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Overview

The Seventh Edition of CURRENT SURGICAL THERAPY features 280 all-new chapters, each written by an expert surgeon who offers proven, practical approaches to the surgical management of a given disease. Contributors have been chosen not only for their prominence in the field, but also because they are actively involved in patient care. Each chapter covers a condition that is seen with some frequency in the general surgeon's practice. For faster reference, chapters follow a consistent format: patient selection, timing of therapy, preoperative care, operative technique, postoperative management, adjuvant therapy, prevention and management of complications, and follow-up. Diagnosis and pathophysiology are discussed only to the extent that they affect treatment choices.

All-new chapters by all-new contributors explore more than 280 different diseases--discussing patient selection, timing of therapy, preoperative care, technique, adjuvant therapy, complications, follow-up, and more for each disorder! MS 6/01

"Should be indispensable to a busy practicing general surgeon…A godsend."—Current Surgery. The 7th Edition features 280 all-new chapters, each written by an expert who offers proven, practical approaches to the surgical treatment of a given disease. - MS 09/2003

"Greatly expanded, with new topics added to virtually every section, this book is an ideal study tool for the board exams & for senior surgeons preparing for recertification."

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Editorial Reviews

Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: David J. Dries, MD (University of Minnesota Medical School)
Description: This is the seventh edition of a well known surgical text describing the approach to clinical problems in general surgery.
Purpose: Provided is a compilation of approaches to diseases and clinical problems faced by general surgeons, organized according to organ system.
Audience: Postgraduate trainees in general surgery and surgeons in practice are the stated audience. The editor heads an international group of authors, many of whom are acknowledged experts in the topics they present.
Features: Clinical topics are discussed and organized according to individual organs beginning with the esophagus and proceeding through the gastrointestinal tract, followed by the solid organs in the abdomen, breast and endocrine considerations, vascular diseases, trauma, surgical critical care, and minimally invasive techniques. Chapters are succinct and clearly written. Only a small number of references are provided, but they represent important primary sources or useful secondary works. Many references date to within one to two years of publication. Chapters include black-and-white photographs, line drawings, and tables. Illustrations reproduce with good, though not outstanding, quality. The book is divided into approximately 250 chapters.The table of contents includes chapter, title and authorship, while a 50-page index with separate citations for figures and tables concludes.
Assessment: This book maintains and builds on the quality of previous editions by including an increased number of illustrations. These contribute to both the size and quality of this work. Recent developments in minimally invasive surgery also receive increased attention. This remains the standard text for surgical trainees preparing for oral board exams.
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Reviewer: David J. Dries, MD (University of Minnesota Medical School)
Description: This is the seventh edition of a well known surgical text describing the approach to clinical problems in general surgery.
Purpose: Provided is a compilation of approaches to diseases and clinical problems faced by general surgeons, organized according to organ system.
Audience: Postgraduate trainees in general surgery and surgeons in practice are the stated audience. The editor heads an international group of authors, many of whom are acknowledged experts in the topics they present.
Features: Clinical topics are discussed and organized according to individual organs beginning with the esophagus and proceeding through the gastrointestinal tract, followed by the solid organs in the abdomen, breast and endocrine considerations, vascular diseases, trauma, surgical critical care, and minimally invasive techniques. Chapters are succinct and clearly written. Only a small number of references are provided, but they represent important primary sources or useful secondary works. Many references date to within one to two years of publication. Chapters include black-and-white photographs, line drawings, and tables. Illustrations reproduce with good, though not outstanding, quality. The book is divided into approximately 250 chapters.The table of contents includes chapter, title and authorship, while a 50-page index with separate citations for figures and tables concludes.
Assessment: This book maintains and builds on the quality of previous editions by including an increased number of illustrations. These contribute to both the size and quality of this work. Recent developments in minimally invasive surgery also receive increased attention. This remains the standard text for surgical trainees preparing for oral board exams.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323014281
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 7/5/2001
  • Series: Current Therapy Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 1580
  • Product dimensions: 8.82 (w) x 11.14 (h) x 2.39 (d)

