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Dermal Fillers - Facial Anatomy and Injection Techniques (Hardcover): Andre Vieira Braz, Thais Harumi Sakuma Dermal Fillers - Facial Anatomy and Injection Techniques (Hardcover)
Andre Vieira Braz, Thais Harumi Sakuma
R4,199 Discovery Miles 41 990 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The quintessential visual guide to facial aesthetic enhancement and dermal filler injection techniques from top experts In-depth and detailed knowledge of anatomy, different facial shapes, and ethnic origins is essential to delivering safe, effective, natural, and harmonious aesthetic facial treatment results. Dermal Fillers: Facial Anatomy and Injection Techniques is the culmination of many years of expertise decrypting facial anatomy as it applies to aesthetic enhancement of the face. This visually rich atlas is authored by internationally renowned Brazilian dermatologists Andre Braz, an esteemed expert in the use of botulinum toxin, fillers, and lasers; and Thais Sakuma, a distinguished lecturer in the application of botulinum toxin and hyaluronic acid fillers. Nineteen highly practical, concise, and didactic chapters are organized consistently with structured text at the beginning of each chapter. The book encompasses the application of injection techniques for the full spectrum of indications, from softening wrinkles to facial contouring. Important topics include facial assessment, hyaluronic acid science, facial aging, and regional nerve blocks for pain management. Meticulous anatomic descriptions and images depict the relationships between superficial and deeper structures such as vasculature, thereby providing vital knowledge to help clinicians avoid potentially serious complications. Key Features: Systematic organization based on aesthetic zones, from superficial to deep Richly illustrated, with 1664 outstanding drawings, remarkable cadaver dissection images, and patient photos Seventeen concise video sequences elucidate key injection techniques Comprehensive coverage of potential complications, such as unintended injection of filler into vasculature Expert discussion of safety issues, potential pitfalls, and the naturalness of expected outcomes This is the ultimate resource for all dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and non-core practitioners who wish to expand their practices to offer complex facial cosmetic injection techniques and achieve optimal patient outcomes. This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.

Fundamentals of Neurosurgery - A Guide for Clinicians and Medical Students (Paperback, 1st ed. 2019): Andrei Fernandes Joaquim,... Fundamentals of Neurosurgery - A Guide for Clinicians and Medical Students (Paperback, 1st ed. 2019)
Andrei Fernandes Joaquim, Enrico Ghizoni, Helder Tedeschi, Mauro Augusto Tostes Ferreira
R2,131 Discovery Miles 21 310 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The aim of this book is to provide clinicians and medical students with basic knowledge of the most common neurosurgical disorders. There is a vast array of signs and symptoms that every clinician should recognize as neurosurgical affectations, allowing them to identify when to refer the patient to a neurosurgeon. In this text, the editors intend to bridge the gap between clinical medicine and neurosurgery, making neurosurgical practice understandable to a wider medical public. The book provides a smooth transition from neuroanatomy, neurophysiology and neurological examination to neurosurgery, focusing more on the knowledge underlying neurosurgical practice rather than on surgical technique. The core of the book is composed of chapters discussing each of the most important medical conditions that deserve neurosurgical intervention, providing key information on diagnosis, clinical aspects, disease management, surgical procedures and prognosis. Moreover, complementary discussion of the frontiers and advances in neurosurgery are also covered. In this sense, this book has two main goals and intended audiences. First, and primarily, it is intended for clinicians in a wide array of non-surgical medical specialties (such as general practitioners, neurologists, pediatricians, oncologists and others) aiming to give an overview on important characteristics and initial management of the most prevalent disorders treated by neurosurgeons. Second, and to a lesser degree, it is intended to be used as a practical guide for medical students who are initiating their study in neurosurgical sciences. Fundamentals of Neurosurgery - A Guide for Clinicians and Medical Students intends to be a comprehensive guide for all non-neurosurgeons who want to broaden their knowledge of neurosurgery.

