Atlas of Trauma

Operative Techniques, Complications and Management

  • Paula Ferrada
  • Ricardo Ferrada

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Stefan W. Leichtle, Paula Ferrada
    Pages 1-8
  3. Ricardo Ferrada
    Pages 15-18
  4. Levi Procter, Paula Ferrada
    Pages 29-39
  5. Roberto C. Castillo, Paula Ferrada
    Pages 41-48
  6. Ricardo Ferrada, Paula Ferrada
    Pages 49-54
  7. Asanthi Ratnasekera, Paula Ferrada
    Pages 55-66
  8. Ana Milena Del Valle, Juan Carlos Herrera
    Pages 67-73
  9. Ana Milena Del Valle, Juan Carlos Herrera
    Pages 75-84
  10. Matthew K. George, Rahul J. Anand
    Pages 85-90
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 97-98

About this book


This atlas is the collaborative work of surgeons from Latin America and North America and describes techniques that can aid in the treatment of trauma patients. Trauma surgeons need to perform procedures efficiently and expeditiously for patients that are crashing. The surgeries and exposures are narrated by experts in the field, and include pitfalls and complications, as well as ways to avoid and treat them. Detailed illustrations add clarity to each procedure and help surgeons improve their technique when treating trauma patients

Atlas of Trauma provides a visual aid to the trauma surgeon and acts as a great asset for the training of these specialists.


Abdominal Exposures Fasciotomies anterolateral thoracotomy Enteric anastomosis Nephrectomy

Editors and affiliations

  • Paula Ferrada
    • 1
  • Ricardo Ferrada
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA
  2. 2.Universidad Del ValleCaliColombia

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Surgery & Anesthesiology