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Chest Wall Deformities and Corrective Procedures (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016) Loot Price: R1,782
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Chest Wall Deformities and Corrective Procedures (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Shyam Kolvekar, Hans Pilegaard

Chest Wall Deformities and Corrective Procedures (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)

Shyam Kolvekar, Hans Pilegaard

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List price R2,171 Loot Price R1,782 Discovery Miles 17 820 | Repayment Terms: R166 pm x 12* You Save R389 (18%)

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This book discusses predominantly pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum, its variation and the treatment modalities available, including minimally invasive surgery. This will help to increase awareness of the available treatment options to doctors and healthcare workers but will also help trainee cardiac and thoracic surgeons. It is also an essential reference book for those already practicing. Chest wall deformities are a common occurrence, the commonest being pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum. The treatment for these is provided by very few centers and there is a decline in expertise especially in the UK due to rationing. When patients approach their GP they are mostly turned away and asked to live with it due to a lack of awareness and treatment modalities. The Editors have extensive experience in this field and will invite authors from other specialties, i.e. chest physicians, cardiologist, pediatric surgeons, anesthesiologists, pain management team, plastic surgeons and prosthetic departments, to contribute their views and solutions to the book.

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Imprint: Springer International Publishing AG
Country of origin: Switzerland
Release date: December 2015
First published: 2016
Editors: Shyam Kolvekar • Hans Pilegaard
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 13mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 170
Edition: 1st ed. 2016
ISBN-13: 978-3-319-23966-8
Categories: Books > Medicine > Surgery
Books > Medicine > Surgery > Surgical techniques
Books > Medicine > Surgery > Cardiothoracic surgery
LSN: 3-319-23966-X
Barcode: 9783319239668

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