Current Surgical Therapy: Expert Consult: Online and Print / Edition 9

Current Surgical Therapy: Expert Consult: Online and Print / Edition 9

by Andrew M Cameron

ISBN-10: 1416034978

ISBN-13: 9781416034971

Pub. Date: 12/28/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Access unparalleled advice on the selection and implementation of the latest treatments for surgical diseases! Joined by hundreds of other preeminent surgeons, distinguished editor John L. Cameron, MD discusses which approach to take and to avoid or minimize complications for any surgical challenge...and what outcomes you can expect. Nearly 940

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Access unparalleled advice on the selection and implementation of the latest treatments for surgical diseases! Joined by hundreds of other preeminent surgeons, distinguished editor John L. Cameron, MD discusses which approach to take and to avoid or minimize complications for any surgical challenge...and what outcomes you can expect. Nearly 940 photographs, line drawings, and radiographs provide you with the visual perspectives that are so important in surgery. What’s more, this Expert Consult title comes with access to the complete contents online, for convenient reference from any practice location. It’s the book you’ll depend upon most for quick, efficient review prior to surgery, as well as for certification or recertification preparation.

• Clinically relevant content, organized by body area, explains you what to do in specific surgical situations.
• Brief, focused chapters following a consistent format equip you to efficiently review procedures prior to surgery - and confidently prepare for certification and recertification.

• Includes access to the complete contents of the book online-fully searchable-for rapid and convenient consultation from anyplace with an Internet connection.
• Focuses entirely on contemporary surgical management to keep you abreast of new treatments.
• Offers a new full-color insert of nearly 100 photographs providing a true-to-life visual perspective.
• Includes many new contributors who present brand new insights, tips, and treatments based upon their vast first-hand experience to help you obtain optimal surgical outcomes.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: ESOPHAGUS

Esophageal Function Tests 1
Cedric G. Bremner

Esophageal Perforation 16
Stephen R. DeMeester

Achalasia of the Esophagus 20
Valerie A. Williams, Daniela Molena, and Jeffrey H. Peters

Disorders of Esophageal Motility 26
Joseph DeSimone and Stephen C. Yang

Management of Pharyngoesophageal (Zenker’s) Diverticula 30
James I. Cohen

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 34
Parag Bhanot and Nathaniel J. Soper

Endoluminal Approaches to Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 41
Benjamin K. Poulose and William O. Richards

Barrett’s Esophagus 43
William R. Lynch, Henning Gerke, and Mark D. Iannettoni

Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia 46
C. Daniel Smith

Chemical Esophageal Injuries 49
Anne C. Fischer

Management of Esophageal Tumors 52
Christian G. Peyre and Tom R. DeMeester

Esophageal Stents 57
Malcolm V. Brock

Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy of Esophageal Cancer 62
Michael K. Gibson

Endoscopic Treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus 65
Matthew J. Alef, Matthew J. Schuchert, and James D. Luketich

Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula 71
Kevin N. Boykin and Paul M. Colombani

Complications of Esophageal Surgery 74
Vinay K. Gupta and Richard F. Heitmiller

Chapter 2: THE STOMACH

Benign Gastric Ulcer 81
William E. Fisher and F. Charles Brunicardi

Duodenal Ulcer 84
Brian J. Winkleman, Anatolie Usatii, and E. Christopher Ellison

Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome 88
Samuel E. Rice-Townsend and Jeffrey A. Norton

Postgastrectomy Syndromes 93
Magesh Sundaram and David W. McFadden

Mallory-Weiss Syndrome 98
Sean P. Harbison and Daniel T. Dempsey

Morbid Obesity 103
Todd M. McCarty and Jeffrey Lamont

Gastric Adenocarcinoma 105
Clifford S. Cho and Murray F. Brennan

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors 111
David T. Efron

Chapter 3: SMALL BOWEL

Small Bowel Obstruction 117
Kurtis A. Campbell

Postoperative Ileus 121
Andreas M. Kaiser and Robert W. Beart, Jr.

