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The CORAIL (R) Hip System - A Practical Approach Based on 25 Years of Experience (Hardcover, Edition.): Jean-Pierre Vidalain,... The CORAIL (R) Hip System - A Practical Approach Based on 25 Years of Experience (Hardcover, Edition.)
Jean-Pierre Vidalain, Tarik Ait Si Selmi, David Beverland, Steve Young, Tim Board, …
R5,365 R4,302 Discovery Miles 43 020 Save R1,063 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Corail(r) Hip System was developed in 1986 as an innovative solution for hip arthroplasty and has since become one of the most used hip systems in the world. This book is designed as a practical manual to primary and revision arthroplasty that will serve both as a reference for surgeons in training and as a source of information, tips and tricks for the more experienced who wish to learn from the cases of other surgeons. The book is divided into three main parts. The first discusses everything that is practical about the system, including the surgical technique, treatment of complications, and the results achieved in large cohorts of patients. The second part is devoted to the important issues of surgical approach, bearing options, acetabular preparation and, cup orientation and fixation. The final part focuses on patient management and includes a collection of standard and complex clinical cases to which surgeons can refer when planning surgery.

Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon - The New Science and Stories of the Brain (Paperback): Rahul Jandial Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon - The New Science and Stories of the Brain (Paperback)
Rahul Jandial 1
R230 R184 Discovery Miles 1 840 Save R46 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

** THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ** As heard on Chris Evans' Virgin Radio' ** 'You're amazing I could talk to you (Rahul) all day' Chris Evans 'This is a gripping new book' The Times World-leading neuroscientist and neurosurgeon Dr Rahul Jandial draws on his years of work with patients suffering from the most extreme cases of brain damage, disorders and illnesses to reveal what they can tell us about the science of the mind. From a languages teacher who has to choose whether to lose her ability to speak Spanish or English after brain surgery, to a former TV exec, now homeless, who discovers that his life-altering despondency is the result of a tumour, to a fainting teen who learns that deep breathing can mean the difference between life or death, these stories uncover the secret workings of the brain. Blending cutting-edge research and beautiful storytelling, Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon is a vital resource on the best ways to boost your memory, control stress and emotions, minimize pain, unleash your creativity, raise smart kids and reduce the risk of Alzheimer's. This is a deeply practical and readable book, which will take you on an expedition through the anatomy of the most fascinating - and mysterious - of organs.

SBAs, EMQs & SAQs in Surgery (Paperback): Matthew Hanks SBAs, EMQs & SAQs in Surgery (Paperback)
Matthew Hanks
R718 R592 Discovery Miles 5 920 Save R126 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book provides a broad range and style of questions, not only for medical students preparing for their final exams, but also for those clinicians preparing for their postgraduate exams. This book includes over 200 single best answer questions (SBAs), 400 extended matching questions (EMQs) and 100 short answer questions (SAQs), giving the reader a wide variety of topics to test their exam knowledge and technique. It is an invaluable educational resource for exam preparation and to help you succeed. Key features: Over 700 questions on the core medical subjects. Compiled by a team of junior doctors with recent final exam and postgraduate specialty exam experience. Overseen by experienced doctors to ensure relevance and accuracy. The broad medical curriculum is covered in a succinct and consistent style. Clear and concise answers are provided. Easy accessible information to facilitate revision on the move. Enables the reader to assess their knowledge and help identify gaps in their knowledge to target revision. The following main specialties are covered: Upper gastrointestinal surgery; Lower gastrointestinal surgery; Vascular surgery; Breast surgery; Urology; Neurosurgery; Ear, nose and throat surgery; Trauma & orthopaedics; Fluids & electrolytes. Watch out for our other titles in the MedQ4exams series: Medicine. The Specialties. Practice papers.

Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery (Hardcover, 2nd ed. 2019): Cicero Urban, Mario Rietjens, Mahmoud El-Tamer,... Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery (Hardcover, 2nd ed. 2019)
Cicero Urban, Mario Rietjens, Mahmoud El-Tamer, Virgilio S. Sacchini
R6,320 R4,928 Discovery Miles 49 280 Save R1,392 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book demonstrates why oncoplastic and reconstructive surgery represents such an exciting tool for surgeons who undertake breast surgery. Fundamental principles and basic concepts are clearly outlined, and numerous techniques are presented by acknowledged experts from across the world. The emphasis is very much on a "how to do" approach, with detailed guidance and advice on the various techniques. The informative text is supported by a wealth of color illustrations, and accompanying videos of procedures can be accessed via the publisher's website. This second edition of Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery has been completely revised and updated. More than 25 additional chapters have been included, and new videos of surgeries made available, with the aim of making this already very successful book truly comprehensive, and the most complete reference on the subject - a true classic. The new edition entails close collaboration between some of the most important centers for breast cancer treatment and research worldwide. It will be an ideal resource for surgical fellows and specialists wishing to learn about indications and the selection of patients, to master technical skills, and to manage complications effectively.

Ercp - The Fundamentals (Hardcover, 3rd Edition): Peter B. Cotton, Joseph W. Leung Ercp - The Fundamentals (Hardcover, 3rd Edition)
Peter B. Cotton, Joseph W. Leung
R3,804 Discovery Miles 38 040 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Provides the comprehensive knowledge required to perform ERCP safely and effectively Authored by the very best in the field, this "how-to" guide to mastering the crucial yet complex gastrointestinal procedure called endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) covers the entire range of both standard and advanced techniques, using a highly practical approach. It also places a strong emphasis on patient education, safety, and minimizing risks, offering "tips and tricks" and key points throughout to aid rapid understanding. The book is filled with over 250 illustrations Covering ERCP preparation, techniques, clinical applications, and quality and safety, ERCP: The Fundamentals, 3rd Edition begins with chapters on "getting prepared," including training and competence; facilities and equipment; risk assessment and reduction; sedation, anesthesia, and medications. It then covers "what can be done," describing standard devices and techniques; intraductal therapies; ampullectomy; and reporting and documentation. Next it has chapters on "what should be done," clinical applications of ERCP in acute cholangitis; peri-cholecystectomy; difficult bile duct stones; biliary pain; and numerous forms of pancreatitis. The book finishes with coverage of adverse events and how to ensure competent practice. Teaches all of the standard and advanced ERCP techniques Focuses on patient safety/comfort throughout Brilliantly-illustrated with endoscopic, EUS and radiologic images, and anatomical drawings Offers a step-by-step, practical approach to ERCP--highlighting potential technical and anatomical hazards Packed with tips and tricks boxes and key points boxes to assist comprehension 20 high-definition videos of ERCP performed by the experts, perfect to improve clinical technique Full reference to the very latest ASGE, ACG, ASG and UEGW guidelines throughout Brought to you by world pioneers in endoscopy, ERCP: The Fundamentals, 3rd Edition is an essential purchase for gastroenterologists and endoscopists of all levels.

Biomechanics and Biomaterials in Orthopedics (Hardcover, 2nd ed. 2016): Dominique G. Poitout Biomechanics and Biomaterials in Orthopedics (Hardcover, 2nd ed. 2016)
Dominique G. Poitout
R4,822 Discovery Miles 48 220 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

With the constant evolution of implant technology, and improvement in the production of allograft and bone substitutes, the armamentarium of the orthopaedic surgeon has significantly expanded. In particular, the recent involvement of nanotechnologies opens up the possibilities of new approaches in the interactive interfaces of implants. With many important developments occurring since the first edition of this well-received book, this updated resource informs orthopaedic practitioners on a wide range of biomechanical advances in one complete reference guide. Biomechanics and Biomaterials in Orthopedics, 2nd edition compiles the most prominent work in the discipline to offer newly-qualified orthopedic surgeons a summary of the fundamental skills that they will need to apply in their day-to-day work, while also updating the knowledge of experienced surgeons. This book covers both basic concepts concerning biomaterials and biomechanics as well as their clinical application and the experience from everyday practical use. This book will be of great value to specialists in orthopedics and traumatology, while also providing an important basis for graduate and postgraduate learning.

