Surgery in Breast Cancer and Melanoma

Handbooks in General Surgery

Editors: Bland, K.I., Sarr, M.G., Büchler, M.W., Csendes, A., Garden, O.J., WONG, J. (Eds.)

  • 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

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About this book

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.

About the authors

This book is edited by a team of experts from across the globe. Kirby I. Bland, MD, is based at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, in the USA, where he is the Fay Fletcher Kerner Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, and the Deputy Director at the Comprehensive Cancer Center. Michael G. Sarr, MD is the James C. Marson Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, MN in the USA. Markus W. Büchler, MD, is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of General and Visceral Surgery at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. Attila Csendes, MD FACS(Hon) is a Professor of Surgery and the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital in Santiago, Chile. O. James Garden, MBChB MD FRCS(Ed) FRCP(Ed) FRACS(Hon), is the Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the Department of Clinical and Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in the UK. John Wong, BSc(Med(Syd)) MBBS(Syd) PhD(Syd) MD(Hon(Syd)) FRACS FRCS(Edin) FRCS(Glasg) FACS(Hon) is the Chair Professor for the Department of Surgery at The University of Hong Kong and Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong, China.

Reviews

From the reviews:

“This manageable book presents a … comprehensive review of breast, skin, and soft tissue surgeries … . The book is clearly written for a gamut of surgeons ranging from interns to chief residents … . suitable for medical students on their core clerkships and the depth is appropriate for residents at all levels and practicing surgeons. … This is a useful, quick, and practical reference. … This well-formatted book fills a unique niche, perfectly combining pertinent and straightforward information with descriptive and tabular illustrations.” (Susan Skaff Hagen, Doody’s Review Service, March, 2011)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Surgery in Breast Cancer and Melanoma
Book Subtitle
Handbooks in General Surgery
Editors
  • Kirby I. Bland
  • Michael G. Sarr
  • Markus W. Büchler
  • Attila Csendes
  • Oliver James Garden
  • JOHN WONG
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London Limited
Softcover ISBN
978-1-84996-434-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 248
Number of Illustrations and Tables
22 b/w illustrations, 21 illustrations in colour
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