- Each chapter clearly lists the most essential applications in treating surgical disease, as well as the dilemmas to be expected when such diagnostic approaches, techniques and therapies are not utilized. This helps the reader to focus on the chapters most relevant points.
- Cohesive layout throughout facilitates easy reference.
- A broad international perspective provided by the editorial team of leading experts in the field from around the world.
Surgery of the Pancreas and Spleen provides an illustrative, instructive, and comprehensive review that depicts the rationale of basic operative principles essential to surgical therapy in pancreatic and splenic disorders. The chapters provide pertinent and concise summaries of how to deal with various pancreatic and splenic disorders, spanning benign and malignant problems and minimally invasive procedures. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem. The text is illustrated throughout by line drawings and photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles. A concise, handbook-sized reference work, this book is a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner