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See below for a selection of the latest books from Surgery category. Presented with a red border are the Surgery books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Surgery books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Robotic Assisted Hernia Repair Current Practice

Robotic Assisted Hernia Repair Current Practice

Author: Karl A. LeBlanc Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/09/2019

This book provides a guide to procedures and techniques related to robotic hernia repair. Sections covering inguinal, incisional, and diaphragmatic hernias are included. Each section will cover the setup of the operating room and the management of adverse events specific to the hernia. The steps involved in performing an operation and key components to a successful repair are also covered The book aims to cover recent technology and updates related to robotic hernia repair. Robotic Assisted Hernia Repair is relevant to robotic hernia surgeons, fellows training in minimally invasive surgery, and general surgical residents.

50 Landmark Papers Every Acute Care Surgeon Should Know

50 Landmark Papers Every Acute Care Surgeon Should Know

This book identifies the 50 key scientific articles in the field of Acute and Emergency surgery and explains why these papers are important via expert reflections and editorial perspectives. Identifying those influential contributors who have shaped the practice of modern Acute surgery, the book covers surgical emergencies including appendicitis; Hernia; Fistula Repair;Anal Fissure, Fistula and Abscess;Pulmonary Embolism; Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections; Pneumonia; Acute Lung Injury; Acute Renal Dysfunction etc. This an invaluable reference for trainees, fellows, and surgeons studying for exams, as well as for seasoned surgeons who want to stay current in their field.

The Unofficial Guide to Surgery

The Unofficial Guide to Surgery

Author: Katrina Mason Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2019

The Unofficial Guide to Radiology: 100 Practice Abdominal X Rays is the sequel to The Unofficial Guide to Radiology, which has sold 1500 copies in just eight months. This book teaches systematic analysis of Abdominal X Rays. The layout is designed to make the book as relevant to clinical practice as possible; the X-rays are presented in the context of a real life scenario. The reader is asked to interpret the X-ray before turning over the page to reveal a model report accompanied by a fully colour annotated version of the X-ray. Uniquely, all cases provide realistic high quality X Ray images, are annotated in full colour, and are fully reported, following international radiology reporting guidelines. This means the X Rays are explained comprehensively, but with clear annotation so that a complete beginner can follow the thinking of the expert. This book has relevance beyond examinations, for post graduate further education and as a day-to-day reference for professionals.

Hardikar's Orthopedic Operations Text & Atlas

Hardikar's Orthopedic Operations Text & Atlas

Author: SM Hardikar, Vijay Panchanadikar, Shrinivas S Shintre Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/08/2019

This text and atlas is a complete guide to the latest advances in orthopaedic surgical procedures. Divided into ten sections, the book begins with paediatric orthopaedics and congenital conditions. The following chapters cover surgical techniques for disorders in different parts of the musculoskeletal system. The final sections examine bone tumours and plastic surgery. The comprehensive text includes discussion on new orthopaedic procedures for conditions that were previously considered to be inoperable such as congenital pseudarthrosis, shortening of lower limbs, ankylosed hip or knee, and gross deformities of the spine. The book is highly illustrated with more than 3000 clinical and surgical photographs, diagrams and tables. Key points Complete guide to latest advances in orthopaedic surgical procedures Covers surgical techniques for disorders in all sections of the musculoskeletal system Includes discussion on new procedures for conditions previously considered inoperable Highly illustrated with more than 3000 photographs, diagrams and tables

Expert Techniques in Spine Surgery

Expert Techniques in Spine Surgery

Author: Alexander R Vaccaro, Arjun Sebastian Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/08/2019

This book provides neurosurgeons and trainees with the latest techniques in spinal surgery. Divided into three sections, each is dedicated to surgical procedures in a key region of the spine - cervical, thoracic and lumbar. Each topic is presented in a step by step process covering anatomy, indications and contraindications, techniques and outcomes. Authored by internationally recognised, Philadelphia-based experts in the field, this invaluable text is enhanced by more than 200 surgical images and illustrations. Key points Practical guide to latest techniques in spinal surgery for neurosurgeons and trainees In depth coverage of procedures for each section of the spine - cervical, thoracic and lumbar Internationally recognised, Philadelphia-based author team Highly illustrated with surgical images and illustrations

Advancing Surgical Education Theory, Evidence and Practice

Advancing Surgical Education Theory, Evidence and Practice

Author: Debra Nestel Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/08/2019

This book is designed for anyone involved in surgical education. While it is intended as a core reference for surgeons who want to develop their surgical education knowledge and practice, it also a valuable resource for anyone undertaking a higher degree in health professions education. Divided into five parts, it starts with chapters on foundational knowledge, exploring the past before documenting the current state of surgical education and highlighting various educational leadership and governance topics. The second part examines a range of theories that inform surgical education - cognitive, behavioural and social, while the third part offers practical guidance on elements of surgical education - curriculum design, selection, feedback, assessment, evaluation, simulation and managing trainee underperformance. It also includes chapters on supporting the development of psychomotor skills, operative skills in theatre, professionalism, teamwork and patient safety. The next part shifts the focus to research in surgical education, introducing readers to all phases of conducting education research based on qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods paradigms. The final part looks to the future of surgical education and of surgical educators. Assembling these topics in one volume makes this book invaluable to anyone involved in surgical education.

