Opis: Manual of Total Mesorectal Excision - Richard J. Heald, Brendan Moran
Manual of Total Mesorectal Excision is the authoritative manual for the trainee and qualified surgeon, covering every aspect of total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer. Written by the surgeons who pioneered and popularized TME, the book includes high-quality colour illustrations to detail the multidisciplinary management of rectal cancer, which aid understanding. It incorporates state-of-the-art pre-operative staging, optimal surgical excision by TME surgery and quality control and audit of outcomes by detailed pathological assessment of the resected specimen. The first book to be dedicated to total mesorectal excision, Manual of Total Mesorectal Excision is an invaluable resource for both trainee and qualified surgeons.The evolution of a concept: the total mesorectal excision story. Anatomy of the rectum, anal canal and pelvic floor. Clinical ultrasound. Magnetic resonance imaging staging of rectal cancer. Radiological staging for systemic disease. Preoperative radiotherapy and chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer. Total mesorectal excision for rectal cancer. Abdominoperineal excision of the rectum. Laparoscopic surgery. Robotic total mesorectal excision. Local excision and transanal endoscopic microsurgery. Pathology assessment. Assessment and management of recurrence. Lateral pelvic side-wall nodal involvement in rectal cancer. Intestinal stoma and the role of defunctioning a low anastomosis after anterior resection. Quality of life in patients undergoing abdominoperineal excision and anterior resection for rectal cancer.