Atlas of Trauma/Emergency Surgical Techniques

1st Edition

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


  • William Cioffi
  • Juan Asensio
  • 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.
    • Access the entire text online at Expert Consult.

    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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