Atlas of General Surgery

Atlas of General Surgery

By: Volker Schumpelick (author)Hardback

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The Atlas of General Surgery is a highly practical, how-to reference for the most frequently performed operations. For precise and quick orientation, each surgical chapter presents a brief introduction to surgical preparation, anesthesia, positioning, relevant anatomy, risks, complications, and postoperative care, and then illustrates the operative technique through excellent drawings and detailed legends. Key features: Covers all common surgeries any general surgeon needs to know Step-by-step guide to each operative procedure More than 1,200 high-quality drawings demonstrate surgical anatomy and technique, with each illustration showing one operative step Didactic page layout allows for easy comprehension of the material Practical tips, tricks, and pitfalls highlight crucial information Ideal for all surgeons in training the Atlas of General Surgery is a handy, one-volume text that provides an overview of this broad field. It also serves as a valuable reference for the bookshelf of practicing surgeons who would like to consult a rapid review before surgery.

About Author

Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Surgery, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany


General Aspects: Preliminary remarks on the surgical intervention Use of scalpel, needle holder, forceps and scissors Ligation and suture ligation Knots Skin suture Drains Urinary catheter Venous access Venous port Venous cut-down Joint puncture Pleural punctures (Thoracentesis) Urinary bladder puncture Ascites puncture (Paracentesis) Fine-needle aspiration biopsy Arterial puncture and arterial catheter Operations: Skin and soft tissues Neck Thoracic wall and cavity Abdominal cavity: Diaphragm Abdominal cavity: Oesophagus Abdominal cavity: Stomach Abdominal cavity: Gall bladder and bile ducts Abdominal cavity: Liver Abdominal cavity: Pancreas Abdominal cavity: Spleen Abdominal cavity: Peritoneum Abdominal cavity: Small intestine Abdominal cavity: Large intestine Retroperitoneum Proctology External genital organs Hernias Paediatric surgery Vessels Amputations Traumatology Further Reading Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783131440914
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 620
  • ID: 9783131440914
  • weight: 2826
  • ISBN10: 3131440910

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