Radiology and Follow-up of Urologic Surgery (Hardcover): Christopher R. J. Woodhouse, Alex Kirkham Radiology and Follow-up of Urologic Surgery (Hardcover)
Christopher R. J. Woodhouse, Alex Kirkham
R2,358 R2,183 Discovery Miles 21 830 Save R175 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The first guide to identifying and assessing changes following urologic surgery with follow-up protocols What is the normal appearance of a kidney after radio frequency ablation of a tumor and what does a local recurrence look like? How does the urine flow down the ureters after a trans-uretero-ureterostomy? What is the normal appearance of the urinary tract after a cystoplasty? Most clinicians would be hard-pressed to provide answers to such fundamental questions concerning post-surgical anatomy and physiology, and equally challenged to find evidence-based information on the subject. Most of the literature in radiology and urologic surgery is orientated towards diagnosis and disease management. Although this often includes complications and outcomes, the clinician is often in the dark as to the anatomical and physiological changes that follow successful treatment especially in cases involving conservative or reconstructive surgery. To rectify this, the editors invited colleagues to share insights gleaned during their careers. The results are contained in Radiology and Follow-up of Urologic Surgery. Extremely well-illustrated throughout with color photographs and line drawings, Radiology and Follow-up of Urologic Surgery: * Features sections devoted to each of the organs of the genito-urinary tract with chapters covering the major diseases and operations that are used to treat them * Focuses on the new normal following surgery with an emphasis on the identification of normal changes versus complications * Covers the radiologic changes and biochemical and histological findings which are found following reconstructions * Offers guidelines for clinical and radiological follow up after urological surgery in some key areas Radiology and Follow-up of Urologic Surgery is essential reading for surgical residents in urology, as well as radiology residents specializing in urology. It also belongs on the reference shelves of urologists, urological surgeons, obstetric/gynecologic surgeons, and radiologists with an interest in the field, at whatever stage in their career.

Oxford Textbook of Transplant Anaesthesia and Critical Care (Hardcover): Ernesto A. Pretto, Jr., Gianni Biancofiore, Andre... Oxford Textbook of Transplant Anaesthesia and Critical Care (Hardcover)
Ernesto A. Pretto, Jr., Gianni Biancofiore, Andre DeWolf, John R. Klinck, Claus Niemann, …
R4,020 Discovery Miles 40 200 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Saving lives through organ transplantation has become increasingly possible thanks to advances in research and care. Today, the complex field of transplantation continues to develop rapidly, fuelled by demographic change and further evolutions in scientific understanding. The Oxford Textbook of Transplant Anaesthesia and Critical Care has been written and edited by pioneers in the field of organ transplantation with an international team of authors, in order to equip anaesthetists and intensivists with the knowledge and training necessary to provide high quality and evidence-based care. The text addresses fundamentals aspects of scientific knowledge, care of the donor patient, transplant ethics and special considerations. Dedicated sections address each of the major organs; kidney, pancreas, liver, heart and lung, intestinal and multivisceral. Within each organ-based section, expert authors explore underlying disease, planning for transplantation, specialized procedures, perioperative and critical care management as well as post-transplant considerations. Focus points for future developments in transplant immunology are also set out, inspiring current practitioners to engage with current clinical research and help participate in the further advancement of the science of transplantation. The print edition of the Oxford Textbook of Transplant Anaesthesia and Critical Care comes with a year's access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online. By activating your unique access code, you can read and annotate the full text online, follow links from the references to primary research materials, and view, enlarge and download all the figures and tables.

Managing BRCA Mutation Carriers (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): Anees Chagpar Managing BRCA Mutation Carriers (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Anees Chagpar
R4,166 Discovery Miles 41 660 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

As there are a number of nuances in terms of how to manage mutation carriers (both with and without a concomitant diagnosis of breast cancer), this text provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of this field. It represents a valuable resource for a myriad of clinicians and healthcare personnel who interface with these patients. The text discusses the latest recommendations for genetic counseling and risk assessment, provides a framework for considering reducing risk in mutation carriers who do not present with a concomitant diagnosis of breast cancer, and finally elucidates the many considerations of managing a breast cancer patient with a BRCA mutation. The text presents a multidisciplinary approach gleaning insights from imaging, breast surgery, gynecology, plastic surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology and psycho-oncology. Managing BRCA Mutation Carriers will be a useful resource for physicians and healthcare providers from a myriad of disciplines who manage BRCA mutation carriers. All chapters are written by experts in their fields and include the most up to date scientific and clinical information.

