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Books > Medicine > Surgery

Emergency Laparoscopy (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Ferdinando Agresta, Fabio Cesare Campanile, Gabriele Anania, Carlo Bergamini Emergency Laparoscopy (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Ferdinando Agresta, Fabio Cesare Campanile, Gabriele Anania, Carlo Bergamini
R3,289 R2,980 Discovery Miles 29 800 Save R309 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book provides up-to-date evidence on laparoscopic emergency surgery and supplies concrete advice on when and how to approach patients laparoscopically in an emergency setting. All the diseases elegible for emergency laparoscopy are addressed, and for each disease recommendations, levels of evidence, and technical key points are discussed and analyzed. Diagnostic flow charts are included for cases in which laparoscopy turns out to be the final diagnostic step and the first therapeutic one. Furthermore, problematic and positive aspects of the laparoscopic approach from the anesthesiologic point of view are fully explored. Finally, a useful overview of current practice in hospitals across the world is provided, highlighting the varying applications in relation to different medical "cultures", skills, resources, and healthcare systems.

Image-guided Laser Ablation (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020): Claudio Maurizio Pacella, Tian'an Jiang, Giovanni Mauri Image-guided Laser Ablation (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020)
Claudio Maurizio Pacella, Tian'an Jiang, Giovanni Mauri
R1,901 R1,720 Discovery Miles 17 200 Save R181 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book offers a comprehensive guide to the technical basis of laser ablation, describing and reporting in detail on the latest findings. The world of medicine is currently working to reduce the invasiveness of treatment, in order to improve patients' quality of life. Image-guided ablations are rapidly becoming an effective alternative to several surgical treatments. Among the many techniques available for ablation, laser is still not widely used, though its efficacy has been amply demonstrated. The scientific community is now showing a growing interest in laser techniques for image-guided ablations, and many physicians are willing to start using lasers in their clinical practice. The book is divided into 16 chapters, including historical notes, technical aspects, outcomes of ex-vivo experiments, and results of the application of this technique in various clinical scenarios. It will be of great interest to a broad range of physicians (interventional radiologists, surgeons, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, urologists), from less experienced trainees to expert physicians who want to introduce a novel clinical practice.

Atlas of Breast Reconstruction (Hardcover, 2015 ed.): Mario Rietjens, Mario Casales-Schorr, Visnu Lohsiriwat Atlas of Breast Reconstruction (Hardcover, 2015 ed.)
Mario Rietjens, Mario Casales-Schorr, Visnu Lohsiriwat
R5,810 R4,578 Discovery Miles 45 780 Save R1,232 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Back Cover Text Breast reconstructive and oncoplastic surgery can reduce the sense of mutilation resulting from oncologic surgery and meets the need to provide breast cancer treatment that will not only eradicate the cancer but also re-establish the patient's quality of life. However, the difficulties inherent in preoperative planning and the intraoperative complexity of breast reconstruction and oncoplastic techniques represent major challenges for the breast surgeon. This atlas, intended for surgeons at every level, is an all-inclusive guide that documents surgical techniques step by step by means of a wealth of more than 1800 color photos, additional high-quality drawings and illustrations, and succinct accompanying text. Both common, established procedures and the most recently introduced techniques are covered, ensuring that readers will have at their disposal multiple approaches for breast repair, remodeling, and reconstruction. In addition to the comprehensive descriptions of techniques, preoperative planning is explained, indications and contraindications are identified, and the management of surgical complications is discussed. Tips, pitfalls, and key points are highlighted. The Atlas of Breast Reconstruction is an unprecedented tool that will increase and refine the arsenal at the oncoplastic surgeon's disposal in order to ensure that the best treatment can be offered to each individual patient.

Pediatric Surgery - Diagnosis and Treatment (Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Christopher P. Coppola, Alfred P. Kennedy Jr, Ronald J.... Pediatric Surgery - Diagnosis and Treatment (Hardcover, 2014 ed.)
Christopher P. Coppola, Alfred P. Kennedy Jr, Ronald J. Scorpio
R4,403 R3,532 Discovery Miles 35 320 Save R871 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Just as children are not little adults, the discipline of paediatric surgery is not equivalent to surgery for adults. Differences in anatomy, diseases affecting children and the appropriate therapies make the surgical care of children confusing and tense. Even within paediatric care, the extensive changes children undergo as they develop from neonates to adolescents causes different care to be required at different stages. Full-size texts are available for comprehensive review of paediatric surgery when one has the luxury to sit and study at a desk, but no pocket-sized guide specific to paediatric surgery is available. This book will fulfil the need for rapid, clear, concise guidance in the immediate bedside evaluation and treatment of children suffering surgical disease. It will provide assistance to surgical and paediatric providers alike; anyone who has a hand in the urgent care of children requiring a surgeon. The book is also a convenient focused board review guide for trainees and active practitioners taking board examinations. The editors are busy paediatric surgeons at a teaching hospital, performing operations on children every day, as well as training students and residents. The contributors are drawn from the broad spectrum of paediatric specialists encompassing the disciplines necessary to staff a tertiary children s hospital."