Success in Academic Surgery: Developing a Career in Surgical Education

Success in Academic Surgery: Developing a Career in Surgical Education

Author: Carla M. Pugh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/08/2019

This updated volume provides a guide on how to maximize the career and research opportunities available within surgical education. The book includes new chapters on opportunities to develop training in new surgical techniques, utilizing surgical coaching and video review for practice improvement, and getting promoted as a surgical educator. How to develop a research program in surgical education as well as offering guidance on applying for research grants, leadership positions, and other career enhancing opportunities are also covered. This book is relevant to medical students, surgical residents, young faculty, and others considering a career within surgical education.

Limb Salvage of the Diabetic Foot An Interdisciplinary Approach

Limb Salvage of the Diabetic Foot An Interdisciplinary Approach

Author: Michael E. Edmonds Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/08/2019

This book provides a practical guide to the treatment of patients as risk from limb amputation. The most common presentations of the diabetic foot are presented in concise and evidence-based chapters covering the neuropathic foot, the Charcot foot, the ischemic foot, and the infected foot. Each section includes an introduction to the clinical approach as well as an algorithm illustrating the limb salvage pathway and intervention steps. Limb Salvage of the Diabetic Foot: An Interdisciplinary Approach aims to help the reader build an interdisciplinary understanding of the diabetic foot and its treatment and is of interest to all members of the interdisciplinary diabetic foot team including surgeons, podiatrists, radiologists, nurses, orthotists, infectious disease physicians, and endocrinologists.

Difficult Decisions in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery

Difficult Decisions in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery

Author: Zhen Gooi Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/08/2019

This book provides a practical guide to decision making in head and neck oncologic surgery. As new technology is introduced, there is increasing knowledge regarding the efficacy of traditional head and neck surgical therapies and how to select among these varied and complex approaches is becoming increasingly difficult. Concise easy to follow chapters are devoted to one or two specific questions or decisions in head and neck oncologic surgery, aiding the reader to develop their decision making skills. Difficult Decisions in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery is a timely reference source for practicing surgeons, surgeons in training, and educators on the recommended ideal approaches in selected clinical situations.

Homoeopathic Treatment of Surgical Diseases

Homoeopathic Treatment of Surgical Diseases

Author: J.G. Gilchrist Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2019

Surgical Atlas of Spinal Operations

Surgical Atlas of Spinal Operations

Author: Alexander R. Vaccaro Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/07/2019

This new edition has been fully revised to provide spine surgeons with the latest advances in their field. Beginning with an overview of surgical anatomy of the spine, the following chapters describe numerous surgical techniques for each section of the spine - cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral. The text covers both traditional and new procedures, and includes discussion on recent technologies such as disk arthroplasty and minimally invasive techniques. The final section of this comprehensive volume focuses on associated practices including graft harvesting, discography, and cement augmentation. Authored by renowned experts in the field, this guide is enhanced by clinical photographs and diagrams. A list of `key points' summarises the most important aspects in each chapter. Previous edition (9789350903261) published in 2013. Key points Fully revised, new edition presenting latest advances in spinal surgery Covers techniques for each section of the spine Authored by internationally recognised, US-based experts in the field Previous edition (9789350903261) published in 2013

Immunotherapy for Solid Malignancies, An Issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America

Immunotherapy for Solid Malignancies, An Issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America

Author: Alfred E. Chang Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/07/2019

This issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America focuses on Immunotherapy for Solid Malignancies and is edited by Dr. Alfred E. Chang. Articles will include: Current immunotherapy practices for melanoma; Immunotherapy for ovarian cancer; Vaccines therapies for melanoma; Vaccine therapies for breast cancer; Induced pleuripotent T cells for adoptive immunotherapy; Future research goals in immunotherapy; Oncolytic immunotherapy; Adoptive T cell therapy for solid malignancies; Checkpoint inhibition immunotherapy; Toxicities of immunotherapy agents; Immunologic targeting of cancer stem cells; Role of surgery in combination with immunotherapy; and more!