Cardiac Pacing and Device Therapy (Hardcover, 2013): David R Ramsdale, Archana Rao Cardiac Pacing and Device Therapy (Hardcover, 2013)
David R Ramsdale, Archana Rao
R4,619 R4,111 Discovery Miles 41 110 Save R508 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Cardiac Pacing: An Illustrated Introduction willprovide an introduction to all those who have or who are developing an interest in cardiac pacing. At a time in the UK when pacing is being devolved from specialist tertiary cardiac centres to smaller district general hospitals and in the USA where pacemaker implantation is no longer the responsibility of the surgeon and in the domain of cardiologists, there is a need for a text which offers a guide to pacing issues to be used alongside a comprehensive practical training programme in an experienced pacing centre"

Venous and Lymphatic Diseases (Hardcover): Nicos Labropoulos, Gerard Stansby Venous and Lymphatic Diseases (Hardcover)
Nicos Labropoulos, Gerard Stansby
R4,338 Discovery Miles 43 380 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

With an invaluable selection of color images, this guide authoritatively covers the identification, assessment, pathophysiology, epidemiology, and treatment of disorders affecting the venous and lymphatic anatomy. Written by experts from several fields, this source considers topics including the management of deep venous thrombosis, chronic venous insufficiency, venous trauma, and surgical and pharmacologic therapies for these conditions.

Surgery of Trismus in Oral Submucous Fibrosis - An Atlas (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018): Madan Kapre, Sudhanshu Kothe Surgery of Trismus in Oral Submucous Fibrosis - An Atlas (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018)
Madan Kapre, Sudhanshu Kothe
R3,704 R3,300 Discovery Miles 33 000 Save R404 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book offers an essential guide to treating trismus due to oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) - a specific condition involving the mouth that is common in geographical areas where chewing of betel nut and tobacco is prevalent, particularly in Central India. Based on the editors' more than two decades of experience employing techniques such as platysma flap and mandibular mucoperiosteal flaps to treat trismus of OSMF, the book will help surgeons who encounter these disorders to create their own management protocols. The initial chapters detail how the authors themselves have dealt with this disorder; the following chapters consist of separate entries, each of which contains clinical photographs and a brief description. Readers can either read the atlas as a textbook, or as a reference work. The book will benefit practitioners of ENT, head and neck, maxillofacial, dental and plastic surgeries, as well as general surgeons and postgraduate students.

Orthopaedics For The Physical Therapist Assistant (Paperback): Mark Dutton Orthopaedics For The Physical Therapist Assistant (Paperback)
Mark Dutton
R1,323 Discovery Miles 13 230 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Orthopaedics For The Physical Therapist Assistant Provides The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Student With A Broad Overview Of Orthopaedics. This Comprehensive Text Describes The Anatomy And Biomechanics Of Each Area Of The Spine, Pelvis, And TMJ. Working From This Foundation, Detailed Explanations On The Re-Evaluation And Treatment Of Each Of The Various Areas Are Given With An Emphasis On Techniques That Are Evidence-Based. Features - An Eclectic Approach Tying In Anatomy, Therapeutic Exercise And Kinesiology To The Examination And Pathology Of Each Of The Joints - Terminology Following The Guide To Physical Therapist Practice - Special Chapters On Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, And Women'S Health. - End-Of-Chapter Questions For Student Review And Assessment - More Than 700 Illustrations, Tables, Figures, And Photographs - An Image Bank With Full-Color Photos * Five Appendixes Include A Guide To Conduct For Physical Therapist Assistants, Documentation, Commonly Used Abbreviations, Common Laboratory Values, And Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Terms And Techniques. Instructor Resources: Powerpoint Slides, Testbank, Image Bank With Color Photos

Pediatric and Adolescent Plastic Surgery for the Clinician (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): Aleksandar M. Vlahovic, Emir Q. Haxhija Pediatric and Adolescent Plastic Surgery for the Clinician (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Aleksandar M. Vlahovic, Emir Q. Haxhija
R3,490 Discovery Miles 34 900 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book describes plastic surgery treatments in children for e.g. cleft lip and palate, polydactyly and syndactyly, pigment lesions, benign and malign skin and soft tissue tumors, and vascular anomalies. Every chapter starts with a short introduction, followed by sections on patient evaluation, treatment options and postoperative care. Supporting images and pitfalls are also included. Based on the authors experience, the book offers pediatric plastic surgeons a valuable guide in their everyday work, while also introducing interested practitioners to the field. Pediatric plastic surgery is a specific field of surgery which includes reconstructive and aesthetic-cosmetic procedures in children. The majority of procedures are reconstructive in nature, making aesthetic considerations especially important. As aesthetic procedures in children are not so frequent, only a small group of clinicians are familiar with this part of surgery.

