Surgical Pitfalls Book
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Surgical Pitfalls


  • Author : Stephen R. T. Evans
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: MEDICAL
  • Pages : 899
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416029519

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Surgical Pitfalls Excerpt :

This book provides a unique visual and comprehensive approach to intra-operative technical errors and covers identification, consequences, repair and prevention of those errors. Detailed analyses of all reported complications for more than 80 major operations help you minimize the risk of errors in surgical procedures ranging from general, thoracic, vascular, and pediatric...to colorectal, endocrine, breast and trauma. A practical approach provides you with the essential guidance you need to make the best clinical decisions. Offers in-depth guidance on the prevention, management, and consequences of complications and pitfalls that occur before, during, and after surgery-all in one convenient resource. Organizes sections according to area of surgery for fast reference. Features a templated outline for specific procedures, allowing you to quickly review the associated pitfalls. Presents over 800 illustrations-including full-color intraoperative and postoperative photos-which enable you to follow the progression of a surgery and watch out for "problem areas," while color line drawings help you visualize complex procedures.

Pitfalls in Veterinary Surgery Book

Pitfalls in Veterinary Surgery


  • Author : Geraldine B. Hunt
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-03-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119241690

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Pitfalls in Veterinary Surgery Excerpt :

Pitfalls in Veterinary Surgery offers a candid examination of real-life mistakes and mishaps encountered while operating on veterinary patients. Describes a range of mistakes and mishaps encountered by a veterinary surgeon with 30+ years of experience Provides an honest examination of the reality of operating on pets Offers the opportunity to learn from an experienced surgeon’s mistakes Discusses mistakes in a wide range of situations, ranging from commonplace to unusual Presents a realistic view of veterinary surgery, including how to live with mistakes

Khonsari s Cardiac Surgery  Safeguards and Pitfalls in Operative Technique Book

Khonsari s Cardiac Surgery Safeguards and Pitfalls in Operative Technique


  • Author : Abbas Ardehali
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2016-08-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781469830971

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Khonsari s Cardiac Surgery Safeguards and Pitfalls in Operative Technique Excerpt :

Unique in the field of cardiac surgery, Khonsari’s Cardiac Surgery: Safeguards and Pitfalls in Operative Technique details the most important techniques in a concise, readable, and richly illustrated format, with a focus on avoiding and managing surgical pitfalls and complications. From general considerations through the surgical correction of acquired and congenital heart conditions, it provides a wealth of practical, hands-on guidance to help both seasoned and less-experienced cardiac surgeons achieve optimal outcomes.

Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery Book

Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery


  • Author : Claudio R. Cernea
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN 10 : 9783805599726

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Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery Excerpt :

A concise, compact, and handy manual: revised and extended In this unique volume, leading international experts share their experiences in the management of head and neck tumors, providing a guidebook for all surgeons dealing with head and neck neoplasms. Each chapter offers a concise description of useful 'pearls' and dangerous 'pitfalls' which must be avoided. Contributions cover topics from thyroid glands, neck metastases, and oral tumors to laryngeal, pharyngeal, and nasopharyngeal tumors, as well as salivary gland tumors, skull base tumors, and reconstruction surgery. In addition to frequent diseases which are encountered in everyday practice, some new therapeutic topics such as video- assisted thyroidectomy, robotic surgery, and management of the neck after organ preservation treatment are discussed. The 2nd edition has been extended by topical chapters of major practical interest including the latest findings and techniques. The new chapters are clearly indicated and can be recognized easily. Head and neck surgeons, otolaryngologists, neurosurgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, plastic surgeons, radiation and clinical oncologists, and general surgeons, as well as students and residents interested in the management of head and neck tumors, will find this publication an indispensable manual.

Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery Book

Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery


  • Author : C.R. Cernea
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-06-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9783805599733

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Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery Excerpt :

In this unique volume, leading international experts share their experiences in the management of head and neck tumors, providing a guidebook for all surgeons dealing with head and neck neoplasms. Each chapter offers a concise description of useful 'pearls' and dangerous 'pitfalls' which must be avoided. Contributions cover topics from thyroid glands, neck metastases, and oral tumors to laryngeal, pharyngeal, and nasopharyngeal tumors, as well as salivary gland tumors, skull base tumors, and reconstruction surgery. In addition to frequent diseases which are encountered in everyday practice, some new therapeutic topics such as video-assisted thyroidectomy, robotic surgery, and management of the neck after organ preservation treatment are discussed. The 2nd edition has been extended by topical chapters of major practical interest including the latest findings and techniques. The new chapters are clearly indicated and can be recognized easily.

