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    C.E. Scott-Conner (ed.) ; illustrations by Caspar Henselmann.
    Summary: The Fourth Edition of Chassins Operative Strategy in General Surgery: An Expositive Atlas is designed to expand this comprehensive and unique general surgery reference while remaining true to the special character of the work. This unique text continues to provide an emphasis on surgical strategy that is unmatched by other textbooks of surgical technique. It continues to comprehensively cover all non-vascular operations commonly performed by general surgeons. As always, Chassins explains the conceptual basis of each operation, outlines strategies to avoid common pitfalls, and carefully describes and beautifully illustrates the technical steps of each operation. The Fourth Edition has been expanded and updated by adding both new procedures and new features. A significant new feature, Documentation Basics has been added to each chapter, providing a bulleted list of key features that need to be listed in the operative note to accurately describe extent of procedure and enhance accuracy of coding. General surgery continues to evolve. Procedures are added and many operations are done through new minimal access approaches. However, as a surgeon may be called upon to perform an operation that has become rare, Chassins unique legacy material has been retained for reference. In addition, 17 new chapters have been added, including 4 new chapters on colorectal surgery. Over 1100 elegant illustrations and new radiographs accompany detailed textual explanations. More than ever, Chassins Operative Strategy in General Surgery: An Expositive Atlas, Fourth Edition is an indispensable reference for all surgical residents and practicing surgeons.

    Contents:
    Part I. General Principles
    1. Concepts and Strategies of Surgery
    2. Mechanical Basics of Operative Technique
    3. Incision, Exposure, Closure
    4. Dissecting and Suturing
    5. Surgical Stapling: Principles and Precautions
    6. Control of Bleeding
    7. Management of the Contaminated Operation
    8. Damage Control Laparotomy
    9. Mechanical Basics of Laparoscopic Surgery
    10. Rational Use of Drains
    11. Illustrated Glossary of Surgical Instruments
    12. The Operative Note
    Part II. Esophagus
    13. Concepts in Esophageal Surgery
    14. Esophagectomy: Right Thoracotomy and Laparotomy
    15. Esophagogastrectomy: Left Thoracoabdominal Approach
    16. Transhiatal Esophagectomy
    17. Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
    18. Operations to Replace or Bypass the Esophagus: Colon or Jejunum Interposition
    19. Transabdominal Nissen Fundoplication
    20. Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
    21. Posterior Gastropexy (Hill Repair): Surgical Legacy Technique
    22. Transthoracic Gastroplasty (Collis) and Nissen Fundoplication: Surgical Legacy Technique
    23. Bile Diverting Operations for Management of Esophageal Disease
    24. Cricopharyngeal Myotomy and Operation for Pharyngoesophageal (Zenker's) Diverticulum
    25. Esophagomyotomy for Achalasia and Diffuse Esophageal Spasm: Surgical Legacy Technique
    26. Laparoscopic Esophagomyotomy
    27. Operations for Esophageal Perforation and Anastomotic Leaks
    Part III. Stomach and Duodenum
    28. Concepts in Surgery of the Stomach and Duodenum
    29. Truncal Vagotomy: Surgical Legacy Technique
    30. Proximal Gastric Vagotomy: Surgical Legacy Technique
    31. Pyloroplasty (Heineke-Mikulicz and Finney), Operation for Bleeding Duodenal Ulcer: Surgical Legacy Techniques
    32. Gastrojejunostomy
    33. Partial Gastrectomy Without Lymphadenectomy
    34. Perforated Peptic Ulcer
    35. Laparoscopic Plication of Perferated Ulcer
    36. Gastrostomy
    37. Distal Gastrectomy with D2 Nodal Dissection
    38. Total Gastrectomy
    39. Exposure of the Third and Fourth Portions of the Duodenum
    40. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
    41. Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
    Part IV. Samll Intestine and Appendix
    42. Concepts in Surgery of the Small Intestine and Appendix
    43. Small Bowel Resection and Anastomosis
    44. Enterolysis for Intestinal Obstruction
    45. Baker Tube Stitchless Plication: Surgical Legacy Technique
    46. Appendectomy
    47. Laparoscopic Appendectomy
    Part V. Large Intestine
    48. Concepts in Surgery of the Large Intestine
    49. Right Colectomy for Cancer
    50. Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy
    51. Left Colectomy for Cancer
    52. Laparoscopic Left Hemicolectomy and Low Anterior Resection
    53. Low Anterior Resection for Rectal Cancer
    54. Abdominoperineal Resection for Rectal Cancer
    55. Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection and Total Proctocolectomy with End Ileostomy
    56. Subtotal Colectomy with Ileoproctostomy or Ileostomy
    57. Restorative Proctocolectomy with Mucosal Proctectomy and Ileal Reservoir
    58. Abdominoperineal Proctectomy for Benign Disease
    59. End-Ileostomy
    60. Loop Ileostomy
    61 Cecostomy: Surgical Legacy Technique
    62. Transverse Colostomy
    63. Closure of Temporary Loop Colostomy or Ileostomy
    64. Laparoscopic Stoma Construction and Closure
    65. Surgery for Colonic Diverticulitis and Other Benign Conditions of the Left Colon (Hartmanns Procedure)
    66. Ripstein Operation for Rectal Prolapse: Surgical Legacy Procedure
    Part VI. Anus, Rectum, and Pilonidal Region
    67. Concepts in Surgery of the Anus, Rectum, and Pilonidal Region
    68. Rubber Band Ligation of Internal Hemorrhoids
    69. Hemorrhoidectomy
    70. Procedure for Prolapse and Hemorrhoids
    71. Anorectal Fistula and Pelvirectal Abscess, Seton Placement
    72. Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy for Chronic Anal Fissure
    73. Anoplasty for Anal Stenosis
    74. Perineal Operations for Rectal Prolapse
    75. Operations for Pilonidal Disease
    Part VII. Hepatobiliary Tract
    76. Concepts in Hepatobiliary Surgery
    77. Cholecystectomy
    78. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
    79. Cholecystostomy: Surgical Legacy Technique
    80. Common Bile Duct Exploration: Surgical Legacy Technique
    81. Secondary Choledocholithotomy: Surgical Legacy Technique
    82. Sphincteroplasty: Surgical Legacy Technique
    83. Choledochoduodenostomy: Surgical Legacy Technique
    84. Roux-en-Y Biliary-Enteric Bypass
    85. Transduodenal Diverticulectomy
    86. Operations for Lesions of Hepatic Duct Bifurcation
    87. Hepatic Resection
    Part VIII. Pancreas
    88. Concepts in Surgery of the Pancreas
    89. Partial Pancreatoduodenectomy
    90. Total Pancreatoduodenectomy
    91. Distal Pancreatectomy
    92. Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy
    93. Operations for Pancreatic Pseudocyst
    94. Pancreaticojejunostomy (Puestow) for Chronic Pancreatitis
    Part IX. Spleen
    95. Concepts in Splenic Surgery
    96. Splenectomy for Disease
    97. Operations for Splenic Trauma
    98. Laparoscopic Splenectomy
    Part X. Hernia Repairs, Operations for Necrotizing Fasciitis, Drainage of Suphrenic Abscess
    99. Concepts in Hernia Repair, Surgery for Necrotizing Fasciitis, and Drainage of Subphrenic Abscess
    100. Shouldice Repair of Inguinal Hernia
    101. Coopers Ligament (McVay) Repair of Inguinal Hernia
    102. Mesh Repair of Inguinal Hernia
    103. Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) and Totally Extraperitoneal (TEP) Repairs
    104. Operations for Recurrent Inguinal Hernia
    105. Femoral Hernia Repair
    106. Operations for Large Ventral Hernia
    107. Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair
    108. Operations for Infected Abdominal Wound Dehiscence, Necrotizing Fasciitis, and Intra-abdominal Abscesses
    Part XI. Breast and Melanoma
    109. Concepts in Breast and Melanoma Surgery
    110. Excision of Benign Palpable Breast Mass
    111. Excision of Ducts, Operations for Breast Abscess
    112. Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer
    113. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy and Axillary Staging for Breast Cancer
    114. Modified Radical Mastectomy, Simple (Total) Mastectomy
    115. Radical Mastectomy: Surgical Legacy Technique
    116. Wide Local Excision and Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Melanoma
    117. Axillary Lymphadenectomy for Melanoma
    118. Inguinal and Pelvic Lymphadenectomy
    Part XII. Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal
    119. Concepts in Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Surgery
    120. Thyroidectomy
    121. Parathyroidectomy
    122. Adrenalectomy
    123. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
    124. Parotidectomy
    125. Cricothyroidotomy
    126. Tracheostomy.
    Digital Access Springer 2014