Table of Contents

THE ESOPHAGUS
1. Esophageal Function Tests
2. Esophageal Perforation
3. Aschalasia of the Esophagus
4. Esophageal Spasm Syndromes
5. Diverticula of the Esophagus
6. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
7. Barrett's Esophagus
8. Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia
9. Caustic Injuries to the Esophagus
10. Esophageal Tumors
11. Use of Esophageal Stents
12. Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy of Esophageal Cancer
13. Complications of Esophageal Resection
14. Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula

THE STOMACH
15. Benign Gastric Ulcer and Stress Gastritis
16. Duodenal Ulcer
17. Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
18. Postgastrectomy Problems: Remedial Operations and Therapy
19. Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
20. Morbid Obesity
21. Gastric Cancer
22. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors
23. Occult and Obscure Sources of Gastrointestinal Bleeding

SMALL BOWEL
24. Small Bowel Obstruction
25. Crohn's Disease of the Small Bowel
26. Stricturoplasty in Crohn's Disease
27. Small Bowel Tumors
28. Diverticular Disease of the Small Bowel
29. Mesenteric Vascular Disease of the Small Bowel
30. Enterocutaneous Fistula
31. Short Bowel Syndrome
32. Small Bowel Carcinoid Tumors
33. Motility Disorders of the Small Bowel and Stomach
34. Abdominal Adhesions

LARGE BOWEL
35. Diverticular Disease of the Colon
36. Chronic Ulcerative Colitis
37. Crohn's Colitis
38. Large Bowel Obstruction
39. Acute Colonic Pseudoobstruction (Ogilvie's Syndrome)
40. Colonic Volvulus
41. Obstructed Defecation and Rectal Prolapse
42. Solitary Rectal Ulcer
43. Radiation Injury to the Small and Large Bowel
44. Ischemic Colitis
45. Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
46. Colon Cancer
47. Rectal Cancer
48. Adjuvant Therapy for Colorectal Cancer
49. Tumors of the Anal Region
50. Colorectal Polyps
51. Surgical Management of Constipation
52. Preoperative Bowel Preparation
53. Acute Appendicitis
54. Hemorrhoids
55. Anal Fissure
56. Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
57. Anorectal Stricture
58. Anal Pruritus
59. Fecal Incontinence
60. Rectovaginal Fistula
61. Unexplained Anal/Rectal Pain
62. Condyloma Acuminata
63. Anorectal Disease in the Gay Patient

64. Pilonidal Disease
65. Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

THE LIVER
66. Newer Techniques in Liver Surgery
67. Hepatic Abscess
68. Cystic Disease of the Liver
69. Hepatic Echinococcosis
70. Benign Liver Lesions
71. Liver Hemangioma
72. Malignant Liver Tumors
73. Hepatic Malignancy: Resection versus Transplantation
74. Colorectal Cancer Metastatic to the Liver: Resection and Intraarterial Chemotherapy
75. Colorectal Cancer Metastatic to the Liver: Nonresective Destructive Techniques
76. Fulminant Hepatic Failure
77. Factors Affecting Morbidity and Mortality of Liver Surgery

PORTAL HYPERTENSION
78. Portal Hypertension: Role of Shunting Procedures
79. Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts
80. Portal Hypertension: Role of Liver Transplantation
81. Endoscopic Management of Esophageal Varices
82. Refractory Ascites
83. Hepatic Encephalopathy
84. Budd-Chiari Syndrome

GALLBLADDER AND BILIARY TREE
85. Asymptomatic Gallstones
86. Acute Cholecystitis
87. The Management of Common Bile Duct Stones
88. Open Cholecystectomy: When is it Indicated?
89. Open Common Bile Duct Exploration: When is it Indicated?
90. Acute Cholangitis
91. Benign Biliary Stricture
92. Postcholecystectomy Problems
93. Cystic Disorders of the Bile Ducts
94. Gallstone Ileus
95. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis: An Overview
96. Sclerosing Cholangitis
97. Bile Duct Cancer
98. Gallbladder Cancer
99. Antibiotic Selection in Biliary Surgery
100. Obstructive Jaundice: Percutaneous Transhepatic Interventions
101. Obstructive Jaundice: Endoscopic Management

