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Transplantation Surgery uniquely covers all aspects of this rapidly expanding field in one volume. The book gives a clear description of the current status of transplant surgery for trainees sitting surgery exit examinations. The book will also be of interest to transplant surgeons, physicians and nephrologists who have an interest in this field. It opens with an introductory chapter on the history of transplantation and the basic science of immunobiology, and then examines the practice of transplantation in each major system. No other book covers the breadth of this topic in a single volume. Each contributor to Transplantation Surgery is an internationally recognised expert. Nadey S Hakim is Consultant Surgeon and Surgical Director of the Transplant Unit based at St Mary's Hospital, London, UK. Gabriel M Danovitch is Medical Director of the Kidney Transplant Program, Center for the Health Sciences, Los Angeles, California, USA. Both have been personally involved in many of the major developments in transplantation.
Ideal for any on-call professional, resident, or medical student, this best-selling reference by Drs. Gregg A. Adams, Stephen D. Bresnick, Jared Forrester, and Graeme Rosenberg covers the common problems you'll encounter while on call without direct supervision in the hospital. On Call Surgery, 4th Edition, fits perfectly in your pocket, ready to provide key information in time-sensitive, challenging situations. You'll gain speed, skill, and knowledge with every call - from diagnosing a difficult or life-threatening situation to prescribing the right medication. Highlights medications, doses, and critical information in a second color for fast reference. Features a logical, highly templated format so you can locate key information quickly. Delivers consistent, easy-to-follow coverage of the most common on-call problems and approaches, including what to do from the initial phone call, questions you should ask to assess the urgency of each situation, "Elevator Thoughts," how to immediately identify major threats to life, what to do at the bedside, and how to avoid common mistakes for every call. Provides updated content and references, as well as an up-to-date drug formulary, keeping you on the cutting edge of current, evidence-based information. NEW! Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Comprehensive in scope, the 6-volume Plastic Surgery, 4th edition returns as the ultimate knowledge source in this most challenging of surgical specialties. It's been completely revised to meet the demands of the trainee and practicing plastic surgeon, featuring brand-new color clinical photos, procedural videos, and lectures across all 6 volumes. Bonus material that includes additional text, images, and videos helps you improve your mastery of the latest techniques. Each easily readable, individual volume is a standalone comprehensive text full of salient and applicable anatomy and techniques. Bonus online material includes additional text, images, and over 150 procedural videos. Lead editor Peter C. Neligan creates a cohesive tone throughout the chapters and content across all 6 volumes. Evidence-based advice from a diverse collection of experts allows you to apply the very latest advances in every area of plastic surgery and ensure optimal outcomes. Easily find the answers you need with an organization that features separate volumes covering Principles . Aesthetic . Craniofacial, Head and Neck Surgery and Pediatric Plastic Surgery . Lower Extremity, Trunk and Burns . Breast . and Hand and Upper Extremity. Principles volume covers: Digital technology in plastic surgery; Repair and grafting of fat and adipose tissue; Stem cell therapy and tissue engineering; and Treatment of Lymphedema Aesthetic volume covers: Facelift - The male patient; Energy-based devices for body contouring; Autologous gluteal flaps for augmentation and preservation of gluteal contour; Buttock shaping with fat grafting and liposuction; and Essential elements of patient safety in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, just to name a few. Craniofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery volume covers: Computerised surgical planning in orthognathic surgery; Computerised surgical planning in craniofacial, head and neck surgery; and Rotation advancement. Breast volume covers: 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. Lower Extremity, Trunk and Burns volume covers: Lymphedema microsurgery; Transgender surgery; and Skin grafting and reconstructive surgery for burns. Hand and Upper Extremity volume covers: Pediatric and adult hand surgery; Nerve transfers; Tendon repair; and Functional prosthetics. Purchase one volume individually or own the entire set, with the ability to search across all six volumes online! More than 50 new video lecture presentations offer a step-by-step audio-visual walkthrough of techniques and procedures across all volumes. Brand-new videos cover such groundbreaking procedures as face transplant surgery; lymphedema surgery; bariatric surgery and lipoabdominoplasty and buttock augmentation; and much more. Aesthetic content has been completely updated by acclaimed editor, J. Peter Rubin; the Breast volume has been completely reworked by editor Maurice Nahabedian, and now covers all aesthetic and reconstructive breast 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.
