José Joaquim Ribeiro Da Rocha

University of Sao PauloBrazil

Dr. José Joaquim Ribeiro da Rocha is a professor of surgery in the area of Coloproctology in Brazil, University of São Paulo, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto. He has made research in diffuse peritonitis, intestinal anastomosis and transanal endoscopic operations. He has also been directing the Division of Coloproctology at the Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto - University of São Paulo since 2004. He is editor of the book 'Coloproctology - Principles and Practices”, edited by Atheneu publishing house, now in 2011 in its second edition. He earned his master and PhD degrees in surgery at the Department of Surgery and Anatomy of the Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto – University of São Paulo – Brazil. He is also a coloproctology surgeon at the Hospital São Paulo – Ribeirão Preto – State of São Paulo – Brazil.

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Endoscopic procedures in colon and rectum presents nine chapters which start with introductory ones like screening by colonoscopy as the preparation and monitoring for this exam. In addition to these approaches the book aims in the last four chapters to explain endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic aspects in the colon and rectum. The description of each text is very comprehensive, instructive and easy to understand and presents the most current practices on the topics described. This book is recommended for general and colorectal surgeons as it presents guidelines for diagnosis and treatment which are very well established.

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