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
    4. Peter Alexander Newman, Tony Dixon
      Pages 171-181
    5. Maria Emilia Carvalho e Carvalho, Brooke H. Gurland
      Pages 183-192
    6. Teresa C. Rice, Ian M. Paquette
      Pages 193-204
  6. Optimizing Outcomes in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 205-205
    2. Nicholas Gerard Berger, Timothy J. Ridolfi, Kirk A. Ludwig
      Pages 207-216
  7. Parastomal Hernia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 239-239
    2. Kristina L. Guyton, Neil H. Hyman
      Pages 241-250
    3. Birgitta M. E. Hansson
      Pages 251-259
  8. Optimizing Pelvic Dissection for Rectal Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 261-261
    2. Marta Penna, Roel Hompes
      Pages 275-285
  9. Sphincter-Preserving Strategies for Low Rectal Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 287-287
    2. Angelita Habr-Gama, Guilherme Pagin São Julião, Cecilia Beatriz Rossi, Bruna Borba Vailati, Rodrigo Oliva Perez
      Pages 289-299
    3. Srikanth Parsi, Jean Salem, John H. Marks
      Pages 301-311
    4. Andrea M. Petrucci, Steven D. Wexner
      Pages 313-325
  10. Optimizing TME Outcomes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 327-327
    2. Nicolas D. Prionas, Albert C. Koong, Daniel T. Chang
      Pages 329-339
    3. Paula Loughlin, Quentin Denost, Eric Rullier
      Pages 341-353
    4. Adam T. Stearns, John T. Jenkins
      Pages 355-367
    5. James Fleshman, Katerina Wells
      Pages 369-378
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 379-388

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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