Advances in Surgery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323553995, 9780323554008

Advances in Surgery, Volume 2017

1st Edition

Authors: John Cameron Timothy Buchman K. Kent Keith Lillemoe Kelly McMasters Mark Talamini Charles Yeo
eBook ISBN: 9780323554008
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323553995
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 21st August 2017

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Table of Contents

VOLUME 51 | 2017

Advances in Surgery

Can Neoadjuvant Therapy in Pancreatic Cancer Increase the Pool of Patients Eligible for Pancreaticoduodenectomy?

Can the Diagnosis of Appendicitis Be Made Without a Computed Tomography Scan?

Sleeve Gastrectomy and Diabetes: Is Cure Possible?

Vascular Resections During the Whipple Procedure

Transplantation of the Patient with Human Immunodeficiency Virus

What Is the Proper Use of Opioids in the Postoperative Patient?

How Do We Prevent Readmissions After Major Surgery?

Can Surgery for Appendicitis Be Performed as an Outpatient Procedure?

Concurrent Surgery: What is Appropriate?

Who Should Manage Patients with Adhesive Small Bowel

Do Patient-Reported Outcomes Correlate with Clinical Outcomes Following Surgery?

Minimally Invasive Gastric Surgery

Is Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Necessary After a Positive Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy?

Do Patients Mandate Resection After a First Episode of Acute Diverticulitis of the Colon with a Complication?

Per-Oral Esophageal Myotomy: Is It a Safe and Durable Procedure for Achalasia?

Is Open Vascular Surgery or Endovascular Surgery the Better Option for Lower Extremity Arterial Occlusive Disease?

The Use of Radiofrequency Detection to Mitigate the Risk of Retained Surgical Sponges

Professionalism in Surgery: Crucial Skills for Attendings and Residents


Each year, Advances in Surgery reviews the most current practices in general surgery. A distinguished editorial board, headed by Dr. John Cameron, identifies key areas of major progress and controversy and invites preeminent specialists to contribute original articles devoted to these topics. These insightful overviews in general surgery bring concepts to a clinical level and explore their everyday impact on patient care.


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About the Authors

John Cameron Author

Affiliations and Expertise

The Alfred Blalock Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA

Timothy Buchman Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

K. Kent Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Keith Lillemoe Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Massachusetts General Hospital

Kelly McMasters Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Louisville Louisville KY USA

Mark Talamini Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Stony Brook Medicine

Charles Yeo Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Samuel D. Gross Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson Universityy, Philadelphia, PA