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    Chassin, Jameson L.; Kaiser, Andreas M.; Nguyen, N. T.; Sarpel, Umut; Scott-Conner, Carol E. H.; Sugg, Sonia L.
    Summary: This fifth edition of Chassin's Operative Strategy in General Surgery is a major revision that strives to remain faithful to the purpose and tone of Dr. Chassins original text. This unique textbook provides an emphasis on surgical strategy that is unmatched by other textbooks of surgical technique. The text 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 fifth edition preserves the unique qualities of its previous edition while providing a comprehensive update. This updated volume also features a vast amount of richly detailed artwork and operative photographs, which help depict operative techniques step-by-step. No other text so successfully combines operative technique with the concept of strategy that is, key governing principles that dictate safe surgery and avoidance of complications. There are books of technique, there are books about complications, and there are books about the rationale involved in the treatment of various kinds of surgical pathology. Chassins combines all three. Chassins Operative Strategy in General Surgery: An Expositive Atlas Fifth Edition comprehensively covers all non-vascular operations commonly performed by general surgeons. This edition expands this comprehensive general surgery reference while remaining true to the special character of the work. The revision expands upon procedures not covered in the previous edition and incorporates new techniques into many other chapters.

    Contents:
    Part I. General Principles
    Concepts and Strategies of Surgery
    Mechanical Basics of Operative Technique
    Incision, Exposure, Closure
    Dissecting and Suturing
    Surgical Stapling: Principles and Precautions
    Control of Bleeding
    Management of the Contaminated Operation
    Damage Control Laparotomy
    Mechanical Basics of Laparoscopic Surgery
    Rational Use of Drains
    Illustrated Glossary of Surgical Instruments
    Surgical Documentation, Informed Consent, and Operative Note
    Part II. Esophagus
    Concepts in Esophageal Surgery
    Laparoscopic and Thoracoscopic Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy
    Transhiatal Esophagectomy
    Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy for Achalasia
    Endoscopic Stent for Management of Esophageal Leaks
    Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
    Laparoscopic Magnetic Augmentation of the Lower Esophageal Sphincter
    Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
    Laparoscopic Collis Gastroplasty
    Endoscopic Anti-Reflux Procedures
    Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Achalasia
    Part III: Stomach and Duodenum
    Concepts in Surgery of the Stomach and Duodenum
    Truncal Vagotomy: Surgical Legacy Technique
    Proximal Gastric Vagotomy: Surgical Legacy Technique
    Pyloroplasty (Heineke-Mikulicz and Finney), Operation for Bleeding Duodenal Ulcer: Surgical Legacy Technique
    Gastrojejunostomy
    Partial Gastrectomy Without Lymphadenectomy
    Perforated Duodenal Ulcer
    Laparoscopic Plication of Perforated Duodenal Ulcer
    Enteral Access
    Distal Gastrectomy with D2 Nodal Dissection
    Total Gastrectomy
    Management of GI Stromal Tumor of the Stomach
    Exposure of the Third and Fourth Portions of the Duodenum
    Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
    Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
    Laparoscopic Reoperative Bariatric Surgery
    Endoscopic Intragastric Balloon
    Part IV. Small Intestine and Appendix
    Concepts in Surgery of the Small Intestine and Appendix
    Small Bowel Resection and Anastomosis
    Enterolysis for Intestinal Obstruction
    Baker Tube Stitchless Plication: Surgical Legacy Technique
    Appendectomy (Open, Laparoscopic)
    Management of Appendicostomy for Malone Antegrade Continence Enema (MACE)
    Management of Enterocutaneous and Enteroatmospheric Fistulas
    Stricturoplasty in Crohn Disease
    Placement of Feeding Tube Jejunostomy
    Creation of Ileostomy (Loop, End)
    Closure of Loop Ileostomy
    Management of Problems Related to an Existing Continent Ileostomy
    Part V. Large Intestine
    Concepts in Surgery of the Large Intestine
    Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) in Colorectal Surgery
    Endoscopic Techniques for Colorectal Lesions
