Atlas of Advanced Operative Surgery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781416041092, 9781455753987

Atlas of Advanced Operative Surgery

1st Edition

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Authors: Vijay Khatri
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416041092
eBook ISBN: 9781455753987
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 19th October 2012
Page Count: 816


Advance your surgical expertise with Atlas of Advanced Operative Surgery! This new resource picks up where other surgical references leave off, providing highly visual, step-by-step guidance on more than 100 advanced and complex procedures in both general and subspecialty areas.

Key Features

  • Visualize every procedure thanks to more than 1,000 illustrations, most in full color - including intraoperative photos, beautifully illustrated color drawings that highlight the relevant anatomy and techniques in specific surgeries, and radiologic images that help you identify variations in anatomy prior to surgery.
  • Grasp each procedure and review key steps quickly with a consistent, highly focused, bulleted format.
  • See the advantages and disadvantages of variations in technique with a Pro/Con section written by expert surgeons.
  • Focus on the advanced practice skills that are of particular value to those poised to begin practice, as well as surgeons who are already in practice.
  • Benefit from the masterful guidance of Dr. Vijay Khatri, a respected expert and experienced mentor of trainees, junior faculty, and community surgeons.
  • Learn new procedures or refresh your memory on operative details prior to surgery with an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format: pre-operative preparation, operative technique, position, incision, main dissection, closure, alternative technical approaches (with pros/cons), and post-operative care.
  • Access the complete contents of Atlas of Advanced Operative Surgery online, fully searchable, at

Table of Contents

Section I Head and Neck

1 Radical Neck Dissection

2 Modified Neck Dissection

3 Superficial Parotidectomy

4 Excision of Submandibular Gland and Submandibular Triangle Dissection

Section II Thoracic

5Radical Pneumonectomy

6 Resection of Pulmonary Metastases

7 Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Lobectomy

8 Thoracoscopic Lung Biopsy

9 Lung Volume Reduction Surgery

10 Chest Wall Resection/Reconstruction

Section III Esophagus

11 Radical Esophagectomy with 2/3-Field Lymphadenectomy

12 Transhiatal Esophagectomy Via Laparoscopy and Transmediastinal Endodissection

13 Laparothoracoscopic Esophagectomy

14 Esophagectomy by Thoracoscopy In Prone Position Followed By Laparoscopy and Cervicotomy

15 Esophageal Reconstruction with Colonic Interposition

16 Operative Approach to Zenker’s Diverticulum

17 Transthoracic Fundoplication: Belsey Fundoplication

18 Laparoscopic Approach for Achalasia and Epiphrenic Diverticulum

Section IV Stomach/Small Intestine

19 Total Gastrectomy with D2 Lymph Node Dissection

20 Laparoscopy-Assisted Distal Gastrectomy with Lymphadenectomy

21 Laparoscopic Vagotomy and Seromyotomy with Antrectomy

22 Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery

23 Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

24 Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve Resection With Duodenal Switch

25 Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication

26 Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair

Section V Pancreas

27 Pancreaticoduodenectomy With Or Without Distal Gastrectomy and Radical Lymphadenectomy

28 Pancreaticoduodenectomy With Superior Mesentericoportal Venous Resection

29 Distal Subtotal Pancreatectomy with and without Spleen Preservation

30 Total Pancreatectomy

31 Central Pancreatectomy

32 Extended Pancreatect


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About the Author

Vijay Khatri

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, CA