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Surgeon, Heal Thyself: Optimising Surgical Performance by Managing Stress

Uttam Shiralkar
February 21, 2017

Surgeons start their career in the expectation that it will bring personal satisfaction through an unparalleled sense of achievement and professional growth. Nonetheless, a career in surgery carries with it serious challenges: surgical training is rigorous, both emotionally and physically, and...

Mesenteric Principles of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Basic and Applied Science

John Calvin Coffey, Rishabh Sehgal, Dara Walsh
February 15, 2017

The mesentery is that part of the lining of the abdominal cavity that attaches the stomach, small intestine, pancreas, spleen, and other abdominal organs to the posterior wall of the abdomen. Recent discoveries related to the human mesentery offer an opportunity to reappraise it across a wide range...

Human Sectional Anatomy: Pocket atlas of body sections, CT and MRI images, Fourth edition

Adrian Kendal Dixon, David J. Bowden, Bari M. Logan, Harold Ellis
January 28, 2017

First published in 1991, Human Sectional Anatomy set new standards for the quality of cadaver sections and accompanying radiological images. Now in its fourth edition, this unsurpassed quality remains and is further enhanced by the addition of new material. The superb full-colour cadaver...

Articular Cartilage, Second Edition

Kyriacos A. Athanasiou, Eric M. Darling, Jerry C. Hu, Grayson D. DuRaine, A. Hari Reddi
January 17, 2017

This book covers the latest research and advancements related to articular cartilage in biology, development, pathology, clinical applications and tissue engineering. The authors take an interdisciplinary approach that encompasses the breadth and depth of basic science, bioengineering,...

Handbook of Venous and Lymphatic Disorders: Guidelines of the American Venous Forum, Fourth Edition

Peter Gloviczki, American Venous Forum
January 17, 2017

The Handbook of Venous Disorders, first published in 1996, is a handbook for all clinicians and surgeons who are involved with the investigation, evaluation, or management of venous and lymphatic diseases or malformations. These disorders include varicose veins, venous ulcers, DVT, lymphedema, and...

Sports Injuries: Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation, Fourth Edition

Lars Peterson, Per A.F.H. Renstrom
December 20, 2016

As more and more people realize the cardiovascular, metabolic, and muscular benefits that regular physical activity provides, the risk for potential injury also increases. In order to provide successful treatment, all persons involved in the management of injury must have a thorough understanding...

Translating Biomaterials for Bone Graft: Bench-top to Clinical Applications

Joo L. Ong, Teja Guda
December 14, 2016

Translating Biomaterials for Bone Graft: Bench-top to Clinical Applications brings together the current translational research in bone tissue engineering, from design to application – from materials, drugs and biologic delivery used for bone graft applications to pre-clinical and clinical...

Bariatric Surgery Patients: A Nutritional Guide

Betty Wedman-St Louis
December 07, 2016

"Approximately 65% of our population is overweight and 12% are morbidly obese. This is despite more than 25 years of attempted medical management. Clearly all current efforts have failed to control this enormous problem. Could it be that we have failed to recognize the cause of the disease and...

Deep Brain Stimulation: Indications and Applications

Kendall H. Lee, Penelope S. Duffy, Allan J. Bieber
December 05, 2016

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a widely used therapy for movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, and dystonia. Its therapeutic success has led to the application of DBS for an increasing spectrum of conditions. However, the fundamental relationships between neural...

Vascular Surgery: Principles and Practice, Fourth Edition

Samuel Eric Wilson, Juan Carlos Jimenez, Frank J. Veith, A. Ross Naylor, John A. C. Buckels
December 02, 2016

Vascular surgery has seen a remarkable evolution. A discipline focused on the natural history and treatment of vascular disease by open operation is now primarily a minimally invasive specialty. Mastery of the basic pathophysiology has been retained while the transformation by improved imaging and...

Cesarean Delivery: A Comprehensive Illustrated Practical Guide

Gian Carlo Di Renzo, Antonio Malvasi
November 11, 2016

The definitive monograph on the world's most commonly performed obstetric surgical procedure, this text benefits from plentiful illustrations to show all the details a surgeon needs to know, and from expert international contributors to share their knowledge on the many specialist questions raised....

Gamma Cameras for Interventional and Intraoperative Imaging

Alan C. Perkins, John E. Lees
November 03, 2016

Gamma cameras are traditionally large devices that are situated in nuclear medicine departments, but recent advances in detector design have enabled the production of compact gamma cameras that allow nuclear imaging at the patient bedside and in the operating theatre. Gamma Cameras for...

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