Sabiston Textbook of Surgery

ISBN-10: 0721604099

ISBN-13: 9780721604091

Edition: 17th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Courtney M. Townsend, R. Daniel Beauchamp, B. Mark Evers, Kenneth L. Mattox

List price: $175.00
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First published in 1936, the Sabiston Textbook has served generations of surgeons as the defining text in the field. The 17th Edition carries on this distinguished legacy, presenting the world's most thorough, useful, readable, and understandable coverage of the principles and techniques of surgery. Sweeping changes include comprehensive updates to reflect the latest knowledge and techniques...a new, full-color page layout for enhanced ease of reference... a new image bank CD-ROM containing over 1,300 illustrations, intraoperative photographs, tables, diagnostic images, graphs, pie charts, algorithms, and anatomical drawings all downloadable to Powerpoint presentations. Features 50% new contributors and many new chapters, providing fresh insights into every area of surgery. Covers hot new topics such as robotics endovascular procedures surgery in pregnant, elderly, and immunocompromised patients surgery for obesity minimally invasive surgery ultrasound for surgeons the surgeon's role in disaster management emerging technologies breast reconstruction and many more. Uses a new full-color layout and many new full-color illustrations to make the material easier to access and absorb. Includes a new CD that contains all of the book's illustrations, easily importable into Powerpoint presentations. Offers a dedicated web site (sold separately, or as an e-dition package with the book) that delivers the entire contents of the text onlinecompletely searchablewith references hyperlinked to PubMed. The web site will also feature regular updates to reflect new advances in the field review questions and answers to facilitate exam study and Mosby's Drug Consult---a comprehensive drug reference and database. With more than 150 additional contributors. Also available as a multimedia e-dition! See Companion Products for more information.
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Book details

List price: $175.00
Edition: 17th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 6/11/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 2416
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 10.384
Language: English

Surgical Basic Principles
History of Surgery
Ethics in Surgery
Molecular and Cell Biology
The Role of Cytokines as Mediators of the Inflammatory Response
Shock, Electrolyes, and Fluid
Hematologic Principles in Surgery
Metabollsm in Surgical Patients
Wound Healing
Critical Assessment of Surgical Outcomes
Perioperative Management
Principles of Preoperative and Operative Surgery
Ultrasound for Surgeons
Surgical Infections and Choice of Antibiotics
Surgical Problems in the Immunosuppressed Patient
Surgical Complications
Surgery in the Elderly
Morbid Obesity
Anesthesiology Principles, Pain Management, and Conscious Sedation
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Emerging Technology in Surgery: Informatics, Electronics, Robotics
Trauma and Critical Care
Management of Acute Trauma
Emergent Care of Musculoskeletal Injuries
Bites and Stings
Surgical Critical Care
The Surgeon's Role in Unconventional Civilian Disasters
Transplantation and Immunology
Transplantation Immunology and Immunosuppression
Transplantation of Abdominal Organs
Surgical Oncology
Tumor Biology and Tumor Markers
Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Bone Tumors
Soft Tissue Sarcomas
Bone Tumors
Head and Neck
Head and Neck
Diseases of the Breast
Breast Reconstruction
Parathyroid Gland
Endocrine Pancreas
The Pituitary and Adrenal Glands
The Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes
Hiatal Hernia and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Abdominal Wall, Umbilicus, Peritoneum, Mesenteries, Omentum, and Retroperitoneum
Acute Abdomen
Acute Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Small Intestine
Colon and Rectum
The Liver
Surgical Complications of Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension
Billary Tract
Exocrine Pancreas
Chest Wall and Pleura
The Mediastinum
Lung (Including Pulmonary Embolism and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome)
Congenital Heart Disease
Surgical Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease
Acquired Heart Disease: Valvular
Thoracic Vasculature (with Emphasis on the Thoracic Aorta)
Endovascular Surgery
Cerebrovascular Disease
Aneurysmal Vascular Disease
Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease
Vascular Trauma
Venous Disease
The Lymphatics
Access and Ports
Specialties in General Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Plastic Surgery
Hand Surgery
Gynecologic Surgery
Surgery in the Pregnant Patient
Urologic Surgery
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