THE PANCREAS
102. Acute Pancreatitis
103. Gallstone Pancreatitis
104. Pancreas Divisum
105. Pancreatic Abscess
106. Pancreatic Pseudocyst
107. Pancreatic Ductul Disruptions Leading to Pancreatic Fistula, Pancreatic Ascites, or Pancreatic Pleural Effusion
108. Chronic Pancreatitis
109. Periampullary Cancer
110. Unusual Pancreatic Tumors
111. Pancreatic Islet Cell Tumors Excluding Gastrinoma
112. Pancreas Transplantation

THE SPLEEN
113. Splenectomy for Hematologic Disorders
114. Tumors, Cysts, and Abscesses of the Spleen
115. Splenic Salvage Procedure: Therapeutic Options

HERNIA
116. Groin Hernia
117. Recurrent Inguinal Hernia
118. Incisional, Epigastric, and Umbilical Hernias
119. Spigelian, Lumbar, and Obturator Herniation

ENDOCRINE GLANDS
120. Adrenocortical Tumors
121. Pheochromoctyoma
122. Adrenal Incidentaloma
123. Thyroid Nodule
124. Nontoxic Goiter
125. Thyroid Cancer
126. Hyperthyroidism
127. Thyroiditis
128. Primary Hyperparathyroidism
129. Persistent or Recurrent Hyperparathyroidism
130. Secondary and Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism

THE BREAST
131. Diagnostic Options in Symptomatic Breast Disease

132. The Role of Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
133. Benign Breast Cancer
134. Screening for Breast Disease
135. Breast Cancer: Cellular, Biochemical, and Molecular Biomarkers
136. Breast Cancer: Surgical Therapy
137. Breast Cancer: Lymphatic Mapping and Sentinel Lymphadenectomy
138. Breast Cancer: Adjuvant Systemic Therapy
139. Breast Cancer: High-Dose Chemotherapy
140. Inflammatory Breast Cancer
141. In Situ Carcinoma of the Breast: Ductal and Lobular Cell Origin
142. Disseminated Breast Cancer
143. Male Breast Cancer
144. Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy: Indications, Techniques, and Results
145. Evolving Concepts in Breast Reconstruction

CHEST WALL, MEDIASTINUM, TRACHEA
146. Chest Wall Trauma
147. Primary Chest Wall Tumors
148. Pneumothorax
149. Hemothorax
150. Mediastinal Tumors
151. Primary Tumors of the Thymus
152. Tracheal Stenosis
153. Acquired Esophageal Respiratory Tract Fistula

VASCULAR SYSTEM
154. Sequential Helical Computed Tomography Angiography
155. Magnetic Resonance Angiography
156. Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging

157. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
158. Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
159. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and Unexpected Abdominal Pathology: How to Make the Right Decisions
160. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Endovascular Repair
161. Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Endovascular Repair
162. Thoracoabdominal Aneurysms
163. Acute Aortic Dissection and Its Complications

164. Femoral and Popliteal Artery Aneurysms
165. False Aneurysm and Arteriovenous Fistula
166. Carotid Endarterectomy
167. Carotid Restenosis
168. Balloon Angioplasty and Stents in Carotid Occlusive Disease
169. Brachiocephalic Reconstruction
170. Aneurysms of the Extracranial Carotid and Vertebral Arteries
171. Nonoperative Treatment of Claudication
172. Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease
173. Femoropopliteal Occlusive Disease
174. Tibioperoneal Arterial Occlusive Disease
175. Profunda Femora Reconstruction
176. Axillofemoral Bypass
177. Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease: Angioplasty, Stenting, and Endovascular Graft Treatment
178. Upper Extremity Occlusive Disease
179. Management of Infected Vascular Graft
180. Gangrene of the Foot
181. Peripheral Arterial Embolus
182. Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's Disease)
183. Peripheral Arterial and Bypass Graft Occlusion: Thrombolytic Therapy
184. Vascular Access
185. Renovascular Hypertension
186. Raynaud's Syndrome
187. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
188. Acute Mesenteric Occlusion
189. Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia
190. The Diabetic Foot
191. Diagnosis of Venous Insufficiency
192. Varicose Veins
193. Management of Varicose Veins
194. Lower Extremity Varicose Vein Disease
195. Deep Venous Thrombosis
196. Venous Reconstruction
197. Pulmonary Thromboembolism
198. Vena Cava Filter Placement
199. Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in the Surgical Patient
200. Lymphedema

