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Real-Time 3D Interventional Echocardiography (Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Francesco Fulvio Faletra, Gila Perk, Natesa G. Pandian,... Real-Time 3D Interventional Echocardiography (Hardcover, 2014 ed.)
Francesco Fulvio Faletra, Gila Perk, Natesa G. Pandian, Hans-Joachim Nesser, Itzhak Kronzon
R3,763 R3,084 Discovery Miles 30 840 Save R679 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Advances in technology and human skill have made possible percutaneous catheter-based procedures for a wide spectrum of structural heart disease. A growing number of structural heart diseases that over the past two decades would have required open heart surgery can be safely treated using percutaneous catheter-based procedures.Traditionally, guidance of catheter-based procedures is done using fluoroscopy and two-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography (2D TEE). The recent introduction in the clinical practice of RT 3D TEE has overcome most of limitations of 2D TEE. The purpose of this book is to describe the use of this imaging modality in percutaneous interventional procedures underlying its growing role and acceptance among the interventional cardiologists but also emphasizing areas of weakness. Because today interventional cardiology ranges from closure of atrial and ventricular septal defects, to repair of mitral regurgitation and aortic stenosis, from the closure of left atrial appendage and prosthesis dehiscence, to the recent use in electrophysiological procedure, this book targets not only specialists in echocardiography and interventional cardiology but also general cardiologists. General cardiologists will find in any chapter anatomy of the structure treated (i.e. atrial septum, mitral valve...), a description of the morphopathology as seen with RT 3D TEE (degenerative or ischemic mitral regurgitation) the up-to-date indications to the specific percutaneous treatment and typical and unusual clinical cases.

Manual of Surgical Pathology - Expert Consult - Online and Print (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Susan C. Lester Manual of Surgical Pathology - Expert Consult - Online and Print (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Susan C. Lester
R3,056 R2,524 Discovery Miles 25 240 Save R532 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Dr. Lester's Manual of Surgical Pathology, 3rd Edition offers complete, practical guidance on the evaluation of the surgical pathology specimen, from its arrival in the department to preparation of the final report. Inside, you'll find step-by-step instructions on specimen processing, tissue handling, gross dissection technique, histological examination, application of special stains, development of a differential diagnosis, and more. This thoroughly revised New Edition integrates cutting-edge procedures well as the latest staging and classification information. Coverage of the latest standards and procedures for the laboratory and handling of surgical pathology specimens are valuable assets to pathologists, pathology assistants, and anyone working in a pathology laboratory. Plus, with Expert Consult functionality, you'll have easy access to the full text online as well as all of the book's illustrations and links to Medline. . Features more than 150 tables that examine the interpretation of histochemical stains, immunohistochemical studies, electron microscopy findings, cytogenetic changes, and much more. . Presents a user-friendly design, concise paragraphs, numbered lists, and bulleted material throughout the text that makes information easy to find. . Offers detailed instructions on the dissection, description, and sampling of specimens. . Includes useful guidance on operating room consultations, safety, microscope use, and error prevention. . Explains the application of pathology reports to patient management. . Discusses how to avoid frequent errors and pitfalls in pathology specimen processing. . Comes with access to expertconsult.com where you'll find the fully searchable text and all of the book's illustrations. . Includes all updates from the last three revisions of the Brigham & Women's Hospital in-house handbook, ensuring you have the best knowledge available. . Features new and updated tables in special studies sections, particularly immunohistochemistry with an increased number of antibodies covered, keeping you absolutely up to date. . Provides new tables that cover the histologic appearance of viruses and fungi and a table covering the optical properties of commonly seen noncellular material for easy reference. . Incorporates the TNM classification systems from the new 7th edition AJCC manual, including additional guidelines for the assessment of critical pathologic features. . Presents four new full size illustrations by Dr. Christopher French and Mr. Shogun G. Curtis, as well as 39 illustrations for the new tables on viruses, fungi, and noncellular material to aid in their recognition.