Surgical Decision Making in Acute Care Surgery (Hardcover): Kimberly Davis, Raul Coimbra Surgical Decision Making in Acute Care Surgery (Hardcover)
Kimberly Davis, Raul Coimbra
R3,478 Discovery Miles 34 780 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Unique book provides comprehensive discussion of MIS versus traditional techniques in modern Acute Care Surgery The combination of a surgeon shortage and poor access to emergency surgical care led to establishment of the Acute Care Surgery paradigm and subspecialty in 2003. Concurrently, minimally invasive approaches revolutionized surgical practice in the 21st century. In the U.S., acute care surgeons stand at the front line of patient care for emergency general surgery, trauma, and surgical critical care, and thus are positioned to positively impact healthcare delivery and costs. Surgical Decision Making in Acute Care Surgery by renowned surgeons Kimberly Davis and Raul Coimbra is the first text that comprehensively discusses when to use minimally invasive techniques and advanced technology versus traditional open procedures in acute traumatic and non-traumatic surgical emergencies. The text begins with three opening chapters covering the background of the Acute Care Surgery subspecialty, anatomic and physiological considerations, and the impact of acute surgical illness on pre- and post-operative critical care decisions. Subsequent chapters outline surgical approaches for commonly encountered acute conditions. Trauma chapters cover interventions for cervical, blunt and penetrating abdominal, and thoracic injuries. Emergency general surgery topics run the gamut from appendicitis to emergency management of paraesophageal hernias and esophageal perforations. An impressive group of senior surgeons and younger rising stars in American surgery share their expertise throughout the book. Key Highlights Disease-specific chapters include epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnostic tools, treatment strategies, surgical techniques, cost analyses, complications, and national guidelines where available Subchapters feature expert commentary on preceding chapters, including clinical pearls and controversies (e.g. operative vs. nonoperative management) In-depth discussion of surgical decision making encompasses the type of surgical approach, as well as indications and contraindications for MIS The roles of MIS procedures such as laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, radiology-based percutaneous techniques, as well as endovascular surgery are examined The quintessential resource on contemporary Acute Care Surgery practice, this is a must-read for residents, junior faculty, and practicing surgeons in this discipline. This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.

Tuning the Brain - Principles and Practice of Neurosomatic Medicine (Paperback): Jay Goldstein Tuning the Brain - Principles and Practice of Neurosomatic Medicine (Paperback)
Jay Goldstein
R1,487 Discovery Miles 14 870 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Discover effective, outcome-oriented ways to help CFS patients who have endured useless or inappropriate treatments! From the author: "For many years I have viewed brain function as a system of electrochemical impulses continually flashing through the brain. These neural networks can often be modulated fairly simply by 'tuning' them. The point I have been trying to make for many years is that this process may be pharmacologically regulated extremely rapidly in a manner which does not yet seem to be recognized by the medical profession." In this remarkable volume, Dr. Jay A. Goldstein clearly presents both the theoretical and the practical aspects of his revolutionary approach to treating CFS and other conditions that have often been termed psychosomatic. Dr. Goldstein (author of Chronic Fatigue Syndromes: The Limbic Hypothesis and Betrayal by the Brain: The Neurologic Basis of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia Syndrome, and Related Neural Network Disorders) shows how he achieves results for patients with CFS and a variety of other syndromes in days, rather than months or years. This well-referenced book answers questions, from the most basic to the most complex, including: What is neurosomatic medicine? How did Dr. Goldstein come to pioneer and practice this specialty? What abnormalities in brain function produce neurosomatic disorders? How can an understanding of these abnormalities help you provide effective treatment? Why do these treatments sometimes work so rapidly? What is receptor profiling, and how does it indicate the type of receptor dysregulation in an individual patient? In Part I: Inventing Neurosomatic Medicine, Dr. Goldstein describes the remarkable how and why of his life and his development of this new field of medicine, including his clashes with the medical/psychoanalytic establishment. One of the greatest medical innovators of the modern era, Dr. Goldstein has seen over 20,000 CFS patients and has experienced most of the pitfalls that having such a large number of patients entails. He shares his insight on legal issues, such as how to deal with the law and court systems, how to best provide expert testimony, and how to defend against spurious legal actions. In addition, Dr. Goldstein describes how he learned to work effectively outside of the managed care system. In Part II: Society for Neuroscience Conference Proceedings, the author shares his expertise to bring you experimental results and "pearls of wisdom" relating to neurosomatic medicine from the 28th and 29th Annual Meetings of the Society for Neuroscience the largest and most important neuroscience conference in the world. Dr. Goldstein sorted through thousands of experiments presented at the conferences to bring you the most relevant findings. Part III: Pathophysiology and Treatment is essential reading for anyone planning to practice neurosomatic medicine. In this section, richly illustrated with over 70 pages of color figures and diagrams that make complicated concepts clear, Dr. Goldstein shares his knowledge about dozens of the agents he uses to help CFS sufferers and others manage their pain, fatigue, and other symptoms. This is information that simply cannot be found anywhere else, and will prove invaluable to all fledgling neurosomatic practitioners. This one-of-a-kind volume is thoughtfully put together from the extensive list of abbreviations near the beginning to the exhaustive references and an appendix with diagnostic criteria, a treatment algorithm, a medication list of treatment options available now or in the near future, and a checklist of CFS symptoms.

The SAGES Manual Ethics of Surgical Innovation (Paperback, 1st ed. 2016): Steven C. Stain, Aurora D. Pryor, Phillip P. Shadduck The SAGES Manual Ethics of Surgical Innovation (Paperback, 1st ed. 2016)
Steven C. Stain, Aurora D. Pryor, Phillip P. Shadduck
R2,613 R2,368 Discovery Miles 23 680 Save R245 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This text provides a comprehensive review of the ethical issues involved with the development, evaluation, and introduction of new treatments of gastrointestinal diseases. How several landmark surgical innovations were developed are described to show the challenges faced, and the ethical dilemmas these innovators dealt with. The challenges of dealing with regulatory issues, and how to work with industry partners, and investors when working on a new therapy is described. Once a new technology has been brought to the market, standards need to be developed regarding the training, credentialing and adoption of the new technology. There are insufficient standards of how to balance the desire to provide patients the latest therapy with the obligation that patients receive informed consent about the new technology, and the relationship that the physician may have had with product development. The book describes the national perspective of paying for new technology, and provides one insurance company's approach to the introduction of innovative therapy. The Sages Manual Ethics of Surgical Innovation will be a resource for surgeons, researchers and health policy personnel to understand the ethical issues related to the development, introduction and adoption of innovative therapies for gastrointestinal diseases. Although the context for discussion is the application of innovation to gastrointestinal disease, the ethical issues are applicable to any discussion of innovative medical or procedural therapies.

Pediatric Elbow Fractures - A Clinical Guide to Management (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018): Joshua M. Abzug, Martin J. Herman, Scott... Pediatric Elbow Fractures - A Clinical Guide to Management (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018)
Joshua M. Abzug, Martin J. Herman, Scott Kozin
R2,888 R2,595 Discovery Miles 25 950 Save R293 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This unique text focuses entirely on the treatment of pediatric elbow fractures, which encompass the vast majority of operative cases for pediatric fracture care, and which can be challenging to even the most experienced surgeon. The book opens with a survey of the basic anatomy and development of the elbow, as well as examination and imaging techniques. Both acute and chronic fractures are then discussed in detail, beginning with a brief outline of the epidemiology, classification, and work-up of each fracture, but the main focus will be on providing a master's approach to the surgical treatment of these injuries, including supracondylar fractures, capitellar shear fractures, elbow dislocations, Monteggia fracture dislocations, and cubitus varus and valgus, among others. Numerous photographs, figures and videos will enable the orthopedic surgeon, hand surgeon, and trauma surgeon to be fully prepared to treat any of these fractures.

Shoulder Surgery Rehabilitation - A Teamwork Approach (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Giovanni Di Giacomo, Silvia Bellachioma Shoulder Surgery Rehabilitation - A Teamwork Approach (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Giovanni Di Giacomo, Silvia Bellachioma
R4,043 R3,141 Discovery Miles 31 410 Save R902 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book aims to equip physiotherapists rehabilitation specialists and orthopedics to provide the best possible care for patients who have undergone surgery for a range of the more common shoulder pathologies, including fractures of the proximal third of the humerus, arthritis and prosthesis of glenohumeral joint, glenohumeral instability, rotator cuff lesions, other athletic injuries of the shoulder. It does so by presenting information on various aspects of the conditions and their surgical treatment and explaining clearly how these are directly relevant to rehabilitation. Among the topics covered are functional anatomy, imaging, treatment indications, surgical techniques and materials, peri- and postoperative complications, and communication with the patient. The book will promote effective teamwork, conducted using the same language, between the surgeon and the rehabilitator, and will facilitate the development and implementation of a rehabilitation program that has the best chance of effecting a speedy and complete recovery in each individual case.

Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations - An Atlas of Diagnosis and Treatment (Hardcover, 2nd ed. 2015): Raul Mattassi, Dirk A.... Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations - An Atlas of Diagnosis and Treatment (Hardcover, 2nd ed. 2015)
Raul Mattassi, Dirk A. Loose, Massimo Vaghi
R4,871 R4,336 Discovery Miles 43 360 Save R535 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Since the first edition of this book was published, much new knowledge has been gained on hemangiomas and vascular malformations. This revised and updated second edition, written by worldwide leaders in the field, fully reflects this progress. Important improvements in the treatment of hemangiomas are reviewed, including the use of beta-blockers and other medical therapies as well as advances in interventional treatments and the treatment of hemangiomas in specific locations. Vascular malformations are being investigated with increasing frequency all over the world and new challenges are emerging regarding both diagnosis and treatment. This edition considers the current role of the full range of diagnostic imaging techniques -magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, nuclear medicine techniques, angiography, and phlebography. The various treatment options, including laser, interventional radiological, and surgical techniques, are then presented in detail. A further individual section is devoted to the study and treatment of lymphatic malformations and dysplasias, and a series of chapters also focus on problems in the treatment of malformations in particular locations, including the thorax and viscera. This book, in atlas format, is exceptional in providing clinically relevant information on the diagnosis and treatment of both hemangiomas and vascular malformations. It will appeal to all professionals who encounter these conditions in their daily clinical practice.

Knee Arthroscopy - A Case Repository (Paperback): Sachin Tapasvi, Anshu Shekhar Knee Arthroscopy - A Case Repository (Paperback)
Sachin Tapasvi, Anshu Shekhar
R1,557 Discovery Miles 15 570 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Ultrasonography of the Upper Extremity - Hand and Wrist (Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Ferdinando Draghi Ultrasonography of the Upper Extremity - Hand and Wrist (Hardcover, 2014 ed.)
Ferdinando Draghi
R2,279 R1,818 Discovery Miles 18 180 Save R461 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This practice-oriented book, containing a wealth of high-quality ultrasound images, provides clear, concise, and complete coverage of the normal anatomy of the hand and wrist - tendons, nerves, and vascular structures - as well as the main pathologic conditions encountered in this area. The ultrasound images have been acquired with state of the art scanners and carefully labeled to facilitate recognition of each and every anatomic structure. Helpful comparison is also made with images and findings obtained using other diagnostic techniques, including in particular magnetic resonance imaging. The lucid text is complemented by practical tables summarizing key points for ease of reference. Readers will find Ultrasonography of the Upper Extremity to be a rich source of information on anatomy, examination techniques, and ultrasound appearances of one of the anatomic regions to have benefited the most from the technological revolution that has taken place in the field of ultrasonography during recent years. The book will appeal to both novice and experienced practitioners, including above all radiologists and ultrasound technicians but also rheumatologists and orthopedic surgeons. The author is the Director of the Operative Unit of Ecography at the Institute of Radiology, University Hospital Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo Pavia (Italy), and is Editor in Chief of The Journal of Ultrasound.

Paediatric Orthopaedic Trauma in Clinical Practice (Paperback, 1st ed. 2015): Nick A. Aresti, Matthew Barry, Mark(J.M.H.)... Paediatric Orthopaedic Trauma in Clinical Practice (Paperback, 1st ed. 2015)
Nick A. Aresti, Matthew Barry, Mark(J.M.H.) Paterson, Manoj Ramachandran
R2,318 R2,106 Discovery Miles 21 060 Save R212 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This compact pocketbook provides orthopaedic surgeons in training with concise and relevant core knowledge on all aspects of children's fractures. Content includes the common fractures that affect children and "Red flags", such as the key management points of potentially serious injuries and complications. This book would also be useful to pediatricians and Accident & Emergency department doctors working in busy clinics that need a quick reference guide and with highlighted "red flags" of children's fractures. It is vital that anyone training in orthopaedics is well versed in the art and practice of orthopaedic trauma. Paediatric orthopaedic trauma presents its own unique challenges, from the assessment of the injured child (and management of the parents and extended family) through to intervention with minimal complication and follow-up for long-term complications. The aim of this book is to cover all the major aspects of paediatric orthopaedic trauma and to ease the passage through examinations, such as the FRCS(Orth), and busy on-calls, where common children's fractures are frequently encountered.

