Pediatric Surgery

2-Volume Set


  • Jay Grosfeld, MD, FACS, FAAP, Lafayette Page Professor and Chairman Emertius, Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine; Surgeon-in-Chief and Director of Pediatric Surgery, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN
  • James O'Neill, MD, FRCS, MRCP(Irel), FRCOphth, John Clinton Foshee Distinguished Professor of Surgery, Chairman, Section of Surgical Sciences, Chairman, Department of Surgery, Surgeon-in-Chief, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  • Arnold Coran, MD, Professor of Surgery and Head, Section of Pediatric Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Surgeon-in-Chief, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Eric Fonkalsrud, MD, Professor and Emeritus Chief of Pediatric Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Department of Surgery, Los Angeles, CA

Tap into the definitive source that continues to serve pediatric surgeons throughout the world. With more than 200 expert contributors and under the new editorial leadership of Dr. Jay Grosfeld, this 6th Edition features comprehensive, up-to-date information on all aspects of childhood surgery, emphasizing congenital malformations, tumors, trauma, and urologic problems.
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Book information

  • Published: May 2006
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-02842-4

Table of Contents

Volume One

Preface – Editorial Board
Part I: General

Chapter 1. A Brief History of Pediatric Surgery
Chapter 2. Molecular Clinical Genetics, Gene Therapy
Chapter 3. The Impact of Tissue Engineering in Pediatric Surgery
Chapter 4. Advanced and Emerging Technologies in Surgical Technologies and the Process of Innovation
Chapter 5. The Fetus as a Patient
Chapter 6. Neonatal Physiology and Metabolic Considerations
Chapter 7. Respiratory Physiology and Care
Chapter 8. Extracorporeal Life Support and Cardiopulmonary Failure In Children
Chapter 9. Neonatal Cardiovascular Physiology and Care
Chapter 10. Sepsis and Related Conditions
Chapter 11. Surgical Implications of Hematologic Disorders
Chapter 12. Nutrition Support in the Pediatric Surgical Patient
Chapter 13. Pediatric Anesthesia
Chapter 14. Ethical Considerations in Pediatric Surgery

Part II : Trauma

Chapter 15. Infants and Children as Accident Victims and Their Emergency Management
Chapter 16. Thoracic Injuries
Chapter 17. Abdominal Trauma
Chapter 18. Genitourinary Trauma
Chapter 19. Musculoskeletal Trauma
Chapter 20. Hand, Soft Tissue and Envenomation Injuries
Chapter 21. Central Nervous System Injuries
Chapter 22. Vascular Injury
Chapter 23. Treatment of Burns
Chapter 24. Child Abuse and Birth Injuries

Part III: Major Tumors of Childhood

Chapter 25. Principles of Pediatric Oncology/Genetics of Cancer and Radiation Therapy
Chapter 26. Biopsy Techniques for Childhood Cancer
Chapter 27. Wilms’ Tumor
Chapter 28. Neuroblastoma
Chapter 29. Non-malignant Tumors of the Liver
Chapter 30. Liver Tumors
Chapter 31. Gastrointestinal Tumors
Chapter 32. Rhabdomyosarcoma
Chapter 33. Other Soft Tissue Tumors in Children
Chapter 34. Teratomas and Other Germ Cell Tumors
Chapter 35 Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and Hodgkin’s Disease
Chapter 36. Ovarian Tumors
Chapter 37. Testicular Tumors
Chapter 38. Adrenal Tumors
Chapter 39. Tumors of the Lung
Chapter 40. Bone Tumors
Chapter 41. Pediatric Brain Tumors

Part IV: Transplantation

Chapter 42. Principles of Transplantation
Chapter 43. Pediatric Kidney Transplantation
Chapter 44. Pancreas and Islet Cell Transplantation
Chapter 45. Liver Transplantation in Pediatric Surgery
Chapter 46. Intestinal Transplantation
Chapter 47. Heart Transplantation
Chapter 48. Lung Transplantation
Chapter 49. Surgical Implications Associated with Bone Marrow Transplantation

Part V: Head and Neck

Chapter 50. Craniofacial Abnormalities
Chapter 51. Cleft Lip and Palate
Chapter 52. Otolaryngologic Disorders
Chapter 53. Salivary Glands
Chapter 54. Lymph Node Disorders
Chapter 55. Surgical Diseases of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
Chapter 56. Cysts and Sinuses of the Neck
Chapter 57. Torticollis

