Operative Strategies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Operative strategies in inflammatory small bowel disease, provides a thorough review of the operative techniques as well as the indications, and long term results for the surgical treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's Disease. As IBD is characterized by a high incidence of re-operations and complications, separate sections of the text are entirely devoted to surgical treatment of specific complications and management of recurrent disease in both ulcerative colitis and Crohn's Disease. In addition, the text addresses the complex interface exists between the medical and surgical management of IBD with important information on medical treatment, endoscopic evaluation, pathology, radiology, and etiology. Exquisitely illustrated with over 175 line drawings, and photographs to give the surgeon step-by-step guidance through a variety of complext surgical procedures.
* Includes important recent advances in the surgical management of Crohn's Disease, such as developments in sphincteroplasy and new approaches to anal disease and anovaginal fistulae * The University of Chicago is renowned for its work on Crohn's Disease and The Cleveland Clinic Foundation is recognised for its colorectal surgery group