Computer-Assisted Musculoskeletal Surgery - Thinking and Executing in 3D (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Lucas E. Ritacco, Federico... Computer-Assisted Musculoskeletal Surgery - Thinking and Executing in 3D (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Lucas E. Ritacco, Federico E. Milano, Edmund Chao
R4,209 R3,338 Discovery Miles 33 380 Save R871 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Computer-Assisted Surgery (CAS) is a new tool for performing complex procedures in a predictable and safe way. This book is designed to serve as a comprehensive review of Computer-Assisted Surgery, covering the current status of both research and applications. CAS includes Virtual Preoperative Planning (VPP) and Intraoperative Virtual Navigation (IVN), which are a set of technologies used to measure oncological margins in 3-Dimensions (3D), to locate small intraosseous tumors and apply controlled resections preserving anatomical structures. During VPP, patient acquired multimodal images are processed and an interactive virtual scenario is created. This can then be used as a platform to measure oncological distances and preplan osteotomies in safe areas. IVN is a procedure which allows the execution of the VPP with a mean error of less than 3mm. For the student, medical doctors, research and development scientists or new researchers, the protocols are central to the performance of Computer-Assisted technologies.

Fractures of the Proximal Humerus (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2015): Peter Biberthaler, Chlodwig Kirchhoff, James P. Waddell Fractures of the Proximal Humerus (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2015)
Peter Biberthaler, Chlodwig Kirchhoff, James P. Waddell
R3,959 R3,120 Discovery Miles 31 200 Save R839 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This series provides a clearly structured and comprehensive overview of fracture treatments based on the most recent scientific data. Each book in the series is organized anatomically, so the surgeon can quickly access practical aspects, examples, pearls and pitfalls. In this first volume in the series, fractures of the proximal humerus are examined with an overview of fracture morphology, injury pattern, preoperative considerations, conservative treatment, surgical management and postoperative care. Fractures of the Proximal Humerus is written by a group of experts from the Association for the Rationale Treatment of Fractures (ARTOF) who aim to provide an independent, unbiased summary of fracture treatments to improve clinical outcomes. Trauma and orthopaedic surgeons worldwide who are searching for current knowledge of new implants, therapeutic strategies and advancements will be able to quickly and accurately apply the information from this book to provide the best possible care for their patients.

Plastic Surgery - Volume 5: Breast (Hardcover, 4th Revised edition): Maurice Y. Nahabedian, Peter C. Neligan Plastic Surgery - Volume 5: Breast (Hardcover, 4th Revised edition)
Maurice Y. Nahabedian, Peter C. Neligan
R5,419 R4,677 Discovery Miles 46 770 Save R742 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Completely revised to meet the demands of today's trainee and practicing plastic surgeon, Breast, Volume 5 of Plastic Surgery, 4th Edition, features new color clinical photos, videos and coverage of hot topics in the field. Editor-narrated Power Point presentations offer a step-by-step audio-visual walkthrough of techniques and procedures in breast surgery. Offers evidence-based advice from a diverse collection of experts to help you apply the very latest advances in breast surgery and ensure optimal outcomes. Features editor-narrated PowerPoint presentations that take you step-by-step through key techniques and procedures. Purchase this volume individually or own the entire set, with the ability to search across all six volumes online! New volume editor Maurice Nahabedian brings his expertise and know-how to all aspects of breast surgery Provides updated coverage of: Device considerations in breast augmentation; Breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma; Surgical management of post-mastectomy lymphedema; Gynecomastia surgery; and Radiation therapy in the setting of breast reconstruction. Covers the emerging fields of microsurgical lymphatic reconstruction, super microsurgery, sternal fixation and more. Includes brand-new color clinical photos, videos, and lectures. Editor-narrated Power Point presentations offer a step-by-step audio-visual walkthrough of techniques and procedures. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Lasers in Cardiovascular Interventions (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): On Topaz Lasers in Cardiovascular Interventions (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
On Topaz
R4,083 R3,180 Discovery Miles 31 800 Save R903 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Since the introduction of laser devices to the medical sciences this technology has created great interest. Specifically, the laser's unique physical properties and precise bio-tissue interactions render this versatile source of biologic energy an attractive tool for multiple therapeutic purposes in cardiovascular medicine. Over the course of the last 2 decades the utilization of laser technology has become an important component for the management of patients with complex cardiovascular diseases. During this time period, cutting edge laser technology including a variety of wave length generators, newly designed catheters, and a selection of advanced optic fibers have been introduced and applied in the cardiovascular circulation. Improved lasing techniques in the cardiac catheterization suites and operation rooms have been implemented for treatment of ischemic coronary syndromes, peripheral arterial occlusive disease and other atherosclerotic thrombotic conditions. Moreover, during this 20 year time frame, several multicenter and single center clinical studies have been published focusing on the role and utilization of lasers in coronary and peripheral revascularization. And within the rapidly expanding field of interventional cardiac electrophysiology, laser technology has recently revolutionized the management of fractured, abandoned and malfunctioning leads of cardiac pacemakers and automatic defibrillators. Consequently, replacing a notoriously cumbersome and high risk open heart surgery with safe and markedly efficient percutaneous laser based extraction. This textbook will provide the most authoritative, comprehensive and contemporary information covering technological progress, clinical experience and pertinent aspects of laser applications in cardiovascular medicine. It will be of interest to cardiologists, vascular surgeons and interventional radiologist as well as medical students, scientists, biomedical engineering students and graduates.

Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (Paperback, 1st ed. 2016): Andreas Hackethal, Hans-Rudolf Tinneberg Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (Paperback, 1st ed. 2016)
Andreas Hackethal, Hans-Rudolf Tinneberg
R1,486 R1,353 Discovery Miles 13 530 Save R133 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Operation Primer provides excellent photographic step-by-step guidance to the surgical procedure. It has been produced to describe the operation in the simplest manner possible without over-simplifying. At the core of the Operation Primer is the section on Nodal Points, where the key surgical steps are described in detail. This surgical guide book provides essential reference material for surgeons wishing to update their knowledge in this specific area.

The Operation Primer Laparoscopic Hysterectomy is specially intended for those gynecologists who wish to familiarize themselves with minimally invasive hysterectomy techniques. This Operation Primer is an excellent teaching tool, accurately describing a standardized technique not only for novices but also for experienced laparoscopic surgeons. It provides a detailed overview of presurgical considerations and preparation, key surgical steps and highlights possible pitfalls of laparoscopic hysterectomy.

This Operation Primer on total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH) and laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (LASH or LSH) follows the step-by-step concept and provides a detailed manual for gynecologists who want to apply laparoscopic techniques for hysterectomy.

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Molecular Bases of Anesthesia (Hardcover): Eric Moody, Phil Skolnick Molecular Bases of Anesthesia (Hardcover)
Eric Moody, Phil Skolnick
R5,847 Discovery Miles 58 470 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Molecular Bases of Anesthesia provides a clear overview of the state of knowledge about anesthetic mechanisms at the molecular level of occurrence and focusing on the latest state-of-the-art techniques that relate to how anesthetic drugs cause unconsciousness.

With contributions by leading experts, this timely book includes chapters on how to evaluate theories of anesthesia in general and includes discussion of some of the techniques, such as genetics, that can be used to address problems. Also discussed are anesthetic actions at major brain targets with a special emphasis on ion channels and areas of controversy in the field.

This reference provides a broad survey of anesthetic actions, including hyperbaric pressure and anesthesia; volatile anesthetic interactions with proteins; and structure activity relationships of volatile anesthetics. Molecular Bases of Anesthesia stands alone as an in-depth, authoritative guide.

Occupational Ergonomics - Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Limb and Back (Hardcover): Francesco Violante,... Occupational Ergonomics - Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Limb and Back (Hardcover)
Francesco Violante, Asa Kilbom, T.J. Armstrong
R2,709 Discovery Miles 27 090 Ships in 10 - 15 working days


Work related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) are the leading cause of worker impairment, disability, compensation costs and loss of productivity in industrialized countries. The aging of the workforce and the increased diffusion of physically demanding jobs contribute to the widespread concern about musculoskeletal disorders.
The effective prevention of work related musculoskeletal disorders needs a multidisciplinary approach, drawing together experience from backgrounds in engineering, mechanics, physiology, occupational medicine and psychology; all considered in the context of ergonomics.
This book is a collection of lectures on both back and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders presented at an International Course sponsored by the Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health (NIVA), and the University of Bologna in September 1999. The lectures were given by renowned international researchers on the subject and therefore the book provides a comprehensive overview of all critical issues related to musculoskeletal disorders at work. The book forms an update to the latest research in the field and will interest a wide range of professionals and researchers in ergonomics as well as in the fields from which the material is drawn.
The book covers the main topics addressed in dealing with occupational ergonomics including:
* occupational biomechanics
* physiology
* epidemiology
* psychosocial issues
* medical diagnosis and management
* ergonomic solutions


