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.
  • 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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