Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Surgery : Case Studies book cover
1st Edition

Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Surgery
Case Studies

ISBN 9781138031777
Published August 29, 2017 by CRC Press
294 Pages 200 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

This new handbook teaches and explains the key principles in the management of complex pediatric colorectal diagnoses. By using case-based presentations, radiographic images, operative images with Multiple Choice Questions to test knowledge, this book serves as an invaluable educational tool. ‘Learning Points’ are included and the text includes comprehensive explanatory chapters. The 60 cases included encompass the full range of pediatric conditions, and the additional learning material completes this unique handbook. The e-book further enhances the learning experience for all clinicians involved in the treatment of children suffering from colorectal disorders.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Diagnosis, Algorithms, ARM Newborn, Neonatal Colostomy Formation, Anal Hegar Sizing, Meconium in the Urinary Stream, Failure to pass Meconium, Colostomy and Mucus Fistula Treatment, Divided Colostomy Treatment, ARM with no Fistula, Male Anorectal Malformation, Distal Loop Colostogram, ARM Infant, Anal Stenosis, Female Anorectal Malformation, H-Type Rectovaginal Fistula, Female ARM Operative Management, Complex Neonatal Evaluation, Anteriorly Misplaced Anus, ARM: Post-Operative Problems, ARM: The Second Opinion, ARM: Long Term Case Study, Redo Surgery in Anorectal Malformations, Questions, Hirschsprung Disease: Management Algorithms, Enterocolitis Scoring System, Genetics, Radiology, Pathology, Operative Planning & Considerations, Transanal Only Procedure, Elective Pullthrough Procedure, EUA Anus, Obstructive Symptoms, Problematic Pullthrough: Enterocolitis, Problematic Pullthrough: Cecal Perforation, Recurrent HAEC, Problematic Post-Operative Patient, Redo Surgery, Male Patient Diagnosed as a Newborn, Six-year-old Boy with known HD and Trisomy 21, Five-month-old Child with Known Hirschsprung Disease, Seven-year-old Boy with a History of Hirschsprung Disease, A 12-year-old boy, Duhamel Pullthrough, Post-operative Complication: Mislocated anus, Post-operative Complication: Female Anorectal Malformation, Post-operative Complication: No Medical History, Post-operative Complication: Perineal Fistula, Post-operative Complication: Redo Surgery, Post-operative Complication: Examination Under Anesthesia, Introduction to Bowel Management, Idiopathic/Functional Constipation: Management Algorithm, Tethered Cord, ARM and Soiling, Appendicostomy Flush, Cecostomy Flush, Investigations and Surgical Options, Bowel Management Case, Rectovestibular Fistula, Bowel Management Program: Further Management, Rectal Prolapse, Idiopathic Constipation, Bowel Management Program and Spina Bifida, Bowel Management Program and Prune Belly Syndrome, Constipation, Surgical Options Following Medical Management Failure, Colonic Motility Studies, Bowel management: Problems.

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Victoria A. Lane, MBChB, MRCS is a Senior Pediatric Surgical Registrar at Leeds Children’s Hospital, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, U.K. She has completed a two year Pediatric Colorectal Clinical Research Fellowship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A with Dr Marc A. Levitt.

Her research interests include long-term outcomes and quality of life in children with anorectal malformations and Hirschsprung disease. During her fellowship, Victoria was exposed to the full spectrum of clinical pediatric colorectal disease, and, with the co-authors, has developed these Case Studies on Pediatric Colorectal and Pelvic Surgery.

Victoria studied Medicine at Birmingham University Medical School, Birmingham, U.K and following graduation has developed a keen interest in medical education. She has been an anatomy demonstrator at Cambridge University and has studied Clinical Medical Education at Leeds University, U.K focusing on context, design, and the principles of learning. She has previously published numerous chapters in case studies textbooks and revision guides for Pediatric Surgery.



Marc Levitt, MD, is the Surgical Director of the Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction (CCPR) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the Ohio State University. The CCPR aligns specialists within GI, Colorectal, Pediatric Surgery, Urology and Gynecology to create a comprehensive treatment program assisting children with these complex disorders. Dr. Levitt has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles and 70 book chapters, and has delivered over 500 national/international/regional presentations of his work. He has been an invited visiting professor all over the world. Dr. Levitt has trained numerous clinical fellows, research fellows, nurses and students and has directed multiple colorectal surgery training courses attended by established surgeons and surgical trainees. He dedicates much of his free time to mission trips to the developing world where he trains surgeons and nurses in complex colorectal techniques.