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Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, Ninth Edition / Edition 9

Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, Ninth Edition / Edition 9

by F. Brunicardi, Dana Andersen, Timothy Billiar, David Dunn, John Hunter

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ISBN-10: 007154769X

ISBN-13: 9780071547697

Pub. Date: 09/11/2009

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The #1 surgical practice and education resource — completely updated and now in full-color!

A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011!


"In its evolution over nine editions, Schwartz's Principles of Surgery has reflected the latest in surgical practice. In the age of minimally invasive surgery, illustrations are


The #1 surgical practice and education resource — completely updated and now in full-color!

A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011!


"In its evolution over nine editions, Schwartz's Principles of Surgery has reflected the latest in surgical practice. In the age of minimally invasive surgery, illustrations are important and these authors include a wealth of visual material of good to excellent quality."—Doody's Review Service

Written by the world's foremost practitioners and instructors, this landmark reference logically progresses from basic science principles, including topics such as cells, genomics, and molecular surgery, to clinical areas such as pancreas. From cover to cover, the book reflects a distinctly modern approach in the dissemination of surgical knowledge, providing up-to-date coverage of all key surgical areas, from trauma and transplantation, to neurosurgery. In each chapter, this content is supported by a skill-building format that includes boxed key points, detailed anatomical figures, diagnostic and management algorithms, an abundance of informative tables, and key references.

For every kind of procedure, this one-of-a-kind clinical companion helps you meet the sequential demands in the care of surgical patients, leading to the best possible outcomes.


  • Full color design for easier navigation
  • 2 new chapters: “Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Core Competencies,” examines the six areas designated as critical for general surgery resident training and “Ethics, Palliative Care, and Care at the End of Life,” offers an overview of biomedical ethics, and surveys specific issues in surgical and professional ethics, the general principles and considerations of palliative care, and care at the end of life
  • Greater focus on evidence-based medicine with highlighted references in each chapter and separate key reference list
  • Increased number of treatment and diagnostic algorithms
  • Key points in every chapter
  • International advisory board comprising renowned surgeons contributes important regional feedback on content and curricula
  • Companion DVD of surgical video clips

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McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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Older Edition
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8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword, Seymour I. Schwartz
Preface to the First Edition
1. Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Core Competencies, Thu Ha Liz Lee, David H. Berger, Samir S. Awad, Mary L. Brandt, and F. Charles Brunicardi
2. Systematic Response to Injury and Metabolic Support, Badar V. Jan and Stephen F. Lowry
3. Fluid adn Electrolyte Management of the Surgical Patient, G. Tom Shires III
4. Hemostatis, Surgical Bleeding, and Transfusion, Ernest A. Gonzalez, Kenneth M. Jastrow, John B. Holcomb, and Rosemary A. Kozar
5. Shock, Brian S. Zuckerbraun, Andrew B. Peitzman, and Timothy R. Billiar
6. Surgical Infections, Greg J. Beilman and David L. Dunn
7. Trauma, C. Clay Cothren, Walter L. Biffl, and Ernest E. Moore
8. Burns, Fred W. Endorf and Nicole S. Gibran
9. Wound Healing, Adrian Barbul and David T. Efron
10. Oncology, Funda Meric-Bernstam and Raphael E. Pollock
11. Transplantation, Abhinav Humar and David L. Dunn
12. Patient Safety, Catherine L. Chen, Mark L. Shapiro, Peter B. Angood, and Martin A. Makary
13. Physiologic Monitoring of the Surgical Patient, Louis H. Alarcon
14. Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotics, and Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery, John G. Hunter and Blair A. Jobe
15. Molecular and Genomic Surgery, Xin-Hua Feng, Xia Lin, and F. Charles Brunicardi
16. The Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue, Patrick Cole, Lior Heller, Jamal Bullocks, Larry H. Hollier, and Samuel Stal
17. The Breast, Kelly K. Hunt, Lisa A. Newman, Edward M. Copeland III, nad Kirby I. Bland
18. Disorders of the Head and Neck, Richard O. Wein, Rakesh K. Chandra, and Randal S. Weber
19. Chest Wall, Lung, Mediastinum, and Pleura, Katie S. Nason, Michael A. Maddaus, and James D. Luketich
20. Congenital Heart Disease, Tara B. Karamlou, Karl F. Welke, and Ross M. Ungerleider
21. Acquired Heart Disease, Charles F. Schwartz, Gregory A. Crooke, Eugene A. Grossi, and Aubrey C. Galloway
22. Thoracic Aneurysms and Aortic Dissection, Scott A. LeMaire, Kapil Sharma, and Joseph S. Coselli
23. Arterial Disease, Peter H. Lin, Panagiotis Kougias, Carlos Bechara, Catherine Cagiannos, Tam T. Huynh, and Changyl J. Chen
24. Venous and Lymphatic Disease, Timothy K. Liem and Gregory L. Moneta
25. Esophagus and Diaphragmatic Hernia, Blair A. Jobe, John G. Hunter, and Jeffrey H. Peters
26. Stomach, Daniel T. Dempsey
27. The Surgical Management of Obesity, Bruce Schirmer and Philip R. Schauer
28. Small Intestine, Ali Tavakkolizadeh, Edward E. Whang, Stanley W. Ashley, and Michael J. Zinner
29. Colon, Rectum, and Anus, Kelli M. Bullard Dunn and David A. Rothenberger
30. The Appendix, Bernard M. Jaffe and David H. Berger
31. Liver, David A. Geller, John A. Goss, and Allan Tsung
32. Gallbladder and the Extrahepatic Biliary System, Margret Oddsdottir, Thai H. Pham, and John G. Hunter
33. Pancreas, William E. Fisher, Dana K. Andersen, Richard H. Bell Jr., Ashok K. Saluja, and F. Charles Brunicardi
34. Spleen, Adrian E. Park and Carlos D. Godinez Jr.
35. Abdominal Wall, Omentum, Mesentery, and Retroperitoneum, Neal E. Seymour and Robert L. Bell
36. Soft Tissue Sarcomas, Janice N. Cormier and Raphael E. Pollock
37. Inguinal Hernias, Vadim Sherman, James R. Macho, and F. Charles Brunicardi
38. Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal, Geeta Lal and Orlo H. Clark
39. Pediatric Surgery, David J. Hackman, Tracy C. Grikscheit, Kasper S. Wang, Kurt D. Newman, and Henri R. Ford
40. Urology, Jeffrey La Rochelle, Brian Shuch, and Arie Belldegrun
41. Gynecology, Joanna M. Cain, Wafic M. Elmasri, Tom Gregory, and Elisa C. Kohn
42. Neurosurgery, Michael L. Smith, Joel A. Bauman, and M. Sean Grady
43. Orthopedic Surgery, Michael H. Heggeness, Francis H. Gannon, Jacob Weinberg, Peleg Ben-Galim, and Charles A. Reitman
44. Surgery of the Hand and Wrist, Scott D. Lifchez and Subhro K. Sen
45. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Joseph E. Losee, Michael Gimbel, J. Peter Rubin, Christopher G. Wallace, and Fu-Chan Wei
46. Surgical Considerations in the Elderly, Rosemarie E. Hardin and Michael E. Zenilman
47. Anesthesia of the Surgical Patient, Robert S. Dorian
48. Ethics, Palliative Care, and Care at the End of Life, Daniel H. Hall, Peter Angelos, Geoffrey P. Dunn, Daniel B. Hinshaw, and Timothy M. Pawlik
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