This is a title in the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series whose eight volumes are an established and highly regarded source of information for the specialist general surgeon.The Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series provides a current and concise summary of the key topics within each major surgical sub-specialty.
Each volume highlights evidence-based practice both in the text and within the extensive list of references at the end of every chapter.
An expanded authorship team across the series includes additional European and World experts with an increased emphasis on global practice.
The contents of the series have been extensively revised in line with recently published evidence. This revised edition takes full account of the advances in the roles of endoscopic and laparoscopic investigation, management and the treatment of benign and malignant oesophagogastric disease.
Key areas of evolving oesophagogastric practice are reflected in state of the art chapters from authors in the United States, Japan and Australia. Over half of the chapters have been updated to reflect the latest opinions on complicated and rapidly changing disciplines in endoscopic and open surgery
Barrett’s Esophagus: Emerging Evidence for Improved Clinical Practiceis a comprehensive reference on the treatment and new imaging modalities of Barrett’s Esophagus for researchers, clinicians, and scholars. Each chapter is composed from the perspective of investigators who summarize the data as well as the reasoning behind why those studies were conceived.
In addition, the future directions of research are discussed within each chapter, providing insights from the investigators. Research questions are described, and cutting-edge applications are explained. Each chapter contains clinical scenarios to highlight the directions in which the research is, and should be, heading.Provides a perspective into the research behind Barrett’s EsophagusEmphasizes the emerging technologies in surveillance and treatment of Barrett’sFeatures clinical scenarios to highlight the directions in which research is, and should be, headingIncludes coverage of current guidelines and discussions on where these guidelines fall short
A multidisciplinary team of experts offers an evidence-based approach and critical analysis: endoscopic, surgical, and hybrid surgical techniques that will soon change the approach to esophageal disease are described in detail.