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Oesophagogastric Surgery, 7th Edition

A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice
Authors :
Simon Paterson-Brown & Peter J. Lamb & O. James Garden & Graeme Couper
Date of Publication: 11/2023
Oesophagogastric Surgery provides a short, up-to-date and practical reference guide for surgical trainees and established consultants needing an update in their subspecialty practice The seventh edition has been edited and fully revised by respected ...view more

Oesophagogastric Surgery provides a short, up-to-date and practical reference guide for surgical trainees and established consultants needing an update in their subspecialty practice

The seventh edition has been edited and fully revised by respected international experts in their fields, and provides a full list of current references and relevant resources. It includes a focus on early cancer and covers new developments in hiatal surgery and bariatric surgery.

This volume is part of the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series, the pre-eminent reference for trainees in general surgery and those preparing for the FRCS examinations. Each volume summarises key issues within each surgical sub-specialty and provides evidence-based recommendations to support practice.

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Oesophagogastric Surgery provides a short, up-to-date and practical reference guide for surgical trainees and established consultants needing an update in their subspecialty practice

The seventh edition has been edited and fully revised by respected international experts in their fields, and provides a full list of current references and relevant resources. It includes a focus on early cancer and covers new developments in hiatal surgery and bariatric surgery.

This volume is part of the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series, the pre-eminent reference for trainees in general surgery and those preparing for the FRCS examinations. Each volume summarises key issues within each surgical sub-specialty and provides evidence-based recommendations to support practice.


New to this edition
  • New chapters on the detection and the treatment of early oesophageal and gastric cancer
  • Focus on new developments in hiatal surgery and the rapidly moving world of bariatric surgery
  • New authors and extensive revisions

Key Features
  • Written by leading experts from the UK, Europe and around the world
  • Covers all key areas of upper Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Concise and easy to follow – ideal for exam revision or as a refresher aid
  • Fully updated with latest evidence on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures
  • Details of relevant investigations and evidence-based recommendations to support practice
  • Key references to support content, plus a comprehensive list of references in the accompanying eBook
  • Links to recommended online videos for further learning

Author Information
Edited by Peter J. Lamb, MBBS, MD, FRCS(Gen), FRCS(Ed), Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgeon, Department of Upper GI Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK; Graeme Couper, MD, MBChB, FRCS, FRCS Gen; Simon Paterson-Brown, MBBS MPhil MS FRCS(Ed) FRCS(Engl) FCS(HK) FFST (RCSEd), Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Clinical Surgery, The University of Edinburgh; Consultant General and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK and O. James Garden, CBE BSc MB ChB MD DSc(Hon) FRCS(Glas) FRCS(Ed), FRCP(Ed) FRSE FRACS(Hon) FRCSCan(Hon) FACS(Hon), FRCS(Hon) FCSHK(Hon) FRCSI(Hon), Professor Emeritus, Clinical Surgery, Director, Edinburgh Surgery Online, University of Edinburgh, UK