Pediatric Surgery, 2-Volume Set

7th Edition

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Authors: Arnold Coran N. Scott Adzick Thomas Krummel Jean-Martin Laberge Robert Shamberger Anthony Caldamone
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323072557
eBook ISBN: 9780323245883
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 14th February 2012
Page Count: 848


Pediatric Surgery, 7th Edition - edited by Arnold G. Coran, Anthony Caldamone, N. Scott Adzick, Thomas M. Krummel, Jean-Martin Laberge, and Robert Shamberger - features comprehensive, up-to-date guidance on all aspects of childhood surgery, including congenital malformations, tumors, trauma, and urologic problems. Apply the latest developments in fetal surgery, adolescent bariatric surgery, minimally invasive surgery in children, and tissue engineering for the repair of congenital anomalies, such as the separation of conjoined twins. you can also access the fully searchable text online at, making this definitive resource more accessible than ever.

Key Features

  • Get comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge technology in pediatric surgical diseases, including imaging concepts, minimally invasive techniques, robotics, diagnostic and therapeutic advances, and molecular biology and genetics.
  • Find information quickly and easily with an intuitive organization by body region and organs.
  • Apply the guidance of world-renowned experts in pediatric surgery.

Table of Contents


1 History of Pediatric Surgery: A Brief Overview
2 Molecular Clinical Genetics and Gene Therapy
3 Impact of Tissue Engineering in Pediatric Surgery
4 Advanced and Emerging Surgical Technologies and the Process of Innovation
5 Prenatal Diagnosis and Fetal Therapy
6 Neonatal Physiology and Metabolic Considerations
7 Respiratory Physiology and Care
8 Extracorporeal Life Support for Cardiopulmonary Failure
9 Neonatal Cardiovascular Physiology and Care
10 Sepsis and Related Considerations
11 Surgical Implications of Hematologic Disease
12 Nutritional Support in the Pediatric Surgical Patient
13 Pediatric Anesthesia
14 Clinical Outcomes Evaluation and Quality Improvement
15 Ethical Considerations
16 Patient- and Family-Centered Pediatric Surgical Care


17 Injury Prevention
18 Infants and Children as Accident Victims and Their Emergency Management
19 Thoracic Injuries
20 Abdominal Trauma
21 Genitourinary Tract Trauma
22 Musculoskeletal Trauma
23 Hand, Soft Tissue, and Envenomation Injuries
24 Central Nervous System Injuries
25 Vascular Injury
26 Burns
27 Child Abuse and Birth Injuries


28 Principles of Pediatric Oncology, Genetics of Cancer, and Radiation Therapy
29 Biopsy Techniques for Children with Cancer

30 Wilms’ Tumor
31 Neuroblastoma
32 Nonmalignant Tumors of the Liver
33 Malignant Liver Tumors
34 Pediatric Gastrointestinal Tumors
35 Diagnosis and Treatment of Rhabdomyosarcoma
36 Other Soft Tissue Tumors
37 Teratomas and Other Germ Cell Tumors
38 Hodgkin Lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
39 Ovarian Tumors
40 Testicular Tumors
41 Adrenal Tumors
42 Tumors of the Lung and Chest Wall
43 Bone Tumors
44 Brain Tumors


45 Principles of Transplantation
46 Renal Transplantation
47 Pancreas and


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About the Author

Arnold Coran

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery and Head, Section of Pediatric Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Surgeon-in-Chief, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI

N. Scott Adzick

Affiliations and Expertise

Surgeon in Chief, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Thomas Krummel

Jean-Martin Laberge

Robert Shamberger

Anthony Caldamone

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Director of Urology Residency Program, Department of Urology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI