Atlas of General Surgical Techniques

1st Edition

Expert Consult – Online and Print


  • Courtney Townsend
  • B. Mark Evers
    • Print ISBN 9780721603988
    • Electronic ISBN

    Key Features

    • Includes access to the fully searchable text online at, 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.


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    About the authors

    Courtney Townsend

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and John Woods Harris Distinguished Chairman, Robertson-Poth Distinguished Chair in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, The 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, The University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky