Technological Advances in Surgery, Trauma and Critical Care

  • Rifat Latifi
  • Peter Rhee
  • Rainer W.G. Gruessner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Surgical Science and Practice: The New Direction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Rifat Latifi, Stanley J. Dudrick, Ronald C. Merrell
      Pages 3-8
    3. Russell J. Andrews
      Pages 35-49
    4. Timothy M. Rankin, Marvin J. Slepian, David G. Armstrong
      Pages 59-71
    5. Gabriel Gruionu, George C. Velmahos
      Pages 73-80
    6. Kenneth D. Boffard, Robert S. Boffard
      Pages 81-84
  3. Trauma, Resuscitation, and Nutrition

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Todd W. Costantini, Leslie Kobayashi, Raul Coimbra
      Pages 97-102
    3. T. Elizabeth Robertson, Shuntaye D. Batson, John M. Porter
      Pages 103-108
    4. Marcie Feinman, David T. Efron
      Pages 109-118
    5. ByoungJun Han, Uzma Samadani
      Pages 119-133
    6. Riaan Pretorius, Frank Plani, Elias Degiannis
      Pages 135-148
    7. Ayman Ahmed El-Menyar, Mohammad Asim, Hassan Al-Thani
      Pages 149-161
    8. Kareem R. AbdelFattah, Steven E. Wolf
      Pages 163-172

About this book


This text is designed to provide a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the major technological advances in the field of surgery, trauma and critical care and many aspects of surgical science and practice, is unparalleled to any other current textbook. The book has been structured to review the overall scope of most current technological advances dealing with surgery, trauma, and critical care. As such, this volume represents the most comprehensive textbook covering a wide range of topics and technological advances including genomics and nanotechnologies that affect patients’ care and surgeons’ practice daily. Additionally, it highlights the dramatic changes in the field of neurosurgery, ENT, cardiothoracic, vascular surgery, minimally invasive surgery, robotic assisted surgery, tissue engineering, transplant, artificial limbs, pediatric surgery and telemedicine and telepresence.

Technological Advances in Surgery, Trauma and Critical Care will serve as a valuable resource for clinicians, surgeons and researchers with an interest in trauma, critical care, and all the specialties of surgery. It provides a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that will help guide patient management and stimulate investigative efforts.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Rifat Latifi
    • 1
  • Peter Rhee
    • 2
  • Rainer W.G. Gruessner
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryThe University of ArizonaTucsonUSA
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryProfessor of SurgeryTucsonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-2670-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-2671-8
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