Understanding the Spine Laminated Poster (Wallchart): Scientific Publishing Understanding the Spine Laminated Poster (Wallchart)
Scientific Publishing
R334 R248 Discovery Miles 2 480 Save R86 (26%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Understanding the Spine chart is an overview of the structure and selected health issues of the vertebral column. Front and side views of the column are shown, along with several views of vertebrae and discs. Heavy gauge 3ml lamination with sealed edges and two metal eyelets for hanging makes chart highly durable. Write-on/wipe-off with dry erase marker (not included).

Endoscopy in Obesity Management - A Comprehensive Guide (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018): Bipan Chand Endoscopy in Obesity Management - A Comprehensive Guide (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018)
Bipan Chand
R2,076 R1,893 Discovery Miles 18 930 Save R183 (9%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This text will provide a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of endoscopy in the management of the obese patient. It will serve as a valuable resource for clinicians, surgeons, endoscopists and researchers with an interest in endoscopy in the role of obesity care. The book will review how endoscopy plays a crucial role in the preoperative evaluation of a patient undergoing a surgical or endoluminal intervention, how intra-operative endoscopy allows evaluation of the newly reconstructed gastrointestinal tract and how post bariatric surgery complications can be managed. Endoscopic evaluation of normal and abnormal surgical anatomy will also be covered. A section dedicated to current and future endoluminal therapies, with a focus on safety, efficacy and technique, will also be thoroughly reviewed. This text will serve as a very useful resource for endoscopy in both a surgical and gastroenterology practice. Training, credentialing and the implementation of EBTs into ones practice, endoscopy suite and hospital will also be discussed.

Schein's Common Sense Emergency Abdominal Surgery (Paperback): Moshe Schein, Paul N Rogers, Ari Leppaniemi, Danny Rosin,... Schein's Common Sense Emergency Abdominal Surgery (Paperback)
Moshe Schein, Paul N Rogers, Ari Leppaniemi, Danny Rosin, Jonathan E. Efron
R1,629 R1,264 Discovery Miles 12 640 Save R365 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This, the 4th edition of Schein's Common Sense Emergency Abdominal Surgery, builds on the reputation of the three previous editions. Already a worldwide benchmark, translated into half a dozen languages, this book guides surgical trainees logically through the minefields of assessment and management of acute surgical abdominal conditions. General surgery as a concept may have been overtaken in many parts of the world by the development of niche specialties, but the need for a cohort of generalists able to deal competently with common surgical emergencies has not gone away. If you recognise this need then this is the book for you! Tyro surgeons and experienced practitioners alike will benefit from the distilled wisdom contained in these pages. The direct, no nonsense, writing style, supported by entertaining cartoons, gives clear guidance while at the same time providing amusing insights into our collective surgical psyche. NOT a standard textbook. Buy it! You will not regret it. Some new editors and authors enhance the new edition. Almost all chapters have been revised to take account of new concepts and modern developments. New chapters have been added and some completely rewritten often with a new emphasis on the importance of a laparoscopic approach.'

Blumgart's Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas, 2-Volume Set (Hardcover, 6th Revised edition): William R.... Blumgart's Surgery of the Liver, Biliary Tract and Pancreas, 2-Volume Set (Hardcover, 6th Revised edition)
William R. Jarnagin
R8,868 R6,836 Discovery Miles 68 360 Save R2,032 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Extensively revised with new illustrations, new clinical photos, and bonus videos from Dr. Blumgart's own collection, this two-volume classic text remains the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource on surgery of the hepatobiliary and pancreatic region. Dr. William Jarnagin and his team of internationally recognized surgeons continue the Blumgart's tradition of excellence, bringing you the latest advances in diagnostic and surgical techniques. You'll find updates on the newest minimally invasive surgeries, new interventional diagnostic techniques, and complete coverage of all relevant diseases, including those seen in the tropics. Considers all worldwide opinions and approaches to management, and includes key data on surgical outcomes to better inform your clinical decision-making. Includes bonus videos of surgeries from Dr. Blumgart's own archives, as well as operative videos from the Memorial Sloan Kettering video library, showing you how to proceed step by step for optimal patient outcomes. Covers exactly what you need to know, balancing basic science with information on clinical practice. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices. Presents cutting edge guidance on pathology, diagnostics, surgery and non-operative intervention of the liver, biliary tract, and pancreas in a single, comprehensive reference. Covers the most recent non-surgical therapies for pancreatic cancer, microwave ablation, and other emerging technologies. Brings you up to date with recent developments in transplantation, minimally invasive surgery, percutaneous devices, pre- and post-care, blood transfusion, and surgical techniques for the spleen. Features an extensively revised art and illustration program, with new anatomical line drawings (including hundreds now in color), more than 750 new clinical photos, more schematic diagrams that summarize information, and new graphs and algorithms throughout.

Operative Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Surgery (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018): Narain Moorjani, Francis C. Wells Operative Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Surgery (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018)
Narain Moorjani, Francis C. Wells
R3,119 R2,394 Discovery Miles 23 940 Save R725 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book reviews the surgical management of the mitral and tricuspid valves. It provides a detailed examination of the recent exponential improvements in the understanding of the pathophysiology of the disease processes affecting these valves, which has resulted in significant changes in the strategies that can be applied. Chapters include analysis of the basic sciences related to the anatomy and physiology of the mitral and tricuspid valves, pre-operative imaging of these valves, illustrating the variety of pathologies encountered, and critically a comprehensive step-by-step approach to the peri-operative management and surgical techniques pertaining to each pathological process. Operative Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Surgery systematically covers all major topics involved in the current practice of an adult cardiac surgeon who performs operations on the mitral and tricuspid valves. It is therefore suitable for the cardiac intensive care unit specialist interested in improving their knowledge of cardiac patient management. It is an essential resource for all adult cardiac surgeons and cardiac intervention specialists at any stage of their career.

Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography in Macular Diseases (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Carsten H. Meyer, Sandeep Saxena,... Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography in Macular Diseases (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Carsten H. Meyer, Sandeep Saxena, SriniVas R. Sadda
R3,580 R2,803 Discovery Miles 28 030 Save R777 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book aims to build concepts and create a solid foundation in the field of optical coherence tomography (OCT) for the general ophthalmologists as well as for the resident trainees and fellows. The chapters are written by leading international authorities in a style comprehensible to a broad audience. Numerous clinical pictures and SD-OCT scans help elucidate various clinical entities.OCT is the optical analog of ultrasound imaging and has emerged as a powerful imaging technique that enables non-invasive, in-vivo, high-resolution, cross-sectional imaging in retinal tissue. A new generation spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) technology has now been developed, representing a quantum leap in resolution and speed, achieving in vivo optical biopsy. i.e. the visualization of tissue architectural morphology in situ and in real time. This book encompasses the role of SD-OCT in both medical and surgical macular disorders. The book is meant coherent and comprehensive for both vitreoretinal specialists as well as general ophthalmologists.

Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle - A Focus on Advanced Surgical Techniques (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Gian Luigi Canata,... Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle - A Focus on Advanced Surgical Techniques (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Gian Luigi Canata, Pieter D'Hooghe, Kenneth J. Hunt, Gino M.M.J. Kerkhoffs, Umile Giuseppe Longo
R2,919 R2,221 Discovery Miles 22 210 Save R698 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book explores in a comprehensive manner the best current treatment options for sports injuries of the foot and ankle. Particular attention is devoted to advanced surgical techniques, with practical and clear explanation of every step of the described procedures. The coverage encompasses management of the full range of ligament, bone and joint, and tendon injuries, and a concluding section addresses special considerations such as outcome assessment and advances in rehabilitation techniques. Foot and ankle injuries are extremely common in athletes and may endanger their sporting activity. The approach to these injuries is constantly evolving with the aim of achieving the best possible functional restoration. In presenting a state of the art update covering all aspects of treatment, this book will be of value for established foot and ankle surgeons, fellows and residents in orthopaedics, and all those involved in sports medicine. The authors are leading international experts renowned within their fields, and the book is published in collaboration with ISAKOS.