Pearls and Pitfalls in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery Book

Pearls and Pitfalls in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery


  • Author : Morris E. Hartstein, MD, FACS
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-12-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 715
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493915446

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Pearls and Pitfalls in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery Excerpt :

​​​​​Pearls and Pitfalls in Oculoplastic Cosmetic Surgery , Second Edition addresses the need among physicians for cleanly distilled and clinically relevant information. The second edition of this popular text highlights the changes and updates to the ever expanding field of facial cosmetic surgery. There are updates to cases such as advances in blepharoplasty techniques, advances in fillers and filler techniques, advances in periorbital fat grafting, advances in brow lifting techniques, and advances in midface rejuvenation​. Additionally, nearly every case has full color illustrations to bring each one to life and there are additional surgical video procedures available on Springer Images to enhance the reader's understanding of various topics. This concise and practical "how to" book is written and edited by experts in their fields and offers "here’s how I do it" advice on the most commonly performed procedures. Each chapter becomes the voice of an expert and experienced colleague, reminding readers of the pearls and pitfalls of each procedure. These pearls will lead to quicker cases, fewer complications, and more satisfactory outcomes for physicians and their patients.​

Transsphenoidal Surgery Book

Transsphenoidal Surgery


  • Author : Edward R. Laws
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416002925

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Transsphenoidal Surgery Excerpt :

Transsphenoidal Surgery, by Drs. Laws and Lanzino, captures all of today's clinical knowledge on the multidisciplinary management of pituitary tumors, with a focus on surgical techniques. Acclaimed international experts bring you detailed guidance on natural history, radiologic and clinical aspects, surgical indications, and resection techniques. What's more, case presentations and clinical photographs help you reduce the risk of error and advance your own surgical skills. At expertconsult.com, you'll have online access to the full text plus streaming videos of key procedures to help you provide the best possible outcomes for every patient. Access the fully searchable text online at expertconsult.com and view hours of videos in which experts demonstrate how to perform key procedures. Refine your skills through discissions of intraoperative imaging, new techniques in transsphenoidal surgery, new microsurgical procedures, radiosurgical techniques, and more. Get balanced and comprehensive perspectives on pituitary surgery from well-recognized international, multidisciplinary contributors. Make better-informed decisions with case presentations, drawn from Dr. Laws's 40 plus years as a leader in pituitary surgery, that include a summary of the clinical history, preoperative radiographs, and postoperative clinical information and radiographs. Tap into exceptional visual guidance and reduce the risk of error through abundant clinical photographs, line drawings, and procedural videos. Find the information you need quickly via a consistent chapter-to-chapter organization. Reduce the risk of error by watching the experts

Specialty Imaging  Pitfalls and Classic Signs of the Abdomen and Pelvis E Book Book

Specialty Imaging Pitfalls and Classic Signs of the Abdomen and Pelvis E Book


  • Author : Khaled M Elsayes
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2014-11-14
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 500
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323375450

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Specialty Imaging Pitfalls and Classic Signs of the Abdomen and Pelvis E Book Excerpt :

Specialty Imaging: Pitfalls and Classic Signs of the Abdomen and Pelvis, written by leading experts, Dr. Khaled M. Elsayes, Dr. Akram A. Shaaban, and their team, provides practicing radiologists and radiology residents with the level of knowledge necessary to avoid misinterpretation and help make precise diagnoses in the presence of certain classic pathognomonic features. Uniquely written from a practical point of view, each case leads you through a radiology expert’s thought process in analyzing imaging pitfalls and classic signs of the abdomen and pelvis. The cases highlight clinical presentation, relevant pathology, anatomy, physiology, and pertinent imaging features of common disease processes. As with all Amirsys references, information is distilled into succinct, bulleted with detailed illustrations and thousands of images. Coupled with a companion eBook, this volume is an irreplaceable reference for anyone confronted with the challenges of imaging in the abdominal and pelvic areas. Hot topics covered include potential pitfalls in abdominal and pelvic imaging, classic signs pointing to specific diagnoses, and pitfalls of PET Comprehensive discussions and case presentations highlighting the most common reasons for misinterpretation and clues for correct diagnosis Features detailed illustrations and thousands of annotated images Essential information is distilled into a succinct, bulleted format with numerous high-quality images for fast and easy comprehension

Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder  Elbow  and Knee in Sports Medicine  E Book Book

Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder Elbow and Knee in Sports Medicine E Book


  • Author : Brian J. Cole
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2022-05-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1170
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323763011

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Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder Elbow and Knee in Sports Medicine E Book Excerpt :

