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Schein's common sense emergency abdominal surgery 1 edition

Schein's common sense emergency abdominal surgery
Moshe Schein

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Schein's common sense emergency abdominal surgery
an unconventional book for trainees and thinking surgeons
3rd ed.
Moshe Schein, Paul N. Rogers, Ahmad Assalia (editors)

Published 2010 by Springer in Heidelberg .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

General philosophy
The acute abdomen
Rational diagnostic procedures
Abdominal imaging
Optimizing the patient
Preoperative antibiotics
Family, ethics, informed consent and medicolegal issues
Before the flight: pre-op checklist
A brief history of emergency abdominal surgery
The incision
Abdominal exploration: finding what is wrong
Peritonitis: contamination and infection: principles of treatment
The intestinal anastomosis
Intestinal stomas
Esophageal emergencies
Diaphragmatic emergencies
Upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (and portal hypertension)
Perforated peptic ulcer
Acute pancreatitis
Gallbladder and biliary emergencies
Small bowel obstruction
Acute abdominal wall hernias
Acute mesenteric ischemia
Inflammatory bowel disease and other types of colitis
Colonic obstruction
Acute diverticulitis
Massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding
Acute appendicitis
Anorectal emergencies
Surgical complications of endoscopy
Complications of bariatric surgery
Complications of peritoneal dialysis
Gynecological emergencies
Urological emergencies
Abdominal emergencies in infancy and childhood
The AIDS patient
Abdominal emergencies in the "Third World"
Penetrating abdominal trauma
Blunt trauma and Rx of specific injuries
The abdominal compartment syndrome
Abdominal aortic emergencies
Abdominal drainage
Abdominal closure
Before landing
Postoperative care
Postoperative antibiotics
Postoperative ileus verus intestinal obstruction
Intra-abdominal abscesses
Anastomotic leaks and fistulas
Leaks following colonic or rectal anastomoses
Re-laparotomies and laparostomy for infection
Abdominal wall dehiscence
LIRS, SIRS, sepsis, MODs and tertiary peritonitis
Wound management
Postoperative bleeding
The role of laparoscopy
Complications of laparoscopic surgery
In the aftermath and the M&M meeting.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other Titles
Common sense emergency abdominal surgery


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
RD540 .S335 2010

The Physical Object

xxiii, 631 p. :
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3540748210, 3540748202
9783540748212, 9783540748205
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