This book is novel in that it is a single volume offering useful practical tips in the performance of the broad range of procedures used by gastroenterologists, interventional radiologists and surgeons in the current management of complicated abdominal emergencies and traumatic injuries. Emphasis is placed on practical tips which could be life-saving.The contributors are experienced staff members from the National University Hospital, Singapore. Through a step-by-step narrative and an abundance of medical illustrations, the contributors impart to the reader how best to perform and overcome difficulties encountered in the management of complicated abdominal emergencies. Learning is enhanced by video clips of procedures recorded live, in the DVD-ROM that accompanies the book.
Role of the Accident & Emergency Department (Chiu Li Qi & Malcolm Mahadevan); Perioperative Management of Patients with Complicated Abdominal Emergencies (Ngiam Kee Yuan); Non-Variceal Upper Gastro-Intestinal Haemorrhage and Endoscopic Management (Eric Wee Wei Loong & Christopher Khor Jen Lock); Variceal Upper Gastro-Intestinal Haemorrhage and Endoscopic Management (Eric Wee Wei Loong & Christopher Khor Jen Lock); Interventional Radiology in the Management of Gastro-Intestinal Haemorrhage (Lenny Tan Kheng Ann); Bleeding Peptic Ulcer - Surgical Management (Ti Thiow Kong); Surgical Management of Upper Gastro-Intestinal Perforations (Surendra Kumar Mantoo & Jimmy So Bok Yan); Surgical Management of Acute Adbomen Following Bariatric Surgery (Asim Shabbir); Surgical Management of Complicated Appendictis (Charles Tan Tse Kuang); Surgical Management of Perforated Diverticulties (Cheong Wai Kit); Surgical Management of Obstructed Colorectal Carcinoma (Cheong Wai Kit); Surgical Management of Acute Cholecystitis (Davide Lomanto & Iyer Shridhar Ganpathi); ERCP in the Management of Cholangitis & Bile Duct Injuries (Ho Khek Yu Lawrence & Lim Lee Guan); Surgical Management of Bile Duct & Pancreatic Emergencies (Alfred Kow Wei Chieh & Krishnakumar Madhavan); Laparoscopic Drainage of Liver Abscess (Stephen Chang Kin Yong & Liza Tan Bee Kun); Radiological Drainage of Abdominal Abscess (Lenny Tan Kheng Ann); Management of Gynaecological Emergencies (Fong Yoke Fai & Chua Yao Dong); Ureteric Injuries (Heng Chin Tiong); Ruptured & Leaking Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (Benjamin Chua Soo Yeng & Peter Robless Ashley); Management of Severe Blunt Abdominal Injuries (Philip Iau Tsau Choong & Mikael Hartman); Management of Penetrating of Abdominal Injuries (Philip Iau Tsau Choong & Mikael Hartman); Management of the Burst Abdomen (Ong Wei Chen & Lim Thiam Chye); Management of Complicated Abdominal Emergencies in Paediatrics Patients (Mali Vidyadhar Padmakar); Instrumentation & Techniques in Emergency Laparoscopy Surgery (Davide Lomanto, Amit Agarwal, Vipan Kumar & Rajat Goel).