The Foot - From Evaluation to Surgical Correction (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2015): Kaj Klaue The Foot - From Evaluation to Surgical Correction (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2015)
Kaj Klaue
R2,775 R2,514 Discovery Miles 25 140 Save R261 (9%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book guides the reader on a rational pathway from anamnesis and clinical examination (with supporting illustrations), through radiological screening to the appropriate surgical solution. Proposed treatments and treatment results at about one year of follow-up are described in detail with the aid of intra- and postoperative photographs and radiographs. The text is limited to systematic description, and numerous references are included to the earlier parts of the book in order to clearly link the preoperative evaluation to the treatment. It is particular to the surgical correction of foot and ankle pathology that the treatment is nearly always "composite" or complex, in that it entails several separate actions. Thus, surgical correction often has one or more structural components (e.g., osteotomy, arthrodesis) and one or more functional or motor components. It is the aim of the book to explain the effect and rationale of every one of these single "actions".

Orthopedic Physical Examination Tests: Pearson New International Edition - An Evidence-Based Approach (Paperback, 2nd edition):... Orthopedic Physical Examination Tests: Pearson New International Edition - An Evidence-Based Approach (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Chad Cook, Eric Hegedus
R1,536 R1,412 Discovery Miles 14 120 Save R124 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

For courses in orthopedics, physical therapy, athletic training, and physical examination, in programs for healthcare providers including physicians, nurses, athletic trainers, physician's assistants, physical therapists, and occupational therapists. This is the field's most comprehensive evidence-based guide to clinical tests for orthopedic physical examination. It presents complete explanations and photography visualizing all commonly used physical exam tests for all body regions, including both neurological screening tools and conventional tests. The quality of research supporting each test is assessed using the QUADAS quality instrument, which analyzes the extent to which bias may have influenced diagnostic values. Diagnostic values are reported wherever they exist, and summary "Utility" scores are provided for each test based on the authors' interpretation of the research and their use of the tests in clinical practice. This edition adds 200 new tests, presents valuable clusters of tests, and contains two entirely new chapters: one on visceral assessment and medical screening, and another on temporomandibular examination.

Burn Care for General Surgeons and General Practitioners (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): David G. Greenhalgh Burn Care for General Surgeons and General Practitioners (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
David G. Greenhalgh
R3,143 R2,675 Discovery Miles 26 750 Save R468 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This textbook on burn care is focused specifically on the needs of a surgeon. It provides a "how to do" text that presents the practical strategies for initial resuscitation, skin grafting, burn-specific critical care and ultimately guide the surgeon for the best outcomes for the burn surgeon. It provides the reader with basic pathophysiology but avoids a detailed review of the molecular science of burns. Guidelines for basic care with the chapters covering the timeline used for each patient spanning from initial resuscitation (ABCs) to managing their re-socialization are provided. The text covers the key components to the initial management of the burn patient including airway, breathing and circulation. The reader is introduced to the metabolic changes of a major burn and how nutrition and pharmacologic manipulation affects these systemic effects of a burn injury. The management of burn sepsis as well as the basic concepts of wound healing of the different depths and severity of burns are covered. Another chapter covers the basic techniques of skin grafting, rehabilitation and reconstruction with a focus to optimize the cosmetic and functional outcome of the burn. Special chapters cover management of outpatient burns and pediatric injuries. Special burns - electrical, chemical, cold injuries and finally the treatment of other diseases that lead to massive skin loss are covered. Special considerations for pain, scar management, psychosocial recovery, intentional burns, burn prevention and disaster preparation complete the text. Burn Care for General Surgeons and General Practitioners provides a reference for general and plastic surgeons who are planning a career in burns. The textbook will also be a straightforward resource for the general or plastic surgeon who takes care of burns as part of their practice.

Current Controversies in Cancer Care for the Surgeon (Paperback, 1st ed. 2016): Katherine A. Morgan Current Controversies in Cancer Care for the Surgeon (Paperback, 1st ed. 2016)
Katherine A. Morgan
R1,871 R1,701 Discovery Miles 17 010 Save R170 (9%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Over the past decade, major advances have occurred in the management of the many fields of cancer treatment encountered by the general surgeon. These developments have evolved from improved understanding of disease biology, high level clinical outcomes studies, as well as translational research with new available therapies. These advances have brought major changes to cancer care and have surfaced new dilemmas in clinical decision-making. Modern cancer management requires an understanding of the current status of a diverse array of oncologic diseases. Current Controversies in Cancer Care for the Surgeon provides a comprehensive update on the management of various cancers as interpreted by recognized experts in the field. In addition, each chapter will focus on current controversies and areas of advance. The text is designed to assist the practicing surgeon in achieving optimal management of encountered oncologic problems. Such an inclusive text will be invaluable resource for clinical surgeons, surgeons in training, students and researchers.