Skin cancer is among the most commonly occurring cancers, with incidence rates climbing among patients of all ages. The nose is the most common site for these cases. The vast majority of skin cancers of the nose are treated surgically by plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and otolaryngologists. Surgical excision requires reconstruction to one degree or another and Principles of Nasal Reconstruction will prove extremely helpful to any surgeon contemplating reconstruction of defects resulting from skin cancer removal. This book offers multiple guided surgical techniques and references to provide insight and practical guidance to the surgeon and trainee performing nasal reconstructions
ENT emergencies are a regular occurrence. This new book covers the full range of hospital emergencies seen by ENT trainees and practitioners, and also by oral and maxillofacial surgeons and plastic surgeons. Succinct text and clear illustrations complement the sections on Rhinology,Head and Neck,Otology and Paediatrics.Practical and up to date, this book facilitates excellence in clinical practice.
Focusing exclusively on the various categories of injury to the fingertip - the most common orthopedic injury seen in the ER - this book covers anatomy, physiology, mechanisms of injury, treatment options and outcomes, and possible complications stemming from these treatments. Management strategies discussed in this book range from simple splinting to complex microvascular reconstruction, open reduction internal fixation (ORIF), complex nail reconstruction, decompression of high pressure injection injuries, local and regional flap reconstructions, and free tissue transfers for fingertip coverage. Additional topics include the management of fingertip burns (thermal, chemical and electrical, and frostbite) as well as special considerations in pediatric fingertip injuries and rehabilitation strategies. It will be an essential reference for orthopedic and hand surgeons, as well as plastic, trauma and emergency surgeons and their staff at work in the ER.
This book provides a systematic description of fundamental knowledge, application methods, and management issues about the clinical application of endovascular surgery and device. It is organized as the three parts. Part 1 introduces the development background of endovascular device and its knowledge hierarchy, and gives an overview on classification, structure, shape, and characteristics of the above device. Part 2 is based on a large number of clinical practices. It firstly summarizes the basic operation skills and conventional methods of endovascular device, and then exemplifies the application scheme of special device for complex cases. Part 3 discusses the management theory and methods of endovascular device in clinical application, puts forward the agile supply chain management model and autonomous intelligent decision-making method of device supply and cooperation management for clinical surgery, and designs its managerial system and guides. This book provides comprehensive and professional knowledge, advanced theory, and referential methods for clinical application and management of endovascular surgery and device. It is a useful guide for the clinical practice in specialized study and professional training in endovascular surgery, and provides the methods of neuro-management and smart medical service for patients.
Completely revised to meet the demands of today's trainee and practicing plastic surgeon, Principles, Volume 1 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 plastic surgery. Offers evidence-based advice from a diverse collection of experts to help you apply the very latest advances in plastic 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! Provides updated coverage of: Digital technology in plastic surgery; Repair and grafting of fat and adipose tissue; Stem cell therapy and tissue engineering; and Treatment of Lymphedema Includes brand-new color clinical photos, videos, and lectures. 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.
Placement of endosseous implants in the posterior maxilla is often difficult because of a lack of supporting bone. Sinus augmentation procedures have therefore been extensively used for the treatment of the edentulous atrophic posterior maxilla prior to implant placement. This book describes in detail the most widely used sinus grafting techniques as well as some innovative variations, with full coverage of both lateral and crestal approaches. A key aim is to assist the practitioner in selecting the appropriate sinus grafting technique based on the evaluation of a number of parameters that are described in detail and codified in a simple and practical way. Up-to-date information is also provided on grafting materials and on potential complications of sinus augmentation procedures and their treatment.
Breast Cancer: The Facts provides essential, easy to follow information on all aspects of the diagnosis and management of breast cancer. It provides essential background information on the disease, from the ways breast problems are investigated, through treatment options and new therapies, to follow-up processes after remission. Fully updated to cover new and emerging therapies in breast cancer, this second edition also features new chapters on treating special or unusual types of breast cancer; surviving and thriving post-treatment; and coping and support strategies for the partners, families, friends, and colleagues of the person diagnosed with breast cancer. Each chapter is enriched with resources such as websites, links to videos, and care plans so the reader can explore relevant topics in greater detail. Written by specialists in breast cancer, the focus is on the whole patient, their family, and social networks, to make this book a holistic guide to better health at and after diagnosis with the disease, equipping patients affected by breast cancer and their families to be able to ask their health care team the questions they need to have answered to make informed decisions about their treatment.