Crohn’s Disease of the Small Bowel 123
Yoav Mintz and Mark A. Talamini

Strictureplasty in Crohn’s Disease 128
Robert R. Cima and John H. Pemberton

Small Bowel Tumors 132
Vitaliy Y. Poylin and Josef E. Fischer

Diverticulosis of the Small Bowel 136
Douglas Bernstein, Frederic E. Eckhauser, and Martin A. Makary

Mesenteric Vascular Disease of the Small Bowel 139
Jason F. Hall and Charles M. Ferguson

Enterocutaneous Fistula 143
Edmund S. Kassis and Martin A. Makary

Management of the Short Bowel Syndrome 145
Jon S. Thompson

Small Bowel Carcinoid Tumors 150
Lindsey N. Jackson and B. Mark Evers

Motility Disorders of the Stomach and Small Bowel 156
Corey W. Iqbal, Michael S. Kasparek, and Michael G. Sarr

Chapter 4: LARGE BOWEL

Virtual Colonoscopy 161
Karen M. Horton and Elliot K. Fishman

Diverticular Disease of the Colon 166
Matthew R. Dixon and Judith L. Trudel

Chronic Ulcerative Colitis 170
Anna Serur, Frank J. Caliendo, Luz P. Angel, and John A. Procaccino

Crohn’s Colitis 178
Susan Galandiuk
Ischemic Colitis 183
C. Neal Ellis

Clostridium difficile Colitis 186
Karen E. Deveney

Large Bowel Obstruction 189
Bruce G. Wolff and Anne-Marie Boller

Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction (Olgilvie’s Syndrome) 192
Amy L. Halverson

Colonic Volvulus 195
David A. McClusky, III and Aaron S. Fink

Rectal Prolapse and Obstructed Defecation 198
Susan L. Gearhart

Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome 204
Janice F. Rafferty

Radiation Injury to the Small and Large Bowel 205
Najjia N. Mahmoud and Robert D. Fry

Surgery of the Polyposis Syndromes 210
James M. Church

Colon Cancer 217
Michael A. Choti

Rectal Cancer 220
Nita Ahuja

The Use of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography in the Management of
Colorectal Cancer 232
Tobias Leibold, Ignacio A. Echenique, and José G. Guillem

Adjuvant Treatment for Colorectal Cancer 235
Jeff Infante and Wells Messersmith

Tumors of the Anal Region 241
Jennifer M. Ayscue and Lee E. Smith

Colorectal Polyps 244
Anthony J. Senagore

Management of Peritoneal Surface Malignancy: The Surgeon’s Role 246
Jesus Esquivel and Paul H. Sugarbaker

Surgical Management of Constipation 251
Charles M. Friel and Ann C. Lowry

Preoperative Bowel Preparation 256
David A. Margolin and Charles B. Whitlow

Acute Appendicitis 257
Genevieve B. Melton and Mark D. Duncan

Hemorrhoids 261
Sharon G. Gregorcyk and Philip J. Huber, Jr.

Anal Fissures 268
Meagan Costedio and Peter A. Cataldo

Anorectal Abscess and Fistula 271
Sean C. Glasgow and David W. Dietz

Anorectal Stricture 277
John G. Carson and Michael J. Stamos

Pruritus Ani 281
Christopher Kenyon and Anthony R. MacLean

Fecal Incontinence 285
Madeleine Poirier and Herand Abcarian

Rectovaginal Fistula 291
N. Anh Tran and Alan G. Thorson

Condyloma Acuminata 296
Katherine Facklis and Phillip Fleshner

Modern Management of Pilonidal Disease 299
Jan Rakinic

Approach to Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding 306
Charles E. Lucas, Anna M. Ledgerwood, and Choichi Sugawa

Chapter 5: THE LIVER

Newer Techniques in Liver Surgery 311
Rebecca Taylor and Yuman Fong

Hepatic Abscess 317
Conrad H. Simpfendorfer and J. Michael Henderson

Cystic Disease of the Liver 322
Reid B. Adams and Todd W. Bauer

Echinococcal Disease of the Liver 331
Timothy M. Pawlik

Benign Liver Lesions 335
Jane M. Liaw and William C. Chapman

Liver Hemangioma 342
Steven C. Cunningham and Robert C. Moesinger

Malignant Liver Tumors 346
Keith D. Gray, Dario Ribero, and Jean-Nicholas Vauthey

Hepatic Malignancy: Resection versus Transplantation 351
Eric T. Castaldo and C. Wright Pinson

Surgery for Colorectal Liver Metastases 356
Ronald P. DeMatteo

Colorectal Cancer Metastatic to the Liver: Radiofrequency Ablation 362
Anton J. Bilchik

Factors Affecting Morbidity and Mortality after Liver Resection 366
Nestor F. Esnaola and Steven A. Curley


Portal Hypertension: The Role of Shunting Procedures 373
Layton F. Rikkers
Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts (TIPS) 380
Ashkan A. Malayeri, Gregory Czuczman, and Aravind Arepally

Portal Hypertension: Role of Liver Transplantation 386
Andrew M. Cameron, Jonathan R. Hiatt, and Ronald W. Busuttil

Endoscopic Therapy for Esophageal Variceal Hemorrhage 391
Priscilla Magno and Anthony N. Kalloo

Refractory Ascites 393
Kevin A. Moreman and H. Franklin Herlong

Hepatic Encephalopathy 396
Mack C. Mitchell, Jr.

Budd-Chiari Syndrome 399
Andrew S. Klein and Steven Colquhoun


Asymptomatic (Silent) Gallstones 405
Robert A. Garwood and John B. Hanks

Acute Cholecystitis 408
Harry Zemon and Todd A. Ponsky

Management of Common Duct Stones 412
Brent D. Matthews and Steven M. Strasberg

Acute Cholangitis 417
Siong-Seng Liau and Edward E. Whang

Benign Biliary Strictures 420
Marshall S. Baker and Keith D. Lillemoe

Complications of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy 425
Aaron Eckhauser and Kenneth W. Sharp

Cystic Disorders of the Bile Ducts 430
Jayme E. Locke and Pamela A. Lipset

Gallstone Ileus 436
Sam G. Pappas and Steven A. Ahrendt

Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis 438
Nicholas J. Zyromski and Henry A. Pitt

Bile Duct Cancer 442
Steven C. Cunningham and Richard D. Schulick

Gallbladder Cancer 448
Daniela P. Ladner and Sherry M. Wren

Antibiotic Selection in Biliary Surgery 453
Donald E. Fry

Transhepatic Interventions for Obstructive Jaundice 456
Eleni Liapi, Christos S. Georgiades, and Jean-Francois Geschwind

Obstructive Jaundice: Endoscopic Therapy 467
David F. Hutcheon


Acute Pancreatitis 473
Zara Cooper and Stanley W. Ashley

Management of Gallstone Pancreatitis 477
Thomas J. Howard

Pancreas Divisum and Other Variants of Dominant Dorsal Duct Anatomy 481
Andrew L. Warshaw

Pancreatic Abscess 485
Katherine A. Morgan and David B. Adams

Pancreatic Pseudocysts 490
Kevin E. Behrns

Pancreatic Ductal Disruptions Leading to Pancreatic Fistula, Pancreatic Ascites,
or Pleural Effusion 494
L. William Traverso, Mehran Fotoohi, and Richard A. Kozarek

Chronic Pancreatitis 499
James K. Fullerton and Gary C. Vitale

Periampullary Cancer 506
O. Joe Hines and Howard A. Reber

Palliative Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer 514
Theodore N. Pappas and Sebastian G. de la Fuente

Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy of Pancreatic Cancer 520
Vincent J. Picozzi

Unusual Pancreatic Tumors 524
Kacy Phillips, Jason B. Fleming, Eric P. Tamm, and Douglas B. Evans

Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas 530
Kenneth J. Woodside and Taylor S. Riall

Management of Pancreatic Islet Cell Tumors Excluding Gastrinoma 535
Herbert Chen

Transplantation of the Pancreas 540
Miguel Tan and Joseph Keith Melancon

Chapter 9: THE SPLEEN

Splenectomy for Hematologic Disordeers 545
Molly L. Sebastian and Michael R. Marohn

Cysts, Tumors, and Abscesses of the Spleen 551
Thomas McIntyre and Michael E. Zenilman

Splenic Salvage Procedures: Therapeutic Options 554
Adil H. Haider and Edward E. Cornwell, III

Chapter 10: HERNIA

Groin Hernia 561
Leena Khaitan and J. Barry McKernan

The Management of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia 569
Gregory J. Mancini and Bruce J. Ramshaw

Incisional, Epigastric, and Umbilical Hernias 573
Anthony P. Tufaro and Kurtis A. Campbell

Spigelian, Lumbar, and Obturator Herniation 576
Thomas Rauth, Michael Holzman, and John Tarpley


Adrenocortical Tumors 583
James A. Lee and Electron Kebebew

Pheochromocytoma 592
Geoffrey B. Thompson and Clive S. Grant

Adrenal Incidentaloma 597
L. Michael Brunt and Jeffrey F. Moley

Management of Thyroid Nodules 602
lizabeth A. Mittendorf and Christopher R. McHenry

Nontoxic Goiter 608
Martha A. Zeiger

Thyroid Cancer 610
Rasa Zarnegar and Orlo H. Clark

Hyperthyroidism 618
Clive S. Grant and Geoffrey B. Thompson

Thyroiditis 622
James A. Stefater and Alan P. B. Dackiw

Primary Hyperparathyroidism 626
Sanziana Roman and Robert Udelsman

Persistent or Recurrent Hyperparathyroidism 630
Elizabeth A. Mittendorf and Nancy D. Perrier

Secondary and Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism 635
Sanziana A. Roman and Julie Ann Sosa

Chapter 12: THE BREAST

The Role of Stereotactic Breast Biopsy in the Management of Breast Disease 641
Monica Morrow and Kathryn Evers

Benign Breast Disease 644
Julie R. Lange

Screening for Breast Cancer 647
Lisa K. Jacobs

Cellular, Biochemical, and Molecular Targets in Breast Cancer 649
Helen Krontiras and Kirby I. Bland

Breast Cancer: Surgical Therapy 652
Marshall M. Urist

Ablative Techniques in the Treatment of Benign and Malignant Breast Disease 655
V. Suzanne Klimberg

Lymphatic Mapping and Sentinel Lymphadenectomy 659
Peter W. Henderson and Rache M. Simmons

Advances in Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer 662
Lisa A. Newman

Inflammatory Breast Cancer 670
S. Eva Singletary

Ductal and Lobular Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast 673
Armando E. Giuliano and Helen Mabry

Management of Recurrent and Disseminated Breast Cancer 676
Theodore N. Tsangaris

Male Breast Cancer 681
Kenneth A. Kern

Breast Reconstruction following Mastectomy: Indications, Techniques, and Results 685
Michele A. Manahan and Navin Singh


Chest Wall Trauma 691
Paul Freeswick and B. Robert Gibson

Primary Chest Wall Tumors 694
Leora B. Balsam and Richard I. Whyte

Tracheostomy: Timing, Techniques, and Outcomes 698
Allan Philp and Thomas M. Scalea