Neuropathology Simplified - A Guide for Clinicians and Neuroscientists (Paperback): David A Hilton, Aditya G Shivane Neuropathology Simplified - A Guide for Clinicians and Neuroscientists (Paperback)
David A Hilton, Aditya G Shivane
R2,288 R1,943 Discovery Miles 19 430 Save R345 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book provides the reader with an up-to-date, practical and succinct overview of basic neuropathology. It does not replace large reference textbooks in neuropathology but emphasizes key concepts and basic principles including recent advances, genetics and classification, and discusses important aspects of specific neuropathological disorders. It also gives practical hints on aspects of neuropathology, including how to best use the neuropathology service and interpret the results of pathological tests. The reader will gain a sufficiently broad basic knowledge of neuropathology which will be of use in their future clinical careers. Neuropathology Simplified is aimed at trainees and residents in neurology, neurosurgery and psychiatry around the world. It may also be of use to basic scientists involved in neuroscience research and also to general histopathology trainees and residents.

Management of Knee Osteoarthritis in the Younger, Active Patient - An Evidence-Based Practical Guide for Clinicians (Hardcover,... Management of Knee Osteoarthritis in the Younger, Active Patient - An Evidence-Based Practical Guide for Clinicians (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
David Parker
R2,328 R2,131 Discovery Miles 21 310 Save R197 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book is a rich source of practical guidance on the management of relatively young patients with osteoarthritis of the knee that will assist physicians and allied health professionals in enabling patients to remain active and sustain their quality of life. It provides up-to-date knowledge on the available treatment options, describes the evidence base for each option, and identifies the appropriate timing and indications. The book opens by considering the basic science behind osteoarthritis, which is critical to management. The many nonsurgical treatment modalities are then discussed, with particular focus on the importance of a multidisciplinary approach. Subsequent chapters address the role of surgical management, covering both techniques that attempt to preserve and possibly restore the native knee joint, such as meniscal and chondral surgery, arthroscopic debridement, and osteotomy for realignment of the joint, and those that involve joint replacement. The arthroplasty component of the text encompasses all areas of prosthetic resurfacing, including localized resurfacing, unicompartmental replacement, and total knee replacement. The book has been produced in cooperation with ISAKOS and the authors constitute an international faculty who provide a truly global perspective on the subject.

Atlas of Surgical Techniques in Trauma (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition): Demetrios Demetriades, Kenji Inaba, George Velmahos Atlas of Surgical Techniques in Trauma (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition)
Demetrios Demetriades, Kenji Inaba, George Velmahos
R3,189 Discovery Miles 31 890 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

As surgical specialization becomes more focused, there is a growing lack of expertise amongst surgeons in life-preserving management of severely injured patients. This comprehensively updated second edition provides an in-depth, visual guide to both commonly and uncommonly performed trauma procedures. It includes over 900 high-quality color photographs and illustrations of step-by-step procedures on fresh, perfused and ventilated cadavers. Practical surgical anatomy, procedural sequencing, and common technical pitfalls are all clearly outlined. A number of new techniques have been introduced since the first edition, from REBOA (resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aortic), to ribplating for flail chest and skin grafting. Informed by the editors' experience in some of the busiest trauma centres in the world, the text has been updated throughout and includes additional photographs. This Atlas is an essential resource for trainee and operating trauma surgeons, and general surgeons distant from academic centres, as well as emergency medicine and critical care personnel.

Minimally Invasive Coloproctology - Advances in Techniques and Technology (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2015): William C S Meng, Hester Y... Minimally Invasive Coloproctology - Advances in Techniques and Technology (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2015)
William C S Meng, Hester Y S Cheung, David T y Lam, Simon S M Ng
R3,377 R3,068 Discovery Miles 30 680 Save R309 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In this book, pioneers and distinguished masters of surgery describe novel minimally invasive colo- and anorectal procedures that have been developed in Asia but are of international applicability. The presented techniques are wide ranging in nature and relate to colon surgery, rectal surgery and the treatment of hemorrhoids, fistulas and chronic constipation. Each procedure is carefully described with the aid of high-quality color photographs and illustrations, drawing attention to many practical tips and tricks. In addition to the techniques themselves, state of the art technology is introduced that is now being applied clinically in China, Hong Kong, Asia-Pacific, and beyond. The book will enable readers both to grasp the concepts underlying these important new approaches and advances and to reproduce the techniques in their own surgical practice.

Emergency Orthopedics Handbook (Paperback, 1st ed. 2019): Daniel Purcell, Sneha A. Chinai, Brandon R. Allen, Moira Davenport Emergency Orthopedics Handbook (Paperback, 1st ed. 2019)
Daniel Purcell, Sneha A. Chinai, Brandon R. Allen, Moira Davenport
R2,689 R2,179 Discovery Miles 21 790 Save R510 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This handbook provides a comprehensive, yet succinct guide to the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of various musculoskeletal/extremity disorders in the emergency department. It covers a wide variety of common patient presentations, advanced imaging interpretation, proper anesthetic implementation, and associated extremity reduction/immobilization techniques. Richly illustrated, it assists clinical decision making with high-yield facts, essential figures, and step-by-step procedural instruction. Emergency Orthopedics Handbook is an indispensable resource for all medical professionals that manage emergent orthopedic, musculoskeletal, and local extremity injury care.

Emergency Radiology of the Abdomen - Imaging Features and Differential Diagnosis for a Timely Management Approach (Hardcover,... Emergency Radiology of the Abdomen - Imaging Features and Differential Diagnosis for a Timely Management Approach (Hardcover, 2012)
Mariano Scaglione, Ulrich Linsenmaier, Gerd Schueller
R4,031 R3,593 Discovery Miles 35 930 Save R438 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book comprehensively highlights modern emergency radiology diagnosis of the acute abdomen. In traumatic as well as non-traumatic emergencies, the clinical term "acute abdomen" refers to a variety of serious conditions in an often progressive clinical situation that call for an immediate diagnostic and therapeutic intervention. Today, thorough and rapid diagnostic radiological imaging is broadly available and the radiologist has gained a central role in patient handling in many emergency medicine departments. In addition to proficient radiological knowledge, communication and close co-operation among the various specialists involved are essential for successful patient management. Emergency radiologists must not only acquire a full understanding of the imaging modalities and technical requirements, but they should also have appropriate clinical knowledge of the various disorders in order to become valuable contributors to the therapy decision-making process. Emergency Radiology of the Abdomen provides a comprehensive review of the etiology, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation of acute abdominal conditions, both after traumatic events and in the non-traumatic setting. It focuses on imaging features and high-end emergency radiology that are indispensable for a timely management approach. Numerous high-quality images, diagrams, and easy-to-read tables are provided.

European Instructional Lectures - Volume 15, 2015, 16th EFORT Congress, Prague, Czech Republic (Hardcover, 2015 ed.): George... European Instructional Lectures - Volume 15, 2015, 16th EFORT Congress, Prague, Czech Republic (Hardcover, 2015 ed.)
George Bentley
R3,758 R2,186 Discovery Miles 21 860 Save R1,572 (42%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This fifteenth volume in the EUROPEAN INSTRUCTIONAL LECTURES series continues the format of educational chapters from across Orthopaedics and Traumatology contributed by distinguished Orthopaedic Educators in Europe. It provides current material and major advances covering a range of topics including General Orthopaedics, Basic Science and Technology, Musculoskeletal Tumours, Infections, Paediatric Orthopaedics, Trauma, Spine, Upper Limb, Hip, Knee and Lower Leg. All the chapters are based on lectures presented at the 16th EFORT Congress in Prague, Czech Republic. The lectures are an authoritative source of information illustrated by radiographs, MRI, CT and PET Scans, operative photographs, tables and line drawings as appropriate. They are an invaluable source of instruction for Surgeons and Trainees alike. This book was edited by Professor George Bentley, Chairman, Scientific Publications Committee of EFORT.

Prevention and Rehabilitation of Hamstring Injuries (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020): Kristian Thorborg, David Opar, Anthony Shield Prevention and Rehabilitation of Hamstring Injuries (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020)
Kristian Thorborg, David Opar, Anthony Shield
R3,655 Discovery Miles 36 550 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This innovative book presents the latest insights into hamstring strain injuries (HSI), one of the most common problems in elite and recreational sport, with a unique focus on prevention and rehabilitation. The research within this area has evolved rapidly over the past 10 years and this text offers a comprehensive overview of the recent and most relevant advances. It fills a gap in the literature, since other books focus on muscle injuries in general and their surgical treatment.Structured around the current evidence in the field, it includes sections on functional anatomy and biomechanics; basic muscle physiology in relation to injury and repair; assessment of risk factors; and factors associated with hamstring strains. It also discusses considerations in relation to acute and chronic injuries and hamstring injury prevention, including pre-season and in-season interventions, as well as management strategies and rehabilitation protocols. The final chapter is devoted to additional interventions when conservative rehabilitation and injury prevention fail. Written by renowned experts in the field, this book will be of great interest to sports physiotherapists, sports physicians, physical trainers and coaches.

Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia (Part-work (fascculo), 4th Revised edition): Keith Allman, Iain Wilson, Aidan O'Donnell Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia (Part-work (fascculo), 4th Revised edition)
Keith Allman, Iain Wilson, Aidan O'Donnell
R485 R442 Discovery Miles 4 420 Save R43 (9%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

Now on its fourth edition, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia provides authoritative, concise guidance on all aspects of anaesthesia. Evidence-based, up-to-date, and clinically-focused, it is indispensable for both anaesthetic trainees and experienced practitioners. Building on the award-winning success of previous editions, the Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia is as relevant and important as ever. Fully revised with the latest guidelines, drugs, and procedures, this book ensures readers have the most up-to-date knowledge easily to hand. The fourth edition includes new content on obesity surgery, colloids vs crystalloids, and enhanced recovery, as well as intraoperative fluid management, new anticoagulants, BIS updates, pulse contour analysis, and much more. Wherever you are on your career path in anaesthesia, this handbook is your essential companion.

Handbook of Anaesthesia & Peri-Operative Medicine (Paperback): Cyprian Mendonca, Chandrashekhar Vaidyanath Handbook of Anaesthesia & Peri-Operative Medicine (Paperback)
Cyprian Mendonca, Chandrashekhar Vaidyanath
R1,293 R1,032 Discovery Miles 10 320 Save R261 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book covers a broad range of topics, providing trainee and practising anaesthetists with a comprehensive source of knowledge on applied sciences and clinical anaesthesia. The book has been divided into six sections with various chapters serving as a synopsis of the practice of anaesthesia. Each chapter discusses the significance and importance of problems that can impact the peri-operative management of the surgical patient. The case scenarios at the end of each chapter will additionally help in understanding the practical relevance of basic science. This book will be an invaluable educational resource for trainee anaesthetists and an indispensable aide-memoire for practising anaesthetists. It is, therefore, essential study material for trainees and a great educational tool for trainers. Medical students and junior doctors, who are about to embark on a career in anaesthesia or intensive care medicine, will also find the book to be a useful companion.

Manual of Head and Neck Reconstruction Using Regional and Free Flaps (Paperback, 2015 ed.): Boban M Erovic, Piero Lercher Manual of Head and Neck Reconstruction Using Regional and Free Flaps (Paperback, 2015 ed.)
Boban M Erovic, Piero Lercher
R2,283 R1,822 Discovery Miles 18 220 Save R461 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Ablative tumor surgery of the head and neck region often results in severe cosmetic and functional deformities. In these cases, microvascular free-tissue transfer enables three-dimensional reconstruction of head and neck defects. The selection of adequate donor tissue and a profound knowledge of the human anatomy and the various harvesting techniques are paramount in ensuring successful reconstruction.

Reflecting current surgical approaches, this book presents the most frequently used flaps in head and neck surgery, including detailed overviews as well as their respective pearls and pitfalls. Moreover, each section contains a synopsis and pre-operative checklist.
The overlay-technique merges high-quality-photographs with drawings and precisely illustrates the step-to-step descriptions of the different flap harvesting techniques, making this manual in pocket size an unique and accessible reference for both doctors in training and specialists in the field of otolaryngology, head and neck, plastic, maxillofacial and skull base surgery."

Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance (Paperback): Henry Willmott Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance (Paperback)
Henry Willmott
R697 Discovery Miles 6 970 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance is an easy-to-read, highly visual guide to orthopaedics. It comprehensively covers relevant basic science and clinically-oriented anatomy of the musculoskeletal system, and the diagnosis and management of trauma, sports injuries, paediatric orthopaedics, degenerative disease, and musculoskeletal tumours. Although primarily aimed at junior doctors and senior medical students, it is also useful for physiotherapists and nurse practitioners. Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance: Provides thorough coverage of diagnosis, investigation and contemporary treatment options of commonly encountered orthopaedic conditions; Features a section on what to expect as a Foundation doctor in orthopaedics, including how to present cases in trauma meetings, essential information to survive on-call shifts and tips for efficient clerking of trauma admissions; Unique how to section, comprising guidance on key practical procedures such as aspirating joints, manipulating fractures and applying plaster casts. Includes a companion website at ataglanceseries.com/tando featuring 120 multiple-choice questions and 10 case studies This brand new title presents an overview of all the information relating to diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal conditions, and is ideal while on rotation or revising key concepts.