One of the horrors of the West African Ebola outbreak was the decimation of the area's already thin ranks of surgeons. As Ebola spread, health facilities closed, and some doctors-afraid of catching the disease-left the region or stopped performing surgery. Many of those who stayed contracted Ebola and died. As the pool of doctors available-and willing-to perform surgery dwindled, treatable conditions unrelated to the disease, including appendicitis, unrepaired hernias, stomach ulcers, and obstructed labor, went untreated with devastating results. Drs. Sherry M. Wren and Adam L. Kushner both worked extensively with surgeons in Ebola-ravaged countries during the 2014 outbreak. Recognizing that there was no guidance available for how to perform surgery under such dangerous conditions, Wren and Kushner collaborated to create official guidelines for safe surgical procedures in cases of confirmed or suspected Ebola. Operation Ebola documents these procedures and describes in vivid detail the conditions that faced both local surgeons and the international surgeons who came to help. Bringing together a group of medical experts from Sierra Leone and across the globe to tell their stories and offer hard-learned lessons, this book is a riveting first-hand account of performing surgery in under-resourced parts of the world. Through these health workers' eyes, readers will come to understand what it feels like to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) while operating, what dangers remain when using PPE, how to construct an Ebola maternity ward, and how to give anesthesia to patients during a time of Ebola. A succinct and gripping exploration of how an outbreak can affect surgical care and the surgeons who provide it, this book will interest medical professionals, students, policy makers, donors, and anyone who cares about Ebola or global health. Contributors: Kathryn P. Barron, Hakon A. Bolkan, Severine Caluwaerts, Joseph Forrester, Andrew M. R. Hall, Eva Hancilles, Mark J. Harris, Angela Hewlett, David B. Hoyt, Daniel W. Johnson, Thaim B. Kamara, Songor S. J. Koedoyoma, Michael Koroma, Adam L. Kushner, Marta Lado, Ronald C. Marsh, Andrew J. Michaels, Mohamed G. Sheku, Sherry M. Wren
This concise text mirrors the content of the Epilepsy Board as distributed by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Epilepsy diagnosis, classification and treatment are thoroughly covered, along with seizure classification, epidemiology, normal and abnormal EEG, and treatment with antiepileptic medications and other modalities. Formatted with multiple choice questions and explanations, this complete resource will prepare physicians and students for the Epilepsy Board examination and provide the latest clinical approaches.
This book describes neurosurgical cases following the format of the clinical handover. Each case has a one line summary and differential diagnosis, appropriate interpretation of illustrated radiological studies, further ancillary tests, and management options. When appropriate, scoring/scaling systems and detailed anatomy are described, as well as basic surgical techniques and approaches. The information provided is evidence-based, referring to the relevant publications. Neurosurgery: A Case-Based Approach is aimed at junior neurosurgical trainees, both when studying for their exams and enhancing their ability to handover to colleagues.
This book is an indispensable reference for pediatric and musculoskeletal radiologists, as well as orthopedic surgeons. It offers in depth analysis of pediatric orthopedic imaging, covering normal and aberrant development as well as both common and unusual pediatric disorders. Chapters on the spine, shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist, hip and pelvis, lower extremity, and foot and ankle address site-specific congenital and acquired lesions. Subsequent chapters cover generalized orthopedic diseases such as neurofibromatosis and osteogenesis imperfecta, infectious processes, neuromuscular diseases, musculoskeletal tumors, trauma, and orthopedic procedures. The chapters review associated epidemiology, clinical presentation and evolution, treatment, and differential diagnoses, with in-depht analysis of imaging characteristics. With more than 1800 images, high-quality MRI, CT, and US examples complement the radiographs of a broad variety of musculoskeletal disorders.
The Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma offers junior doctors, medical students, and all those with an interest in the field the practical and up-to-date information needed for clinical practice. It presents the essentials of orthopaedics and trauma in a concise and user-friendly style for use with patients, in the operating room, and in tutorials. As well as covering the basic principles and conditions of both adult and paediatric orthopaedics and trauma, it also contains a comprehensive overview of anatomy and surgery. Helpful illustrations and diagrams guide the reader, aiding the understanding of movements and anatomical relationships, which are of particular importance in establishing a diagnosis. Information is extensively referenced with further reading materials, providing a structured basis in for all levels of training. Emergency topics are highlighted for quick access and the appendix provides information on common drugs in orthopaedics and trauma, as well as fracture diagrams. The book is clearly laid out, and written in an easily readable note-based style. Blank pages are included for the reader, so that notes, observations, and local protocols can be included, thereby individualising the Handbook. Written by trainees and qualified surgeons, the Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma is an accessible and informative tool for all junior doctors and students in the field.
