The acclaimed abdominal operations classic -- now in one completely up-to-date volume! A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW "This new edition is a remarkable step forward for a deservedly beloved text covering all issues pertinent to abdominal surgery. I found both the historical information and cutting-edge technologic descriptions engaging, and would recommend it to any surgical colleague or trainee."--Doody's Review Service Through ten successful editions, Maingot's Abdominal Operations has built a well-deserved reputation as the most complete, current, and sought-after resource among general, colorectal, and gastrointestinal surgeons. This unsurpassed abdominal surgery companion covers benign and malignant conditions -- along with both common and esoteric diseases -- in 53 focused chapters written by preeminent scholars. Previously available in two volumes, Maingot's Abdominal Operations, Eleventh Edition, now delivers all of the book's trusted content in a single streamlined source.
From cover to cover, you'll find skill-sharpening perspectives -- many new to this edition -- on all clinically relevant areas of abdominal surgery, from abdominal abscess and enteric fistula to endocrine tumors of the pancreas.
Features: The crucial details of every abdominal surgery procedure, including a new section on minimally invasive procedures Solid background chapters that provide essential guidance on all pre- and postoperative strategies and endoscopic intervention Commanding coverage of the full spectrum of diseases by region, filled with insights into congenital, acquired, and neoplastic conditions An indispensable, authoritative overview of all GI surgery operations, including every open, endoscopic, and interventional procedure A practical look at pre- and postoperative management, with an incisive examination of issues related to the monitoring of postoperative complications Helpful step-by-step guidance on incisions, closures, and management of the abdominal wound Extensive, detailed art program featuring hundreds of new technique-clarifying illustrations -- including more than 400 complex anatomical drawings new to this edition Prominent new authorship: the book is edited by highly respected surgeons at Harvard Medical School, along with an international team of expert contributors
SECTION I. INTRODUCTION Chapter 1. A Focused History of Surgery Chapter 2. Preoperative and Postoperative Management Chapter 3. Endoscopy and Endoscopic Intervention SECTION II. ABDOMINAL WALL Chapter 4. Incisions, Closures, and Management of the Abdominal Wound Chapter 5. Hernias Chapter 6. Intestinal Stomas Chapter 7. Abdominal Abscess and Enteric Fistula SECTION III. ESOPHAGUS Chapter 8. Benign Esophageal Disorders Chapter 9. Cancer of the Esophagus Chapter 10. Surgical Procedures to Resect and Replace the Esophagus SECTION IV. STOMACH AND DUODENUM Chapter 11. Benign Gastric Disorders Chapter 12. Ulcer Complications (Including Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome) Chapter 13. Stomach and Duodenum: Operative Procedures Chapter 14. Gastric Adenocarcinoma Chapter 15. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Chapter 16. Morbid Obesity and Operations for Obesity SECTION V. SMALL INTESTINE AND COLON Chapter 17. Bowel Obstruction Chapter 18. Diverticular Disease of the Colon Chapter 19. Crohn's Disease Chapter 20. Ulcerative Colitis Chapter 21. Appendix Chapter 22. Tumors of the Small Intestine Chapter 23. Tumors of the Colon SECTION VI. RECTUM AND ANUS Chapter 24. Benign Disorders of the Anorectum (Pelvic Floor, Fissures, Hemorrhoids, Fistulas) Chapter 25. Cancer of the Rectum Chapter 26. Cancer of the Anus Chapter 27. Complications Following Anorectal Surgery SECTION VII. LIVER Chapter 28. Hepatic Abscess and Cystic Disease of the Liver Chapter 29. Benign and Malignant Primary Liver Neoplasms Chapter 30. Colorectal Metastasis (Resection, Pumps, RF Ablation, and Cryoablation) Chapter 31. Portal Hypertension SECTION VIII. GALLBLADDER AND BILE DUCTS Chapter 32. Cholecystectomy (Open and Laparoscopic) Chapter 33. Choledocholithiasis and Cholangitis Chapter 34. Choledochal Cyst and Biliary Strictures Chapter 35. Cancer of the Gallbladder and Bile Ducts SECTION IX. PANCREAS Chapter 36. Management of Acute Pancreatitis Chapter 37. Complications of Acute Pancreatitis (Including Pseudocysts) Chapter 38. Chronic Pancreatitis Chapter 39. Disorders of the Duodenal Ampullae Chapter 40. Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas Chapter 41. Cancer of the Pancreas and Other Periampullary Cancers Chapter 42. Endocrine Tumors of the Pancreas SECTION X. SPLEEN Chapter 43. The Spleen SECTION XI. MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY Chapter 44. Fundamentals Chapter 45. Biliary Tract Chapter 46. Hernia Repair Chapter 47. Small Bowel / Colon Resection Chapter 48. Hiatal Hernia Repair and Heller Myotomy Chapter 49. Laparoscopic Splenectomy Chapter 50. Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery of the Esophagus Chapter 51. Laparoscopic Andrealectomy Chapter 52. Laparoscopic Surgery for Morbid Obesity Chatper 53. Laparoscopic Staging and Bypass