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

chapter 4|18 pages

Rectal Prolapse

chapter 6|26 pages


chapter 12|20 pages

Infectious Colitis

chapter 14|18 pages

Colon Ischemia

chapter 22|14 pages


chapter 26|48 pages

Ulcerative Colitis

chapter 30|16 pages


chapter 35|16 pages

The Colon and Systemic Disease