Effective Training of Arthroscopic Skills (Hardcover, 2015 ed.): Mustafa Karahan, Gino M.M.J. Kerkhoffs, Pietro Randelli,... Effective Training of Arthroscopic Skills (Hardcover, 2015 ed.)
Mustafa Karahan, Gino M.M.J. Kerkhoffs, Pietro Randelli, Gabrielle J.M. Tuijthof
R2,266 R1,712 Discovery Miles 17 120 Save R554 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book explains how training in arthroscopic skills is best carried out in order to keep up to date with advances in arthroscopy, meet the ever-increasing demand for high-quality care, and respond to changes in available training time. State of the art developments regarding tools, performance monitoring, and learning strategies are presented, and practical guidelines provided for direct implementation in daily clinical practice. The coverage of simulation-based training ranges from the use of wet labs and box trainers through to sophisticated virtual reality simulators. Subsequent sections on objective performance tracking of training outside and in the operating room cover a variety of key aspects, including performance measures, evidence-based thresholds, preclinical training strategies, and the role of global rating scales, for objective monitoring. Readers will find the book invaluable in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of arthroscopic training.

Advanced Techniques in Limb Reconstruction Surgery (Hardcover, 2015 ed.): Mehmet Kocaoglu, Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, Levent Eralp Advanced Techniques in Limb Reconstruction Surgery (Hardcover, 2015 ed.)
Mehmet Kocaoglu, Hiroyuki Tsuchiya, Levent Eralp
R3,259 R2,917 Discovery Miles 29 170 Save R342 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

As a result of recent advances in surgical techniques and implant technology it is now possible to perform limb reconstruction in patients with a range of congenital, posttraumatic, and postinfection pathologies. This book is a clear, practical guide to the state-of-the-art surgical procedures employed in limb reconstruction for diverse conditions. It includes precise descriptions of the techniques themselves, accompanied by numerous helpful drawings and photographs. Pearls and pitfalls are highlighted, and thorough advice is also provided on indications, preoperative planning, and postoperative follow-up. The editors have carefully selected the contributors based on their expertise, and many of the authors were themselves responsible for developing the techniques that they describe.

Minimally Invasive Approaches to Colon and Rectal Disease - Technique and Best Practices (Hardcover, 2015 ed.): Howard M. Ross... Minimally Invasive Approaches to Colon and Rectal Disease - Technique and Best Practices (Hardcover, 2015 ed.)
Howard M. Ross Md Facs Fascrs, Sang W. Lee MD, FACS, FASCRS, Matthew G. Mutch MD, FACS, FASCRS, David E. Rivadeneira MD, MBA,FACS, FASCRS, Scott R. Steele M.D., FACS, FASCRS
R3,038 R2,729 Discovery Miles 27 290 Save R309 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This text provides a clear, reproducible, step-by-step guide for each colorectal surgery operation. The format follows that of both a "how to" manual as well as an algorithm-based guide to allow the reader to understand the thought process behind the proposed treatment strategy. Each chapter includes both operative technical details as well as perioperative "tips and tricks" that the authors utilize in the management of these complex surgical patients. In addition, it addresses the optimal "next step" in dealing with more challenging situations such as pregnancy, emergent surgery, the elderly, and the obese patient. Throughout the text, each author provides an ongoing narrative of his/her individual surgical techniques along with color illustrations and diagrams to "personally" take the reader through the crucial steps of the procedure, as well as key points of patient care inherent to that topic. Additionally, where appropriate, links to online or downloadable videos will give the reader an up-front look into technical aspects of traditional straight laparoscopic and hand-assisted minimally invasive surgery, as well as NOTES, transanal, robotic, single incision colectomy and combined laparoscopic-endoscopic resection. Minimally Invasive Approaches to Colon and Rectal Disease: Technique and Best Practices will be of great utility to colorectal, general and oncologic surgeons who want to learn or improve their minimally invasive skills in colorectal surgery. Furthermore, this text will be of particular interest to the surgeons-in-training, and the general and colorectal surgeon who is often called upon to manage a variety of colorectal surgery conditions through a minimally invasive approach.

