Apr 232017

Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: The Lapco Manual

This unique reference in laparoscopic colorectal surgery starts by looking at the establishment of the Lapco training programme in the UK. It then goes on to provide a comprehensive technical manual of operative and patient care for laparoscopic colorectal surgery, offers insight into training and assessment methodology and finally looks to the future and where we may be going. It shares knowledge of a unique training programme which healthcare systems worldwide are trying to emulate, and provides an up-to-date manual of know-how from some of the world’s most experienced laparoscopic colorectal trainers.

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Apr 222017

State of the art in Blepharoplasty: From Surgery to the Avoidance of Complications

By (author): Paraskevas Kontoes

This book focuses on the surgical procedure for aesthetically correcting ageing defects of the eyelids. After a brief introduction and a section on the anatomy of the periorbital area, the latest innovative techniques are described in detail with the aid of high-quality images. The author also presents his laser-assisted blepharoplasty technique. The second part of the book provides an overview of the most common complications in blepharoplasty, and how to avoid them. In addition it guides readers through the treatment of complications. The application  of the Single Suture Traction Technique (SSTT) popularised by the author, a useful tool to avoid and correct complications, is also presented in details.  The inclusion of results, advantages, disadvantages, potential complications, tips and tricks make this book a valuable resource for plastic surgeons performing blepharoplasty.
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Apr 202017

Clinical Research for Surgeons (Princ. Pract. Clin. Res)

By (author): Mohit Bhandari, Anders Joensson, Anders Jönsson

Praise for this book:

Readable, relevant, and interesting…this book cuts through jargon, recapitulates key concepts, and clarifies with current examples from the literature…recommend[ed].”–Doody’s Review

A thoughtful introduction and guide to clinical research for surgeons.
The book is especially useful because surgical research differs from drug and
device research in matters like control treatments, blinding, regulation, and
Norman M. Goldfarb, Journal of Clinical Research
Best Practices
, August, 2012

Clinical Research for Surgeons is a practical guide for understanding, planning, conducting, and evaluating surgical research. It covers the principles of evidence-based surgery and applies these principles to the design of suitable research studies. The reader will come to fully understand important concepts such as case-control study, prospective cohort study, randomized trial, and reliability study. The book provides valuable discussions of the critical appraisal of published clinical studies, allowing the reader to learn how to evaluate the quality of such studies with respect to measuring outcomes and to make effective use of all types of evidence in patient care.


  • Insights from experienced surgeons and veteran
  • Easy-to-reference text boxes with Key Concepts,
    Jargon Simplified, and Examples from the Literature
  • Coverage of both open and minimally-invasive surgical
  • 50 illustrations demonstrating key points

This book is
a valuable reference for clinicians and residents in a range of disciplines,
including general surgery, orthopedic surgery, plastic and reconstructive
surgery, urology, neurosurgery, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery,
interventional radiology, cardiac surgery.

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Apr 202017

Controversies in Spine Surgery: Best Evidence Recommendations

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This is exactly the book one should have ready access to.”–
American Journal of Neuroradiology

All providers who care for patients with spinal problems should consider
using this book to help with decision making for their patients on an everyday
.”– Journal of Neurosurgery

Drawing on the expertise of world-renowned orthopedic and
neurological spine surgeons,Controversies in Spine Surgery: Best Evidence Recommendations compiles, summarizes, and synthesizes the most relevant
scientific literature available in the field today.

Each succinct, problem-oriented chapter addresses a different controversial issue where there is a lack of consensus about the best possible course of action. The authors provide guidance and objective recommendations for each scenario based on the most relevant data found in the literature to give surgeons the background they need to make fully informed treatment decisions.


  • Concise outline format enables rapid reading for the
    busy spine surgeon
  • Invaluable synopses of highly practical evidence-based
  • Detailed coverage of commonly disputed issues, such as
    how to manage vertebral compression fractures, surgery for axial back pain,
    minimally invasive lumbar fusion, the use of prophylactic antibiotics in spine
    surgery, and much more
  • Grading of Best Evidence feature in which the
    authors rate the viability of the data presented
  • Numerous summary tables throughout the text emphasize
    the main conclusions of published studies
  • Pearls highlight important points in each chapter

cutting-edge clinical reference will help every resident, fellow, and spine
surgeon in orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery streamline their medical
decision making process and improve their patient care.

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Apr 202017

Revision Surgery in Otolaryngology

Thieme congratulates David R. Edelstein on being chosen by New York magazine for its prestigious ‘Best Doctors 2015’ list.

From simple revision adenoidectomy to the very complex revision rhinoplasty, revision tympanomastoidectomy, and revision pharyngectomy, this book is a comprehensive reference for revision surgery in all areas of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. The book presents practical guidelines for the procedures to manage recidivistic disease, the effects of unsuccessful primary surgery, and the complexities of altered anatomical structures. Extensive discussions of the problem, clinical presentation, assessment, indications for surgery, causes of surgical failure, risks, complications, timing considerations, surgical techniques, and alternative treatments provide the reader with all the essential information needed to develop an effective treatment tailored to the patient’s particular situation. Detailed explanations also make this book a useful patient education tool.


  • Easy-to-follow decision trees in every chapter guide the practitioner through each step of management
  • Preoperative and postoperative photos clearly demonstrate surgical results
  • Recommendations for how to address such issues as scarring and physiological differences created by prior surgeries
  • More than 450 illustrations and diagrams of facial fractures and surgical approaches aid comprehension of critical concepts

With its broad coverage of the most common problems in revision surgery, this book is a valuable reference for both experienced and beginning otolaryngologists as well as specialists in otology, rhinology, laryngology, and head and neck, facial plastic, and reconstructive surgery.

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Apr 202017

Atlas of Temporal Bone Surgery

By (author): Tuncay Ulug

Beautifully illustrated and comprehensive, this must-have atlas guides
readers through the delicate, high-risk surgical approaches they need to
successfully manage pathology of the temporal bone, the most complex anatomic
area in the human body.

Each consistently organized chapter addresses a
different technique, beginning with a clear definition of the approach followed
by a discussion of indications and key information on anatomic orientation,
surgical steps, and, in many cases, surgical anatomy. Clearly labeled,
full-color illustrations accompany step-by-step descriptions of common and
unique operative techniques. The author, a world-renowned otorhinolaryngologist,
provides detailed explanations of important anatomic landmarks and advice on how
to choose the appropriate instruments at each surgical stage.


  • More than 300 full-color photographs and diagrams that orient the
    reader to the clinical setting
  • Helpful pointers appear throughout the text to help readers hone their surgical skills
  • Definitions and tips are incorporated as footnotes in
    each chapter for quick and easy reference
  • A thought-provoking section presenting surgical techniques,
    instruments, and prostheses that were developed and designed by the author
  • Extensive glossary that contains the most frequently used
    terms in otology and neurotology

An ideal companion for use in both the dissection laboratory and the operating room, Atlas of Temporal Bone Surgery is an indispensable
one-stop reference for otologists, neurotologists, and any specialist involved in skull base surgery or otolaryngology.

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Apr 192017

The SAGES Manual of Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery

This manual provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of this field, and will serve as a valuable resource for adult and pediatric surgeons at all stages of experience with interest in the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques in children.  This book will review the pediatric surgical disorders that are currently treatable with these techniques.  After a basic summary of the disorder, the preoperative evaluation and preparation is presented.  Each chapter focuses on a detailed discussion of the surgical procedure, inclusive of anesthesia, positioning, instrumentation, and materials.  Emphasis is placed on technique and tips for particularly challenging aspects of the operation.  A description of the expected postoperative course and common complications of each procedure follows.  The outcomes literature to include any advances since the original outcomes and expected future advances for the diagnosis and procedure is presented.  It provides a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that will help guide patient management and stimulate investigative efforts.  All chapters are written by experts in their fields and include the most up to date scientific and clinical information.
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Apr 182017

Atlas of Acoustic Neurinoma Microsurgery: . Zus.-Arb.: Mario Sanna Essam Saleh, Benedict Panizza, Alexandra Russo, Abdel TaibahWith the collaboration of Refik Caylan, Fernando Mancini …

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By (author): Mario Sanna, Fernando Mancini, Alessandra Russo, Abdelkader Taibah, Maurizio Falcioni, Giuseppe Di Trapani, Essam A. Saleh

Authored by pioneers in the field, Acoustic Neurinoma Microsurgery — now in a fully updated second edition — provides step-by-step descriptions of the most common surgical approaches complemented by clearly labeled, full-color intraoperative photographs. Numerous cases derived from the expert authors’ own experience accompany each description to demonstrate the clinical application of the various techniques as well as to offer practical examples of what to do when faced with surgical complications.

Concise, tightly focused chapters cover everything from surgical anatomy and operating room setup to detailed explanations of how to perform the full range of surgical procedures, including the enlarged middle cranial fossa approach, the transotic approach, the modified transcochlear approach, and much more.


  • New chapters on the general features of acoustic
    neurinomas; functional surgery and intraoperative monitoring of the facial and
    cochlear nerves; imaging of acoustic neurinomas; facial nerve reanimation; and
    treatment options for patients with neurofibromatosis type 2
  • In-depth information on key aspects of patient care,
    such as patient selection, preoperative care, and postoperative follow-up
  • 1,034 high-quality images — including more than 900
    full-color intraoperative photographs — precisely display each step of the
    different procedures
  • Multiple cases in each chapter prepare the reader for
    clinical situations

Reflecting the latest technical advancements in acoustic neurinoma microsurgery, this visual guide will develop the surgical skills of every otolaryngologist and neurosurgeon that performs this delicate and complicated form of surgery.

Dr. Sanna is part of The Gruppo Otologico, a world-renowned specialist center for the diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the ear, skull base, facial nerve, head and neck, and paranasal sinuses. More information is available on the group’s website, www.gruppootologico.it/eng.

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Apr 182017

Atlas of Thyroid Surgery: Principles, Practice and Clinical Cases

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By (author): Ernst Gemsenjaeger, Ernst Gemsenjäger

An outstanding reference for performing successful thyroid operations

Atlas of Thyroid Surgery: Principles, Practice, and Clinical Cases is a concise guide for the surgical management of thyroid disease.


  • Descriptions of endocrine pathophysiology and the
    pathogenesis of nodular goiter and thyroid neoplasms
  • Thorough discussion of the capsular dissection
    technique and its essential advantages as a minimally invasive approach with low
  • Numerous clinical cases with step-by-step
    demonstrations of surgical procedures and concise comments on management,
    helping clinicians prepare for range of scenarios encountered in everyday
  • More than 100 clear line drawings and full-color photographs that
    illustrate key concepts
  • Surgical videos on an accompanying DVD present detailed
    surgical technique in five clinical cases with cross references to the text

Atlas of Thyroid Surgery: Principles, Practice, and Clinical Cases is a superb guide for general
surgeons and endocrine and ENT surgeons operating on the thyroid.
Endocrinologists, oncologists, pathologists, and residents in these specialties will also greatly benefit from the wealth of information provided in the text.

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Apr 182017

Cardiac Surgery in the Adult, Third Edition

By (author): Lawrence Cohn


The classic leading-edge guide to heart surgery in adults — completely updated by leaders in the field

A Doody’s Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011!

“Each chapter reports the state-of-the-art and reflects the most recent reports in the international literature. The DVD is especially valuable. With modern surgical textbooks becoming more like multimedia tools than dry stacks of unreadable pages, readers can count on visual depictions of new techniques. The book achieves its goal of shedding new light on all the needed areas. This is a great resource for medical professionals involved in the care of patients with cardiac surgical diseases. It certainly is a ‘must have’ for trainees in cardiothoracic surgery as well as for more experienced practitioners who desire a reliable update from world renowned leaders in the field.”–Doody’s Review Service

In this trusted reference, renowned cardiac surgeon and Harvard professor Dr. Lawrence H. Cohn takes you through all aspects of heart surgery in adults. The text’s acclaimed coverage begins with a solid review of cardiac surgery fundamentals, then progresses to optimal perioperative and interoperative care before covering the full range of individual procedures.

Inside, you’ll find over 1,000 step-by-step illustrations that clarify each procedure, along with important guidance on all of the discipline’s fundamental operations and operative techniques. With updated and revised content, the new edition of this forward-thinking, landmark text is undoubtedly the most up-to-date resource of its kind available anywhere.


  • All the latest surgical perspectives and techniques in ischemic and valvular heart disease, disease of great vessels, cardiac arrhythmias, and more
  • Expert authorship by one of the world’s most respected cardiac surgeons, with contributions from an internationally recognized group of authors
  • Cutting-edge overview of cardiothoracic transplantations, circulatory support, and nontransplant options for heart failure
  • Brand new, timely chapters on cardiac imaging, minimally invasive procedures, and stem cell therapy
  • Reworked illustration program, featuring newly commissioned two-color drawings, with classic artwork from the previous editions colorized
  • Two-color format throughout the text, which helps you efficiently navigate chapter material, providing quick access to key information
  • Complimentary DVD with video clips that help simplify complex procedures
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