Complex Knee Ligament Injuries - From Diagnosis to Management (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Fabrizio Margheritini, Joao... Complex Knee Ligament Injuries - From Diagnosis to Management (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Fabrizio Margheritini, Joao Espregueira Mendes, Alberto Gobbi
R3,021 R2,553 Discovery Miles 25 530 Save R468 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book, featuring a practical hands-on format, describes an up-to-date and comprehensive approach to the management of complex knee injuries. The aim is both to equip practitioners with reliable expert guidance and to foster consensus in a field characterized by continuing debate. Initial response and diagnostic evaluation are explained, surgical techniques appropriate for different injuries are fully documented, and advice is provided on the response to injuries in specific scenarios and patient groups. Emphasis is placed on the vital role of precise diagnosis in establishing the optimal treatment approach, and full account is taken of the implications of the most recent anatomical and biomechanical data. Readers will also find recommendations on controversial topics, including the role of early surgical management, the use of autograft or allograft tissue, and the benefits of reconstruction (as opposed to repair alone) of the fibular collateral ligament and posterolateral corner structures. The authors are leading authorities from around the world with extensive clinical and research expertise in the field of knee dislocations.

Handbook of Thromboprophylaxis (Paperback, 3rd ed. 2016): David Perry, David Warwick Handbook of Thromboprophylaxis (Paperback, 3rd ed. 2016)
David Perry, David Warwick
R1,460 R1,339 Discovery Miles 13 390 Save R121 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This third edition expands upon the role of anticoagulants in clinical practice. In addition, it summarizes new developments in the field and provides evidence-based guidelines for the use of anticoagulants in routine day-to-day practice. The Handbook of Thromboprophylaxis Third Edition is a key resource for all physicians with an interest in thromboprophylaxis.

Surgical Management of Sleep Apnea and Snoring (Hardcover): David J. Terris Surgical Management of Sleep Apnea and Snoring (Hardcover)
David J. Terris
R4,115 Discovery Miles 41 150 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A valuable reference for practitioners interested in utilizing the latest operative strategies, this state-of-the-art handbook reviews current and emerging topics in the surgical management of sleep apnea and snoring-describing methods for patient evaluation, avoidance of complications, and postoperative care.

Pediatric Surgery - A Quick Guide to Decision-making (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018): Subhasis Roy Choudhury Pediatric Surgery - A Quick Guide to Decision-making (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018)
Subhasis Roy Choudhury
R3,289 Discovery Miles 32 890 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book covers all the common surgical diseases affecting children, reflecting the latest available information. In addition, it discusses recent advances in pediatric surgery, including fetal interventions and minimally invasive surgery. The text is presented in a concise and reader-friendly style and complemented by numerous photographs and illustrations to aid in comprehension. Each chapter is structured in a systematic uniform pattern, examining the embryology, incidence, and approach to diagnosis and management, along with flow charts and algorithms where appropriate. The book is primarily intended for fellows-in-training and surgeons in pediatric surgery and pediatric specialties. In addition to familiarizing readers with common pediatric surgical conditions and helping them plan simple approaches to their management, it also offers an essential on-the-go guide.

Adult CNS Radiation Oncology - Principles and Practice (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018): Eric L. Chang, Paul D. Brown, Simon S. Lo,... Adult CNS Radiation Oncology - Principles and Practice (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018)
Eric L. Chang, Paul D. Brown, Simon S. Lo, Arjun Sahgal, John H. Suh
R3,908 R3,284 Discovery Miles 32 840 Save R624 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book elucidates the radiation therapy protocols and procedures for the management of adult patients presenting with primary benign and malignant central nervous system tumors. With the development of new treatment strategies and rapid advancement of radiation technology, it is crucial for radiation oncologists to maintain and refine their knowledge and skills. Dedicated exclusively to adult CNS radiation oncology, this textbook explores CNS tumors ranging from the common to the esoteric as well as secondary cancers of metastatic origin. The first half of the book is organized anatomically: tumors of the brain, spinal cord, leptomeninges, optic pathway, ocular choroid, and skull base. The second half covers primary CNS lymphoma, rare CNS tumors, metastatic brain disease, vascular conditions of the CNS, radiation-associated complications, and radiation modalities. Each chapter provides guidance on treatment field design, target delineation, and normal critical structure tolerance constraints in the context of the disease being treated. Learning objectives, case studies, and Maintenance of Certification Self-Assessment Continuing Medical Education-style questions and answers are incorporated throughout the book. This is an ideal guide for radiation oncologists, residents, and fellows, but medical students may also find value in the text.

Chronic Venous Insufficiency: 1 (Hardcover): Mark G.  Davies, Alan B. Lumsden Chronic Venous Insufficiency: 1 (Hardcover)
Mark G. Davies, Alan B. Lumsden
R1,655 Discovery Miles 16 550 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Chronic Venous Insufficiency, the first volume in the Contemporary Endovascular Management book series, presents a current, succinct review of the rapidly evolving field of venous disease. In recognition of the significant effects of venous disease on patients and the quickly changing modes of therapy in the field, this volume fulfills the need for a comprehensive assessment of the treatment paradigms and innovative techniques now available. Volume 1 examines varicose veins, chronic venous reconstructions, and arteriovenous malformations from initial presentation through imaging and diagnosis to general and advanced therapies. As leaders in their field, the authors of Chronic Venous Insufficiency focus their contributions on current and relevant research and facts, specifically aiming to close knowledge gaps as well as to provide essential information for the practicing physician, the trainee, and the midlevel provider. Audiences for Chronic Venous Insufficiency: Vascular surgeons Phlebologists Vascular surgery residents and fellows Interventional radiologists General surgeons with interest in veins Cardiologists (peripheral vascular practice) Series Description: The Contemporary Endovascular Management series is designed to be a focused, relevant, and timely review of the modern aspects of imaging and intervention in specific vascular beds. Each volume in the series addresses one vascular bed and equips readers with the current information necessary for vascular practice using a clear and easy-to-access format. Audiences for Contemporary Endovascular Management series: Vascular surgeons Cardiologists (peripheral vascular practice) Interventional radiologists Invasive nephrologists and neurologists

Textbook of Caesarean Section (Hardcover): Eric Jauniaux, William Grobman Textbook of Caesarean Section (Hardcover)
Eric Jauniaux, William Grobman
R2,227 Discovery Miles 22 270 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Caesarean Section has become the most common major operation in the world, and with the increasing number there are many serious and long-term healthcare implications for gynaecology, general surgery, neonatology, and epigenetics. A full perspective of the procedure and its consequences is therefore essential for practitioners, residents, and trainees alike. The Textbook of Caesarean Section is the key textbook on this subject, and is an informative and practical tool for clinicians performing this procedure in all areas of the world. The accompanying professional medical videos demonstrate in clear and expert detail the two alternative procedures for caesarean section, ensuring that readers of this book gain an in-depth understanding of the techniques involved, and supporting blended learning in postgraduate education globally. Written by a distinguished team of expert contributors, this book carefully describes current best practice for caesarean section alongside key chapters on the history of caesarean section, and other important and related issues that obstetricians must be aware of, such as anaesthesia, prevention of complications of surgery, reproduction after C-section, and perinatal outcomes. The text is extensively illustrated with colour images, and fully referenced throughout, providing all the information essential for the reader to perform the optimal caesarean delivery procedures, and diagnose and manage the short- and long-term complications associated with different methods of caesarean sections.

Understanding the Spine Paper Poster (Poster): Scientific Publishing Understanding the Spine Paper Poster (Poster)
Scientific Publishing
R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Ships in 10 - 15 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 cover stock with protective varnish for durability.

Neuroradiology - The Essentials with MR and CT (Paperback, 2nd New edition): Val M. Runge Neuroradiology - The Essentials with MR and CT (Paperback, 2nd New edition)
Val M. Runge
R2,220 Discovery Miles 22 200 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

An image-rich neuroradiology reference and board prep from renowned experts Neuroradiology: The Essentials with MR and CT, Second Edition, written by world-renowned neuroradiologist and MRI pioneer Val Runge, builds on the acclaimed prior edition. The splendidly illustrated compendium features in-depth discussion of important imaging findings, focused primarily on common disease processes. An impressive cadre of international experts contribute to the text, which is written from a clinical radiology perspective and draws from firsthand experiences. MRI physics pearls and tips throughout the book will help radiologists avoid common pitfalls. Designed as a practical educational resource for clinical neuroradiology, the text is divided into three sections: the brain, head and neck, and spine. The brain and spine chapters are divided into subsections covering normal anatomy and major disease categories such as congenital, traumatic, degenerative, vascular, infectious, and neoplastic. Head and neck chapters are organized by major anatomic region. Clinical cases encompass the use of advanced imaging techniques such as perfusion, high-resolution imaging, and spectroscopy. Key Features About 1,300 high-quality MR and CT images illustrate relevant findings and cases, including those often not well-described in more traditional academic textbooks New figures, updates on ultra-high-field 7T MRI, and additional in-depth text on cerebrovascular disease - especially brain aneurysms and AVMs Covers a wide array of diseases - from stroke and multiple sclerosis to cases one might see once a year, such as glutaric acidemia type 1 and CADASIL This excellent clinical resource provides a robust study prep for the boards and is a must-read for radiology residents prior to neuroradiology rotation. A quick reference for diagnosing challenging cases encountered in daily practice, it will also benefit neuroradiology fellows and general radiologists. This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.

Acute Care Surgery: A Guide for General Surgeons (Hardcover, Ed): Vicente Gracias, Mark McKenney, Patrick Reilly, George... Acute Care Surgery: A Guide for General Surgeons (Hardcover, Ed)
Vicente Gracias, Mark McKenney, Patrick Reilly, George Velmahos
R2,602 Discovery Miles 26 020 Ships in 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. Sharpen your skills in 3 surgical specialties--with this one complete sourcebook A Doody's Core Title for 2015! "Thebook is easy to read, logical, insightful, and clearly meantfor practicing surgeons. Chapters are brief and suitablefor quick reading by the surgeon facing an emergency....Throughout, there is major emphasis onfigures and easy-to-follow diagnostic and managementalgorithms, which makes it easy for readers to grasp theessential message....I am certain that Acute Care Surgery: AGuide for the General Surgeon is destined to have a largereadership."--JAMA "This book can be recommended for its well written chapters introducing generalists to principles of critical care. 3 Stars." Doody's Review Service Acute Care Surgery: A Guide for the General Surgeon delivers a definitive overview of how to evaluate, stabilize, and perform surgeries for multiple emergent scenarios. Written by prominent surgeon educators, it takes you step-by-step from triage through the operation and concisely explains how to handle trauma, critical care, and emergency surgery situations. No other resource delivers such quick access to essential information prior to the procedure, helping to ensure optimal outcomes for the critically ill surgical patient. Acute Care Surgery is written specifically to help you prepare during the narrow window of time between resuscitating the patient in the emergency room and the patient's admission to the operating room. FEATURES A multidisciplinary surgical companion covering the three specialties within acute care surgery--emergency surgery, surgical critical care, and trauma A streamlined presentation that facilitates research and offers point-of-care insights that enhance surgical outcomes Clinical chapter orientation, with headers that logically segment chapter material between preoperative, operative, and postoperative management Management algorithms in all clinical chapters highlight and clarify important surgical procedures Expert authorship from leaders in their respective disciplines provide the most clinically relevant, up-to-date approaches to acute care surgical problems

Cartilage - Volume 1: Physiology and Development (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Susanne Grassel, Attila Aszodi Cartilage - Volume 1: Physiology and Development (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Susanne Grassel, Attila Aszodi
R4,319 R3,507 Discovery Miles 35 070 Save R812 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In three Volumes this mini book series presents current knowledge and new perspectives on cartilage as a specialized yet versatile tissue. This first volume provides a comprehensive overview on the basic composition and development of cartilaginous tissues followed by the description of the major signaling pathways which regulate cartilage morphogenesis and function. This book addresses Professors, researchers and PhD students who are interested in musculoskeletal and cartilage biology.

Fundamentals of Surgical Instruments - A Practical Guide to their Recognition, Use & Care (Spiral bound): Steve Moutrey Fundamentals of Surgical Instruments - A Practical Guide to their Recognition, Use & Care (Spiral bound)
Steve Moutrey
R1,038 R828 Discovery Miles 8 280 Save R210 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book provides a sound introduction to surgical instrumentation, including their recognition, use and care. It provides useful information that is essential for operating department practitioners, nurses, scrub practitioners, surgeons under training, surgical technologists, junior doctors and medical students. Descriptions of how and where the instruments are used will also aid in the knowledge required for their application, providing an understanding of instruments for specific procedures. The book is relevant to surgical practice around the world. It also aligns with the core curriculum of the Association of Surgical Technologists in the United States. This book provides the fundamental knowledge required for students and qualified staff working within the perioperative environment, to ensure the safe and efficient use of surgical instrumentation and ultimately the care of the surgical patient as a result.

Practical Procedures in Elective Orthopaedic Surgery - Pelvis and Lower Extremity (Paperback, 2012): Peter V. Giannoudis Practical Procedures in Elective Orthopaedic Surgery - Pelvis and Lower Extremity (Paperback, 2012)
Peter V. Giannoudis
R2,279 R2,053 Discovery Miles 20 530 Save R226 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

With the time available to surgeons-in-training ever dwindling, there is great emphasis placed on practical learning tools. Mirroring his earlier book on practical procedures in trauma surgery, Prof Giannoudis has produced a reference in more elective techniques. In most medical schools, most emphasis is placed on orthopaedic trauma surgery, with elective techniques often delayed until much later in a surgeon's training.

Primary and Metastatic Liver Tumors - Treatment Strategy and Evolving Therapies (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018): Kenneth Cardona,... Primary and Metastatic Liver Tumors - Treatment Strategy and Evolving Therapies (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2018)
Kenneth Cardona, Shishir K Maithel
R3,301 R2,519 Discovery Miles 25 190 Save R782 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The incidence of primary and metastatic liver tumors is rising and the therapeutic armamentarium for these tumors is expanding at a rapid pace. Surgery remains the primary treatment modality for these tumors. With improvements in our perioperative management and operative techniques a larger proportion of patients are able to undergo potentially curative liver surgery. In addition, indications and criteria for liver transplantation for both primary and metastatic liver tumors are constantly expanding. Unfortunately, many patients are not amendable to surgical resection or liver transplantation and therefore alternative liver-directed therapies are routinely being implemented as part of complex multidisciplinary treatment models. However, these models are continually evolving as these regional therapeutic options continue to expand. New embolization agents and techniques, as well as, improvements in radiation delivery, are all evolving in the background of improvement in systemic and targeted therapy options for these tumors. This book provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of the current state of liver-directed therapy for malignant liver tumors. The book will serve as a valuable resource for not only surgeons and clinicians but for researchers with an interest in malignant liver tumors. The book focuses on the therapeutic approach to primary and metastatic tumors providing an up-to-date review on surgical liver anatomy and new imaging techniques as well as patient selection and technical consideration for resection and transplantation. In addition, the book provides new insight into novel and evolving therapies in the areas of transarterial therapy such as: (i) bland embolization, (ii) chemoembolization, and (iii) radioembolization; as well as new radiation techniques including SBRT and proton therapy. Furthermore, the expanding role of hepatic artery infusion therapy in primary malignant tumors is highlighted. Finally, integration of all these regional therapy options with upcoming and evolving systemic and targeted therapy regimens are integrated and discussed. This book will serve as a very useful resource for clinicians and researchers managing and treating patients with these challenging malignancies. It provides a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that will help guide patient management and stimulate investigative efforts. All chapters are written by experts in their fields and include the most up to date scientific and clinical information.

The Unhappy Total Knee Replacement - A Comprehensive Review and Management Guide (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2015): Michael T.... The Unhappy Total Knee Replacement - A Comprehensive Review and Management Guide (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2015)
Michael T. Hirschmann, Roland Becker
R5,598 R4,690 Discovery Miles 46 900 Save R908 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book addresses the need for improved diagnostic and treatment guidelines for patients in whom total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has had an unsatisfactory outcome. It opens by discussing the basics of TKA and the various causes of failure and pain. Diagnostic aspects are considered in detail, with attention to advances in clinical investigation, laboratory analysis and in particular, imaging techniques. In addition, helpful state of the art diagnostic algorithms are presented. Specific pathology-related treatment options, including conservative approaches and salvage and revision TKA strategies, are then explained, with identification of pitfalls and key points. A series of illustrative cases cover clinical scenarios frequently encountered in daily clinical practice. The evidence-based, clinically focused guidance provided in this book, written by internationally renowned experts, will assist surgeons in achieving the most effective management of these challenging cases.

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