Chassin’s Operative Strategy in General Surgery

An Expositive Atlas

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. General Principles

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 3-4
    3. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 5-18
    4. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 19-25
    5. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 26-37
    6. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 38-43
    7. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 44-46
    8. Claudia L. Corwin
      Pages 47-52
    9. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 52-62
    10. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 63-66
  3. Esophagus

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. Thomas H. Gouge
      Pages 69-80
    3. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 81-101
    4. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 102-131
    5. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 132-138
    6. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 139-150
    7. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 151-160
    8. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 161-172
    9. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
      Pages 173-180

About this book

Introduction

"Operative Strategy" is the advance plan that the surgeon develops to anticipate and avoid technical pitfalls and potential danger points of an opertion. The goal is to make each surgical procedure safe and without complications. Completely revised and now under the editorship of Carol E.H. Scott-Conner, M.D., Chassin's Operative Strategies in General Surgery: An Expositive Atlas, Third Edition provides a clear exposition of all basic procedures including surgery of the digestive tract, breast, abdominal wall, selected head and neck, and endocrine system. Surgery is currently in a state of transition, and many procedures are being performed by minimally-invasive means. While some might argue that "old" operations should be discarded, no operations have been deleted from the text. These operations are still needed, and a surgeon may be called upon to perform an operation that has become rare. That is when this "legacy" material, unique to Chassin's, will be used. In addition, nineteen new chapters have been added, including seven new chapters featuring precise technical discussions of: -laparoscopic basics -laparoscopic nissen fundoplication -laparoscopic esophagomyotomy -laparoscopic plication of perforated ulcer -laparoscopic appendectomy -mesh repair of inguinal hernia -laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia. Over 1000 elegant illustrations by Caspar Henselmann accompany detailed textual explanations. This book is an indispensable reference for all surgical residents and practicing surgeons.

Keywords

Surgery abdominal wall cancer general surgery trauma

Authors and affiliations

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsIowa CityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-22532-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4757-4744-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-22532-6
  • About this book