Review of Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Topics for ABSITE by Gamal Mostafa

Review of Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Topics for ABSITE

EditorGamal Mostafa, Cathey Lamont, Frederick Greene

Paperback | August 3, 2006

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This book provides an invaluable study aid for all general surgery residents preparing for the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE). Concisely written overviews of each topic covered on the exam combined with the self-test format offer a new and innovative approach. Each chapter is a short summary of a basic science or clinical topic and includes hundreds of related questions like those found on ABSITE. The book is targeted to trainees at various levels and also can be used to prepare for the qualifying (written) and certifying (oral) exams given by the American Board of Surgery upon completion of training.

About The Author

Dr. Greene, the Springer author responsible for the highly successful AJCC product line as well as Minimally Invasive Cancer Management, is also a program director with vast experience in training general surgery residents. His co-author, Gamal Mostafa, is currently a fellow in the program who will be staying on to practice with Dr. Gr...

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Title:Review of Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Topics for ABSITEFormat:PaperbackDimensions:470 pages, 10.98 × 8.5 × 0.03 inPublished:August 3, 2006Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:038729080X

ISBN - 13:9780387290805

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ContentsThe Cell * Cytokines * Growth Factors * Neutrophiles * Macrophages * Lymphocytes * Nitrous Oxide * Normal Wound Healing * Abnormal Wound Healing * Chronic Wounds * Oncogenes * Tumor Suppressor Genes * Cancer Growth & Spread * Biopsy * Radiotherapy * Chemotherpy * Immunotherapy * Tumor Markers * Cancer Screening * The Sentinel Node * Surgical Ultrasound * CT & MRI * Isotope Scans * PET Scan * Angiography * Laser * Electrocautery * Statistical Tests * Clinical Trials * Surgical Pharmacology * Operative Risk * General Anesthesia * Regional Anesthesia * Local Anesthesia * Sedation & Analgesia * Neuromuscular Blockade * Surgical Microbes * Nosocomial Infections * Antibiotics * Soft Tissue Infections * Abdominal Sepsis * Metabolic Principles * Starvation & Stress * Response to Injury * Initial Trauma Evaluation * Nutrition * Coagulation * Anticoagulation * Coagulopathy * Hypercoagulable States * Transfusion * Shock Overview* Monitoring * Cardiovascular Medications * Compartment Syndromes * Thermal Injuries * Cold Injuries * Electrical Burns * Sodium * Potassium * Magnesium * Calcium * Phosphorus * Acidosis * Alkalosis * Renal Failure * Basic Immunology * Rejection * Therapeutic Immunosupprssion * Kidney Transplant * Liver Transplant *Pancreas Transplant * Heart/Lung Transplant * Immunocompromised Host * Head & Neck Cancer * Salivary Glands * Neck Trauma * Neck Dissection * Neck Masses * Thoracic Anatomy* Pulmonary Physiology * Pulmonary Function Tests * Respiratory Failure * Mechanical Ventilation * Congenital lung lesions * Lung cancer * The Pleura * Mediastinal Masses * The Chest Wall * Thoracic Outlet Syndrome * Chest Injuries * Cardiac Physiology * Congenital Heart Lesions * Myocardial Ischemia * Anatomy of the Breast * Breast Complaints * Benign Breast Lesions * In-Situ Breast Carcinoma * Invasive Breast Cancer * Inflammatory Breast Cancer * Phyllodes Tumors * The Male Breast * Skin Malignancy * Melanoma * Soft Tissue Sarcoma Lymphoma * Gastrointestinal Embryology * Gastrointestinal Symptoms * Esophageal Anatomy & Physiology * Esophageal Function Tests * Esophageal Motor Disorders * GERD * Esophageal Perforation & Injury * Esophageal Diverticula * Esophageal Tumors * Esophagectomy * Gastric Anatomy * Gastric Physiology * H. Pylori * Peptic Ulcers * Gastric Polyps * Gastric Cancer * Gastrointestinal Lymphoma * Gastroduodenal Surgery * Intestinal Anatomy * Digestion Gut Hormones * Intestinal Motility * Colorectal Physiology* Crohn's Disease * Ulcerative Colitis * Small Bowel Neoplasms * Colonic Polyps * Colon Cancer * Rectal Cancer * Bowel Obstruction * Meckel's Diverticulum * Liver Anatomy * Liver Functions * Hepatobiliary Imaging * Jaundice * Liver Masses * Liver Abscesses * Benign Liver Tumors * Malignant Liver Tumors * Hepatitis * Portal Hypertension * Liver Failure * Hepatectomy * Biliary Anatomy & Physiology * Biliary Infections * Biliary Dyskinesia * Biliary Strictures * Choledochal Cysts * Gallbladder Cancer * Pancreatic Anatomy * Pancreatic Anomalies * Pancreatic Physiology* Acute Pancreatitis * Chronic Pancreatitis * Pancreatic Pseudocysts * Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors * Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma * Pancreatic Surgery * The Spleen * Anatomy of Abdominal Wall Hernias * Physiology of Laparoscopy * Abdominal Trauma * Vascular Anatomy of the Lower Extremities* Vascular Anatomy of the Upper Extremities * Arterial Physiology * Venous Physiology* Noninvasive Vascular Testing * Acute Ischemia * Chronic Ischemia * Aneurysms * Renal Hypertension * Cerebrovascular Insufficiency * Mesenteric Ischemia * The Diabetic Foot * Chronic Venous Insufficiency * Vascular Trauma * Lymphatic System * The Newborn * Neonatal Abdomen * Neonatal Chest * Pyloric Stenosis * Pediatric Solid Tumors * Abdominal Wall Defect * Pediatric Trauma * Intussusception * Pediatric Hernia * Embryology of the Neck * Thyroid & Parathyroid Anatomy* Thyroid Physiology * Hyperthyoidism * Thyroid Nodules * Thyroiditis * Thyroid Neoplasm * Calcium Physiology * Hyperparathyroidism * Parathyroid Carcinoma * Adrenal Physiology * Cushing's Syndrome * Hyperaldosteronism * Pheochromocytoma *Incidentaloma * MEN * Neuroanatomy * Neurophysiology * Head Injuries * The Spine * Spinal Cord Injury * Nerve Injuries * Skeletal Trauma * The Hand * Skin Grafts & Flaps * Gynecolog * The Pregnant Patient * Urologic Anatomy * Urologic Physiology * Urologic Malignancy * Urologic Trauma * The Elderly Patient