Pneumothorax 702
S. Rob Todd, Gary A. Vercruysse, and Frederick A. Moore

Hemothorax 705
Russell L. Gruen and Gregory J. Jurkovich

Mediastinal Masses 708
J. Timothy Sherwood and John D. Mitchell

Primary Tumors of the Thymus 717
Kenneth A. Kesler

Management of Tracheal Stenosis 723
Robert E. Merritt and Douglas J. Mathisen

The Management of Acquired Esophageal Respiratory Tract Fistula 726
Cameron D. Wright


Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Open Repair 731
Michael A. Curi and Brian G. Rubin

Endovascular Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm 736
Mahmoud B. Malas

Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm 742
Brian G. DeRubertis and Peter L. Faries

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and Unexpected Abdominal Pathology 746
David P. Kuwayama and Glen S. Roseborough

Transperitoneal versus Retroperitoneal Approach to the Aorta 750
G. Melville Williams

Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms 753
James H. Black, III

Acute Aortic Dissection and Its Complications 761
Thomas Reifsnyder and Robert Garvin

Popliteal and Femoral Artery Aneurysms 765
William C. Krupski

False Aneurysm and Arteriovenous Fistula 774
Kevin E. Taubman and David C. Han

Carotid Endarterectomy 779
Louis L. Nguyen and Michael S. Conte

Management of Recurrent Carotid Stenosis 784
Adnan H. Siddiqui and Robert H. Rosenwasser

Balloon Angioplasty and Stents in Carotid Artery Occlusive Disease 791
E. Lynne Kelley and Jean Pierre Becquemin

Brachiocephalic Reconstruction 796
Ali F. AbuRahma and Patrick A. Stone

Management of Aneurysms of the Extracranial Carotid and Vertebral Arteries 801
Virginia L. Wong and Jerry Goldstone

Nonoperative Treatment of Claudication 806
H. Alden Kirk and Charles S. O’Mara

Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease 809
Rabih A. Chaer, Brian G. DeRubertis, and K. Craig Kent

Femoropopliteal Occlusive Disease 816
David Rosenthal

Management of Tibioperoneal Arterial Occlusive Disease 820
Spence M. Taylor, Dwight C. Kellicut, Dane E. Smith, and Jerry R. Youkey

Profunda Femoris Reconstruction 826
Jimmy Pak and Christopher Zarins

Axillofemoral Bypass 830
Evan C. Lipsitz

Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease: Angioplasty, Stenting, and Endovascular Graft Treatment 834
Juan Carlos Jimenez and Samuel S. Ahn

Upper Extremity Arterial Occlusive Disease 839
Alexander D. Shepard and Robert R. Slater

Management of Infected Vascular Graft 844
Bruce A. Perler

Gangrene of the Foot 849
Juan Carlos Jimenez and Peter F. Lawrence

Management of Peripheral Arterial Embolism 854
Deepak Nair and Elliot L. Chaikof

Buerger’s Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans) 858
Carl-Magnus Wahlgren and Bruce L. Gewertz

Peripheral Arterial and Bypass Graft Occlusion: Thrombolytic Therapy 860
Anthony J. Comerota and Santiago Chahwan

Vascular Access 866
Michael J. Costanza and Vivian Gahtan

Atherosclerotic Renovascular Disease 871
R. Eugene Zierler

Raynaud’s Syndrome 875
Ravi Veeraswamy and Gregorio A. Sicard

Thoracic Outlet Syndromes 878
David J. Caparrelli and Julie A. Freischlag

Acute Mesenteric Ischemia 884
Heitham T. Hassoun

Management of Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia 889
Kaj H. Johansen and Sanjiv Parikh

Diabetic Foot 891
Dennis F. Bandyk and Patrick A. Stone

Diagnosis of Venous Disease 895
George Manis, Nicos Labropoulos, and Peter J. Pappas

Deep Venous Thrombosis 899
John Byrne, Sean P. Roddy, and R. Clement Darling, III

Pulmonary Thromboembolism 903
Stephen T. Smith and G. Patrick Clagett

Inferior Vena Cava Filters 908
Christos S. Georgiades and Kelvin Hong

Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism 913
Eric Peden and Alan B. Lumsden

Lymphedema 917
Julie E. Park, Paul N. Manson, and E. Gene Deune


Airway Management in the Trauma Patient 921
Robert C. Mackersie and Julin F. Tang

Initial Assessment and Resuscitation of Trauma Patients: A Practical, Efficient,
and Evidence-Based Medicine Approach 930
Norman E. McSwain, Jr.

