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Sabiston Textbook of Surgery. The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice. Edition No. 21

  • ID: 5180598
  • Book
  • March 2021
  • 2176 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
For more than 80 years, Sabiston Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice has been the go-to text for trainees and surgeons at all levels of experience for definitive guidance on every aspect of general surgery. As the oldest continuously published textbook of surgery in North America, this fully revised 21st Edition continues to provide the key information, essential teaching pearls, and completely updated content needed to make the most informed surgical decisions and achieve optimal outcomes for patients. Concisely written and evidence based throughout, it covers the breadth of material required for certification and practice of general surgery, highlighted by detailed, full-color intraoperative illustrations and high-quality video clips.
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Section 1

1. The Rise of Modern Surgery: An Overview

2. Ethics and Professionalism in Surgery

3. The Inflammatory Response

4. Shock, Electrolytes and Fluid

5. Metabolism in Surgical Patients

6. Wound Healing

7. Regenerative Medicine

8. Critical Assessment of Surgical Outcomes and Health Services

9. Safety in the Surgical Environment

Section 2

10. Principles of Preoperative and Operative Surgery

11. Surgical Infections and Antibiotic Use

12. Surgical Complications

13. Surgery in the Geriatric Patient

14. Anesthesiology Principles, Pain Management, and Conscious Sedation

15. Emerging Technology in Surgery: Informatics, Electronics

16. Robotic Surgery

Section 3

17. Management of Acute Trauma

18. The Difficult Abdominal Wall

19. Emergency Care of Musculoskeletal Injuries

20. Burns

21. Bites and Stings

22. Surgical Critical Care

23. Bedside Surgical Procedures

24. The Surgeon's Role in Mass Casualty Incidents

Section 4

25. Transplantation Immunobiology and Immunosuppression

26. Liver Transplantation

27. Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

28. Small Bowel Transplantation

Section 5

29. Tumor Biology and Tumor Markers

30. Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy

31. Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies

32. Soft Tissue Sarcomas

33. Bone Tumors

Section 6

34. Head and Neck

Section 7

35. Diseases of the Breast

36. Breast Reconstruction

Section 8

37. Thyroid

38. The Parathyroid Glands

39. Endocrine Pancreas

40. The Adrenal Glands

41. The Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes

Section 9

42. Esophagus

43. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Hiatal Hernia

Section 10

44. Abdominal Wall, Umbilicus, Peritoneum, Mesenteries, Omentum and Retroperitoneum

45. Hernias

46. Acute Abdomen

47. Acute Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

48. Morbid Obesity

49. Stomach

50. Small Intestine

51. The Appendix

52. Colon and Rectum

53. Anus

54. The Liver

55. Biliary System

56. Exocrine Pancreas

57. The Spleen

Section 11

58. Lung, Chest Wall, Pleura and Mediastinum

59. Congenital Heart Disease

60. Acquired Heart Disease: Coronary Insufficiency

61. Acquired Heart Disease: Valvular

Section 12

62. The Aorta

63. Peripheral Arterial Disease

64. Vascular Trauma

65. Venous Disease

66. The Lymphatics

Section 13

67. Pediatric Surgery

68. Neurosurgery

69. Plastic Surgery

70. Hand Surgery

71. Gynecologic Surgery

72. Surgery in the Pregnant Patient

73. Fetal Surgery

74. Urologic Surgery

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Townsend, Courtney M. Professor and John Woods Harris Distinguished Chairman, Robertson-Poth Distinguished Chair in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas.
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