Atlas of Trauma/Emergency Surgical Techniques

1st Edition

A Volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series - Expert Consult: Online and Print


Key Features

  • Easily review normal anatomy and visualize the step-by-step progression of each emergency surgery procedure thanks to more than 330 detailed anatomic line drawings and clinical photographs.
  • Avoid complications with pearls and pitfalls from the authors for every surgical technique.
  • Master the key variations and nuances for a full range of emergency techniques. A highly formatted approach provides step-by-step instructions with bulleted "how-to" guidance for each procedure.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Intracranial Pressure Monitoring and Ventriculostomy

Section I: Neck

Chapter 2

Neck Exploration

Chapter 3

Surgical Airways: Tracheostomy and Cricothyroidotomy

Section II: Chest

Chapter 4

Resuscitative Thoracotomy, Anterolateral and Posterolateral Thoracotomy, and Thoracotomy Decortication and Pleurodesis

Chapter 5

Anterior Approach for Stabilization of Fractures of the Lower Thoracic and Upper Lumbar Spine (T11 – L2)

Chapter 6

Cardiac Injuries

Chapter 7

Thoracic Vascular Exposure and Reconstruction

Chapter 8

Tracheal Injury and Repair

Chapter 9

Pulmonary Injuries

Chapter 10

Subxiphoid Pericardial Window

Chapter 11

Surgical and Operative Management of Esophageal Injuries

Section III: Abdomen

Chapter 12

Abdominal Closure Techniques

Chapter 13

Duodenal Injury Repairs

Chapter 14

Liver Injuries: Repair Techniques

Chapter 15

Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy

Chapter 16

Pancreatic Injury: Repair and Resection Techniques

Chapter 17

Cholecystectomy and Common Bile Duct Exploration

Chapter 18

Kidney Trauma (Parenchymal and Vascular Injuries): Repair and Nephrectomy

Chapter 19

Bladder and Ureteral Repair

Chapter 20

Gastroduodenal Operations for Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Perforation

Chapter 21

Incarcerated Hernia Repair-- Posterior Preperitoneal Approach

Chapter 22

Rectal Trauma

Section IV: Abdominal Vascular

Chapter 23

Abdominal Vascular Injuries

Chapter 24



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About the authors

William Cioffi

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Surgeon-in-Chief, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island

Juan Asensio

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery, Chief, Division of Trauma Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Director, Trauma Center and Trauma Program, Department of Surgery, Creighton University School of Medicine, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska