Now widely recognized as one of the most effective methods for training future surgeons, simulation has become an integral part of the multidimensional landscape that makes up a surgical education curriculum. This book provides an overview of the current status of simulation-based training in various surgical disciplines and explains the science of surgical education, from developing a simulation programme to properly assess surgeons-in-training, to transferring the skills acquired through simulation into real-life settings. As such, the book can be used as a guide for understanding the basics of surgical education.
Representing the treatment and management philosophy of Dr. Susan Mackinnon, Nerve Surgery provides extensive coverage of innovative surgical options as well as guidance on the management of complicated compression neuropathies. In addition to detailed information on tried-and-true as well as cutting-edge surgical techniques, it contains chapters on the basic principles of nerve surgery, such as "Anatomy and Physiology for the Peripheral Nerve Surgeon" and "Evaluation of the Patient with Nerve Injury or Nerve Compression." This book is a core reference for all plastic surgeons, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, hand surgeons, residents, and allied health specialists treating patients with nerve injuries.
Provides the surgeon with a descriptive, step by step, pictorial analysis of skull base surgical techniques. Emphasis is placed on the most commonly used and applicable procedures that address the majority of the pathology encountered in standard practice. This beautifully illustrated text is directed to be the most useful for individuals new to these methods, surgical trainees and mid-level practitioners.
Originally founded by three renowned orthopedic masters, Bauer, Kerschbaumer, and Poisel, this atlas has enjoyed a longstanding reputation for the exceptional quality of its surgical, topographic anatomical illustrations. Considerable advances in minimally invasive, endoscopic, and arthroscopic surgery during the last few decades necessitated this updated edition. This comprehensive, state-of-the-art atlas is an invaluable surgical resource for all orthopedic surgeons, residents, and medical students.
This book explores the emerging role of endoscopy in the evolution of otologic surgery and details both basic and advanced endoscopic ear surgery techniques. Rich with color images, this text addresses commonly encountered difficulties in chronic ear surgery and explains how endoscope-assisted surgical techniques can help. The use of endoscopes has given rise to the concept of “functional endoscopic ear surgery,” which helps reduce cholesteatoma recurrence rates while allowing less invasive, more physiologic surgical approaches.
With worldwide contributions from experts in the field of parathyroid disease and surgery, Parathyroid Surgery: Fundamental and Advanced Concepts is the only text devoted specifically to the surgical management of parathyroid disease. Chapters include detailed discussions of preoperative diagnosis and testing, advanced imaging techniques and state-of-the-art surgical interventions, and incorporate thorough and judicious reviews of the current medical literature. As a resource that includes all of the most critical new topics in parathyroid surgery, this book will appeal to both surgical and nonsurgical professionals.
Bariatric surgery has become a mainstay in the treatment armamentarium of morbid obesity. Randomised trials have established the efficacy of bariatric surgery towards sustained weight loss, along with significant improvements in related comorbidities, quality of life measures, and all-cause mortality. This compilation discusses the indications and complications of bariatric surgery as well as several other topics that include omentectomy, post-surgery atrial fibrillation, blood transfusions, and others.
The straightforward, concise, and easy-to-read reference manual is now available in an updated Second Edition. Essentials of Cataract Surgery, Second Edition comprehensively details every step of phacoemulsification cataract extraction surgery, from preoperative evaluation to intraoperative instruction to postoperative care. With detailed information and expert pearls in a user-friendly format, Essentials of Cataract Surgery, Second Edition is perfect for residents, fellows, medical students, and practicing ophthalmologists looking to improve their surgical techniques.
The field of robotic surgery is dynamic and fascinating. Surgical robots currently perform a wide range of procedures across a diverse group of specialties, and they have been proven to exhibit a number of significant advantages over manual surgeries, including increased precision, less blood loss and pain, and shorter recovery times. Essentials of Robotic Surgery provides comprehensive, detailed analysis of the current developments in robotically assisted surgery. Edited by Drs. Manak Sood and Stefan W. Leichtle, this book details the history of robotic surgical technologies and techniques, while looking ahead to the possibilities contained within future applications.
William Hamilton's 'History of Medicine, Surgery and Anatomy', penned during the early 19th century, is an elegantly written discussion of the development of medicine and surgery from the dawn of humanity to the 18th century. The authors have rewritten this chronicle, replacing the British English of the period with modern American English, to suit a contemporary readership and thereby add a valuable resource to the arsenal of medical students, healthcare professionals, and other individuals who wish to study with enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity the history of medicine and surgery.