Ensure optimal outcomes from each shoulder, elbow, and knee sports medicine surgery with the consistent, step-by-step approach offered in this comprehensive reference. Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee in Sports Medicine, 3rd Edition, covers both open and arthroscopic surgeries, providing the expert guidance you need on everything from patient positioning, anatomy, relevant biomechanics and the latest orthopaedic surgery techniques, through pearls and pitfalls and post-operative care. Contributing authors are renowned sports medicine surgeons who equip you with a global perspective on the most recent orthopaedic advances. Covers the latest open and arthroscopic techniques for both common and not-so-common sports medicine pathologies. Offers a comprehensive approach to each pathology including rehabilitation protocols and return-to-play criteria. Contains more than 15 new chapters: First-time Shoulder Dislocation, Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction (various techniques), Managing Bone Loss on the Humeral Head, Cartilage Allografts for the Treatment of Cartilage Lesions of the Knee, and many more. Provides up-to-date information on timely topics such as complex decision making for the patellofemoral joint, biologics and injection therapy for the management of osteoarthritis, and primary ACL repair techniques. Highlights step-by-step text with numerous high-quality illustrations, surgical photographs, and MRIs and radiographs. Includes access to an online surgical video collection covering Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Double Row Techniques; Arthroscopic Repair of Multidirectional Instability of the Shoulder; Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair and Reconstruction: DANE Technique; Double Bundle Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction; and Management of Proximal Tibiofibular Instability.

Cardiac Surgery Book
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Cardiac Surgery


  • Author : Siavosh Khonsari
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 383
  • ISBN 10 : 0781769507

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Cardiac Surgery Excerpt :

A practical, heavily illustrated guide to procedures in cardiac surgery, this updated edition covers acquired and congenital diseases and includes surgical anatomy, surgical exposures, and step-by-step procedural details. Also included are updates in minimally invasive surgery and vascular and endovascular surgery.

Pearls and Pitfalls in Pediatric Imaging Book

Pearls and Pitfalls in Pediatric Imaging


  • Author : Heike E. Daldrup-Link
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 404
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107017498

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Pearls and Pitfalls in Pediatric Imaging Excerpt :

Essential preparation for radiology exams, this collection of highly illustrated cases covers major and confusing problems, aiding recognition of key information.

Revision Spine Surgery Book

Revision Spine Surgery


  • Author : Alexander R. Vaccaro
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-01
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781498773843

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Revision Spine Surgery Excerpt :

Revision spine surgery requires a unique skill set different from performing a primary operation. Understanding when a simple revision is sufficient, when a more complex approach is needed, or when a non-surgical option should be considered is critical to good patient care and outcomes. In this first book to focus exclusively on the complex topic o

Surgery of Stapes Fixations Book

Surgery of Stapes Fixations


  • Author : Istvan Sziklai
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-03-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 124
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319285764

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Surgery of Stapes Fixations Excerpt :

This book provides the first comprehensive overview of the various conventional and cutting-edge surgical techniques for stapes fixations. After describing the broad range of stapes fixations, it discusses the preoperative diagnostic workup, with special emphasis on the role of CT scanning. It reviews stapedectomy and stapedotomy via the classic tympanotomy approach using different stapes footplate fenestration methodologies, and describes the increasingly popular technique of middle ear endoscopy. A subsequent chapter is devoted to the important topic of robot-assisted surgery. The book then reviews the evolution of the piston prosthesis, highlighting the practical aspects of the different types of piston, their benefits, and their impact on hearing. Lasers are also discussed, and the closing chapters focus on revision surgery and consider outcome measures following stapes surgery. To better illustrate the subject matter, the book features a wealth of photographs (including more than 50 in color), as well as in-depth surgical videos.

Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology Book

Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology


  • Author : Malawer
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451176285

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Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology Excerpt :

Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgical Oncology provides full-color, step-by-step explanations of all operative procedures in orthopaedic oncology. This text contains the chapters from the oncology section in Sam W. Wiesel's Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Written by experts from leading institutions around the world, this superbly illustrated volume focuses on mastery of operative techniques and also provides a thorough understanding of how to select the best procedure, how to avoid complications, and what outcomes to expect. Accompanying the book is a companion website with the fully searchable text and procedural videos. The user-friendly format is ideal for quick preoperative review of the steps of a procedure. Each procedure is broken down step by step, with full-color intraoperative photographs and drawings that demonstrate how to perform each technique. Extensive use of bulleted points and tables allows quick and easy reference. Each clinical problem is discussed in the same format: definition, anatomy, physical exams, pathogenesis, natural history, physical findings, imaging and diagnostic studies, differential diagnosis, non-operative management, surgical management, pearls and pitfalls, postoperative care, outcomes, and complications.