Current Reconstructive Surgery (Hardcover, Ed): Joseph M. Serletti, Peter J. Taub, Liza Wu, David J Slutsky, Joseph Losee Current Reconstructive Surgery (Hardcover, Ed)
Joseph M. Serletti, Peter J. Taub, Liza Wu, David J Slutsky, Joseph Losee
R4,369 Discovery Miles 43 690 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Full-color, step-by-step guidance on reconstructive procedures Authored by top experts in the field, Current Reconstructive Surgery is a comprehensive resource that prepares you for the most challenging cases, while giving you a solid grasp of the fundamentals. The content of the book-logically organized by anatomic region-is supported by more than 1,300 state-of-the-art illustrations and photographs, nearly all of which are in full color. Current Reconstructive Surgery begins with a valuable review of the principles of wound healing and wound repair. Its subsequent chapters meticulously examine pertinent reconstructive topics and present the latest surgical protocols for all injuries and disabilities, from burn reconstruction and skull base surgery to the management of hand infections. Current Reconstructive Surgery delivers insights derived from the authors' vast experience as practitioners, combined with data from new and landmark studies. This one-of-a-kind guide has everything you need to confidently perform both common and uncommon reconstructive procedures-so you can improve function and approximate a normal appearance for your patients. Each chapter covers: Patient evaluation and selection: Proven diagnostic strategies that elucidate the nature of the disorder, including onset and duration Patient preparation: Details the preoperative plan, including anesthesia considerations, grafts or flaps used in reconstruction, and patient positioning Techniques: Evidence-based surgical approaches for each type of surgery Incisive coverage of postoperative management: Important steps that physicians and patients must take to promote healing and restore function Overview of complications: Such as infection, fistulae, the risk of secondary procedures due to unsatisfactory results, and post-surgical psychological problems related to the patient's self-image

Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Fractures in the Older Patient - Indications and Current Techniques (Hardcover, 1st ed.... Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Fractures in the Older Patient - Indications and Current Techniques (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018)
Joseph Borrelli, Jr., Jeffrey O. Anglen
R2,681 R2,201 Discovery Miles 22 010 Save R480 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Focusing exclusively on the older patient with poor bone quality, this unique book presents the indications, contraindications and common techniques - as well as the risks, benefits and outcomes - for utilizing arthroplasty for the treatment of fractures in this population, sensibly divided into four thematic sections. The incidence and burden of fragility fractures is presented in part one, with considerations of the influences of osteoporosis on both treatment and healing. The subsequent three sections cover upper extremity fractures, lower extremity fractures, and peri-articular nonunions, respectively. However, far from providing a simple "how-to" for the techniques discussed, the relevant current literature is presented as well as the common techniques employed in fracture management, allowing the reader to select the best approach for the specific patient presentation. In addition, chapters are included here that cover degenerative joint conditions not typically treated with total joint replacement. The treatment of fragility fractures is constantly evolving, and the aging population is consistently expanding, creating a strong need for clinicians who have experience with and exposure to the use of arthroplasty techniques as an option in their successful treatment. Written and edited by leaders in the field, Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Fractures in the Older Patient is an invaluable resource for orthopedic surgeons, residents and support staff who see and treat these increasingly common injuries.