Part VI: Thorax

Chapter 58. Breast Lesions in Children and Adolescents
Chapter 59. Congenital Chest Wall Deformities
Chapter 60. Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and Eventration
Chapter 61. Cysts of the Lungs and Mediastinum
Chapter 62. Laryngoscopy, Bronchoscopy and Thoracoscopy
Chapter 63. Lesions of the Larynx, Trachea and Upper Airway
Chapter 64. Infections and Diseases of the Lungs, Pleura and Mediastinum
Chapter 65. Esophagoscopy and Diagnostic Techniques
Chapter 66. Esophageal Rupture and Perforation
Chapter 67. Congenital Anomalies of the Esophagus
Chapter 68. Caustic Stricture of the Esophagus
Chapter 69. Esophageal Replacement
Chapter 70. Disorders of Esophageal Function
Chapter 71. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Volume Two

Part VII: Abdomen

Chapter 72. Disorders of the Umbilicus
Chapter 73. Congential Defects of the Abdominal Wall
Chapter 74. Inguinal Hernia and Hydroceles
Chapter 75. Undescended Testis, Torsion and Varicocele
Chapter 76. Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis
Chapter 77. Peptic Ulcer and Other Conditions of the Stomach
Chapter 78. Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents
Chapter 79. Duodenal Atresia and Stenosis – Annular Pancreas
Chapter 80. Jejunoileal Atresia and Stenosis
Chapter 81. Meconium Ileus
Chapter 82. Meckel’s Diverticulum
Chapter 83. Intussusception
Chapter 84. Disorders of Intestinal Rotation and Fixation
Chapter 85. Other Causes of Intestinal Obstruction
Chapter 86. Short Bowel Syndrome
Chapter 87. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Chapter 88. Alimentary Tract Duplications
Chapter 89. Mesenteric and Omental Cysts
Chapter 90. Ascites
Chapter 91. Gastrointestinal Tract Polyps
Chapter 92. Necrotizing Entertocolitis
Chapter 93. Crohn’s Disease
Chapter 94. Ulcerative Colitis
Chapter 95. Primary Peritonitis
Chapter 96. Stomas of the Small and Large Bowel
Chapter 97. Atresia, Stenosis and Other Obstructions of the Colon
Chapter 98. Appendicitis
Chapter 99. Hirschsprung Disease and Related Neuro-muscular Disorders of the Intestine
Addendum to Chapter 99.
Genetics of Hirschsprung disease
Chapter 100. Intestinal Neuronal Dysplasia
Chapter 101. Anorectal Malformations
Chapter 102. Other Disorders of the Anus and Rectum, Anorectal Function
Chapter 103. The Jaundiced Infant: Biliary Atresia
Chapter 104. Choledochal Cyst
Chapter 105. Gallbladder Disease and Hepatic Infections
Chapter 106. Portal Hypertension
Chapter 107. The Pancreas
Chapter 108. Spleen

Part VIII. Genitourinary disorders

Chapter 109. Renal Agenesis, Dysplasia, and Cystic Disease
Chapter 110. Renal Fusions and Ectopia
Chapter 111. Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
Chapter 112. Renal Infection, Abscess, Vesicoureteral Reflux, Urinary Lithiasis and Renal Vein Thrombosis
Chapter 113. Ureteral Duplication and Ureteroceles
Chapter 114. Megaureter and Prune-Belly Syndrome
Chapter 115. Diversion and Undiversion
Chapter 116. Disorders of Bladder Function
Chapter 117. Structural Disorders of the Bladder, Augmentation
Chapter 118. Bladder Exstrophy
Chapter 119. Hypospadias
Chapter 120. Abnormalities of the Urethra, Penis, and Scrotum
Chapter 121. Ambiguous Genitalia
Chapter 122. Abnormalities of the Female Genital Tract

Part IX: Special Areas of Pediatric Surgery

Chapter 123. Congenital Heart Disease and Anomalies of the Great Vessels
Chapter 124. Management of Neural tube defects, Hydrocephalus, Refractory Epilepsy and Central Nervous System Infections
Chapter 125 Major Congenital Orthopedic Deformities
Chapter 126. Bone and Joint Infections
Chapter 127. Amputations in Childhood
Chapter 128. Congenital Defects of the Skin, Connective Tissues, Muscles, Tendons and Hands
Chapter 129. Conjoined Twins
Chapter 130. Vascular Anomalies: Hemangiomas and Malformations
Chapter 131. Arterial Disorders
Chapter 132. Venous Disorders in Childhood
Chapter 133. Lymphatic Disorders