For more than 30 years, Current Surgical Therapy has been the go-to resource for both residents and practitioners for expert advice on today's best treatment and management options for general surgery. The 12th Edition, by Drs. John L. Cameron and Andrew M. Cameron, remains the ideal reference for written, oral, and recertifying board study, as well as for everyday clinical practice. Twelve brand-new chapters and many new contributing authors keep you up to date with recent changes in this fast-moving field, helping you achieve better outcomes and ensure faster recovery times for your patients.
Presents practical, hands-on advice on selecting and implementing the latest surgical approaches from today's preeminent general surgeons.
Approaches each topic using the same easy-to-follow format: disease presentation, pathophysiology, and diagnostics, followed by surgical therapy.
Discusses which approach to take, how to avoid or minimize complications, and what outcomes to expect.
Helps you visualize how to proceed with full color images throughout.
Trusted by generations of general surgeons as the definitive source on the most current surgical approaches, providing a quick, efficient review prior to surgery and when preparing for surgical boards and ABSITEs.
Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Features nearly 300 succinct, well-illustrated chapters that summarize today's best treatment and management advice for a wide variety of diseases and associated surgeries.
Includes twelve brand-new chapters covering islet allotransplantation; lower extremity amputations; prehospital management of the trauma patient; ERAS: colon surgery; minimally invasive pancreatic surgery; five new chapters on the breast, and more.
The Esophagus 1. Esophageal Function Tests 2. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 3. New Approaches to Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (LINX) 4. The Management of Barrett's Esophagus 5. The Endoscopic Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus 6. The Management of Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia 7. The Management of Zenker's Diverticulum 8. The Management of Achalasia of the Esophagus 9. The Management of Disorders of Esophageal Motility 10. The Management of Esophageal Carcinoma 11. Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy of Esophageal Cancer 12. The Use of Esophageal Stents 13. The Management of Esophageal Perforation The Stomach 14. The Management of Benign Gastric Ulcer 15. The Management of Duodenal Ulcers 16. The Management of the Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome 17. The Management of Mallory-Weiss Syndrome 18. The Management of Gastric Adenocarcinoma 19. The Management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors 20. The Management of Morbid Obesity Small Bowel 21. The Management of Small Bowel Obstruction 22. The Management of Crohn's Disease of the Small Bowel 23. The Use of Strictureplasty in Crohn's Disease 24. The Management of Small Bowel Tumors 25. The Management of Diverticulosis of the Small Bowel 26. The Management of Motility Disorders of the Stomach and Small Bowel 27. The Management of Short Bowel Syndrome 28. The Management of Enterocutaneous Fistulas Large Bowel 29. Preoperative Bowel Preparation: Is it Necessary? 30. The Management of Diverticular Disease of the Colon 31. The Management of Chronic Ulcerative Colitis 32. The Management of Toxic Megacolon 33. The Management of Crohn's Colitis 34. The Management of Ischemic Colitis 35. The Management of Clostridium Difficile Colitis 36. The Management of Large Bowel Obstruction 37. The Use of Stents for Colonic Obstruction 38. The Management of Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction (Ogilvie's Syndrome) 39. The Management of Colonic Volvulus 40. The Management of Rectal Prolapse 41. The Management of Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome 42. The Surgical Management of Constipation 43. The Management of Radiation Injury to the Small and Large Bowel 44. Surgery for the Polyposis Syndromes 45. The Management of Colon Cancer 46. The Management of Rectal Cancer 47. The Management of Tumors of the Anal Region 48. The Use of PET Scanning in The Management of Colorectal Cancer 49. The Use of Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Treatment for Colorectal Cancer 50. The Management of Colorectal Polyps 51. Management of Peritoneal Surface Malignancies of Appendiceal or Colorectal Origin 52. The Management of Acute Appendicitis 53. The Management of Hemorrhoids 54. The Management of Anal Fissures 55. The Management of Anorectal Abscess and Fistula 56. The Management of Anorectal Stricture 57. The Management of Pruritus Ani 58. The Management of Fecal Incontinence 59. The Management of Rectovaginal Fistula 60. The Management of Anal Condyloma 61. The Management of Pilonidal Disease 62. The Management of Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding 63. ERAS: Colon Surgery The Liver 64. The Management of Cystic Disease of the Liver 65. The Management of Echinococcal Cyst Disease of the Liver 66. The Management of Liver Hemangioma 67. The Management of Benign Liver Lesions 68. The Management of Malignant Liver Tumors 69. Hepatic Malignancy: Resection versus Transplantation 70. Ablation of Colorectal Carcinoma Liver Metastases 71. The Management of Hepatic Abscess 72. Transarterial Chemoembolization for Liver Metastases Portal Hypertension 73. Portal Hypertension: The Role of Shunting Procedures 74. The Role of Liver Transplantation in Portal Hypertension 75. Endoscopic Therapy for Esophageal Variceal Hemorrhage 76. Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt 77. The Management of Refractory Ascites 78. The Management of Hepatic Encephalopathy 79. The Management of Budd-Chiari Syndrome Gallbladder and Biliary Tree 80. The Management of Asymptomatic (Silent) Gallstones 81. The Management of Acute Cholecystitis 82. The Management of Common Bile Duct Stones: Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration 83. The Management of Acute Cholangitis 84. The Management of Benign Biliary Strictures 85. The Management of Cystic Disorders of the Bile Ducts 86. The Management of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis 87. The Management of Bile Duct Cancer 88. The Management of Gallbladder Cancer 89. The Management of Gallstone Ileus 90. Transhepatic Interventions for Obstructive Jaundice 91. Obstructive Jaundice: Endoscopic Therapy The Pancreas 92. The Management of Acute Pancreatitis 93. The Management of Gallstone Pancreatitis A 94. The Management of Gallstone Pancreatitis B 95. Pancreas Divisum and Other Variants of Dominant Dorsal Duct Anatomy 96. The Management of Pancreatic Abscess 97. The Management of Pancreatic Pseudocyst 98. Pancreatic Ductal Disruptions Leading to Pancreatic Fistula, Pancreatic Ascites, or Pancreatic Pleural Effusion 99. The Management of Chronic Pancreatitis 100. The Management of Periampullary Cancer 101. Vascular Reconstruction During the Whipple Operation 102. Palliative Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer 103. Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy for Localized Pancreatic Cancer 104. Unusual Pancreatic Tumors 105. Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas 106. The Management of Pancreatic Islet Cell Tumors Excluding Gastrinomas 107. Transplantation of the Pancreas 108. Islet Allotransplantation for Diabetes 109. Islet Autotransplantation for Chronic Pancreatitis The Spleen 110. Splenectomy for Hematologic Diseases 111. The Management of Cysts, Tumors, and Abscesses of the Spleen 112. Splenic Salvage Procedures: Therapeutic Options Hernia 113. The Management of Inguinal Hernia 114. The Management of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia 115. Ventral Hernias: Incisional, Epigastric, and Umbilical Hernias 116. The Management of Spigelian, Lumbar, and Obturator Herniation 117. Athletic Pubalgia: The "Sports Hernia" 118. Abdominal Wall Reconstruction The Breast 119. The Management of Benign Breast Disease 120. Screening For Breast Cancer 121. The Role of Stereotactic Breast Biopsy in the Management of Breast Disease 122. Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Targets in Breast Cancer 123. Breast Cancer: Surgical Therapy 124. Ablative Techniques in the Treatment of Benign and Malignant Breast Disease 125. Lymphatic Mapping and Sentinel Lymphadenectomy 126. The Management of the Axilla in Breast Cancer 127. Inflammatory Breast Cancer 128. Ductal and Lobular Carcinoma in Situ of the Breast 129. Advances in Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer 130. The Management of Recurrent and Disseminated Breast Cancer 131. The Management of Male Breast Cancer 132. Breast Imaging 133. Genetic Counseling and Testing 134. Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy 135. Margins: How Big? 136. Intraoperative Radiation 137. Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy: Indications, Techniques, and Results Endocrine Glands 138. Adrenal Incidentaloma 139. The Management of Adrenal Cortical Tumors 140. The Management of Pheochromocytoma 141. The Management of Thyroid Nodules 142. Nontoxic Goiter 143. The Management of Thyroiditis 144. Hyperthyroidism 145. Surgical Approach to Thyroid Cancer 146. Primary Hyperparathyroidism 147. Persistent and Recurrent Hyperparathyroidism 148. Secondary and Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism 149. Metabolic Changes Following Bariatric Surgery 150. Glycemic Control and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction After Bariatric Surgery Skin and Soft Tissue 151. Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers 152. The Management of Cutaneous Melanoma 153. The Management of Soft Tissue Sarcoma 154. Evaluation of the Isolated Neck Mass 155. Hand Infections 156. Nerve Injury and Repair 157. Extremity Gas Gangrene 158. Necrotizing Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Chest Wall, Mediastinum, and Trachea 159. The Management of Primary Chest Wall Tumors 160. Mediastinal Masses 161. Primary Tumors of the Thymus 162. The Management of Tracheal Stenosis 163. The Management of Acquired Esophageal Respiratory Tract Fistula 164. Repair of Pectus Excavatum Vascular Surgery 165. Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms 166. Endovascular Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm 167. The Management of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm 168. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and Unexpected Abdominal Pathology 169. The Management of Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms 170. The Management of Acute Aortic Dissections 171. Carotid Endarterectomy 172. The Management of Recurrent Carotid Artery Stenosis 173. Balloon Angioplasty and Stents in Carotid Artery Occlusive Disease 174. The Management of Aneurysms of the Extracranial Carotid and Vertebral 175. Brachiocephalic Reconstruction 176. Upper Extremity Arterial Occlusive Disease 177. Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease 178. Femoropopliteal Occlusive Disease 179. Tibioperoneal Arterial Occlusive Disease 180. Profunda Femoris Reconstruction 181. Femoral and Popliteal Artery Aneurysms 182. The Treatment of Claudication 183. Pseudoaneurysms and Arteriovenous Fistulas 184. Axillofemoral Bypass 185. The Management of Peripheral Arterial Emboli 186. Acute Peripheral Arterial and Bypass Graft Occlusion: Thrombolytic Therapy 187. Atherosclerotic Renal Artery Disease 188. Raynaud's Syndrome 189. Thoracic Outlet Syndromes 190. The Diabetic Foot 191. Gangrene of the Foot 192. Buerger's Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans) 193. Acute Mesenteric Ischemia 194. The Management of Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia 195. Hemodialysis Access Surgery 196. Venous Thromboembolism: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment 197. Vena Cava Filters 198. Lymphedema 199. The Management of Lower Extremity Amputations Trauma and Emergency Care 200. Initial Assessment and Resuscitation of the Trauma Patient 201. Pre Hospital Management of the Trauma Patient 202. Airway Management in the Trauma Patient 203. The Surgeon's Use of Ultrasound in Thoracoabdominal Trauma 204. Emergency Department Thoracotomy 205. The Management of Traumatic Brain Injury 206. Chest Wall Trauma, Hemothorax, and Pneumothorax 207. Blunt Abdominal Trauma 208. Penetrating Abdominal Trauma 209. Diaphragmatic Injuries 210. The Management of Liver Injuries 211. Pancreatic and Duodenal Injuries 212. Injuries to the Small and Large Bowel 213. The Management of Rectal Injuries 214. Injury to the Spleen 215. Retroperitoneal Injuries: Kidney and Ureter 216. Damage Control Operation 217. Urologic Complications of Pelvic Fracture 218. Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries 219. Facial Trauma: Evaluation and Management 220. Penetrating Neck Trauma 221. Blunt Cardiac Injury 222. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Management of the Open Abdomen 223. Blood Transfusion Therapy in Trauma 224. Coagulation Issues and the Trauma Patient 225. The Abdomen That Will Not Close 226. The Management of Vascular Injuries 227. Endovascular Management of Arterial Injury 228. The Management of Extremity Compartment Syndrome 229. Burn Wound Management 230. Medical Management of the Burn Patient 231. Cold Injury, Frostbite, and Hypothermia 232. Electrical and Lightning Injury Preoperative and Postoperative Care 233. Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy 234. Preoperative Assessment of the Older Patient: Frailty 235. Preoperative Preparation of the Surgical Patient 236. Is a Nasogastric Tube Necessary After Alimentary Tract Surgery? 237. Surgical Site Infections 238. The Management of Intra-Abdominal Infections 239. Occupational Exposure to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Other Bloodborne Pathogens 240. Antifungal Therapy in the Surgical Patient 241. Measuring Outcomes in Surgery 242. Comparative Effectiveness Research in Surgery Surgical Critical Care 243. Surgical Palliative Care 244. Cardiovascular Pharmacology 245. Glucose Control in the Postoperative Period 246. Postoperative Respiratory Failure 247. Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia 248. Extracorporeal Life Support for Respiratory Failure 249. Tracheostomy David 250. Tracheostomy 251. The Management of Acute Kidney Failure 252. Electrolyte Disorders 253. Acid-Base Problems 254. Catheter Sepsis in the Intensive Care Unit 255. The Septic Response 256. Multiple Organ Dysfunction and Failure 257. Multiple Organ Dysfunction and Failure, Part 2 258. Antibiotics for Critically Ill Patients 259. Endocrine Changes in Critical Illness 260. Nutritional Support in the Critically Ill 261. Coagulopathy in the Critically Ill Patient Minimally Invasive Surgery 262. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy 263. Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration 264. Laparoscopic 360-Degree Fundoplication 265. Laparoscopic Appendectomy 266. Laparoscopic Inguinal Herniorrhaphy 267. Laparoscopic Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernias 268. Laparoscopic Ventral and incisional Hernia Repair 269. Laparoscopic Repair of Peristomal Hernias 270. Laparoscopic Splenectomy 271. Laparoscopic Gastric Surgery 272. Laparoscopic Management of Crohn's Disease 273. Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery 274. Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy 275. Laparoscopic Repair of Paraesophageal Hernias 276. Laparoscopic Treatment of Esophageal Motility Disorders 277. Laparoscopic Management of Esophageal Achalasia 278. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy 279. Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy 280. Laparoscopic Liver Resection 281. Laparoscopic Distal Pacreatectomy 282. Minimally Invasive Pancreatic Surgery 283. Laparoscopic Bypass for Pancreatic Cancer 284. Laparoscopic Management of Pancreatic Pseudocyst 285. Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery 286. Laparoscopic Surgery for Severe Obesity 287. Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy 288. Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery as an Evolving Surgical Approach 289. NOTES: What is Currently Possible?