Caring for the Perioperative Patient (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Paul Wicker, Joy O Neill Caring for the Perioperative Patient (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Paul Wicker, Joy O Neill
R687 R543 Discovery Miles 5 430 Save R144 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Caring for the Perioperative Patient is a practical, evidence-based and innovative book that identifies and discusses the essential core skills and knowledge required by perioperative practitioners to care for their patients. Divided into two sections, the first explores core perioperative issues, such as pharmacology, communication, homeostasis, and equipment. The second part of the book looks at more specific perioperative practice issues, including enhanced competence, patient preparation, and care of the patient during anaesthesia, surgery, and recovery. This updated new edition is skills-focused and uses examples of techniques or procedures to illustrate how skills can be applied in perioperative practice. It is essential reading for nurses or operating department practitioners (ODPs) who perform scrub, circulating, anaesthetic and recovery roles whilst caring for perioperative patients, as well as nursing and ODP students working in perioperative care. * New edition of a successful text for perioperative practitioners and students * Emphasises holistic patient centred care * Focused on key skills and knowledge required by practitioners * Explores the evidence-base for safe and effective practice

The Checklist Manifesto - How to Get Things Right (Paperback): Atul Gawande The Checklist Manifesto - How to Get Things Right (Paperback)
Atul Gawande 1
R351 R232 Discovery Miles 2 320 Save R119 (34%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The New York Times bestselling author of Better and Complications reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist. We live in a world of great and increasing complexity, where even the most expert professionals struggle to master the tasks they face. Longer training, ever more advanced technologies--neither seems to prevent grievous errors. But in a hopeful turn, acclaimed surgeon and writer Atul Gawande finds a remedy in the humblest and simplest of techniques: the checklist. First introduced decades ago by the U.S. Air Force, checklists have enabled pilots to fly aircraft of mind-boggling sophistication. Now innovative checklists are being adopted in hospitals around the world, helping doctors and nurses respond to everything from flu epidemics to avalanches. Even in the immensely complex world of surgery, a simple ninety-second variant has cut the rate of fatalities by more than a third. In riveting stories, Gawande takes us from Austria, where an emergency checklist saved a drowning victim who had spent half an hour underwater, to Michigan, where a cleanliness checklist in intensive care units virtually eliminated a type of deadly hospital infection. He explains how checklists actually work to prompt striking and immediate improvements. And he follows the checklist revolution into fields well beyond medicine, from disaster response to investment banking, skyscraper construction, and businesses of all kinds. An intellectual adventure in which lives are lost and saved and one simple idea makes a tremendous difference, The Checklist Manifesto is essential reading for anyone working to get things right.

Sports Injuries to the Shoulder and Elbow (Hardcover, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015): Jin-Young Park Sports Injuries to the Shoulder and Elbow (Hardcover, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015)
Jin-Young Park
R3,777 R2,975 Discovery Miles 29 750 Save R802 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book documents current knowledge on the mechanisms involved in sports injuries to the shoulder and elbow, reviews essential physical examinations, and explains the role of diagnostic imaging. Above all, it describes in detail the treatment modalities that are appropriate to the injuries encountered in throwing and overhead athletes, including chronic repetitive and acute traumatic injuries. Both conservative and surgical treatments are covered; the author s own preferred operative techniques are identified and explained, and helpful treatment algorithms offer guidance in selecting an approach fitting to the circumstances. In addition, the inclusion of instructive case reviews will assist readers in achieving a full understanding of the implementation of treatment protocols. Methods of rehabilitation are also described with the aid of demonstration videos, and advice is provided on appropriate timing. The book will be invaluable for all professionals who deal with sports injuries of the shoulder and elbow, including surgeons, physiotherapists, other medical practitioners, and trainers. "

Schiff's Diseases of the Liver (Hardcover, 12th Edition): Eugene R. Schiff, Willis C. Maddrey, K. Rajender Reddy Schiff's Diseases of the Liver (Hardcover, 12th Edition)
Eugene R. Schiff, Willis C. Maddrey, K. Rajender Reddy
R4,788 R3,643 Discovery Miles 36 430 Save R1,145 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

The most important and reliable resource for treating diseases of the liver For more than 55 years, "Schiff" has been acclaimed as the most outstanding liver book in the world. This new 12th edition brings the field completely up to date and includes a companion website that features a wide-variety of accessory materials. The text is evidence-based to offer hepatologists and gastroenterologists treating patients with liver disease a comprehensive and essential resource. The text highlights clinical practice and covers anatomy, pathology, testing, imaging, and the effects of liver disease on other organs. The book is written in clear and accessible terms and key features include: Treatment guidelines and management algorithms for every disease Full-color attractive design throughout the text Informative section overviews for each section Concise key concepts box in every chapter A full liver transplant section This 12th edition is thoroughly revised with the latest clinical information. The new edition offers: Information on acute and chronic liver failure and infections in cirrhosis Over 100 MCQs Downloads for Powerpoint(TM) making the content ideal for presentations Schiff's Diseases of the Liver is designed to be a first-stop reference for dealing with today's demanding clinical situations.

