José Joaquim Ribeiro Da Rocha

University of Sao Paulo

Dr. José Joaquim Ribeiro da Rocha is Professor of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Brazil. He is also the director of the Division of Coloproctology of the Department of Surgery and Anatomy of the Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo. Dr. da Rocha has conducted research on diffuse peritonitis, intestinal anastomosis, and transanal endoscopic operations. He is editor of Coloproctology - Principles and Practices, which is now in its second edition. He earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. in Surgery at the Department of Surgery and Anatomy, University of São Paulo. He is also a coloproctology surgeon at Hospital São Paulo.

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Diverticular Disease of the Colon - Recent Knowledge of Physiopathology, Endoscopic Approaches, Clinical and Surgical Treatments provides a comprehensive overview of diverticular disease. It explores general aspects of the disease as well as its association with the inflammatory process, complications, diagnosis, and treatment.

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