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Basic Surgical Operations


This small and straightforward guide depicts approximately 65 common operations that are routinely carried out in elective surgery. Each operation is described in detail, starting with the indications for selecting surgery, advice about setting up in advance, then descriptions in a simple format of the procedure and technique involved, finishing with a list of the key points. The book is well illustrated with simple line drawings and attractively laid out.

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Published Reviews

    "...great for revision...
    recommended as a text to every surgical trainee's armamentarium." President, GKT Surgical Society,, June 2003

Author Information

    By M.E. Foster, Consultant Surgeon, East Glamorgan General Hospital, Mid Glamorgan UK; and Gareth Morris-Stiff, Department of Transplant Surgery, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK

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Basic Surgical Operations
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 140 Pages
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06359-6
  • Copyright: 2000