Essential General Surgical Operations - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780443103148

Essential General Surgical Operations

2nd Edition

Authors: R. Kirk Marc Winslet
Paperback ISBN: 9780443103148
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 12th July 2007
Page Count: 434


This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It has been specifically produced to meet the needs of the basic surgical trainee who is looking for a concise operative text. Adapted from the best-selling parent title, GENERAL SURGICAL OPERATIONS, it includes a straightforward description of all common major operations, together with a brief account of the less common procedures encountered during the early stages of surgical training. The highly-praised features of GENERAL SURGICAL OPERATIONS have been retained, including the clear, direct writing and illustrative style, and boxes which emphasise and give advice on how to recognise, avoid and correct difficulties.

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


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About the Author

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