Atlas of General Surgical Techniques - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780721603988, 9781455706365

Atlas of General Surgical Techniques

1st Edition

Expert Consult – Online and Print

Authors: Courtney Townsend B. Mark Evers
Hardcover ISBN: 9780721603988
eBook ISBN: 9781455706365
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 5th March 2010
Page Count: 1216

Description

Atlas of General Surgical Techniques covers the full spectrum and breadth of general surgery through nearly 1200 easy-to-follow anatomic drawings. Drs. Courtney M. Townsend, Jr. and B. Mark Evers present step-by-step guidance for common and complex procedures, including open and minimally invasive techniques. The highly consistent approach and oversized format allow for large educational illustrations with pearls and pitfalls at the end of each chapter. Comprehensive coverage includes hot topics such as Thyroidectomy, Parathyroidectomy, Hepaticojejunostomy, Choledochojejunostomy, Splenectomy,Hernia Repair, Exploration of Neck for Trauma, and Subclavian Artery Stab. You’ll have a complete array of surgical procedures at your fingertips—in print and online at expertconsult.com!

2009 PROSE Awards (awarded by Association of American Publishers for professional and scholarly excellence)Finalist/Honorable Mention, Clinical Medicine

Key Features

  • Includes access to the fully searchable text online at expertconsult.com, along with downloadable images.
  • Features 1200 easy-to-follow, step-by-step anatomic drawings that clearly depict the full spectrum and breadth of surgical techniques—both open and minimally invasive.
  • Covers hot topics such as Thyroidectomy, Parathyroidectomy, Hepaticojejunostomy, Choledochojejunostomy, Splenectomy,Hernia Repair, Exploration of Neck for Trauma, and Subclavian Artery Stab.
  • Provides step-by-step instructions for each procedure in a highly consistent format that makes applying techniques easy.
  • Highlights pearls and pitfalls at the end of each chapter so you know what to expect before entering the operating room.
  • Presents the detailed guidance of authorities on what you need to know about common and challenging procedures.

Details

No. of pages:
1216
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455706365
eBook ISBN:
9780323249157
Hardcover ISBN:
9780721603988

About the Author

Courtney Townsend

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and John Woods Harris Distinguished Chairman, Robertson-Poth Distinguished Chair in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

B. Mark Evers

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Surgery, Director, Lucille P. Markey Cancer Center, Markey Cancer Foundation Endowed Chair, Physician-in-Chief, Oncology Service Line UK Healthcare, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky