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Mesenteric Principles of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Basic and Applied Science

John Calvin Coffey, Rishabh Sehgal, Dara Walsh
January 12, 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...

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

Peter Gloviczki, American Venous Forum
December 27, 2016

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...

Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: The Lapco Manual

Mark Coleman, Tom Cecil
December 20, 2016

This unique reference in laparoscopic colorectal surgery starts by looking at the establishment of the Lapco training programme in the UK. It then goes on to provide a comprehensive technical manual of operative and patient care for laparoscopic colorectal surgery, offers insight into training and...

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...

Articular Cartilage, Second Edition

Kyriacos A. Athanasiou, Eric M. Darling, Jerry C. Hu, Grayson D. DuRaine, A. Hari Reddi
December 01, 2016

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,...

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 has enabled the production of compact gamma cameras that allow nuclear imaging at the patient bedside and in the operating theatre. Gamma Cameras for...

Visual Tracking in Conventional Minimally Invasive Surgery

Shahram Payandeh
October 14, 2016

Visual Tracking in Conventional Minimally Invasive Surgery introduces the various tools and methodologies that can be used to enhance a conventional surgical setup with some degree of automation. The main focus of this book is on methods for tracking surgical tools and how they can be used to...

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