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Topics in Colorectal Surgery 2nd Edition

Author Name: Prof. P. Sivalingam | Format: Hardcover | Genre : Educational & Professional | Other Details

Colorectal Surgery has gained significant recognition in Western countries and is steadily advancing in India. The book "Topics in Colorectal Surgery," published in 2010, marks a pioneering effort in India. Its second edition now boasts updates across all 38 topics and the addition of new chapters covering Diverticulosis, Appendix-related issues, Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia, Anal lesions in HIV patients, Colonic ischemia, and Anal condylomata.

Notably, it has incorporated discussions on Clostridium difficile colitis within the context of ulcerative colitis and has embraced the concept of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) in addressing carcinoma of the colon.

Anticipating the growth of the field, the National Medical Council is on the verge of introducing a Mch or Fellowship program in colorectal surgery. As a result, this comprehensive book on various aspects of Colorectal Surgery is a valuable resource tailored to cater to the needs of postgraduates in Surgery, medical college educators, surgeons with an interest in colorectal surgery, and students preparing for the NEET examination.

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Prof. P. Sivalingam

Prof. P. Sivalingam is a highly regarded Colorectal Surgeon and former Head of Surgery at Madurai Medical College, with significant accomplishments in the medical field. He received specialized training in Colorectal Surgery through the Commonwealth Medical Fellowship. Prof. Sivalingam served as the President of the Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India from 1995 to 1996 and later as the Director of Surgical Studies within the Association of Surgeons of India from 2001 to 2003. He was also Chairman of the Board of Fellowship  Examination of the Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons India for three years 2008 - 2020 and Attended and presented papers at Colorectal conferences in Kyoto. Singapore, Fort Lauderdale, and Katmandu.

Prof. Sivalingam's contributions extend to academic involvement, with memberships in 13 medical academic bodies. He has been a faculty member in 35 seminars, conducted 10 workshops, and delivered lectures in 29 Continuous Medical Education programs across India. Additionally, he has authored eight chapters in medical books and published five books, including an autobiography. His outstanding contributions to Colorectal Surgery have earned him prestigious accolades, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Asian Federation of Coloproctology in 2009, the Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India in 2009, and The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University in 2012. Prof. Sivalingam's career stands as a beacon of inspiration within the medical community.



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