Basic Techniques in Pediatric Surgery: An Operative Manual by Robert CarachiBasic Techniques in Pediatric Surgery: An Operative Manual by Robert Carachi

Basic Techniques in Pediatric Surgery: An Operative Manual

EditorRobert Carachi, Sandeep Agarwala, Tim J. Bradnock

Hardcover | February 15, 2013

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This unique manual is a "surgical cookbook" designed to provide clear and concise guidance for trainees in paediatric surgery. With the aid of simple line drawings depicting each operative step, more than one hundred frequently performed procedures are explained and demonstrated. The reader will learn how to perform each procedure effectively and safely, avoiding potential complications. The full range of surgery is covered, including basic surgical skills, day surgery procedures, emergency surgery procedures and minimally invasive surgery. The book will be of value not only to trainees in paediatric surgery but also to trainees in general surgery, theatre nurses, parents and carers.
Robert Carachi, MD, PhD, FRCS (Glas), FRCS (Eng), FEBPS, is Professor of Surgical Paediatrics at the University of Glasgow and Head of the Department/Section of Surgical Paediatrics at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, where he has been an Honorary Consultant and a Paediatric and Neonatal Surgeon since 1987. Dr. Carachi ho...
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Title:Basic Techniques in Pediatric Surgery: An Operative ManualFormat:HardcoverDimensions:662 pagesPublished:February 15, 2013Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642206409

ISBN - 13:9783642206405

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Table of Contents

From the content: Basic Surgical Techniques.- The WHO Safe Surgery checklist.- Positioning.- Preparation.- Head and Neck.- Layers of the scalp and suturing.- External and internal angular dermoid.- Cleft lip and palate.- Spine and Limbs.- Spina Bifida.- Forearm manipulation and molded cast.- Distal radius wiring.- Thoracic.- Chest drain insertion.- Thoracotomy.- Abdomen.- Upper GI Endoscopy.- The endoscopic management of upper GI bleeding.- Proctoscopy and flexible sigmoidoscopy.- Groin and Genitalia.- Exposure of the inguinal canal and Spermatic Cord Structures.- Inguinal hernia and ligation of patent processus vaginalis.- Incarcerated inguinal hernia.- Urology.- Cystourethroscopy.- Urethral and suprapubic catheterisation.- Open surgical approaches to the kidney.- Perineum.- Anal fissures and skin tags.- Perianal abscess and fistula-in-ano.- Minimally Invasive Surgery.- Ergonomics, Heuristics and Cognitive Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery.- Complications of laparoscopic surgery.