Sabiston Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice (20th Revised edition)

Sabiston Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice (20th Revised edition)

By: Kenneth L. Mattox (author), B. Mark Evers (author), Jr. Courtney M. Townsend (author), R. Daniel Beauchamp (author)Hardback

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Since its first publication in 1936, Sabiston Textbook of Surgery has been regarded as the preeminent source for definitive guidance in all areas of general surgery. The 20th edition continues the rich tradition of quality that has made this classic text synonymous with the specialty and a part of generations of surgery residents and practitioners. Meticulously updated throughout, this classic text concisely covers the breadth of material needed for certification and practice of general surgery. Detailed, full-color intraoperative illustrations and high-quality video clips capture key teaching moments, allowing you to better understand the basic science of surgery, make the most informed decisions and achieve optimal outcomes for every patient. Understand the underlying science and its clinical application to make informed surgical decisions and achieve optimal outcomes. Overcome tough challenges, manage unusual situations, and avoid complications with the most trusted advice in your field. Get the depth of coverage you need in an easily accessible, single volume organized by organ and along traditional lines beginning with principles common to surgical specialties including fluid and electrolyte management, metabolic support, and wound healing. Subsequent sections review the management of injury, transplantation, oncology, breast, endocrine, and abdominal procedures. Explore topics encountered by general surgery residents in training as well as in-depth coverage of subspecialty areas including head and neck, thoracic, vascular, urology, neurosurgery, pediatrics, and gynecology. Visually grasp and retain difficult concepts thanks to a full-color design featuring an abundance of illustrations, intraoperative photographs, video clips and tables as well as more schematic diagrams that facilitate the comprehension of surgical techniques and procedures. Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information about the latest surgical perspectives and approaches to treatment including innovations in minimally invasive surgery and percutaneous devices. Streamline clinical decision making with an increased number of schematic diagrams and key data on surgical outcomes. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.


Townsend: Sabiston Textbook of Surgery 20/e Section 1- Surgical Basic Principles 1. History of Surgery 2. Ethics and Professionalism in Surgery 3. The Inflammatory Response 4. Shock, Electrolytes and Fluid 5. Metabolism in Surgical Patients 6. Wound Healing 7. Regenerative Medicine 8. Evidence-Based Surgery: Critically Assessing Surgical Literature 9. Safety in the Surgical Environment Section 2- Perioperative Management 10. Principles of Preoperative and Operative Surgery 11. Surgical Infections and Antibiotic Use 12. Surgical Complications 13. Surgery in the Geriatric Patient 14. Anesthesiology Principles, Pain Management, and Conscious Sedation 15. Emerging Technology in Surgery: Informatics, Electronics, Robotics 16. Management of Acute Trauma 17. The Difficult Abdominal Wall 18. Emergency Care of Musculoskeletal Injuries 19. Burns 20. Bites and Stings 21. Surgical Critical Care 22. Bedside Surgical Procedures 23. The Surgeon's Role in Mass Casualty Incidents Section 3- Transplantation and Immunology 24. Transplantation Immunobiology and Immunosuppression 25. Liver Transplantation 26. Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation 27. Small Bowel Transplantation Section 4- Surgical Oncology 28. Tumor Biology and Tumor Markers 29. Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy 30. Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies 31. Soft Tissue Sarcomas 32. Bone Tumors Section 5- Head and Neck 33. Head and Neck Section 6- Breast 34. Diseases of the Breast 35. Breast Reconstruction Section 7- Endocrine 36. Thyroid 37. The Parathyroid Glands 38. Endocrine Pancreas 39. The Adrenal Glands 40. The Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes\ Section 8- Esophagus 41. Esophagus 42. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Hiatal Hernia Section 9- Abdomen 43. Abdominal Wall, Umbilicus, Peritoneum, Mesenteries, Omentum and Retroperitoneum 44. Hernias 45. Acute Abdomen 46. Acute Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage 47. Morbid Obesity 48. Stomach 49. Small Intestine 50. The Appendix 51. Colon and Rectum 52. Anus 53. The Liver 54. Biliary System 55. Exocrine Pancreas 56. The Spleen Section 10- Chest 57. Lung, Chest Wall, Pleura, and Mediastinum 58. Congenital Heart Disease 59. Acquired Heart Disease: Coronary Insufficiency 60. Acquired Heart Disease: Valvular Section 11- Vascular 61. Aorta 62. Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease 63. Vascular Trauma 64. Venous Disease 65. The Lymphatics Section 12- Specialties in General Surgery 66. Pediatric Surgery 67. Neurosurgery 68. Plastic Surgery 69. Hand Surgery 70. Gynecologic Surgery 71. Surgery in the Pregnant Patient 72. Urologic Surgery

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323299879
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 2176
  • ID: 9780323299879
  • ISBN10: 0323299873
  • edition: 20th Revised edition

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