Current Surgical Therapy E-Book by John L. Cameron, MD, FACS, FRCS(Eng) (hon), FRCS(Ed) (hon), FRCSI(hon)Current Surgical Therapy E-Book by John L. Cameron, MD, FACS, FRCS(Eng) (hon), FRCS(Ed) (hon), FRCSI(hon)

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Minimize the risks and maximize your surgical success with Current Surgical Therapy! Hundreds of preeminent general surgeons present you with today’s best treatment and management advice for a number of diseases and associated surgeries, discussing which approach to take, how to avoid or minimize complications, and what outcomes to expect. Current Surgical Therapy is indispensable for quick, efficient review prior to surgery, as well as when preparing for surgical boards and ABSITEs!
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Title:Current Surgical Therapy E-BookFormat:OtherDimensions:1504 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:November 20, 2013Publisher:Elsevier Health SciencesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:032322511X

ISBN - 13:9780323225113


Table of Contents

Section 1: The Esophagus

Esophageal Function Tests

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Endoluminal Approaches to Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

The Management of Barrett's Esophagus

The Endoscopic Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus

The Management of Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia

The Management of Pharyngeal Esophageal (Zenker's) Diverticula

The Management of Achalasia of the Esophagus

The Management of Disorders of Esophageal Motility

The Management of Esophageal Tumors

Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy of Esophageal Cancer

The Use of Esophageal Stents

The Management of Esophageal Perforation

Section 2: The Stomach

The Management of Benign Gastric Ulcer

The Management of Duodenal Ulcer

Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

The Management of the Mallory-Weiss Syndrome

The Management of Gastric Adenocarcinoma

The Management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

The Management of Morbid Obesity

Section 3: Small Bowel

The Management of Small Bowel Obstruction

The Management of Crohn's Disease of the Small Bowel

Strictureplasty in Crohn's Disease

The Management of Small Bowel Tumors

The Management of Diverticulosis of the Small Bowel

The Management of Motility Disorders of the Stomach and Small Bowel

The Management of the Short Bowel Syndrome

The Management of Enterocutaneous Fistula

Section 4: Large Bowel

Preoperative Bowel Preparation: Is It Necessary?

Management of Diverticular Disease of the Colon

The Management of Chronic Ulcerative Colitis

The Management of Toxic Megacolon

The Management of Crohn's Colitis

Ischemic Colitis

The Management of Clostridium Difficile Colitis

Large Bowel Obstruction

The Use of Stents for Colonic Obstruction

The Management of Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction (Ogilvie's Syndrome)

The Management of Colonic Volvulus

The Management of Rectal Prolapse and Obstructed Defecation

Management of Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome

The Surgical Management of Constipation

The Management of Radiation Injury to the Small and Large Bowel

Surgery of the Polyposis Syndrome

The Management of Colon Cancer

The Management of Rectal Cancer

The Management of Tumors of the Anal Region

The Use of PET Scanning in the Management of Colorectal Cancer

The Use of Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Treatment for Colorectal Cancer

The Management of Colorectal Polyps

Management of Peritoneal Surface Malignancy

The Management of Acute Appendicitis

The Management of Hemorrhoids

The Management of Anal Fissures

The Management of Anorectal Abscess and Fistula

The Management of Anorectal Stricture

The Management of Pruritus Ani

Surgical Treatment of Fecal Incontinence

The Management of Rectovaginal Fistula

The Management of Condyloma Acuminata

The Management of Pilonidal Cyst Disease

The Management of Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Section 5: The Liver

The Management of Cystic Disease of the Liver

The Management of Echinococcal Cyst Disease of the Liver

The Management of Liver Hemangioma

The Management of Benign Liver Lesions

The Management of Malignant Liver Tumors

Hepatic Malignancy: Resection versus Transplantation

Radio Frequency Ablation of Colorectal Liver Metastases

The Management of Hepatic Abscess

Transarterial chemoembolization for Liver Metastases

Section 6: Portal Hypertension

Portal Hypertension: The Role of Shunting Procedures

The Role of Liver Transplantation in Portal Hypertension

Endoscopic Therapy for Esophageal Variceal Hemorrhage

Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts (TIPS)

