Current Common Dilemmas in Colorectal Surgery

  • Christopher M. Schlachta
  • Patricia Sylla

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Perioperative Preparation and Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Nishit Shah
      Pages 3-9
  3. Endoscopic Approaches for Colorectal Neoplasia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. Shailja C. Shah, Joana Torres, Steven H. Itzkowitz
      Pages 43-53
    3. Patrick Vincent Saitta, Krishna C. Gurram, Stavros N. Stavropoulos
      Pages 55-84
    4. Susana Wu, Elisabeth C. McLemore
      Pages 85-93
  4. Emergency Bowel Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Maria Abou Khalil, Marylise Boutros
      Pages 113-120
    3. Morris E. Franklin Jr., Miguel A. Hernández
      Pages 121-128
    4. François Letarte, Carl J. Brown
      Pages 129-142
    5. Abe Fingerhut, Luigi Boni, Viktor Justin, Selman Uranues
      Pages 143-151
  5. Optimizing Surgical Management of Pelvic Floor Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Julia Saraidaridis, Liliana Bordeianou
      Pages 155-162
    3. Skandan Shanmugan, Joshua I. S. Bleier
      Pages 163-169

About this book


 This text reviews the areas of colorectal surgery that are at the cutting edge of innovation, paradigm shift and controversy with regard to diagnosis, patient selection, treatment algorithm, and therapeutic approaches. From the impact of enhanced recovery protocols on traditional colorectal practices, to that of novel strategies merging endoscopic and surgical techniques, to recent paradigm shifts in the management of common colorectal disorders, this text provides readers with an update on current controversies and evolving treatment rationale in the management of common colorectal diseases. 

Current Common Dilemmas in Colorectal Surgery provides a guide for the current common dilemmas that caregivers encounter in their daily practice. It is of great utility to colorectal surgeons, surgical oncologists and general surgeons practicing colorectal surgery, senior residents in general surgery training or surgical oncology or colorectal fellowships, allied healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with colorectal disease, pharma and biomedical technology industry with an interest in current care of patients with colorectal disease.


colorectal neoplasia Transanal Endoscopic Surgery Emergency bowel surgery Parastomal Hernia Perforated diverticulitis Rectal prolapse

Editors and affiliations

  • Christopher M. Schlachta
    • 1
  • Patricia Sylla
    • 2
  1. 1.London Health Sciences CentreUniversity HospitalLondonCanada
  2. 2.Mount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-70116-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-70117-2
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