Multidisciplinary Approach to Osteoporosis - From Assessment to Treatment (Paperback, 1st ed. 2018): Andrea Lenzi, Silvia... Multidisciplinary Approach to Osteoporosis - From Assessment to Treatment (Paperback, 1st ed. 2018)
Andrea Lenzi, Silvia Migliaccio
R2,445 R1,992 Discovery Miles 19 920 Save R453 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book describes in detail the multidisciplinary management of osteoporosis, providing readers with a thorough understanding of the rationale for a multidisciplinary approach and with the tools required to implement it effectively. The emphasis is on a translational approach, starting from basic concepts and fundamental mechanisms of the pathology and clinical morbidity. Experts in the field discuss the full range of relevant topics, including the significance of physical activity, nutritional strategies, and pharmacological treatment. Put another way, the book covers all aspects from the bench to the bedside. Physicians, scientists, and postgraduate students will all find it to be invaluable in understanding the causes and optimal management of osteoporosis, the incidence of which is increasing rapidly as populations age.

Thoraco-Abdominal Aorta - Surgical and Anesthetic Management (Hardcover, 2011 ed.): Roberto Chiesa, Germano Melissano, Alberto... Thoraco-Abdominal Aorta - Surgical and Anesthetic Management (Hardcover, 2011 ed.)
Roberto Chiesa, Germano Melissano, Alberto Zangrillo
R4,958 R4,411 Discovery Miles 44 110 Save R547 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The thoraco-abdominal aortic pathology is not uncommon and represents the ultimate challenge for vascular surgeons. The book deals with the newest endovascular and hybrid approaches, together with more traditional surgical strategies. Written by internationally renowned experts in vascular and cardiac surgery, anesthesiology and radiology, the volume provides a very practical approach to the main problems encountered from diagnosis to postoperative care: general principles of aortic diseases, imaging techniques, surgical and anesthesiologic strategies and techniques and other specific problems are some of the topic dealt with. Numerous pictures illustrate the most important diagnostic findings and depict key techniques and strategies. Vascular and cardiac surgeons, anesthesiologists, perfusionists and radiologists will find in this volume useful and updated information for the treatment of this very challenging condition.

Intramedullary Nailing - A Comprehensive Guide (Hardcover, 2015 ed.): Pol Maria Rommens, Martin H. Hessmann Intramedullary Nailing - A Comprehensive Guide (Hardcover, 2015 ed.)
Pol Maria Rommens, Martin H. Hessmann
R3,638 R3,247 Discovery Miles 32 470 Save R391 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book contributes to the enhancement of fundamental and practical knowledge in the treatment of fractures, healing disturbances and bone disorders with intramedullary nailing. It promotes this biological and mechanical outstanding technique for appropriate indications and ameliorate the standard of care for those patients, who can profit from intramedullary nailing. Orthopedic trauma surgeons from all over the world, who work in the most different circumstances and with the most diverse technical and logistical equipment, will find this book to be an essential resource and guide for their daily practice with intramedullary nailing.

Safety in Office-Based Dermatologic Surgery (Hardcover): Jacob O. Levitt, Joseph F. Sobanko Safety in Office-Based Dermatologic Surgery (Hardcover)
Jacob O. Levitt, Joseph F. Sobanko
R3,283 R2,585 Discovery Miles 25 850 Save R698 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Personal protective equipment (PPE) for biological hazards - such as, gloves, gowns, aprons, masks, or protective eyewear (face shields, goggles or glasses) - reduce the risk of exposure to potentially infective materials. This book highlights the risks inherent in dermatological surgery and the various tools used in its practice. The authors provide detailed guidance on best practice to remove or reduce risk and thus this book is an essential reference for anyone involved from dermatologic and cosmetic surgeons through nursing staff and on to clinic administrators. The book is lavishly illustrated to show some of the practical aspects of the subject and is packed with tips and tricks to assist the practitioner reduce risk wherever possible.