Facial Scars: Surgical Revision and Treatment is a comprehensive treatment of scar revision, starting with the anatomy of the scar and its formation in wound healing. Fetal and pediatric skin scarring as well as scarring in different types of skin and in medical conditions that produce a higher risk of scarring. The text considers the range of surgical and nonsurgical treatments for scars currently available and also presents research for future treatments.
Neuroanesthesia: A Problem-Based Learning Approach provides an up-to-date and comprehensive review of the neuroanesthesia subspecialty. Its problem-based format incorporates a pool of practical, multiple-choice questions for self-assessment. Each of its 29 case-based chapters is accompanied by 10 questions and answers, accessible online in a full practice exam. The cases presented are also unique, as each chapter starts with a case description, usually a compilation of several actual cases; it then branches out through case-based questions, to increasingly complex situations. This structure is designed to create an authentic experience that mirrors that of an oral board examination. The discussion sections that follow offer a comprehensive approach to the chapter's subject matter, thus creating a modern, complete, and up-to-date medical review of that topic. This book is equally a solid reference compendium of neuroanesthesia topics and a comprehensive review to assist the general practitioner both in day-to-day practice and during preparation for certification exams. Its problem-based format makes it an ideal resource for the lifelong learner and the modern realities of education.
Surgical care is increasingly recognized as a critical component of global health, and strong surgical skills, teamwork, and poise under pressure become even more imperative during conflict or disaster. When faced with hospital bombings or devastating earthquakes, healthcare personnel must develop special techniques and abilities to ably care for patients despite limited resources and a disrupted health system. In Operation Crisis, Dr. Adam L. Kushner brings together 22 medical experts from around the world to recount their experiences in the field when disaster struck. These candid firsthand accounts from both local and international aid surgeons provide clinicians and public health practitioners with insightful lessons for effectively treating surgical patients under the most grueling of circumstances. Moving from conflict settings that include war zones in Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Syria, and South Sudan, Operation Crisis also touches on post-earthquake Haiti and Nepal and post-tsunami Indonesia. Individual themed chapters cover mass casualty training, burn care, obstetric care, sexual violence, and landmine injuries. Combining personal stories with lessons learned and possible interventions, these vivid and affecting essays detail the immediate aftermath of conflict and disaster while pointing the way to improving care for future victims of crisis. Intended to spark further discussion and function as an advocacy tool while highlighting situations where surgical care can save lives and reduce disability, this book is a valuable resource for medical professionals, students, policy makers, international aid organizations, and philanthropic donors. Contributors: Kapendra Shekhar Amatya, Samer Attar, Jeffrey A. Bailey, Lucas C. Carlson, James C. Cobey, Dattesh R. Dave, Dan L. Deckelbaum, Richard A. Gosselin, Shailvi Gupta, Edna Adan Ismail, Thaim B. Kamara, T. Peter Kingham, Adam L. Kushner, Judy M. Lee, Maria "Tane" Pilar Luna, Brijesh Mishra, Kyle N. Remick, Lauri J. Romanzi, Michael Sinclair, Barclay T. Stewart, Marten van Wijhe, Evan G. Wong
This book clarifies and explains perineal anatomy and the pathophysiology of anal incontinence as well as applied pharmacology. It also institutes the new recommended classification of perineal tears, and describes anal sphincter repair techniques. The emphasis is on correct post-operative management, management of pregnancy following previous anal sphincter injury, and prevention of anal sphincter tears. The book will interest students, colorectal surgeons, physiotherapists, midwives, continence advisors, labour wards and lawyers.
This book provides surgical tips, pearls and pitfalls of the ten most common surgical procedures performed by elbow surgeons in daily clinical practice. It is written by some of the most recognized elbow surgeons in the world and follows a homogeneous format so the reader can easily grasp the key points. A very high quality of pictures depicting the surgical steps, together with representative drawings is one of the main strengths of this book. After reading this concise guide, the reader will feel confident in performing basic surgical procedures around the elbow, knowing where the risks are and improving the technique to achieve an optimal results for patients.
