The Internist's Guide to Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Craig Rezac
  • Kristen Donohue

Part of the Clinical Gastroenterology book series (CG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Kristen Donohue, Craig Rezac
    Pages 1-3
  3. Frank Senatore, Haroon Shahid
    Pages 5-23
  4. Keith King, Rachel E. NeMoyer, Susannah Wise
    Pages 25-38
  5. Anthony Delliturri, Shintaro Chiba, Igor Brichkov
    Pages 39-52
  6. Navid Ajabshir, Daniela Treitl, Anthony Andreoni, Kfir Ben-David
    Pages 53-77
  7. Gian-Paul Vidal, Tomer Davidov
    Pages 79-92
  8. Ioannis Konstantinidis, Laleh Melstrom
    Pages 93-99
  9. Raja R. Narayan, T. Peter Kingham
    Pages 101-116
  10. Jessica S. Crystal, Miral Sadaria Grandhi
    Pages 117-127
  11. Alessio Pigazzi, Matthew T. Brady
    Pages 129-136
  12. Michelle Y. Chen, Vincent Obias
    Pages 137-153
  13. Karl A. LeBlanc, Zinda Z. LeBlanc
    Pages 155-172
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 173-178

About this book


This book provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, specifically for the medical internist. Organized by organ system, the text reviews the pathophysiology, workup, treatment, and surgical options for diseases inherent to gastrointestinal surgery. The book also focuses on when and who to refer to for consultation by a minimally invasive surgeon, as well as what to expect in the immediate and long term post-operative period.

Written by experts in the field, The Internist's Guide to Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery is a valuable resource for medical internists on minimally invasive GI surgery and how best to care for these patients in the pre and post-operative setting. 


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Editors and affiliations

  • Craig Rezac
    • 1
  • Kristen Donohue
    • 2
  1. 1.Virginia Hospital Center Physicians GroupVirginia Hospital CenterArlingtonUSA
  2. 2.Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolRutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-96630-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-96631-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2197-7399
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-7704
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