Current Therapy in Colon and Rectal Surgery, 3rd Edition

Editors :
Victor W. Fazio & James M. Church & Conor P Delaney & Ravi P Kiran

For more than 25 years, Current Therapy in Colon and Rectal Surgery has been the go-to resource for preparing for the American Board of Surgery certification exam. Following in this tradition, the 3rd Edition offers a comprehensive, contemporary s......view more

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For more than 25 years, Current Therapy in Colon and Rectal Surgery has been the go-to resource for preparing for the American Board of Surgery certification exam. Following in this tradition, the 3rd Edition offers a comprehensive, contemporary summary of treatment options for colorectal diseases, with a focus on practical clinical science and applications. In a single, portable volume, you’ll find complete coverage of new diagnostic modalities, medical therapeutics, and surgical treatment options, including minimally invasive surgery. Easy to read and digest, it provides a quick consultation with experts on the essentials of colon and rectal surgery.


New to this edition
  • New chapters focus on hot topics such as intestinal transplants, enhanced recovery programs, and the management of peristomal hernias.
  • Updated information on the molecular biology of colorectal cancer and its implications for therapy.

Key Features
  • Consult this title for a quick overview before you enter the OR, and use it as a review tool for board certification and recertification.
  • Nearly 100 succinct chapters, just 3 or 4 pages each, written by leading experts in colorectal surgery.
  • Five chapters devoted exclusively to different aspects of rectal cancer.
  • Other key topics include minimally invasive surgery, reparative surgery, maturing outcomes, and managing surgical risk.
  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Author Information
Edited by Victor W. Fazio, MBBS, MS, MD (Hon), FRACS, FRACS (Hon), FACS, FRCS (Ed), FASCRS, OA, Formerly Rupert B. Turnball, Jr. MD, Chair, Emeritus Emeritus Chairman, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation ; James M. Church, MBChB, MMedSci, FRACS, FACS, Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH; Conor P Delaney, MCh, PhD, FRSCI ( Gen), FACS, Chairman, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio and Ravi P Kiran, MD, MBBS, FRCS (Eng) FRCS (Glas), FACS, Kenneth A. Forde Professor of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center and Mailman School of Public Health, Chief and Program Director, Division of Colorectal Surgery Director, Center for Innovation and Outcomes Research, New-York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York