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  • 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.
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Table of Contents

Part I • GENERAL

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

Part II • TRAUMA

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

Part III • MAJOR TUMORS OF CHILDHOOD

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

Part IV • TRANSPLANTATION

45 Principles of Transplantation
46 Renal Transplantation
47 Pancreas and

Details

No. of pages:
848
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323091619
Electronic ISBN:
9780323245883
Print ISBN:
9780323072557

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