|Auflage||1. Auflage, 2010|
Coloproctology is a surgical specialty which dynamically changes every few years. There is a profusion of colorectal textbooks but specialty series on particularly complex topics as well as on the specialized management approach for trainees and training colorectal surgeons are actually few. The aim of this text is a superior quality colorectal book written by world experts targeted at senior surgical and colorectal trainees and young consultant coloproctologists in current areas of subspecialty expertise. The structure of the chapters is current and is based on what does not appear and is not addressed in current colorectal textbooks. This series has proven useful in areas already represented, including Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Transplantation Surgery, etc. The text is aimed at being relatively didactic with an algorithm approach to specialized areas within coloproctology which could potentially be updated every 3 years or so with new topics to create a set for didactic training in colorectal surgery. It is anticipated that these texts will become valuable teaching textbooks and part of every coloproctologist's armamentarium as well as appealing to all general surgeons and surgical trainees engaged in complex elective and emergency colorectal surgery.
Andrew P. Zbar, MB BS, FRCS (Ed.), FRCS (Gen.), FRACS, FCCS Professor of General and Colorectal Surgery Queen Elizabeth Hospital Barbados 2002-PRESENT. Trained in Australia in General Surgery 1978-1993. Postgraduate colorectal work in anorectal physiology and colorectal cancer immunology and immunotherapy London Hammersmith Hospital 1993-1999. Co-Director of Coloproctology at Kaplan Hospital Tel Aviv 2000-2002. Specialist areas of interest are in functional anorectal disorders, colorectal cancer immunology and imaging of complex anorectal disorders.
Steven D Wexner, MD, FACS, FRCS, FRCSED, Chair, Advisory Council for Colon and Rectal Surgery (1998-2003), American College of Surgeons; Chair (2003), Intl Committee, Chair (2003), Intl Advisory Committee, Chair (2003), Membership Committee, Program Committee (2003), American Society for Colon and Rectal Surgeons; In 1993 helped establish the Young Surgeons Committee which offers an exchange program with the Association of Coloproctology of GB & Ireland; Ed Board of Diseases of the Colon & Rectum.
John S.P. Lumley, MS, FRCS, DMCC, FMAA(Hon), FGA, Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of London, Civilian Consultant to the Royal Navy in Vascular Surgery; Honorary Consultant Surgeon, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, UK