1 Facilities for Ambulatory Surgery.- 2 Anesthesia in Ambulatory Anorectal Surgery.- 3 Selection, Preoperative Assessment, and Education of the Patient for Ambulatory Surgery.- 4 Positioning the Patient for Anorectal Surgical Procedures.- 5 Postoperative Management.- 6 Management of Pain After Anorectal Surgery.- 7 Prevention of Urinary Retention After Anorectal Surgery...- 8 Hemorrhoidectomy.- 9 Anal Fissure.- 10 Anorectal Abscess and Fistula-in-Ano.- 11 Management of Rectovaginal Fistulae.- 12 Miscellaneous Surgical Procedures: Treatments for Condyloma Acuminatum, Sacrococcygeal Pilonidal Disease, and Fecal Impaction;Examination Under Anesthesia; and Minor Revision of Intestinal Stomas.- 13 Rectal Prolapse and Rectocele.- 14 Colonoscopy.- 15 Local Treatment of Rectal Cancer.- 16 Coding and Billing for Colon and Rectal Surgery.- 17 Ambulatory Anorectal Surgery in Australia.
This is a user-friendly reference on all aspects of office-based anorectal surgery for general surgeons and surgeons in training. Well-illustrated, this practical manual shows step-by-step procedures for commonly performed anorectal procedures. The book includes ancillary considerations of ambulatory surgery with timely chapters on set-up of the facility, anesthetic considerations, selection of patients, pre-op and post-op management, nursing aspects, and coding and billing.
Ambulatory Anorectal Surgery is a how-to text for practicing general surgeons on all aspects of office-based anorectal surgery. Included are step-by-step procedural as well as pre- and post-op guidelines for hemorroidectomy, colonoscopy, repair of anal fissues, fistula-in-ano, pilonidal cysts and more. Anesthetic considerations, pain management, facility and set-up basics, nursing issues, and coding and billing are also discussed. A must for all general surgeons.