The Management of Refractory Ascites

The Management of Hepatic Encephalopathy

The Management of the Budd-Chiari Syndrome

Section 7: Gallbladder and Biliary Tree

The Management of Asymptomatic (Silent) Gallstones

The Management of Acute Cholecystitis

The Management of Common Duct Stones

The Management of Acute Cholangitis

The Management of Benign Biliary Strictures

The Management of Cystic Disorders of the Bile Ducts

The Management of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

The Management of Bile Duct Cancer

Gallbladder Cancer

The Management of Gallstone Ileus

Transhepatic Interventions for Obstructive Jaundice

Obstructive Jaundice: Endoscopic Therapy

Section 8: The Pancreas

The Management of Acute Pancreatitis

The Management of Gallstone Pancreatitis

Pancreas Divisum and Other Variants of Dominant Dorsal Duct Anatomy

The Management of Pancreatic Abscess

The Management of Pancreatic Pseudocyst

Pancreatic Ductal Disruptions Leading to Pancreatic Fistula, Pancreatic Ascites, or Pancreatic Pleural Effusion

The Management of Chronic Pancreatitis

The Management of Periampullary Cancer

Vascular Reconstruction During the Whipple Operation

Palliative Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer

Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy of Pancreatic Cancer

Unusual Pancreatic Tumors

Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas

The Management of Pancreatic Islet Cell Tumors Excluding Gastrinoma

Transplantation of the Pancreas

Section 9: The Spleen

Splenectomy for Hematologic Diseases

The Management of Cysts, Tumors, and Abscesses of the Spleen

Splenic Salvage Procedures: Therapeutic Options

Section 10: Hernia

Inguinal Hernia

The Management of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia

Incisional, Epigastric and Umbilical Hernias

The Management of Spigelian, Lumbar, and Obturator Herniation

Athletic Pubalgia: The Sports Hernia

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

Section 11: The Breast

The Management of Benign Breast Disease

Screening for Breast Cancer

The Role of Stereotactic Breast Biopsy in the Management of Breast Disease

Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Targets in Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer: Surgical Therapy

Ablative Techniques in the Treatment of Benign and Malignant Breast Disease

Lymphatic Mapping and Sentinel Lymphadenectomy

Management of the Axilla in Breast Cancer

Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Ductal and Lobular Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast

Advances in Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer

Management of Recurrent and Disseminated Breast Cancer

The Management of Male Breast Cancer

Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy: Indications, Techniques, and Results

Section 12: Endocrine Glands

Adrenal Incidentaloma

The Management of Adrenal Cortical Tumors

The Management of Pheochromocytoma

The Management of Thyroid Nodules

The Management of Non-Toxic Goiter

The Management of Thyroiditis

The Management of Hyperthyroidism

The Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer

The Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Persistent or Recurrent Hyperparathyroidism

Secondary and Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism

Metabolic Changes Following Bariatric Surgery

Glycemic Control and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction

Section 13: Skin and Soft Tissue

Skin Lesions: Evaluation, Diagnosis and Management

The Management of Cutaneous Melanoma

The Management of Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Management of the Isolated Neck Mass

Hand Infections

Nerve Injury and Repair

Gas Gangrene of the Extremity

Necrotizing Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

Section 14: Chest Wall, Mediastinum, Trachea

The Management of Primary Chest Wall Tumors

Mediastinal Masses

Primary Tumors of the Thymus

Management of Tracheal Stenosis

The Management of Acquired Esophageal Respiratory Tract Fistula

Repair of Pectus Excavatum in the Adult

Section 15: Vascular Surgery

Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Endovascular Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

The Management of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

The Management of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, and Unexpected Abdominal Pathology

