Table of Contents

Anatomy and Embryology.
Colonic Physiology.
Anorectal Physiology.
Physiologic Testing.
Endoluminal Ultrasound.
Preoperative Management.
Postoperative Management.
Postoperative Complications.
Anal Fissure.
Anorectal Abscess and Fistula.
Benign Anorectal and Rectovaginal Fistulas.
Pilonidal Disease and Hidradenitis Suppurativa.
Dermatology and Pruritus Ani.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
Fecal Incontinence.
Pelvic Floor Disorders.
Anal Cancer.
Presacral Tumors.
Diverticular Disease.
Colonic Volvulus.
Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage.
Trauma of the Colon and Rectum.
IBD: Diagnosis and Evaluation.
IBD: Medical Management.
Ulcerative Colitis: Surgical Management.
Crohn's Disease: Surgical Management.
Intestinal Stomas.
Constipation and Functional Bowel Disorders.
Rectal Prolapse.
Other Benign Colorectal Disorders.
Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery.
Hereditary Colorectal Cancer.
Colorectal Cancer: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Molecular Basis.
Colorectal Cancer: Screening.
Colon Cancer Evaluation and Staging.
Surgical Management of Colon Cancer.
The Preoperative Staging of Rectal Cancer.
Local Excision of Rectal Cancer.
Surgical Treatment of Rectal Cancer.
Rectal Cancer: Locally Advanced and Recurrent.
Colorectal Cancer: Adjuvant Therapy.
Colorectal Cancer: Metastatic (Palliation).
Colorectal Cancer: Surveillance.
Miscellaneous Neoplasms.
Pediatric Colorectal Disorders.
Health Care Economics.
Ethical and Legal Considerations.
Legal Considerations.
Surgical Education.
Continuing Medical Education.