This new handbook teaches and explains the key principles in the management of complex pediatric colorectal diagnoses. By using case-based presentations, radiographic images, operative images with Multiple Choice Questions to test knowledge, this book serves as an invaluable educational tool. ‘Learning Points’ are included and the text includes comprehensive explanatory chapters. The 60 cases included encompass the full range of pediatric conditions, and the additional learning material completes this unique handbook. The interactive e-book further, with additional video content, enhances the learning experience for all clinicians involved in the treatment of children suffering from colorectal disorders.
This manual provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of this field, and will serve as a valuable resource for adult and pediatric surgeons at all stages of experience with interest in the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques in children. This book will review the pediatric surgical disorders that are currently treatable with these techniques. After a basic summary of the disorder, the preoperative evaluation and preparation is presented. Each chapter focuses on a detailed discussion of the surgical procedure, inclusive of anesthesia, positioning, instrumentation, and materials. Emphasis is placed on technique and tips for particularly challenging aspects of the operation. A description of the expected postoperative course and common complications of each procedure follows. The outcomes literature to include any advances since the original outcomes and expected future advances for the diagnosis and procedure is presented. It provides a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that will help guide patient management and stimulate investigative efforts. All chapters are written by experts in their fields and include the most up to date scientific and clinical information.
Following the success of three previous editions, this new edition of Newborn Surgerycontinues to provide the most comprehensive information on the surgical management of neonatal disorders. Each chapter is thoroughly revised and updated, and there are eight new chapters on key topics in the specialty, including neonatal care in the delivery room, specific risks for pre-term infants, surgical safety, tissue engineering and stem cell research, and surgical implications of HIV.