GASTOINESTINAL SURGERY

Oesophageal emergencies

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19 Oesophageal emergencies Jon Shenfine and S. Michael Griffin Introduction This chapter focuses on the diagnosis and management of injuries to the oesophagus from a variety of different insults from…

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Bariatric surgery

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20 Bariatric surgery Richard Welbourn Introduction Since its inception half a century ago, bariatric surgery (from the Greek word ‘baros’ for weight or pressure and ‘-iatric’ for the medicine or…

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Treatment of the complications of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and failed gastro-oesophageal surgery

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14 Treatment of the complications of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and failed gastro-oesophageal surgery Robert Mason Introduction Gastro-oesophageal reflux affects up to a quarter of the UK population on a regular…

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Barrett’s oesophagus

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15 Barrett’s oesophagus Max Almond, Hugh Barr and Janusz Jankowski Definition Barrett’s oesophagus is a change in any portion of the normal squamous oesophageal epithelium to a metaplastic columnar epithelium…

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