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ISBN: 9780323611268
Page Count: 2176
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $179.99

Sabiston Textbook of Surgery - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 20th Edition

by Courtney M. Townsend, JR. , MD, R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD, B. Mark Evers, MD and Kenneth L. Mattox, MD

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323611268
Page Count: 2176
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $179.99
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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.

    • 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.
    • Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information about the latest surgical perspectives and approaches to treatment including innovations in minimally invasive surgery and percutaneous devices.
    • Streamline clinical decision making with an increased number of schematic diagrams and key data on surgical outcomes.
    • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • 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

  • Courtney M. Townsend, JR. , MD, Professor and John Woods Harris Distinguished Chairman, Robertson-Poth Distinguished Chair in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD, 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, B. Mark Evers, MD, 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 and Kenneth L. Mattox, MD, 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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