eBook available with sample pages: 0203484916

Surgical Anatomy of the Internal Carotid Artery - An Atlas for Skull Base Surgeons (Hardcover, 2013 ed.): Paolo Castelnuovo,... Surgical Anatomy of the Internal Carotid Artery - An Atlas for Skull Base Surgeons (Hardcover, 2013 ed.)
Paolo Castelnuovo, Iacopo Dallan, Manfred Tschabitscher
R3,215 R2,641 Discovery Miles 26 410 Save R574 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This atlas provides all the basic and advanced information required by surgeons in order to understand fully the skull base anatomy. It is organized according to anatomo-surgical pathways to the hidden areas of the skull base. These pathways are described in step-by-step fashion with the aid of a wealth of color images and illustrations. The emphasis is on endoscopic anatomy, but in order to provide a holistic perspective, informative three-dimensional reconstructions are presented alongside the endoscopic images and radiologic images are included when appropriate. In effect, windows are opened on the anatomy so that the reader is guided on a journey throughout the skull base region. This anatomically oriented atlas will serve as an ideal learning tool for novice surgeons and will also prove an invaluable reference for the more experienced surgeon

Nursing Care and ECMO (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): Chirine Mossadegh, Alain Combes Nursing Care and ECMO (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Chirine Mossadegh, Alain Combes
R1,163 R931 Discovery Miles 9 310 Save R232 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book explores the unique aspects involved in the management of ECMO patients such as physiopathology and indications, setting up the device, monitoring ECMO and the patient, troubleshooting, ethical aspects and rehabilitation. For the past eight years, management of acute heart failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) patients has been improved by the development of short-term assistance devices, with ECMO as a first line treatment. This highly informative book provides essential insights for ICU nurses at ECMO centers around the world, who face the substantial challenges involved in the management of ECMO patients. Above all, it meets their training needs with regard to bedside monitoring for these patients, which has become a major issue. The editors and most of the contributors serve at La Pitie-Salpetriere ICU, France, which, in terms of the number of admissions and major publications produced, is one of the world's leading authorities on ECMO.

Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Jean R. Hausheer Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Jean R. Hausheer
R4,321 R3,851 Discovery Miles 38 510 Save R470 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Includes 180 videos! Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery is an essential textbook for any ophthalmology resident or trainee and will help them build a solid foundation of ophthalmic surgical knowledge. It is a practical complement to the concepts and environments covered in the companion volume, Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery, Fourth Edition. The new edition describes more than 80 of the most common surgical procedures performed by ophthalmologists. Step-by-step directions will help aspiring ophthalmic surgeons as they begin to master the skills needed for surgical proficiency. New chapters on manual small-incision cataract surgery, collagen cross-linking, suprachoroidal stents, subconjunctival microstents and canicular laceration repair have been added. This highly visual volume features nearly 500 photographs and illustrations enhance the discussion and understanding of procedures, plus 180 videos that illustrate key points or alternative techniques. New to this edition are multiple-choice study questions accessible by QR code that give readers the opportunity to quickly assess their understanding of the chapter content. Contents: Anterior Segment Surgery Cataract Surgery: Manual Small- Incision Cataract Surgery Cataract Surgery: Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery: Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery (FLACS) Cataract Surgery: Complex Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery: Pediatric Cataract Surgery Anterior Segment Surgery: Nd:YAG Laser Capsulotomy and Anterior Lens Surface Polishing Anterior Segment Surgery: Iris Suture-Fixation of an Intraocular Lens Anterior Segment Surgery: Scleral Fixation of an Intraocular Lens Conjunctival Surgery: Pterygium Excision With Transplantation Surgery Conjunctival Surgery: Amniotic Membrane Transplantation Conjunctival Surgery: Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation Conjunctival Surgery: Conjunctival Biopsy Conjunctival Surgery: Gundersen Flap Corneal Surgery: Limbal Relaxing Incisions, or Peripheral Corneal Relaxing Incisions Corneal Surgery: Corneal Biopsy Corneal Surgery: Corneal Gluing Corneal Surgery: EDTA Chelation Corneal Transplantation: Corneal Transplantation With Cataract Extraction and IOL Corneal Transplantation: Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK) Corneal Transplantation: Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) Corneal Transplantation: Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK) Refractive Surgery Photorefractive Keratectomy Laser In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) Phototherapeutic Keratectomy Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking Glaucoma Surgery Laser and Surgical Management of Angle-Closure Glaucoma Laser Trabeculoplasty Cyclophotocoagulation Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery: Modulating Trabecular Outflow Supraciliary Stents (CyPass Micro-Stent) Subconjunctival Microstents Filtration Surgery Tube Shunt Surgery Strabismus Surgery Recession of Extraocular Rectus Muscle Resection and Plication of Extraocular Rectus Muscle Adjustable Sutures for Extraocular Rectus Muscles Anteriorization of the Inferior Oblique Muscle Full Tuck of the Superior Oblique Tendon Recession of the Inferior Oblique Muscle Vitreoretinal Surgery Laser Photocoagulation for Macular Edema Panretinal Photocoagulation Demarcation Laser Photocoagulation for Retinal Tears Thermal Laser Photocoagulation for Extrafoveal Choroidal Neovascularization Photodynamic Therapy in Retinal Diseases Retinal Cryopexy Posterior Sub-Tenon Injections Intravitreal Injections Anterior Vitrectomy Pneumatic Retinopexy Repair of Retinal Detachment With a Scleral Buckle Pars Plana Vitrectomy With Specialized Techniques Pars Plana Lensectomy Vitreous Implants Drainage of Choroidal Detachments Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Skin Grafts Basic Skin Flaps in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Enucleation, Evisceration, and Exenteration Quickert Sutures for Involutional Entropion Lower Eyelid Retractor Repair in Involutional Entropion and Ectropion Tarsotomy for Cicatricial Entropion Medial Spindle for Punctal Ectropion External Levator Aponeurotic Resection Frontalis Sling Muller Muscle Resection Fasanella- Servat Procedure Full-Thickness Eyelid Tumor Excision and Full-Thickness Reconstruction of Eyelid Defects Upper Blepharoplasty Lower Blepharoplasty Lacrimal Surgery: Three-Snip Punctoplasty Lacrimal Surgery: Probing and Intubation Lacrimal Surgery: External Dacryocystorhinostomy Temporal Artery Biopsy Orbital Decompression Surgery Lateral Canthoplasty (Lateral Tarsal Strip) Anterior Orbitotomy Lateral Orbitotomy Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration Repair of Full-Thickness Eyelid Laceration Repair of Orbital Floor Fractures Repair of Lacrimal Canalicular Lacerations Globe Trauma Surgical Repair: Ocular Injuries

Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery (Paperback, 4th Revised edition): Ayman Naseri Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)
Ayman Naseri
R4,276 R3,806 Discovery Miles 38 060 Save R470 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery is an essential textbook for any ophthalmology resident or trainee and will help them build a solid foundation of ophthalmic surgical knowledge. It lays the groundwork for the 80 surgical procedures covered in the companion volume, Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery, Third Edition. In this new edition, chapters have been reviewed and revised with important updates in the areas of ergonomics, intraocular fluids, patient safety issues and postoperative management. Each chapter includes key points, suggested reading and self-assessment questions. In addition, the book contains more than 200 photographs and illustrations and four videos. Contents: Evaluation and Preparation Patient Selection Preparation of the Patient Preparation of the Surgeon Informed Consent Simulation in Surgical Training Surgical Logistics The Importance of Ergonomics for Ophthalmologists The Operating Microscope and Surgical Loupes Surgical Instruments and Blades Suture Materials and Needles Lasers ACGME Requirements for Surgical Training Intraoperative Considerations Aseptic Technique and the Sterile Field in the Operating Room Ophthalmic Anesthesia Hemostasis Suturing and Knot Tying Intraocular Fluids Patient Safety Issues Postoperative Considerations Postoperative Management The Healing Process Dressings Handling of Ocular Tissues for Pathology Complications and Their Consequences

Surgical OSCEs for Medical Students (Paperback): Manda Raz, Liang Low Surgical OSCEs for Medical Students (Paperback)
Manda Raz, Liang Low
R696 R660 Discovery Miles 6 600 Save R36 (5%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Surgical OSCEs for Medical Students offers readers nearly 70 stations showing how to address surgical problems in a consistent way, using a step-wise approach. Each case provides a structured step-by-step approach: Differential diagnoses History Examination - general and targeted Investigations required Diagnosis with pathophysiological explanation Management The book offers readers: Concise presentation of information to ensure rapid access to important facts Stimulating coverage of common surgical topics often encountered in OSCE examinations, such as abdominal distension, dysphagia, muscle weakness and sudden weight loss Valuable and trusted input from junior doctors who have successfully passed and supervised OSCEs

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