TRAUMA AND EMERGENCY CARE
201. Airway Management in the Trauma Patient
202. Shock
203. Initial Evaluation and Resuscitation of the Trauma Patient
204. Coagulopathy in the Trauma Patient
205. Risks of Blood Transfusion
206. Head Injuries
207. The Surgeon’s Use of Ultrasound in Thoracoabdominal Trauma

208. Blunt Abdominal Trauma
209. Penetrating Abdominal Trauma
210. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
211. Diaphragmatic Injury
212. Liver Injury
213. Pancreatic and Duodenal Injuries
214. Injuries to the Small and Large Bowel
215. Management of Rectal Injury
216. Splenic Injury
217. Retroperitoneal Injuries: Kidney and Ureter
218. The Abdomen That Won't Close
219. Vascular Trauma
220. Extremity Compartment Syndrome
221. Pelvic Fractures
222. Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries
223. Facial Injuries
224. Penetrating Neck Trauma
225. Blunt Cardiac Injury
226. Domestic Violence: Detection and Management
227. Burn Wound Management
228. Fluid Management and Nutritional Support of the Burn Patient
229. Cold Injury
230. Electrical and Lightning Injuries
231. Abdominal Wound Dehiscence

SKIN AND SOFT TISSUE
232. Skin Lesions: Evaluation, Diagnosis and Management
233. Melanoma
234. Soft Tissue Sarcoma
235. Management of the Solitary Neck Mass
236. Nerve Injuries
237. Hand Infections
238. Gas Gangrene of the Extremity
239. Necrotizing Infections of the Skin and Soft Tissue

PREOPERATIVE AND POSTOPERATIVE CARE
240. Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy
241. Nutritional Support in the Surgical Patient
242. Catheter Sepsis in the Intensive Care Unit
243. Preoperative Assessment of the Elderly Patient
244. Perioperative Care and Monitoring of the Surgical Patient
245. Postoperative Wound Infection
246. Intraabdominal Infection
247. Abnormal Operative and Postoperative Bleeding
248. Hepatitis C and HIV Infection

SURGICAL CRITICAL CARE
249. Analgesia and Sedation in Surgical Critical Care

250. Cardiovascular Pharmacology
251. Postoperative Respiratory Failure
252. Acute Renal Failure
253. Electrolyte Disorders
254. Acid-Base Problems
255. The Septic Response
256. Antibiotics for Critically Ill Patients
257. Endocrine Changes with Critical Illness
258. Nutritional Support in the Critically Ill
259. Coagulopathy
260. Extracorporeal Life Support for Severe Respiratory Failure
261. Multiple Organ Failure
262. Guidelines for Withdrawal of Care in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit

MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY
263. Minimally Invasive Surgery: Fundamentals
264. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
265. Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration
266. Laparoscopic Appendectomy
267. Laparoscopic Inguinal Herniorrhaphy
268. Laparoscopic Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia
269. Laparoscopic Repair of Ventral Hernia
270. Laparoscopic Colon Resection
271. Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
272. Laparoscopic Repair of Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia
273. Laparoscopic Partial Hepatectomy
274. Laparoscopic Splenectomy
275. Laparoscopic Treatment of Benign Liver Cysts and Tumors
276. Laparoscopic Pancreatic Resections
277. Laparoscopic Proximal Gastric Vagotomy
278. Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy
279. Thoracoscopy
280. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
281. Laparoscopic Surgery for Morbid Obesity

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