Publisher description for Diseases of the colon / edited by Steven D. Wexner, Neil Stollman.


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This first reference to comprehensively address both the medical and surgical management of diseases affecting the colon, this source spans the wide array of colorectal disorders including rectal prolapse, irritable bowel syndrome, benign and malignant colonic tumors, fissures and ulcers, and Crohn's colitis, among other ailments. With chapters by world leaders in the field, this guide analyzes diagnostic and imaging techniques for disease evaluation and management including advances in colonoscopy, radiology, and surgery.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Colon (Anatomy) -- Diseases.
Rectum -- Diseases.
Colonic Diseases.