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Comprehensive and complete, Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract delivers the definitive, clinically oriented, cutting-edge guidance you need to achieve optimal outcomes managing the entire spectrum of gastrointestinal disorders. Make effective use of the latest endoscopic, robotic, and minimally invasive procedures as well as medical therapies with unbeatable advice from a "who’s who" of international authorities!
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"It is written primarily for practitioners and trainees who need access to comprehensive information on these topics. Medical students may find it a useful reference. The editors and all authors are authorities in their field.This is a much-needed update of a classic that will be welcomed by practitioners in the field."- Carol Scott-Conner, MD, PhD (University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics) 5 star Doody Rating!
By Charles J. Yeo, MD, The Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; Charles J. Yeo, MD, The Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD, Dallas B Phemister Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
; David W McFadden, MD, Stanley S. Fieber Professor and Chair, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont
; John H. Pemberton, MD, Professor Surgery, Division of Gastroenterologic and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, New York and Jeffrey H. Peters, MD, Seymour I Schwartz Professor and Chairman, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York
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