Sabiston Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice

Sabiston Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice

ISBN10: 0721682693
ISBN13: 978-0721682693
Author: -
Title: Sabiston Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice
Publisher: Saunders; 16 edition (January 15, 2001)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1585 kb
Size PDF: 1857 kb
Rating: 4.0/5
Votes: 368
Pages: 1750 pages
Subcategory: Medicine & Health Sciences

Sabiston Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice



The new 16th edition of this classic text continues to provide surgery residents and practicing general surgeons with the most comprehensive information available in surgery. This exhaustive revision includes more than 1,500 illustrations, 1,800 of the most recent references available in surgery, and the most up-to-date advancesin cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, plastic and maxillofacial surgery, pediatric surgery, hand surgery, orthopedics, gynecology, and urology. Content also includes the historical and developmental aspects of surgical practice and the anatomical, pathological, physiological, biochemical and molecular basis of several disorders.

Townsend and a dynamic new panel of expert authors and contributors have closely aligned content with the American Board of Surgery recommendations for general surgery programs,making this new edition even more user-friendly. The result is a comprehensive text providing the scientific underpinnings of surgery in a clinically useful format.
  • Emphasizes the principles of molecular biology fundamental to surgical practice.
  • Reviews the basic features of tumor biology, including a thorough review of specific tumor markers, and diagnosis and therapy of individual neoplasms.
  • Provides a complete review of transplantion addressing immunosuppression, organ preservation, individual transplantable organs and tissues, and the emergence of xenotransplantation.
  • Provides surgical solutions to gastrointestinal problems affecting the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small intestine, colon and rectum, as well as the liver, biliary system and pancreas.
  • Reviews surgical management techniques for the arterial and venous systems, with detailed chapters on anatomy, physiology, arterial susbsitutes, aneurysms, thromboembolic disease, arterial injuries, and much more.
  • Explores cardiac disorders and the use of cardiac catheterization, radionuclide angiocardiography, scanning techniques, echocardiography, and minimally invasive therapeutic approaches.
  • Emphasizes minimally invasive surgeries using laparoscopic and thoracoscopic techniques in words and pictures.
  • More than 100 new expert authors lend fresh perspectives on the latest techniques.
  • Eleven entirely new chapters, including: The Role of Cytokines as Mediators of the Inflammatory Response, Molecular and Cell Biology, Surgical Critical Care, Respiratory Failure, Endocrine Pancreas, Pain Management and Conscious Sedation,Surgery in Geriatric Patients, Surgery in Obese Patients, and Principles of Minimally Invasive Surgery.

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