Essential General Surgical Operations

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 1, 2007 - Medical - 418 pages
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It has been specifically produced to meet the needs of the basic surgical trainee who is looking for a concise operative text. Adapted from the best-selling parent title, GENERAL SURGICAL OPERATIONS, it includes a straightforward description of all common major operations, together with a brief account of the less common procedures encountered during the early stages of surgical training. The highly-praised features of GENERAL SURGICAL OPERATIONS have been retained, including the clear, direct writing and illustrative style, and boxes which emphasise and give advice on how to recognise, avoid and correct difficulties.

A vade mecum for every young surgeon intending to enter the operating theatre and perform safely.Outlines in simple terms the dangers and difficulties that make each operation unique..Derived from the critically-acclaimed parent title General Surgical Operations.Edited and written by a highly respected surgical team, this book provides expert guidance for today's trainee.

Fully revised from the new edition of its parent title General Surgical Operations.Completely new presentation of text and illustrations in two colour design and in a new more portable page size.
 

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Contents

Anaesthesiarelated techniques R S Simons
25
The severely injured patient F W Cross J M Ryan
27
Minor soft tissue injuries R M Kirk M C Winslet
41
Removal of superficial lumps R M Kirk M C Winslet
47
Superficial surgical infections R M Kirk M C Winslet
53
elective and emergency R C N Williamson R M Kirk
59
Principles of minimal access surgery P A Paraskeva A Darzi
83
Hernias and abdominal wall D F L Watkin G S M Robertson
91
Laparoscopic biliary surgery J N Thompson S G Appleton
211
Pancreas R C N Williamson A Shankar
221
Liver and portal venous system S Bhattacharya
227
Spleen R C N Williamson A K Kakkar
233
Laparoscopic splenectomy S J Nixon A Rajasekar
237
Breast R Sainsbury
239
Parathyroid
255
Veins and lymphatics
273

Laparoscopic repair of groin and other abdominal wall hernias J M Wellwood M G Tutton
109
Appendix and abdominal abscess R C N Williamson D E Whitelaw
111
Laparoscopic appendicectomy S J Nixon A Rajasekar
119
Oesophagus R Mason vii ix
121
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128
Oesophageal cancer H Udagawa H Akiyama R M Kirk
131
Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication A Darzi P A Paraskeva
135
Stomach and duodenum M C Winslet
137
Small bowel R C N Williamson L R Jiao
151
Colonoscopy R J Leicester
171
Colon C R G Cohen C J Vaizey
175
Laparoscopic colorectal surgery A Darzi T Rockall P A Paraskeva
191
Anorectum C R G Cohen C J Vaizey
193
Open biliary operations R C N Williamson L R Jiao
203
Sympathectomy
279
Thorax
285
Head and neck
293
CONTENTS APPROACHES TO
319
DELTOPECTORAL
336
51 Ophthalmology
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