    Right and Extended Right Hemicolectomy (Open, Laparoscopic)
    Sigmoid Resection and Left Hemicolectomy (Open, Laparoscopic)
    Discontinuous Colon Resection (Hartmann Procedure)
    Total Mesorectal Excision/Low Anterior Resection (Open, Laparoscopic)
    Abdominoperineal Resection (Open, Laparoscopic)
    Multivisceral Resections (Pelvic Exenteration)
    (Sub-)Total colectomy with Ileostomy or Ileo-Rectal Anastomosis (Open, Laparoscopic)
    Proctocolectomy with ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA) or end ileostomy (Open, Laparoscopic)
    Cecostomy: Surgical Legacy Technique
    Creation of Transverse Colostomy (Loop, Prasad-type)
    Laparoscopic versus Open Creation of Sigmoid Colostomy (Loop, Prasad-type, End)
    Closure of Temporary Loop Colostomy or Ileostomy
    Hartmann Reversal (Open, Laparoscopic)
    Surgeries for Large Bowel Obstruction
    Surgery for Colonic Fistula to Bladder, Vagina, or Skin
    Abdominal Repair of Rectal Prolapse and Pelvic Organ Descent (Open, Laparoscopic)
    Part VI. Anus, Rectum, and Pilonidal Region
    Concepts in Surgery of the Anus, Rectum, and Pilonidal Region
    Office Procedures for Internal Hemorrhoids (Sclerotherapy, Infrared Coagulation, and Rubber Band Ligation)
    Excisional Hemorrhoidectomy (Ferguson, Milligan-Morgan, Whitehead)
    Stapled Hemorrhoidectomy/-opexy
    Doppler-Guided Hemorrhoidal Artery Ligation
    Surgical Management of Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
    Rectovaginal Fistula Repair
    Rectourinary Fistula Repair
    Lateral Internal Sphincterotomy with/without Fissurectomy for Chronic Anal Fissure
    Anoplasty for Anal Stenosis
    Perineal Operations for Rectal Prolapse
    Operations for Pilonidal Disease
    Overlapping Sphincteroplasty
    Sacral Nerve Stimulation for Fecal and Urinary Incontinence
    Transanal Local Excision of Rectal Lesions (TEMS, TAMIS, TAE)
    Part VII. Hepatobiliary Tract
    Concepts in Hepatobiliary Surgery
    Open Cholecystectomy
    Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
    Open and Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration
    Sphincteroplasty
    Choledochoduodenostomy: Surgical Legacy Technique
    Transduodenal Diverticulectomy
    Hepatic Resection
    Part VIII. Pancreas
    Concepts in Surgery of the Pancreas
    Partial Pancreatoduodenectomy
    Total Pancreatoduodenectomy
    Distal (Left) Pancreatectomy
    Operations for Pancreatic Pseudocyst
    Pancreaticojejunostomy for Chronic Pancreatitis
    Part IX. Spleen
    Concepts in Splenic Surgery
    Open Splenectomy for Disease
    Operations for Splenic Trauma
    Laparoscopic Splenectomy
    Part X. Hernia Repairs, Operations for Necrotizing Faciitis, Drainage of Subphrenic Absess
    Concepts in Hernia Repair, Surgery for Necrotizing Fasciitis, and Drainage of Subphrenic Abscess
    Shouldice Repair of Inguinal Hernia
    Coopers Ligament (McVay) Repair of Inguinal Hernia
    Mesh Repair of Inguinal Hernia
    Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: Transabdominal Preperitoneal (TAPP) and Totally Extraperitoneal (TEP) Repairs
    Operations for Recurrent Inguinal Hernia
    Femoral Hernia Repair
    Operations for Large Ventral Hernia
    Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair
    Operations for Infected Abdominal Wound Dehiscence, Necrotizing Fasciitis, and Intra-abdominal Abscesses
    Part XI: Breast and Melanoma
    Concepts in Breast Surgery
    Excision of Benign Palpable Breast Mass
    Excision of Ducts, Operations for Breast Abscess
    Lumpectomy for Breast Cancer
    Mastectomy: Simple (Total), Modified, and Classical Radical
    Skin and Nipple Sparing Mastectomy
    Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy and Axillary Staging for Breast Cancer
    Concepts in Melanoma Surgery
    Wide Local Excision and Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Melanoma
    Axillary Lymphadenectomy for Melanoma
    Superficial and Deep Groin (Femoro-inguinal and Pelvic) Dissection
    Part XII. Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal, Parotidectomy, and Tracheal Procedures
    Concepts in Thyroid, Parathyroid and Adrenal Surgery
    Thyroidectomy
    Neck Dissection for Thyroid Cancer
    Parathyroidectomy
    Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy
    Open Adrenalectomy
    Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
    Parotidectomy
    Cricothyroidotomy
    Tracheostomy.
    Digital Access Springer 2022