Basic Techniques in Pediatric Surgery

An Operative Manual

  • Robert Carachi
  • Sandeep Agarwala
  • Tim J. Bradnock
  • Hock Lim Tan
  • Salvatore Cascio

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Part A Basic Surgical Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Prabhu Sekaran, Robert Carachi
      Pages 5-7
    3. Andrew Neilson, Robert Carachi
      Pages 8-10
    4. Basith Amjad
      Pages 11-20
    5. Prabhu Sekaran, Robert Carachi
      Pages 21-25
    6. John Currie
      Pages 26-33
    7. Lynn McIntosh, A. H. B. Fyfe
      Pages 34-36
    8. Roland Partridge, Atul J. Sabharwal
      Pages 37-39
    9. Roland Partridge, Atul J. Sabharwal
      Pages 40-42
    10. Tim J. Bradnock, Robert Carachi
      Pages 43-46
    11. Hanan Said, Robert Carachi
      Pages 47-49
    12. Tim J. Bradnock, Robert Carachi
      Pages 50-52
    13. Rania Kronfli, Gregor M. Walker
      Pages 53-55
    14. Rania Kronfli, Robert Carachi
      Pages 56-57
    15. Rania Kronfli, Atul J. Sabharwal
      Pages 58-59
    16. Rania Kronfli, Atul J. Sabharwal
      Pages 60-63
    17. Omar Quaba, Andrew Hart
      Pages 64-66
    18. Roland Partridge, Robert Carachi
      Pages 67-69

About this book


This unique manual is a “surgical cookbook” designed to provide clear and concise guidance for trainees in pediatric surgery. With the aid of simple line drawings depicting each operative step, more than one hundred frequently performed procedures are explained and demonstrated. The reader will learn how to perform each procedure effectively and safely, avoiding potential complications. The full range of surgery is covered, including basic surgical skills, day surgery procedures, emergency surgery procedures and minimally invasive surgery. The book will be of value not only to trainees in pediatric surgery but also to trainees in general surgery, theatre nurses, parents and carers.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Robert Carachi
    • 1
  • Sandeep Agarwala
    • 2
  • Tim J. Bradnock
    • 3
  • Hock Lim Tan
  • Salvatore Cascio
  1. 1.The Royal Hospital for Sick ChildrenUniversity of GlasgowGlasgowUK
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric SurgeryAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.The Royal Hospital for Sick ChildrenEdinburghUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-20640-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-20641-2
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