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Trauma Surgery

Volume 2: Thoracic and Abdominal Trauma

Volume package: Trauma Surgery

Di Saverio, S., Tugnoli, G., Catena, F., Ansaloni, L., Naidoo, N. (Eds.)

2014, XVII, 319 p. 67 illus., 47 illus. in color.

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Trauma surgery has increasingly become a specialized field inspired by different principles and philosophy. A good trauma surgeon is a surgeon who knows how to perform abdominal, vascular, thoracic, urologic, gynecologic, and orthopaedic procedures and is able to repair multiple traumatic injuries in the best sequence possible. In this second volume the focus is exclusively on thoracic and abdominal trauma, with coverage of injuries to all regions. The surgical techniques employed in managing such trauma are carefully described with the aid of high-quality illustrations. Exploratory surgery (via either laparotomy or laparoscopy), damage control surgery, and definitive surgery are all fully covered, and attention is drawn to important technical tips and tricks.

The volume will be a handy pocket guide for trainee surgeons who are beginning to deal with severe multiple trauma patients, as well as for all general or specialty surgeons and professionals (including scrub nurses and theatre staff) who are involved in trauma care and wish to keep abreast of developments in this complex field.

Also available: Trauma Surgery Vol. 1: Trauma Management, Trauma Critical Care, Orthopaedic Trauma and Neuro-Trauma

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Related subjects » Critical Care & Emergency Medicine - Medicine - Surgery

Table of contents 

1 Trauma Laparotomy.- 2 Laparoscopy for Trauma: When, What, How?.- 3 Thoracic Damage Control.- 4 Vascular Damage Control.- 5 Pelvic Damage Control.- 6 Surgical Treatment of Thoracic Trauma: Lung.- 7 Surgical treatment of Thoracic Trauma: Mediastinum.- 8 Surgical Treatment of Liver And Biliary Tree Trauma.- 9 Surgical Treatment of Spleen Trauma.- 10 Surgical Treatment of Duodenal Trauma.- 11 Surgical Treatment of Pancreatic Trauma.- 12 Surgical Treatment of Gastric Injury.- 13 Traumatic Small Bowel and Mesentery Injuries (SBMI).- 14 Surgical Management of Traumatic Colon and Rectal Injuries.- 15 Surgical Treatment of Kidney and Urinary Tract Trauma.- 16 Gynaecological and Obstetric Injuries.- 17 Major Retroperitoneal Vascular Trauma.- 18 Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Open Abdomen for Trauma.- 19 Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and Biological Prosthesis.- 20 Penetrating Trauma of the Chest.- 21 Operative Management of Penetrating Trauma of the Abdomen.- 22 Selective Non-operative Management of Penetrating Trauma of the Abdomen.

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