Essential General Surgical Operations

2nd Edition

Authors:

  • R. Kirk
  • Marc Winslet
    • Print ISBN 9780443103148

    Key Features

    • A vade mecum for every young surgeon intending to enter the operating theatre and perform safely.
    • Outlines in simple terms the dangers and difficulties that make each operation unique.
    • .
    • Derived from the critically-acclaimed parent title General Surgical Operations.
    • Edited and written by a highly respected surgical team, this book provides expert guidance for today's trainee.

    Table of Contents

    Choose well, cut well, get well
    Anaesthesia-related techniques
    Severely injured patient
    Minor soft tissue injuries
    Removal of superficial lumps
    Superficial surgical infections
    Laparotomy – elective and emergency
    Principles of minimal access surgery
    Abdominal wall and groin
    Laparoscopic repair of groin hernias
    Appendix and abdominal abscess
    Laparoscopic appendicectomy
    Oesophagus
    Oesophagectomy
    Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    Stomach and duodenum
    Small bowel
    Colonoscopy
    Colon
    Laparoscopically assisted colectomy
    Anorectal
    Biliary tract
    Laparoscopic biliary surgery
    Pancreas
    Liver and portal venous system
    Spleen
    Laparoscopic splenectomy
    Breast
    Thyroid
    Parathyroid
    Adrenalectomy
    Arteries
    Veins and lymphatics
    Sympathectomy
    Transplantation
    Thorax
    Head and neck
    Orthopaedics and trauma – amputations
    Orthopaedics and trauma – general principles
    Orthopaedics and trauma – upper limb
    Orthopaedics and trauma – lower limb
    Plastic surgery
    Paediatric surgery
    Neurosurgery
    Upper urinary tract
    Lower urinary tract
    Male genitalia
    Gynaecological surgery
    Ear nose and throat
    Oral and maxillofacial surgery
    Ophthalmology

    Details

    No. of pages:
    434
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443103148

    About the authors

    R. Kirk

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Honorary Professor of Surgery, Royal Free and University College London; Honorary Consulting Surgeon, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK

    Marc Winslet

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Surgery, The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK