Book Details

Book Code :  ISBNst 9780977222629

Book Title   :  ACS Surgery : Principles and Practice (2010)

About This Book

Wiley W. Souba, M.D., Sc.D., F.A.C.S.
Dean, College of Medicine,
Ohio State University College of Medicine
Editorial Chair

Special interests: General surgery, breast carcinoma, melanoma, sarcoma, stomach cancer, colorectal cancer.

Of note: Co-Editor (with Dr. Wilmore) of Surgical Research, which received the Honorable Mention Award in 2001 from the American Association of Publishers; Editorial Board, Journal of the American College of Surgeons; and Editor, Journal of Surgical Research.
Douglas W. Wilmore, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Frank Sawyer Professor of Surgery,
Harvard Medical School
Founding Editorial Chair

Published by B.C. Decker in collaboration with the American College of Surgeons (ACS), this continually updated reference, noted for its problem solving approach and numerous illustrations, is geared to the surgeon in practice. Master surgeons outline their preferred core general surgical procedure techniques.

Current - written and continually updated by a team of the nation's foremost surgeons

Fast - "body system" format "thinks" like a surgeon, guiding you quickly to the answers and recommendations you need

Instructive - each operative procedure chapter covers indications and preoperative preparation, breaks down key steps, and highlights potential problems and ways to prevent them

Illustrated - over 1,000 illustrations and algorithms convey complex problems easily

Table of Contents

   Front Matter
   What's New
   Elements of Contemporary Practice
   1. Basic Surgical and Perioperative Considerations
   1. Prevention of Postoperative Infection
   2. Infection Control in Surgical Practice
   3. Perioperative Considerations for Anesthesia
   4 Bleeding and Transfusion
   5 Postoperative Management of the Hospitalized Patient
   6. Postoperative Pain
   7 Acute Wound Care
   8. Preparation of the Operating Room
   9. Fast Track Inpatient And Ambulatory Surgery
   2. Head and Neck
   1. Oral Cavity Lesions
   2. Parotid Mass
   3. Neck Mass
   4 Head and Neck Diagnostic Procedures
   5. Oral Cavity Procedures
   6. Parotidectomy
   7. Neck Dissection
   8. Tracheostomy
   9. Thyroid and Parathyroid Operations
   3. Breast, Skin and Soft Tissue
   1 Breast Cancer
   2 Soft Tissue Infection
   3. Principles of Wound Management and Soft Tissue Repair
   4. Surgical Management of Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers
   5. Breast Procedures
   6 Lymphatic Mapping and Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
   7 Surface Reconstruction Procedures
   8 Soft Tissue Sarcoma
   9. Benign Breast Disease
   4. Thorax
   1. Dysphagia
   2 Cough and Hemoptysis
   3. Chest Wall Mass
   4 Pleural Effusion
   5. Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
   6 Paralyzed Diaphragm
   7. Open Esophageal Procedures
   8. Minimally Invasive Esophageal Procedures
   9. Chest Wall Procedures
   10 Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
   11. Mediastinal Procedures
   12. Pericardial Procedures
   13 Decortication and Pleurectomy
   14. Pulmonary Resection
   15. Diaphragmatic Procedures
   5. Gastrointestinal Tract and Abdomen
   1. Acute Abdominal Pain
   2 Abdominal Mass
   3. Jaundice
   4. Intestinal Obstruction
   5. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
   6 Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
   7. Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity
   8 Tumors of the Stomach, Duodenum, and Small Bowel
   9. Tumors of the Pancreas, Biliary Tract, and Liver
   10. Portal Hypertension
   11. Crohn Disease
   12. Diverticulitis
   13. Fulminant Ulcerative Colitis
   14 Hereditary Colorectal Cancer and Polyposis Syndromes
   15. Adenocarcinoma of the Colon and Rectum
   16 Motility Disorders
   17. Benign and Malignant Rectal, Anal, and Perineal Problems
   18. Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
   19 Bariatric Procedures
   20. Procedures for Benign and Malignant Gastric and Duodenal Disease
   21. Cholecystectomy and Common Bile Duct Exploration
   22. Procedures for Benign and Malignant Biliary Tract Disease
   23 Hepatic Resection
   24. Procedures for Benign and Malignant Pancreatic Disease
   25. Splenectomy
   26. Adrenalectomy
   27 Open Repair of Abdominal Wall Hernia
   28. Inguinal Hernia Repair
   29. Intestinal Anastomosis
   30. Intestinal Stomas
   31 Appendectomy
   32. Procedures For Diverticular Disease
   33. The Surgical Management of Ulcerative Colitis
   34 Segmental Colon Resection
   35. Procedures for Rectal Cancer
   36. Procedures for Rectal Prolapse
   37. Anal Procedures for Benign Disease
   38. Disorders of the Adrenal Glands
   39. Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
   40. Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Pancreas
   6. Vascular System
   1. Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack
   2 Asymptomatic Carotid Bruit
   3. Pulsatile Abdominal Mass
   4. Acute Mesenteric Ischemia
   5 Pulseless Extremity and Atheroembolism
   6 Venous Thromboembolism
   7. Diabetic Foot
   8. Fundamentals of Endovascular Surgery
   9 Surgical Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease
   10. Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting
   11 Repair of Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
   12. Aortoiliac Reconstruction
   13 Surgical Treatment of the Infected Aortic Graft
   14 Mesenteric Revascularization Procedures
   15 Upper-Extremity Revascularization Procedures
   16 Repair of Femoral and Popliteal Artery Aneurysms
   17 Infrainguinal Arterial Procedures
   18 Varicose Vein Surgery
   19 Endovascular Procedures for Lower-Extremity Disease
   20. Lower-Extremity Amputation for Ischemia
   21 Renovascular Hypertension and Stenosis
   22 Open Procedures for Renovascular Disease
   23 Endovascular Procedures for Renovascular Disease
   24. Raynaud Phenomenon
   25. Sclerotherapy
   26. Medical Management of Vascular Disease
   27 Lower-Extremity Ulcers
   30. Descending Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Open and Endovascular Repair
   7. Trauma and Thermal Injury
   1. Initial Management of Life-Threatening Trauma
   2. Injuries to the Central Nervous System
   3. Injuries to the Face and Jaw
   4. Injuries to the Neck
   5. Injuries to the Chest
   6 Operative Exposure of Abdominal Injuries and Closure of the Abdomen
   7. Injuries to the Liver, Biliary Tract, Spleen, and Diaphragm
   8 Injuries to the Stomach, Small Bowel, Colon, and Rectum
   9. Injuries to the Pancreas and Duodenum
   10 Injuries to the Great Vessels of the Abdomen
   11 Injuries to the Urogenital Tract
   12 Injuries to the Pelvis and Extremities
   13 Injuries to the Peripheral Blood Vessels
   14. Management of the Patient with Thermal Injuries
   15. Management of the Burn Wound
   16 Miscellaneous Burns and Cold Injuries
   17. Rehabilitation of the Burn Patient
   8. Critical Care
   1. Cardiac Resuscitation
   2 Acute Cardiac Dysrhythmia
   3 Shock
   5 Pulmonary Insufficiency
   6 Mechanical Ventilation
   7 Acute Renal Failure
   8 Acid-Base Disorders
   9 Hepatic Failure
   10 Endocrine Problems
   11 Coma, Cognitive Impairment, and Seizures
   12 Brain Failure and Brain Death
   13 Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
   14 Clinical and Laboratory Diagnosis of Infection
   15 Antibiotics
   16 Nosocomial Infection
   17 Postoperative and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
   18 Intra-abdominal Infection
   19 Fungal Infection
   20 Viral Infection
   21 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
   22. Nutritional Support
   23 Clinical Pharmacology
   24 Disorders of Water and Sodium Balance
   25 Metabolic Response to Critical Illness
   26 Molecular and Cellular Mediators of the Inflammatory Response
   27 Blood Cultures and Infection in the Patient with the Septic Response
   9. Care in Special Situations
   1. The Elderly Surgical Patient
   2. The Pediatric Surgical Patient
   3. The Pregnant Surgical Patient
   4. Urologic Considerations for the General Surgeon
   5 Gynecologic Considerations for the General Surgeon
   6. Organ Procurement
   7. Transplantation For the General Surgeon
   10. Normal Labratory Values
   Table 1. Clinical Chemistry
   Table 1. Clinical Chemistry (continued)
   Table 2. Therapeutic-Drug Monitoring and Toxicology
   Table 3. Immunology
   Table 3. Immunology (continued)
   Table 4. Hematology and Coagulation
   Table 4. Hematology and Coagulation (continued)
   Table 5. Microbiology
   Table 6. Metabolic and Endocrine Tests
   Table 6. Metabolic and Endocrine Tests (continued)
   Table 7. Urine Analysis



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