Perioperative Medicine for the Junior Clinician is the first easy-to-read resource, featuring a digital component, on how to manage a diverse range of patients in the perioperative period, providing up-to-date practical knowledge and advice from a broad range of medical specialists caring for surgical patients. Perioperative Medicine for the Junior Clinician provides a guide to perioperative care, covering principles and practices of care; risk assessment; laboratory investigations; medication management; specific medical conditions and complications; postoperative care and pain management. It also features bite-size videos explaining the key concepts, as well as case studies, investigations and quizzes. Ideal for final year medical students and junior clinicians, this digital and print resource will be an invaluable tool when working in this multidisciplinary, team-based specialty. Perioperative Medicine for the Junior Clinician: * Is based on a sell-out course run at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University in Melbourne, Australia * Is a practical resource available in a flexible and portable content * Features bite-size videos which further explain concepts in the written text, and clinically relevant case studies, all found on the companion website * Is structured around guidelines and protocols The video materials, case studies, self-assessment quizzes and fully explained answers can be viewed on the companion website at www.wiley.com/go/perioperativemed
Every cataract surgeon is afraid of complications, but while complications cannot be entirely avoided, it is possible to learn to master them. This practical handbook clearly explains how to manage the various complications that may arise during cataract surgery, from a subluxated intraocular lens to a dropped nucleus. It provides the surgeon with clear instructions on how best to proceed in the manner of a cookbook, by first describing the ingredients (equipment) and preparation (planning) and then providing step by step descriptions of technique with the aid of numerous helpful color illustrations and several accompanying surgical videos. Surgical pearls and tips and tricks are highlighted. Using this book, the reader will become a better and more complete cataract surgeon, well equipped to cope with the full range of potential complications.
Although muscular diseases are a huge and heterogeneous group, in most cases of progressive disease the result is focal or general muscular weakness that presents as an unspecific symptom. Imaging techniques that offer differential diagnostic clues are therefore urgently needed. Despite this, MRI has to date often been assigned a subsidiary role in the diagnostic work-up of these diseases owing to the frequent inability of routine MRI protocols to detect pathognomonic findings. This situation is changing with the advent of modern MRI techniques that offer deeper insights into surrogate pathophysiologic parameters, such as muscular microcirculation, sodium homeostasis, energy and lipid metabolism, and muscle fiber architecture. Much higher levels of acceptance and demand by clinicians can be anticipated for these new techniques in the near future, and radiologists will have to face up to the increasing value of MRI of the skeletal musculature. In this book, recognized experts from around the world provide a comprehensive overview of the value of cutting-edge MRI for the assessment of normal and diseased skeletal muscle. A range of aspects are covered, from the general role of MRI in imaging the skeletal musculature, including in comparison with ultrasonography, through to the current value of MRI in the diagnostic work-up of different diseases. In addition, several chapters present research findings in respect of modern morphological and functional MRI techniques for assessment of the skeletal musculature and provide examples of the added value provided by these techniques when evaluating muscular diseases.
"Manual of Perioperative Care" is a comprehensive manual of principles of care designed to support the clinical practice of perioperative practitioners, whether they are nurses or operating department practitioners. This book meets the needs of those studying perioperative practice as well as those who would like an up-to-date comprehensive reference on their bookshelf. It covers the fundamentals of perioperative practice, placing them within the wider context of modern surgical care.
With a practical, accessible focus, aided by full colour illustrations, this book follows the journey that the patient makes through their surgical care, with sections on: The foundation for safe and effective perioperative careInfection prevention and controlPatient safety and managing risksDifferent patient care groupsApproaches to surgery
This book is essential reading for all students on perioperative courses, as well as newly qualified perioperative nurses and operating department practitioners.
Completely revised to meet the demands of today's trainee and practicing plastic surgeon, Aesthetic, Volume 2 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 aesthetic surgery. Offers evidence-based advice from a diverse collection of experts to help you apply the very latest advances in aesthetic plastic surgery and ensure optimal outcomes. Features editor-narrated video 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! Provides updated coverage of: Facelift - The male patient; Energy-based devices for body contouring; Autologous gluteal flaps for augmentation and preservation of gluteal contour; Buttock shaping with fat grafting and liposuction; and Essential elements of patient safety in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, just to name a few. Includes brand-new color clinical photos, videos, and lectures. New volume editor J. Peter Rubin brings his expertise and know-how to all aspects of aesthetic surgery. 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.
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