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Sabiston Textbook of Surgery
 
 

Sabiston Textbook of Surgery, 20th Edition

The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice

 
Sabiston Textbook of Surgery, 20th Edition,Courtney Townsend,R. Daniel Beauchamp,B. Mark Evers,Kenneth Mattox,ISBN9780323299879
 
 
 

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Elsevier

9780323299879

2176

281 X 222

Since its first publication in 1936, Sabiston Textbook of Surgery has been regarded as the preeminent source for definitive guidance in all areas of general surgery. The 20th edition continues the rich tradition of quality that has made this classic text synonymous with the specialty and a part of generations of surgery residents and practitioners. Meticulously updated throughout, this classic text concisely covers the breadth of material needed for certification and practice of general surgery. Detailed, full-color intraoperative illustrations and high-quality video clips capture key teaching moments, allowing you to better understand the basic science of surgery, make the most informed decisions and achieve optimal outcomes for every patient.

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Key Features

  • Understand the underlying science and its clinical application to make informed surgical decisions and achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Overcome tough challenges, manage unusual situations, and avoid complications with the most trusted advice in your field.
  • Get the depth of coverage you need in an easily accessible, single volume organized by organ and along traditional lines beginning with principles common to surgical specialties including fluid and electrolyte management, metabolic support, and wound healing. Subsequent sections review the management of injury, transplantation, oncology, breast, endocrine, and abdominal procedures.
  • Explore topics encountered by general surgery residents in training as well as in-depth coverage of subspecialty areas including head and neck, thoracic, vascular, urology, neurosurgery, pediatrics, and gynecology.
  • Visually grasp and retain difficult concepts thanks to a full-color design featuring an abundance of illustrations, intraoperative photographs, video clips and tables as well as more schematic diagrams that facilitate the comprehension of surgical techniques and procedures.

Courtney Townsend

JR. , MD

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and John Woods Harris Distinguished Chairman, Robertson-Poth Distinguished Chair in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

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R. Daniel Beauchamp

MD

Affiliations and Expertise

J.C. Foshee Distinguished Professor and Chairman, Section of Surgical Sciences, Professor of Surgery and Cell and Developmental Biology and Cancer Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Surgeon-in-Chief, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee

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B. Mark Evers

MD

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Vice-Chair for Research, Department of Surgery, Director, Lucille P. Markey Cancer Center, Markey Cancer Foundation Endowed Chair, Physician-in-Chief, Oncology Service Line UK Healthcare, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

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Kenneth Mattox

MD

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Vice Chairman, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas

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Sabiston Textbook of Surgery, 20th Edition

Townsend: Sabiston Textbook of Surgery 20/e

 

Section 1- Surgical Basic Principles

1. History of Surgery

2. Ethics and Professionalism in Surgery

3. The Inflammatory Response

4. Shock, Electrolytes and Fluid

5. Metabolism in Surgical Patients

6. Wound Healing

7. Regenerative Medicine

8. Evidence-Based Surgery: Critically Assessing Surgical Literature

9. Safety in the Surgical Environment

Section 2- Perioperative Management

10. Principles of Preoperative and Operative Surgery

11. Surgical Infections and Antibiotic Use

12. Surgical Complications

13. Surgery in the Geriatric Patient

14. Anesthesiology Principles, Pain Management, and Conscious Sedation

15. Emerging Technology in Surgery: Informatics, Electronics, Robotics

16. Management of Acute Trauma

17. The Difficult Abdominal Wall

18. Emergency Care of Musculoskeletal Injuries

19. Burns

20. Bites and Stings

21. Surgical Critical Care

22. Bedside Surgical Procedures

23. The Surgeon's Role in Mass Casualty Incidents

Section 3- Transplantation and Immunology

24. Transplantation Immunobiology and Immunosuppression

25. Liver Transplantation

26. Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

27. Small Bowel Transplantation

Section 4- Surgical Oncology

28. Tumor Biology and Tumor Markers

29. Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy

30. Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies

31. Soft Tissue Sarcomas

32. Bone Tumors

Section 5- Head and Neck

33. Head and Neck

Section 6- Breast

34. Diseases of the Breast

35. Breast Reconstruction

Section 7- Endocrine

36. Thyroid

37. The Parathyroid Glands

38. Endocrine Pancreas

39. The Adrenal Glands

40. The Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes\

Section 8- Esophagus

41. Esophagus

42. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Hiatal Hernia

Section 9- Abdomen

43. Abdominal Wall, Umbilicus, Peritoneum, Mesenteries, Omentum and Retroperitoneum

44. Hernias

45. Acute Abdomen

46. Acute Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

47. Morbid Obesity

48. Stomach

49. Small Intestine

50. The Appendix

51. Colon and Rectum

52. Anus

53. The Liver

54. Biliary System

55. Exocrine Pancreas

56. The Spleen

Section 10- Chest

57. Lung, Chest Wall, Pleura, and Mediastinum

58. Congenital Heart Disease

59. Acquired Heart Disease: Coronary Insufficiency

60. Acquired Heart Disease: Valvular

Section 11- Vascular

61. Aorta

62. Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease

63. Vascular Trauma

64. Venous Disease

65. The Lymphatics

Section 12- Specialties in General Surgery

66. Pediatric Surgery

67. Neurosurgery

68. Plastic Surgery

69. Hand Surgery

70. Gynecologic Surgery

71. Surgery in the Pregnant Patient

72. Urologic Surgery

 
 
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