disease 28 Vascular Diseases: Hemorrhage, Mesenteric Occlusive and Nonocclusive Disease, Ischemia, Radiation Enteritis, and Volvulus 29 Ulcerative Colitis 30 Crohnâ€™s Disease and Indeterminate Colitis 31 Intestinal Stomas 32 Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing 33 Miscellaneous Colitides34 Medicolegal Aspects of Colon and Rectal Surgery