Each chapter clearly lists the essential techniques relevant to the context, as well as the dilemmas to be expected when such diagnostic approaches, techniques and therapies are not employed. This helps the reader to focus on the chapter’s most relevant points. Coherent layout throughout facilitates easy reference. A broad international perspective provided by the editorial team of leading experts in the field from around the world
Surgery in Breast Cancer and Melanoma provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to oncological surgical therapy. The chapters provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with benign and malignant problems in the breast and skin soft tissues. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles.
A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Breast Cancer - General Surgery - Metastases - Sarcomas - Soft Skin Tissues