The SAGES Manual of Strategic Decision Making

Case Studies in Minimal Access Surgery

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxix
  2. Daniel M. Hallam, Muzaffar A. Anwar, Iflikhar M. Khan, Muhammed Ashraf Memon, Kimberly Steele, Anne Lidor et al.
    Pages 1-9
  3. Rachael Nicholson, Myriam J. Curet, Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    Pages 11-18
  4. Kristen C. Sihler, Samuel E. Bledsoe, Ronald H. Clements, Barbara Latenser, Kristen C. Sihler
    Pages 19-31
  5. Nate Thepjatri, Carol E. H. Scott-Conner, Jeffrey Hannon, Daniel J. Deziel
    Pages 33-47
  6. Farshad Elmi, William B. Silverman, Shishir K. Maithel, Benjamin E. Schneider, Susan S. Hagen
    Pages 49-61
  7. Samuel M. Maurice, Shishir K. Maithel, Benjamin E. Schneider, John Morgan Cosgrove, James K. Fullerton, Gary C. Vitale
    Pages 63-81
  8. Rachael Nicholson, Teresa L. LaMasters, Sherry M. Wren, Tony Kelly, Muhammed Ashraf Memon, Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    Pages 83-93
  9. Kerri Maiers Nowell, Rahul Tevar, Fred Brody, Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    Pages 95-103
  10. Mohammad Allam, David Scheeres, Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    Pages 105-113
  11. Erik Wallace, Carol E. H. Scott-Conner, Ross Meidinger
    Pages 115-128
  12. Christopher M. Simons, David Duppler, Michael Cook, William Richardson
    Pages 129-139
  13. John Leung, Robert W. O’Rourke, John G. Hunter, Mark Johnston
    Pages 141-154
  14. Rebecca Thoreson, Lee Swanström, Sayeed Ikramuddin
    Pages 155-161
  15. Carol E. H. Scott-Conner, Jason M. Johnson, Zane T. Hammoud, Kenneth A. Kesler
    Pages 163-175
  16. Samad Hashimi, Jo Buyske, Marco G. Patti, James W. Ostroff
    Pages 177-186
  17. Samuel M. Maurice, Beate Rau, Prasad S. Adusumilli, Amit N. Patel
    Pages 187-204
  18. Paul B. Tessmann, Michael Kent, James Luketich, Satoshi Yamamoto, Katsunobu Kawahara, Takayuki Shirakusa et al.
    Pages 205-230
  19. José E. Torres, Georgios C. Sotiropoulos, Christoph E. Broelsch, Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    Pages 231-242
  20. Kent Choi, Gill McHattie, Desmond Birkett
    Pages 243-252

About this book


The SAGES Manual of Strategic Decision Making: Case Studies in Minimal Access Surgery is an excellent resource and clinical decision-making tool for general surgeons and residents. While other SAGES manuals simply discuss core topics in minimally-invasive surgery and GI endoscopy, this unique book explores fifty scenarios with a focus on the decision process that leads to an optimal treatment plan. The case-based format creates a quick and easy-to-read text that is rooted in real life scenarios in general and laparoscopic surgery and the strategic decisions every surgeon must learn to make. Each of the fifty thought-provoking cases is concisely presented with illustrated surgical techniques and an evidence-based review of related literature. The SAGES Manual of Strategic Decision Making is an unparalleled teaching aid for residents and faculty alike, as well as an indispensable resource for practicing surgeons who can appreciate and learn from the strategies offered by their colleagues.


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Editors and affiliations

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer New York 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-76670-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-76671-3
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