Current Surgical Therapy is the resource surgeons trust most for practical, hands-on advice on the selection and implementation of the latest surgical approaches. Distinguished editors John L. Cameron and Andrew Cameron, together with hundreds of other preeminent contributing surgeons, discuss which approach to take and when...how to avoid or minimize complications...and what outcomes you can expect. This 10th edition keeps you current with the latest trends in minimally invasive surgery, trauma, critical care, and much more. A new full-color format makes reference easier than ever, and full-text online access at www.expertconsult.com enables you to efficiently consult this title from any computer. Current Surgical Therapy remains indispensable for quick, efficient review prior to surgery, as well as when preparing for surgical boards and ABSITES.
New to This Edition
Effectively apply the latest minimally invasive techniques, including laparoscopic treatments of parastomal hernias, gastrointestinal malignancies, and pancreatic cancer as well as Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES).
Master the newest trends in trauma and critical care surgery with the aid of new material on glucose control, ventilator-associated pneumonia, central-line-associated bloodstream infections, and much more.
Locate information more rapidly and visualize techniques more easily thanks to the book's new full-color format.
Find the answers you need quickly, both inside the user-friendly book and at www.expertconsult.com.
Obtain dependable advice on patient selection, contraindications, and pitfalls.
Know what to do and what not to do...and what outcomes you can expect.
Review procedures efficiently prior to surgery, and confidently prepare for surgical boards and ABSITES.
By John L. Cameron, MD, FACS, FRCS(Eng)(hon), FRCSI(hon), The Alfred Blalock Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA and Andrew M Cameron, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
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