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Scientific American Surgery

Stanley W. Ashley, William G. Cance, Herbert Chen, Gregory J. Jurkovich, John H. Pemberton, Taylor S. Riall, David A. Spain, Scott J. Swanson, R. James Valentine

Preface   Contributors


   Chapter 4. Evidence-Based Surgery

   Chapter 005. Patient Safety In Surgical Care: A Systems Approach

   Chapter 11. Bedside Procedures For General Surgeons

   Chapter 101. Prevention of Postoperative Infection

   Chapter 102. Infection Control in Surgical Practice

   Chapter 103. Perioperative Considerations for Anesthesia

   Chapter 104. Bleeding And Transfusion

   Chapter 106. Postoperative Pain

   Chapter 203. Neck Mass

   Chapter 204. Head And Neck Diagnostic Procedures

   Chapter 208. Tracheostomy

   Chapter 209. Thyroid Diseases

   Chapter 301. Breast Cancer

   Chapter 302. Soft Tissue Infection

   Chapter 303. Principles Of Wound Management And Soft Tissue Repair

   Chapter 304. Surgical Management Of Melanoma And Other Skin Cancers

   Chapter 305. Breast Procedures

   Chapter 306. Lymphatic Mapping And Sentinel Node Biopsy

   Chapter 308. Soft Tissue Sarcoma

   Chapter 309. Benign Breast Disease

   Chapter 401. Dysphagia

   Chapter 404. Pleural Effusion

   Chapter 408. Minimally Invasive Esophageal Procedures

   Chapter 412. Pericardial Procedures

   Chapter 501. Acute Abdominal Pain

   Chapter 502. Abdominal Mass

   Chapter 503. Jaundice

   Chapter 504. Intestinal Obstruction

   Chapter 505. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

   Chapter 508. Tumors Of The Stomach, Duodenum, And Small Bowel

   Chapter 509. Tumors of the Pancreas, Biliary Tract, and Liver

   Chapter 510. Portal Hypertension

   Chapter 511. Crohn Disease

   Chapter 512. Diverticulitis

   Chapter 513. Fulminant Ulcerative Colitis

   Chapter 514. Hereditary Colorectal Cancer And Polyposis Syndromes

   Chapter 515. Adenocarcinoma Of The Colon And Rectum

   Chapter 516. Motility Disorders

   Chapter 517. Benign And Malignant Rectal, Anal, And Perineal Problems

   Chapter 518. Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

   Chapter 520. Procedures For Benign And Malignant Gastric And Duodenal Disease

   Chapter 521. Cholecystectomy And Common Bile Duct Exploration

   Chapter 522. Procedures For Benign and Malignant Biliary Tract Disease

   Chapter 524. Procedures For Benign And Malignant Pancreatic Disease

   Chapter 525. Splenectomy

   Chapter 527. Repair of Ventral Abdominal Wall Hernias

   Chapter 528. Inguinal Hernia

   Chapter 529. Intestinal Anastomosis

   Chapter 530. Intestinal Stomas

   Chapter 531. Appendectomy

   Chapter 534. Segmental Colon Resection

   Chapter 537. Anal Procedures for Benign Disease

   Chapter 604. Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

   Chapter 605. Acute Limb Ischemia

   Chapter 606. Venous Thromboembolism

   Chapter 607. Diabetic Foot

   Chapter 618. Varicose Vein Surgery

   Chapter 626. Medical Management Of Vascular Disease

   Chapter 701. Initial Management Of Life-Threatening Trauma

   Chapter 702. Injuries To The Central Nervous System

   Chapter 704. Injuries To The Neck

   Chapter 705. Injuries To The Chest

   Chapter 707. Injuries To The Liver, Biliary Tract, Spleen, And Diaphragm

   Chapter 708. Injuries To The Stomach, Small Bowel, Colon, And Rectum

   Chapter 709. Injuries to the Pancreas and Duodenum

   Chapter 710. Injuries To The Great Vessels Of The Abdomen

   Chapter 711. Injuries To The Urogenital Tract

   Chapter 712. Injuries to the Pelvis and Extremities

   Chapter 713. Injuries To The Peripheral Blood Vessels

   Chapter 803. Shock

   Chapter 805. Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

   Chapter 806. Pulmonary Insufficiency And Respiratory Failure

   Chapter 807. Mechanical Ventilation

   Chapter 808. Acute Renal Failure

   Chapter 809. Hepatic Failure

   Chapter 811. Coma, Cognitive Impairment, and Seizures

   Chapter 812. Acid-Base Disorders

   Chapter 813. Stress Response And Endocrine Deregulation During Critical Illness

   Chapter 817. Hospital Infections

   Chapter 818. Postoperative And Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

   Chapter 819. Intra-Abdominal Infection

   Chapter 824. Disorders of Water and Sodium Balance

   Chapter 902. The Pediatric Surgical Patient

   Chapter 903. The Pregnant Surgical Patient

   Chapter 904. Urologic Considerations For The General Surgeon

   Chapter 1030. Clinical Pharmacology