Cryosurgery - A Practical Manual (Hardcover, 2014): Paola Pasquali Cryosurgery - A Practical Manual (Hardcover, 2014)
Paola Pasquali
R4,031 R3,826 Discovery Miles 38 260 Save R205 (5%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book aims to fill the gap created by the lack of formal training in cryosurgery, which leads not only to an underutilization of the technique but also to inappropriate uses with unpleasant consequences for patients. The book covers all practical aspects of cryosurgery and also offers a theoretical foundation for practice. Basic principles, equipment, and techniques are described, and procedures are explained step by step for a range of applications, including common benign lesions, vascular lesions, premalignant conditions, and malignancies. An important feature is the coverage of the latest advances in combination treatments such as topical drugs and cryosurgery, ultrasound and cryosurgery, photography and cryosurgery, cryobiopsy, and immuno cryosurgery. Use of cryosurgery as palliative treatment is also discussed, and the closing chapters consider postoperative care, complications, and future directions. "

Keratoprostheses and Artificial Corneas - Fundamentals and Surgical Applications (Hardcover, 2015 ed.): M. Soledad Cortina,... Keratoprostheses and Artificial Corneas - Fundamentals and Surgical Applications (Hardcover, 2015 ed.)
M. Soledad Cortina, Jose de la Cruz
R2,963 R2,654 Discovery Miles 26 540 Save R309 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book covers the field of keratoprosthesis in detail and focuses specifically on the Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis (KPro), which is the device most widely used today. Extensive information is provided on all aspects of KPro surgery, from history and preoperative evaluation to surgical techniques and postoperative management of complications. Surgical videos are included that will aid both beginning and advanced corneal surgeons in mastering these procedures. In addition, essential basic science concepts relevant to keratoprosthesis surgery are explained and other keratoprostheses in use around the world are considered. A brief overview of integrating artificial corneas is provided and the future of keratoprosthesis is also discussed. The book is written by some of the most distinguished and renowned experts in the field.

Deep Brain Stimulation for Neurological Disorders - Theoretical Background and Clinical Application (Hardcover, 2015 ed.): Toru... Deep Brain Stimulation for Neurological Disorders - Theoretical Background and Clinical Application (Hardcover, 2015 ed.)
Toru Itakura
R4,277 R3,342 Discovery Miles 33 420 Save R935 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Chronic electrical stimulation of the brain has demonstrated excellent outcomes in patients with Parkinson s disease and has recently also been applied to various other neurological diseases. This comprehensive, up-to-date textbook will meet the needs of all who wish to learn more about the application of deep brain stimulation and will provide a sound basis for safe and accurate surgery. The book comprises two main parts, the first of which presents relevant anatomical and functional background information on the basal ganglia, thalamus and other brain structures as well as on the mechanism of brain stimulation. The second part describes clinical studies on deep brain stimulation, covering results in a range of movement disorders and psychiatric diseases and also important aspects of instrumentation and technique. The authors are outstanding scientists and experts in the field from across the world."

Congenital Hand Anomalies and Associated Syndromes (Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Ghazi M. Rayan, Joseph Upton III Congenital Hand Anomalies and Associated Syndromes (Hardcover, 2014 ed.)
Ghazi M. Rayan, Joseph Upton III
R5,418 R4,355 Discovery Miles 43 550 Save R1,063 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Physicians often have only partial knowledge of common congenital hand and upper extremity anomalies and their associated syndromes. Surgeons typically find these syndromes to be abstruse and congenital hand conditions can represent an enigma even to pediatric geneticists. This book is designed to serve as a practical, up-to-date reference that will enable practitioners and students in a variety of disciplines to easily recognize the most common congenital upper extremity anomalies and syndromes. In total, 37 congenital upper extremity anomalies and 124 syndromes are discussed. Salient and common presenting features are described in detail and illustrated with the aid of high-quality digital color photographs whenever possible. In addition, relevant background information is included on such aspects as prevalence, etiology, pathogenesis and findings elsewhere in the body.

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