Robotic-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery - A Comprehensive Textbook (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Shawn Tsuda, Omar Yusef Kudsi Robotic-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery - A Comprehensive Textbook (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Shawn Tsuda, Omar Yusef Kudsi
R2,276 R1,849 Discovery Miles 18 490 Save R427 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Minimally invasive surgery has impacted the outcomes of surgery more than any technology since the development of sterile technique. The hard science has demonstrated that decrease in wound complications and recovery time has created the biggest gap with open approaches to surgery. The total economic benefit may be unfathomable when looked at comprehensively. Integral to the rise of minimal access and therapeutic techniques in surgery has been the growth of technological improvements over time. Beginning with insufflators, videoscopy, and energy devices, that evolution has continued into the development of tele-surgical devices that feature full articulation of instruments, high-resolution 3-D optics, and computer assisted movement. This has come with controversy - as the dominant manufacturer of robotic assisted devices, Intuitive Surgical, and their generations of da Vinci surgical platforms, holds enough market share to spur cries of monopoly and financial excess. However, with over 3000 world-wide systems in use, and over 6000 peer-reviewed research articles, the impact of robotic surgery cannot be ignored. The current state of data suggests equivalency in most procedures with regard to traditional outcome measures, equal or somewhat elevated costs, with specific areas of superiority. The first section of this textbook, Surgical Robots, covers the history, economics, training, and medico-legal aspects of robotic surgery that will be of interest to students, residents, fellows, surgical staff, and administrators or public health specialists who seek to gain a comprehensive background on robotic surgery, or justification for purchasing a robotic system for their institution. Surgeons will also find this background valuable to their practice, to give context to their procedures so they can better counsel their patients, help with advocating for robotic platform purchases, and proactively prepare themselves for medico-legal issues. The chapter on legal issues will have specific instances of robotic surgery-related lawsuits and their outcomes, a first for robotic surgery texts. The second section of this textbook, Robotic Procedures, will contain a comprehensive catalogue of procedures that have been performed robotically in general surgery, gynecology, urology, plastic surgery, cardiothoracic, and otolaryngology. Each author will cover the existing literature, preoperative planning, room and patient setup, steps of the procedure, and postoperative care. Standardized room maps and port placement will help the student, resident, fellow, surgeon or OR Staff to quickly reference these before cases. Each chapter will also cover the specific equipment needs and expected complexity of the procedures, allowing administrators to better gauge how to prepare for, or ration, use or their robotic resources. The final section, Future of Robotics, will give the entire scope of audience a look into what exciting advancements in the field are on the horizon. This textbook is a complete resource for robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery, covering the history, current state, technical and clinical aspects, and future considerations that may be of interest to any who has a role, stake, or curiosity regarding robotic surgery.

Orthopaedic Hand Trauma (Paperback): Adam Eltorai, Edward Akelman Orthopaedic Hand Trauma (Paperback)
Adam Eltorai, Edward Akelman
R1,396 Discovery Miles 13 960 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This practical quick reference covers all aspects of acute care of the hand. Structured and formatted for easy, efficient comprehension of up-to-date material, Orthopaedic Hand Trauma helps you assess, evaluate, and treat (including the use of surgical interventions) injuries of the bone, tendon, and nerve that are commonly encountered in the emergency room or urgent care clinic. Each chapter is designed to help you manage patients in an acute care setting. Concise, yet comprehensive review, covering the most common hand injuries encountered in the ER. Features bulleted text along with algorithms, protocols, and numerous images and tables that make for quick comprehension and efficient application. Content organized by injury type-coverage includes the mechanism of injury, evaluation, acute treatment, definitive treatment, and complications. Perfect for anyone working in in the ER or urgent care settings. Includes a list of suggested readings for further, detailed explorations of each topic. Enhance Your eBook Reading Experience Read directly on your preferred device(s), such as computer, tablet, or smartphone. Easily convert to audiobook, powering your content with natural language text-to-speech.

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