Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence

Hardcover | August 26, 2008

EditorJeffrey Norton, Philip S. Barie, Ralph R. Bollinger

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Much anticipated, the Second Edition of Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence features fully revised and updated information on the evidence-based practice of surgery, including significant new sections on trauma and critical care and the often challenging surgical care of unique populations, including elderly, pediatric, immunocompromised, and obese patients as well as timely new chapters on the pre- and post-operative care of the cardiac surgery patient, intestinal transplantation, surgical infections, the fundamentals of cancer genetics and proteomics. Also new to this edition are discussions of electrosurgical instruments, robotics, imaging modalities, and other emerging technologies influencing the modern practice of surgery. Clinically focused sections in gastrointestinal, vascular, cardiothoracic, transplant, and cancer surgery enable the surgeon to make decisions based upon the most relevant data in modern surgical practice. The text is enhanced by more than 1,000 illustrations and hundreds of the signature evidence-based tables that made the first edition of SURGERY an instant classic.

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 Much anticipated, the Second Edition of Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Evidence features fully revised and updated information on the evidence-based practice of surgery, including significant new sections on trauma and critical care and the often challenging surgical care of unique populations, including elderly, pediatric, immun...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:2486 pages, 10.98 × 8.27 × 0.27 inPublished:August 26, 2008Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387308008

ISBN - 13:9780387308005

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Table of Contents

1. Origins of Modern Surgery.- 2. Evidence-Based Surgery.- 3. Cell Structure, Function, and Genetics.- 4. Mediators of Inflammation and Injury.- 5. Substrate Metabolism.- 6. Nutrition.- 7. Perioperative Fluids and Electrolytes.- 8. Hemostasis and Coagulation.- 9. Transfusion Therapy.- 10. Wounds: Biology and Management.- 11. Diagnosis and Management of Infection.- 12. Infections of Soft Tissue.- 13. Intraabdominal Infections.- 14. Nosocomial Infections.- 15. Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock.- 16. Shock and Resusitation.- 17. Perioperative Management.- 18. Anesthesia.- 19. Pain Management.- 20. The Development of Trauma and Critical Care.- 21. Trauma Systems, Triage, and Disaster Management.- 22. Monitoring Techniques, Procedures, and Complications.- 23. Imaging of the Critically ill Patient.- 24. Risk Prediction and Outcomes.- 25. Burns and Inhalation Injury.- 26. Trauma to the Head and Neck.- 27. Trauma to the Torso.- 28. Trauma to the Pelvis and Extremities.- 29. Vascular Injuries.- 30. Spinal Injuries.- 31. Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome.- 32. Principles of Mechanical Ventilation.- 33. Renal Replacement Therapy.- 34. The Open Abdomen.- 35. Principles of Rehabilitation.- 36. Surgical Care of the Pediatric Patient.- 37. Surgical Care of the Geriatric Patient.- 38. Clinical Issues in Managing the HIV-Infected Patient.- 39. Surgical Care of the Obese Patient.- 40. Surgical Care of the Pregnant Patient.- 41. History of Surgery f the Gastrointestinal Tract.- 42. Assessment of Acute Abdominal Symptoms.- 43. General Principles of Minimally Invasive Surgery.- 44. Esophagus.- 45. Stomach and Duodenum.- 46. Pancreas.- 47. Biliary System.- 48. Liver.- 49. Samll Intestine.- 50. Appendix.- 51. Colon, Rectum, and Anus.- 52. Spleen.- 53. Hernias and Abdominal Wall Defects.- 54. History of Endocrine Surgery.- 55. Parathyroid.- 56. Thyroid.- 57. Adrenal.- 58. Neuroendocrine Tumors of Pancreas, GI Tract, and Carcinoid.- 59. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia.- 60. History of Vascular Surgery.- 61. Pathobiology of Vascular Disease.- 62. Cerebrovascular Disease.- 63. Diseases of Thoracic Aorta.- 64. Diseases of the Great Vessels.- 65. Diseases of the Abdominal Aorta and its Branches.- 66. Arterial Disease of the Lower Extremity.- 67. Venous Disease and Pulmonary Embolism.- 68. Vascular Access for Dialysis, Nutrition, and Chemotherapy.- 69. History of Cardiac Surgery.- 70. Pre- & Post-Op Care of the Thoracic Surgery Patient.- 71. Lung Neoplasms.- 72. Thoracic and Pulmonary Infections.- 73. Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery.- 74. Pleura and Pericardium.- 75. Mediastinum.- 76. Congenital Heart Disease.- 77. Adult Heart Disease.- 78. Mechanical Circulatory Support.- 79. History of Transplantation.- 80. Immunology of Transplantation.- 81. Rejection.- 82. Organ Preservation.- 83. Kidney Transplantation.- 84. Pancreas and Islet Cell Transplantation.- 85. Transplantation of the Liver.- 86. Transplantation of the Intestine.- 87. Lung Transplantation.- 88. Heart Transplantation.- 89. History of Surgical Oncology.- 90. Genetics of Cancer.- 91. Fundamentals of Cancer Genomics and Proteomics.- 92. Fundamentals of Cancer Cell Biology and Molecular Targeting.- 93. Immunology of Cancer.- 94. Principles of Cancer Surgery.- 95. Principles of Radiation Therapy.- 96. Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Breast.- 97. Melanoma and Other Cutaneous Malignancies.- 98. Soft Tissue Sarcoma.- 99. GIST Tumors.- 100. Head and Neck Malignanices.- 101. Surgical Emergencies in the Cancer Patient.- 102. Nutritional Care of the Cancer Patients.- 103. Regional Therapy of Cancer.- 104. End-of-Life Care.- 105. Urology.- 106. Gynecology.- 107. Neurosurgery.- 108. Orthopedics.- 109. Plastic Surgery.

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From the reviews of the second edition:"This is a second edition of a comprehensive review of the basic science and the clinical evidence in surgery. ... This book will serve as a reference for many clinicians. This is a great reference for those in surgical training, residency or fellowship training, and in practice taking care of surgical patients or patients with surgical diseases. All the authors are clinically active experts. ... This book is worth reading for its comprehensive in-depth analysis and presentation of long established EBM." (Kent C. Choi, Doody's Review Service, December, 2008)