Using high-quality intra-operative photos of fresh, ventilated and perfused human cadavers, this atlas of surgical techniques creates a unique new resource for trauma surgeons. The critical aspects of each surgical exposure and procedure are clearly demonstrated step-by-step in these realistic models, allowing the reader rapidly to understand technical key points which can be complex to describe. With more than 600 illustrations, it provides a highly visual summary of the critical anatomy, procedural sequencing, and pitfalls associated with trauma procedures. Informed by the editors' decades of collective experience in the field of trauma, in some of the busiest trauma centers in the world, the book is an invaluable quick reference for both common and uncommonly performed procedures. As such, it is ideal for trainee trauma surgeons, as well as those in civilian or military practice. Also of interest to trauma fellows and emergency medicine physicians.
Demetrios Demetriades MD PhD FACS is Professor of Surgery at the University of Southern California and Director of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care at the Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA. Kenji Inaba MD MSc FACS FRCSC is Associate Professor of Surgery and Emergency Medicine and Program Director for the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship and Surgery Residency at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA. George Velmahos MD PhD FACS is John F. Burke Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Dedications; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction Kenneth L. Mattox; Part I. Operating Room General Conduct: 1. Trauma operating room Kenji Inaba and Lisa L. Schlitzkus; Part II. Resuscitative Procedures in the Emergency Room: 2. Cricothyrotomy Peep Talving and Rondi Gelbard; 3. Thoracostomy tube insertion Demetrios Demetriades and Lisa L. Schlitzkus; 4. Emergency room resuscitative thoracotomy Demetrios Demetriades and Scott Zakaluzny; Part III. Head: 5. Insertion of intracranial pressure monitoring catheter Howard Belzberg and Matthew D. Tadlock; 6. Evacuation of acute epidural and subdural hematomas Gabriel Zada and Kazuhide Matsushima; Part IV. Neck: 7. Neck operations for trauma: general principles Emilie Joos and Kenji Inaba; 8. Carotid artery and internal jugular vein injuries Edward Kwon, Daniel J. Grabo and George Velmahos; 9. Subclavian vessels Demetrios Demetriades and Jennifer Smith; 10. Axillary vessels Demetrios Demetriades and Emilie Joos; 11. Vertebral artery injuries Demetrios Demetriades and Nicholas Nash; 12. Trachea and larynx Elizabeth R. Benjamin and Kenji Inaba; 13. Cervical esophagus Elizabeth R. Benjamin and Kenji Inaba; Part V. Chest: 14. General principles of chest trauma operations Demetrios Demetriades and Rondi Gelbard; 15. Cardiac injuries Demetrios Demetriades and Scott Zakaluzny; 16. Thoracic vessels Demetrios Demetriades and Stephen Varga; 17. Lung injuries Demetrios Demetriades and Jennifer Smith; 18. Thoracic esophagus Daniel Oh and Jennifer Smith; 19. Diaphragm injury Lydia Lam and Nicholas Nash; Part VI. Abdomen: 20. General principles of abdominal operations for trauma Heidi L. Frankel and Lisa L. Schlitzkus; 21. Damage control surgery Mark Kaplan and Demetrios Demetriades; 22. Gastrointestinal tract Kenji Inaba and Lisa L. Schlitzkus; 23. Duodenum Edward Kwon and Demetrios Demetriades; 24. Liver injuries Kenji Inaba and Kelly Vogt; 25. Splenic injuries Demetrios Demetriades and Matthew D. Tadlock; 26. Pancreas Demetrios Demetriades, Emilie Joos and George Velmahos; 27. Urological trauma Charles Best and Stephen Varga; 28. Abdominal aorta and visceral branches Pedro G. Teixeira and Vincent L. Rowe; 29. Iliac injuries Demetrios Demetriades and Kelly Vogt; 30. Inferior vena cava Lydia Lam and Matthew D. Tadlock; Part VII. Pelvis: 31. Surgical control of pelvic fracture hemorrhage Peep Talving and Matthew D. Tadlock; Part VIII. Upper Extremities: 32. Brachial artery injury Peep Talving and Elizabeth R. Benjamin; 33. Upper extremity fasciotomies Jennifer Smith and Mark W. Bowyer; 34. Upper extremity amputations Peep Talving and Scott Zakaluzny; Part IX. Lower Extremities: 35. Femoral artery injuries George Velmahos and Rondi Gelbard; 36. Popliteal artery Peep Talving and Nicholas Nash; 37. Lower extremity amputations Peep Talving, Stephen Varga and Jackson Lee; 38. Lower extremity fasciotomies Peep Talving, Elizabeth R. Benjamin and Daniel J. Grabo; Part X. Orthopedic Damage Control: 39. Orthopedic damage control Eric Pagenkopf, Daniel J. Grabo and Peter Hammer; Index.