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Oesophagogastric Surgery, 7th Edition. A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

ISBN: 9780443109454
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Oesophagogastric Surgery provides a short, up-to-date and practical reference guide for surgical trainees and established consultants needing an update in their subspecialty practice

The seventh edition has been edited and fully revised by respected international experts in their fields, and provides a full list of current references and relevant resources. It includes a focus on early cancer and covers new developments in hiatal surgery and bariatric surgery.

This volume is part of the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series, the pre-eminent reference for trainees in general surgery and those preparing for the FRCS examinations. Each volume summarises key issues within each surgical sub-specialty and provides evidence-based recommendations to support practice.

New to this edition
    • New chapters on the detection and the treatment of early oesophageal and gastric cancer
    • Focus on new developments in hiatal surgery and the rapidly moving world of bariatric surgery
    • New authors and extensive revisions
Key Features
    • Written by leading experts from the UK, Europe and around the world
    • Covers all key areas of upper Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Concise and easy to follow – ideal for exam revision or as a refresher aid
    • Fully updated with latest evidence on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures
    • Details of relevant investigations and evidence-based recommendations to support practice
    • Key references to support content, plus a comprehensive list of references in the accompanying eBook
    • Links to recommended online videos for further learning
Author Information
Edited by Peter J. Lamb, MBBS, MD, FRCS(Gen), FRCS(Ed), Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgeon, Department of Upper GI Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK and Graeme Couper, MD, MBChB, FRCS, FRCS Gen


1 Pathology of oesophageal and gastric tumours
2 Genetics and early detection of oesophageal and gastric cancer
3 Staging of oesophageal and gastric cancer
4 Preoperative assessment and perioperative management in oesophageal and gastric surgery
5 Surgery for cancer of the oesophagus
6 Surgery for cancer of the stomach
7 Treatment of early oesophageal and gastric cancer
8 Radiotherapy and chemotherapy in treatment of oesophageal and gastric cancer
9 Palliative treatments of carcinoma of the oesophagus and stomach
10 Other oesophageal and gastric neoplasms
11 Pathophysiology and investigation of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
12 Treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
13 Revisional oesophago-gastric surgery
14 The management of achalasia and other motility disorders of the oesophagus
15 Para-oesophageal hernia and gastric volvulus
16 Specialist Oesophagogastric emergencies
17 Obesity and assessment for metabolic surgery
18 Bariatric operations and perioperative care
19 Follow up, and late complications of bariatric surgery