Illustrative Handbook of General Surgery

Illustrative Handbook of General Surgery

By: Herbert Chen (editor)Paperback

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Learning surgery has become a daunting task. Although the basic surgical c- cepts remain durable and unchanged, the past several years have brought rapid growth of new knowledge in all of the surgical disciplines. Some surgical pro- dures have disappeared. Peptic ulcer disease and portal hypertension were once the source of a plethora of surgical interventions; now surgery is rarely necessary for either. New interventions have been developed. Gastric bypass for morbid obesity, once a rare procedure, has become one of the most commonly performed pro- dure. New technology has made operations less invasive but more complex and the knowledge requirements for new technology are very different than that required for conventional surgery. The Illustrated Handbook of General Surgery has been created to allow medical students and residents learning surgery to assimilate, in a rapid and succinct manner, the anatomy and operative techniques associated with the most common surgical interventions. We are proud that all of the chapters have been edited and c- tributed by the faculty of the University of Wisconsin. The Department of Surgery at UW is comprised of almost 80 faculty, with nationally recognized expertise in every specialty. The essence of this text is its portability as well as its conciseness.


Section 1 Endocrine Surgery.- Total Thyroidectomy and Thyroid Lobectomy.- Central Neck Dissection.- Modified Radical Neck Dissection.- Parathyroidectomy.- Open Adrenalectomy.- Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy.- Section 2 Breast Surgery.- Breast Biopsy.- Breast Procedures.- Axillary Procedures.- Section 3 Esophageal and Gastric Surgery.- Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication.- Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair.- Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment of Achalasia.- Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.- Esophagectomy.- Gastric Resection.- Section 4 Small Bowel and Appendix Surgery.- Small Bowel Resection.- Meckel's Diverticulum Resection.- Appendectomy.- Section 5 Colorectal Surgery.- Right Hemicolectomy.- Sigmoid Colectomy.- Low Anterior Resection and Abdominoperineal Resection.- Stomas (Colostomy and Ileostomy).- Section 6 Anorectal Surgery.- Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy.- Cryptoglandular Disease.- Pilonidal Operations.- Hemorrhoids.- Section 7 Hernia Surgery.- Abdominal Wall Hernias: Introduction.- Inguinal Herniorrhaphy.- Totally Extraperitoneal Preperitoneal Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair.- Incisional Hernia.- Umbilical Hernia.- Section 8 Hepatobiliary Surgery.- Hepatic Procedures.- Biliary Procedures.- Laparoscopic Splenectomy.- Section 9 Pancreatic Surgery.- Pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple Procedure).- Distal Pancreatectomy.- Surgical Treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis.

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  • ISBN13: 9781848820883
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 343
  • ID: 9781848820883
  • ISBN10: 1848820887

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