Emergency Department Thoracotomy 936
Jay Menaker and Thomas M. Scalea

Coagulopathy in the Trauma Patient 940
Peter Rhee and Kenji Inaba

Blood Transfusion Therapy 944
Melissa M. Cushing and Paul M. Ness

Head Injuries 949
Jon David Weingart

The Surgeon’s Use of Ultrasound in Thoracoabdominal Trauma 953
Christopher J. Dente and Grace S. Rozycki

Blunt Abdominal Trauma 960
Anna M. Ledgerwood and Charles E. Lucas

Penetrating Abdominal Trauma 964
L.D. Britt and G.D. Rushing

Abdominal Compartment Syndrome 970
Horacio Hojman and Reuven Rabinovici

Diaphragmatic Injuries 975
Udo Rudloff and H. Leon Pachter

Liver Injury 987
Christopher J. Sonnenday

Pancreatic and Duodenal Injuries 992
Michael F. Rotondo and Mark A. Newell

Injuries to the Small and Large Bowel 996
J. David Richardson

Rectal Injuries 1000
Jordan A. Weinberg and Timothy C. Fabian

Injury to the Spleen 1003
Rebecca D. Edmonds and Andrew B. Peitzman

Retroperitoneal Injuries: Kidney and Ureter 1006
Steven B. Brandes and Robert F. Buckman, Jr.

Damage Control in the Trauma Patient 1014
Aurelio Rodriguez and Adrian W. Ong

The Abdomen That Won’t Close 1019
Rao R. Ivatury, Adai K. Malhotra, Michael B. Aboutanos, and Therèse M. Duane

The Management of Vascular Trauma 1028
Ben L. Zarzaur and Martin A. Croce

The Management of Extremity Compartment Syndrome 1032
David V. Feliciano

Pelvic Fractures 1037
H. Gill Cryer, III

Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries 1042
Michael Pasquale and Mark Li

Facial Injuries 1051
Paul N. Manson

Penetrating Neck Trauma 1059
Carrie A. Sims and Patrick M. Reilly

Blunt Cardiac Injury 1063
Elliott R. Haut

Burn Wound Management 1066
Richard L. Gamelli and Geoffrey M. Silver

Fluid Management and Nutritional Support of the Burn Patient 1072
Stephen M. Milner, Vijay A. Singh, and Jennifer Eldred

Cold Injury 1075
Robert J. Spence

Electrical and Lightning Injuries 1079
Robert J. Spence


Skin Lesions: Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Management 1085
Rebecca Kazin and Michele A. Shermak

Cutaneous Melanoma 1096
Mark B. Faries and Donald L. Morton

Soft-Tissue Sarcoma 1101
Samuel Singer and Robert J. Canter

Management of the Isolated Neck Mass 1107
Wayne M. Koch and David E. Tunkel

Nerve Injury and Repair 1112
Gedge D. Rosson and A. Lee Dellon

Hand Infections 1118
Hugo St-Hilaire and Richard J. Redett

Gas Gangrene of the Extremity 1125
William C. Watson and Peter Muscarella, II

Necrotizing Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections 1128
Michele A. Manahan, Stephen M. Milner, Paul Freeswick, and John W. Harmon


Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy 1133
Jared M. Huston, Soumitra R. Eachempati, and Philip S. Barie

Nutritional Support in the Critically Ill 1138
Kevin P. Keating and William Marshall

Catheter Sepsis in the Intensive Care Unit 1141
Carol R. Schermer and Ben L. Zarzaur

Preoperative Assessment of the Elderly Patient 1144
Martin A. Makary, Colleen Christmas, and John R. Burton

Perioperative Care and Monitoring of the Surgical Patient: Evidence-Based Performance
Practices 1148
Robert W. Thomsen, Elizabeth A. Martinez, and Brett A. Simon

Surgical Site Infections 1152
Meghan A. Arnold and Adrian Barbul

Intra-Abdominal Infections 1160
Rahima Nenshi and John C. Marshall

Abnormal Operative and Postoperative Bleeding 1164
John J. Como and Charles J. Yowler

Occupational Exposure to HIV and Other Blood-Borne Pathogens 1168
John G. Bartlett

Antifungal Therapy in the Surgical Patient 1174
Joseph S. Solomkin


Surgical Palliative Care 1179
Geoffrey P. Dunn

Analgesia and Sedation in Critical Care Medicine 1187
Brad Winters

Cardiovascular Pharmacology 1191
Paul R. Crisostomo, Daniel R. Meldrum, and Alden H. Harken

Postoperative Respiratory Failure 1196
Pedro Alejandro Mendez-Tellez and Todd Dorman

Acute Renal Failure 1201
Richard J. Mullins

Electrolyte Disorders 1206
Brett Waibel and Anthony Meyer

Acid-Base Problems 1214
Kristen C. Sihler and Ronald V. Maier

The Septic Response 1220
Badar U. Jan and Stephen F. Lowry

Antibiotics for Critically Ill Patients 1224
John M.A. Bohnen

Endocrine Changes with Critical Illness 1228
Frank Rosemeier and Sean Berenholtz

Nutritional Support in the Critically Ill 1234
William B. Norbury, Esther Situ, and David N. Herndon

Coagulopathy in the Critically Ill Patient 1245
Michael B. Streiff

Extracorporeal Life Support for Respiratory Failure 1258
Jonathan Haft and Robert Bartlett

Multiple Organ Dysfunction and Failure 1260
Lena M. Napolitano


Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy 1271
Kimberly Steele and Anne Lidor

Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration 1276
John D. Mellinger and Bruce V. MacFadyen

Laparoscopic Appendectomy 1282
Avraham Belizon, Daniel L. Feingold, and Richard L. Whelan

Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia 1285
Jonathan Pearl, Michael Rosen, and Raymond P. Onders

Laparoscopic Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernias 1288
Robert Fang and Thomas Vargish

Laparoscopic Ventral and Incision Hernia Repair 1292
Adrian Park and Stephen M. Kavic

Laparoscopic Gastric Surgery 1296
B. Todd Heniford

Laparoscopic Colon Surgery 1302
Deborah Nagle

Laparoscopic Management of Crohn’s Disease 1309
Thomas E. Read

Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication 1312
David Hazzan, Edward H. Chin, and Barry A. Salky

Laparoscopic Repair of Paraesophageal Hernias 1317
Sarah M. Cowgill and Alexander S. Rosemurgy, II

Laparoscopic Treatment of Esophageal Motility Disorders 1322
Robert W. O’Rourke and Blair A. Jobe

Esophageal Achalasia 1329
Colleen B. Gaughan and Jeffrey A. Hagen

Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy 1336
Lee L. Swanstrom and Christy Dunst

Laparoscopic Hepatectomy 1340
Edward C.S. Lai

Laparoscopic Splenectomy 1344
David Maccabee and John G. Hunter

Laparoscopic Pancreatic Resections 1348
Attila Nakeeb

Laparoscopic Management of Pancreatic Pseudocysts 1353
Swee H. Teh and Brett C. Sheppard

Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery 1358
Sunil Singhal and Larry R. Kaiser

Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy 1367
Vimal K. Narula and W. Scott Melvin

Laparoscopic Surgery for Morbid Obesity 1372
Michael Schweitzer and Thomas Magnuson


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