Sabiston Textbook of Surgery / Edition 17

Sabiston Textbook of Surgery / Edition 17

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by Courtney M. Townsend Jr., Kenneth L. Mattox, B. Mark Evers, R. Daniel Beauchamp
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721604099

ISBN-13: 9780721604091

Pub. Date: 06/10/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

First published in 1936, the Sabiston Textbook has served generations of surgeons as the defining text in the field. The 17th Edition carries on this distinguished legacy, presenting the world's most thorough, useful, readable, and understandable coverage of the principles and techniques of surgery. Sweeping changes include comprehensive updates to reflect the

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First published in 1936, the Sabiston Textbook has served generations of surgeons as the defining text in the field. The 17th Edition carries on this distinguished legacy, presenting the world's most thorough, useful, readable, and understandable coverage of the principles and techniques of surgery. Sweeping changes include comprehensive updates to reflect the latest knowledge and techniques...a new, full-color page layout for enhanced ease of reference... a new image bank CD-ROM containing over 1,300 illustrations, intraoperative photographs, tables, diagnostic images, graphs, pie charts, algorithms, and anatomical drawings all downloadable to Powerpoint presentations.

• Features 50% new contributors and many new chapters, providing fresh insights into every area of surgery.
• Covers hot new topics such as robotics · endovascular procedures · surgery in pregnant, elderly, and immunocompromised patients · surgery for obesity · minimally invasive surgery · ultrasound for surgeons · the surgeon's role in disaster management · emerging technologies · breast reconstruction · and many more.
• Uses a new full-color layout and many new full-color illustrations to make the material easier to access and absorb.
• Includes a new CD that contains all of the book's illustrations, easily importable into Powerpoint presentations.
• Offers a dedicated web site (sold separately, or as an e-dition package with the book) that delivers the entire contents of the text online-completely searchable-with references hyperlinked to PubMed. The web site will also feature regular updates to reflect new advances in the field, 100 self-assessment questions (with answers) from Sabiston Textbook of Surgery 17th Edition Board Review to facilitate exam study, and Mosby's Drug Consult—-a comprehensive drug reference and database.

With more than 150 additional contributors. Also available as a multimedia e-dition! See Companion Products for more information.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721604091
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/10/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
2416
Product dimensions:
8.75(w) x 11.25(h) x 2.50(d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: SURGICAL BASIC PRINCIPLES

Chapter 1. History
Chapter 2. Ethics in Surgery
Chapter 3. Molecular and Cell Biology
Chapter 4. The Role of Cytokines as Mediators of the Inflammatory Response
Chapter 5. Shock, Electrolytes and Fluid
Chatper 6. Hematologic Principles in Surgery
Chapter 7. Metabolism in Surgical Patients
Chapter 8. Wound Healing
Chapter 9. Critical Assessment of Outcomes

SECTION II: PERIOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT
Chapter 10. Principles of Preoperative and Operative Surgery
Chapter 11. Ultrasound for Surgeons
Chapter 12. Surgical Infections and Choice of Antiobiotics
Chapter 13. Surgical Problems in the Immunosuppressed Patient
Chapter 14. Surgical Complications
Chapter 15. Surgery in the Elderly
Chapter 16. Morbid Obesity
Chapter 17. Anesthesiology Principles, Pain Management and Conscious Sedation
Chapter 18. Minimally Invasive Surgery
Chapter 19. Emerging Technology in Surgery: Informatics, Electronics, Robotics

SECTION III: TRAUMA AND CRITICAL CARE
Chapter 20. Management of Acute Injury
Chapter 21. Emergent Care of Musculoskeletal Injuries
Chapter 22. Burns
Chapter 23. Bites and Stings
Chapter 24. Critical Care and Respiratory Failure
Chapter 25. Surgeon’s Role in Unconventional Civilian Disasters

SECTION IV: TRANSPLANTATION AND IMMUNOLOGY
Chapter 26. Transplantation, Immunobiology and Immunosuppression
Chapter 27. Transplantation of Abdominal Organs

SECTION V: SURGICAL ONCOLOGY
Chapter 28. Tumor Biology and Tumor Markers
Chapter 29. Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies
Chapter 30. Soft Tissue Sarcomas

SECTION VI: HEAD AND NECK
Chapter 31. Head and Neck

SECTION VII: BREAST
Chapter 32. Diseases of the Breast
Chapter 33. Breast Reconstruction

SECTION VIII: ENDOCRINE
Chapter 34. The Thyroid
Chapter 35. The Parathyroid Gland
Chapter 36. Endocrine Pancreas
Chapter 37. The Pituitary and Adrenal Glands
Chapter 38. The Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndrome

SECTION IX: ESOPHAGUS
Chapter 39. Esophagus
Chapter 40. Hiatal Hernia and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

SECTION X: ABDOMEN
Chapter 41. Abdominal Wall, Umbilicus, Peritoneum, Mesenteries, Omentum and Retroperitoneum
Chapter 42. Hernias
Chapter 43. Acute Abdomen
Chapter 44. Acute GI Hemorrhage
Chapter 45. Stomach
Chapter 46. Small Intestine
Chapter 47. The Appendix
Chapter 48. Colon and Rectum
Chapter 49. Anus
Chapter 50. The Liver
Chapter 51. Surgical Complications of Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension
Chapter 52. Biliary Tract
Chapter 53. The Exocrine Pancreas
Chapter 54. The Spleen

SECTION XI: CHEST
Chapter 55. Chest Wall and Pleura
Chapter 56. The Mediastinum
Chapter 57. Lung/Pulmonary Embolism
Chapter 58. Congenital Heart Disease
Chapter 59. Acquired Heart Disease: Coronary Insufficiency
Chapter 60. Acquired Heart Disease: Valvular

SECTION XII: VASCULAR
Chapter 61. Thoracic Vasculature
Chapter 62. Endovascular Surgery
Chapter 63. Cerebrovascular Disease
Chapter 64. Aneurysmal Vascular Disease
Chapter 65. Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease
Chapter 66. Vascular Trauma
Chapter 67. Venous Disease
Chapter 68. The Lymphatics
Chapter 69. Access and Ports

SECTION XIII: SPECIALTIES IN GENERAL SURGERY
Chapter 70. Pediatric Surgery
Chapter 71. Neurosurgery
Chapter 72. Plastic Surgery
Chapter 73. Hand Surgery
Chapter 74. Gynecologic Surgery
Chapter 75. Surgery in the Pregnant Patient
Chapter 76. Urology

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Sabiston Textbook of Surgery 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Chapters on esophagus, gastric surgery, pancreas, trauma and melanoma, are marvellous (i haven´t read yet the others). It´s better than the last edition (16th), with pretty good illustrations (color), but has lost information on procedures since the 15th edition.