Emergency Surgery Course (ESC�) Manual: The Official ESTES/AAST Guide

Emergency Surgery Course (ESC�) Manual: The Official ESTES/AAST Guide

Hardcover(1st ed. 2016)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319213378
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 03/02/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Abe Fingerhut, MD, is Past Chief of Surgery at the Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal, Poissy, France – a post he held from 1987 until 2006. He was appointed Associate Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Louisiana State University, New Orleans, in 1993, Professor of the Collège des Médecins des Hôpitaux de Paris in 2000, and Visiting Professor in the University of Athens in 2009. He is Doctor Honoris Causa in the University of Graz (Austria) and University of China (Taichung, Taiwan). Dr. Fingerhut is a past president of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES), founding member and past president of the International Association for Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care (IATSIC), and founding member and past president of the European Society of Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ESTES). As a surgeon, Dr. Fingerhut has focused especially on trauma, emergency and digestive surgery. He has also been heavily engaged in clinical research over the past 35 years and is the author of or has co-signed more than 400 articles or book chapters in peer-reviewed journals and major textbooks. He holds or has held positions on the editorial boards of various major journals, including the World Journal of Surgery (past European co-editor), the American Journal of Surgery (now senior member of the board), European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery and the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. Dr. Fingerhut is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and Governor-at-Large representing the ACS Fellows of France (2012–2015). He is also a Fellow of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Table of Contents

​Generalities: Intra-operative Strategy: Open Surgical Approach.- Leading Symptoms.- Management options: non-operative versus operative management.- Pathophysiology.- Post-operative complications.- When To Operate After Failed Non-operative Management. Techniques: Laparoscopy.- Laparotomy (Open surgery).- Lower gastrointestinal endoscopy.- Percutaneous interventions.- Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. By organ: Appendix.- Biliary tree.- Colon & rectum.- Diaphragmatic Problems for the Emergency Surgeon.- Esophagus.- Female genital tract.- Liver.- Pancreas.- Proctology.- Small bowel.- Soft tissue (necrotizing).- Stomach and duodenum.- Surgical emergencies related to abdominal wall hernia.- Thorax.

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