The Management of Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms

The Management of Acute Aortic Dissections

Carotid Endarterectomy

The Management of Recurrent Carotid Artery Stenosis

Balloon Angioplasty and Stents in Carotid Artery Occlusive Disease

The Management of Aneurysms of the Extracranial Carotid and Vertebral Arteries

Brachial Cephalic Reconstruction

Upper Extremity Arterial Occlusive Disease

Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease

Femoropopliteal Occlusive Disease

The Management of Tibioperoneal Occlusive Disease

Profunda Femoris Reconstruction

Popliteal and Femoral Artery Aneurysms

The Treatment of Claudication

False Aneurysm and Arterial Venous Fistula

Axillofemoral Bypass

The Management of Peripheral Arterial Embolis

Acute Peripheral Arterial and Bypass Graft Occlusion: Thrombolytic Therapy

Atherosclerotic Renovascular Disease

Raynaud's Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

The Diabetic Foot

Gangrene of the Foot

Buerger's Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans)

Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia

Management of Infected Vascular Graft

Vascular Access

Diagnosis of Venous Disease

Deep Venous Thrombosis

Vena Cava Filters

The Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism


Section 16: Trauma and Emergency Care

The Initial Assessment and Resuscitation of the Trauma Patient

Airway Management in the Trauma Patient

The Surgeon's Use of Ultrasound in Thoracoabdominal Trauma

Emergency Department Thoracotomy

The Management of Traumatic Brain Injury

Chest Wall Trauma, Pneumothorax and Hemothorax

Blunt Abdominal Trauma

Penetrating Abdominal Trauma

Diaphragmatic Injuries

The Management of Liver Injuries

Pancreatic and Duodenal Injuries

Injuries to the Small and Large Bowel

The Management of Rectal Injuries

Injury to the Spleen

Retroperitoneal Injuries: Kidney and Ureter

Damage Control Operation

Pelvic Fractures

Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries

Evaluation and Management of Facial Injuries

Penetrating Neck Trauma

Blunt Cardiac Injury

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Management of the Open Abdomen

Blood Transfusion Therapy in Trauma

Coagulopathy in the Trauma Patient

The Abdomen That Won't Close

The Management of Vascular Injuries

Endovascular Management of Vascular Injuries

Management of Extremity Compartment Syndrome

Burn Wound Management

Burns, Fluid, Nutrition and Metabolics

Frostbite and Cold Injuries

Electrical and Lightning Injuries

Section 17: Preoperative and Postoperative Care

Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy

Preoperative Assessment of the Elderly Patient: Frailty

Preoperative Preparation of the Surgical Patient

Is a Nasogastric Tube Necessary Following Alimentary Tract Surgery?

Surgical Site Infections

The Management of Intraabdominal Infections

Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens in the Operating Room

Anti-Fungal Therapy in the Surgical Patient

Measuring Outcomes in Surgery

Comparative Effectiveness Research in Surgery

Section 18: Surgical Critical Care

Surgical Palliative Care

Cardiovascular Pharmacology

Glucose Control in the Postoperative Patient

Postoperative Respiratory Failure

Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

Extracorporeal Life Support for Respiratory Failure


Acute Kidney Failure

Electrolyte Disorders

Acid Base Problems

Catheter Sepsis in the Intensive Care Unit

The Septic Response

Multiple Organ Dysfunction and Failure

Antibiotics for Critically Ill Patients

Endocrine Changes in Critical Illness

Nutritional Support in the Critically Ill

Coagulopathy in the Critically Ill Patient

Section 19: Minimally Invasive Surgery

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration

Laparoscopic 360 Degree Fundoplication

Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Laparoscopic Inguinal Herniorrhaphy

Laparoscopic Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernias

Laparoscopic Ventral and Incisional Hernia Repair

Laparoscopic Repair of Parastomal Hernias

Laparoscopic Splenectomy

Laparoscopic Gastric Surgery

Laparoscopic Management of Crohn's Disease

Laparoscopic Colon Surgery

Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy

Laparoscopic Repair of Paresophageal Hernias

Laparoscopic Treatment of Esophageal Motility Disorders

Laparoscopic Management of Esophageal Achalasia

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy

Laparoscopic Liver Resection

Laparoscopic Staging for Gastrointestinal Malignancies

Laparoscopic Pancreatic Resections

Laparoscopic Bypass for Pancreatic Cancer

Laparoscopic Management of Pancreatic Pseudocyst

Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

Laparoscopic Surgery for Severe Obesity

Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy

Single Site Minimally Invasive Surgery: What is Currently Possible?

Notes: what is currently possible?