This book provides comprehensive coverage of the anatomical and physiological aspects of complex colorectal and pelvic malformations. Also described are the surgical protocols for this specialized field within pediatric surgery. The benefits of high-level collaboration between surgical services when treating these anomalies are explained, as are treatment algorithms and care of complications.
Pediatric surgeons worldwide and the teams in which they work will benefit from this well illustrated and comprehensive work.
Pediatric Colorectal Surgery: Fundamentals of surgical preparation. Basic anatomic principles of pediatric colorectal surgery.
Normal anatomy of the perineum in a newborn, toddler and adolescent. Anorectal Malformations: The newborn period. Anorectal Malformation. Definitive repair Surgical protocol. Cloaca, important steps and decision making for pre and post definitive repair. Cloaca, definitive repair, surgical protocol.
Long term follow- up in Anorectal anomalies: The keys to success. Patient with ARM previously repaired who is not doing well. Hirschsprung Disease: Newborn considerations. Hirschsprung Disease: Definitive repair. Total colonic Hirschsprung: Pre and postoperative care. The post pull through Hirschsprung who is not doing well with obstructive/incontinence symptoms: How to treat?Malone, Neomalone and Cecostomy. Severe Functional constipation. Surgery and GI collaboration. Colonic resection in children with Colonic dysmotility. The importance of Collaboration in pelvic re-construction: how to avoid complications and extra interventions. Bowel Management. Evaluation of continence in patients with HD and ARM: follow up protocols. Burden of Therapy, quality of life, burden of therapy, the parent and patient perspective. Idiopathic rectal prolapse. Minor anal pathology. Congenital familial poliposis.
Ulcerative colitis in children. Crohn´s Disease in children. Indeterminate colitis. Pediatric colorectal surgery in developing countries: Adaptation to the resources available. Tricks. Operative reports of the most common procedures in pediatric colorectal surgery: key steps. Keeping track of operative results and outcomes. Patient Education. Online resources for families. Creating a collaborative program.