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Surgery of the Esophagus and Stomach provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to surgical therapy of the esophagus and stomach. The chapters provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with various esophagus and stomach disorders, spanning benign and malignant problems and minimally invasive procedures. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles. A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training. Table of contents Part 1. Esophagus and Paraesophageal Region: Benign.- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.- Paraesophageal Hiatus Hernia.- Barrett’s Esophagus.- Achalasia: Chagas’ Disease.- Esophageal Perforation.- Esophageal Diverticula.- Part 2. Esophagus and Paraesophageal Region: Malignant.- Esophageal Cancer: Diagnosis and Staging.- Esophageal Cancer: Transhiatal Resection.- Transthoracic Esophagectomy.- Part 3. Stomach: Benign and Malignant.- Peptic Ulcer Disease and Helicobacter Pylori.- Peptic Ulcer Disease: Perforation.- Ulcer Disease: Obstruction.- Peptic Ulcer Disease: Hemorrhage.- Gastric Ulcer.- Postgastrectomy and Postvagotomy Syndromes.- Bariatric Surgery.- Gastric Adenocarcinoma.- Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors.- Gastric Lymphoma.- Part 4. Gastrointestinal Bleeding.- Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage: Diagnosis and Treatment.