Operative Techniques in Colorectal Surgery is a new, comprehensive text/atlas of procedures and techniques for colorectal fellows, practitioners, and general surgeons. It graphically depicts procedures in a consistent format that is composed of concise bulleted text, full color illustrations, and full color instraoperative photography. Photographs are frequently paired with illustrations for a more complete view of steps and techniques in the procedures. Coverage is extensive, including encyclopedic reviews of small intestine procedures, appendectomies, hemicoloectomies, rectal resections, abdominoperineal resections, restorative proctocolectomies, colostomies, and anal surgery. Each procedure briefly covers intraoperative considerations before stepping through each technique. Techniques are lavishly illustrated in full color.
•Comprehensive coverage •Each procedure concisely but thoroughly depicted and described •Extensive use of paired intraoperative photos with full color illustrations •Full color throughout •Open as well as minimally invasive procedures covered •Special emphasis on the nuts and bolts of techniques employed within procedures