© 2001

Controversies in Surgery

Volume 4


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXII
  2. Claude H. Organ Jr., Jonathan L. Meakins, Thomas Karger, Arnoud De Kemp, Cynthia J. Laitman, Layton F. Rikkers et al.
    Pages 1-21
  3. Douglas Tyler, Hilliard Seigler, Dina Lev-Chelouche, Joseph M. Klausner, Charles M. Balch
    Pages 23-49
  4. Hubert J. Stein, Jörg Theisen, Robert Kalimi, Gary R. Gecelter, Cedric G. Bremner
    Pages 51-68
  5. Irving S. Benjamin, Sanjay Gupta, Jonathan Koea, Yuman Fong, O. James Garden
    Pages 69-94
  6. Samuel Eldar, Ibrahim Matter, Ulf Haglund, Ib Rasmussen, David Fromm
    Pages 95-120
  7. Matthias Rothmund, D. Bartsch, Claudio Bassi, Massimo Falconi, Paolo Pederzoli, Richard A. Prinz et al.
    Pages 121-142
  8. Shawn J. Pelletier, Timothy L. Pruett, Roger Saadia, Jeremy Lipschitz, Zygmunt H. Krukowski
    Pages 143-165
  9. Jon S. Thompson, Thomas G. Lynch, Hannes A. Rüdiger, Pierre-Alain Clavien, Darren B. Schneider, Louis M. Messina et al.
    Pages 167-197
  10. RamóN Bataller, Vicente Arroyo, Gilles Pomier-Layrargues, Ziad Hassoun, Dominique Franco, Sheila Sherlock
    Pages 199-216
  11. Philip S. Barie, David T. Harrington, William G. Cioffi, Bashar Fahoum, Charles A. Adams Jr., Edwin A. Deitch et al.
    Pages 217-249
  12. Joaquin A. Rodriguez, Ronald A. Hinder, Santiago Horgan, Lloyd M. Nyhus, Toni Hau, Malek Massad et al.
    Pages 251-308
  13. James W. Dennis, David A. Spain, Eddy H. Carrillo, J. David Richardson, Asher Hirshberg, Martin A. Schreiber
    Pages 309-324
  14. I. Michael Leitman, Stephen E. Burpee, Jonathan E. Efron, Steven D. Wexner, Hunter H. McGuire Jr.
    Pages 325-342
  15. Robert E. Brolin, Nicola Scopinaro, Francesco Papadia, Walter J. Pories
    Pages 343-364
  16. Eric R. Frykberg, Seymour Boyers, Anthony H. Gair, Robert E. Condon
    Pages 365-383
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 385-395

About this book


"When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of interest. " WILLIAM HAZLITT (1778-1830) This is the fourth volume in a series which we started in 1997. In 1976, Varco and Delaney edited a "surgical bestseller" entitled Controversy in Surgery. This was fol­ lowed by a second volume in 1985. The immense success of these books among both surgical trainees and experienced surgeons, and their wide international ap­ peal, supported the editors' notion that a view of controversy is integral to teach­ ing. However, despite major advances in surgical science and practice, no other similar publication has since been put together with the objective of addressing major controversies in surgery. The aim of this series is to address such deficiency by covering the most crucial current controversies in general, vascular and trauma surgery. Since almost everything is controversial in surgery, we will be able to tackle different issues almost each year. The editors have selected a nationally/internationally recognized authority for each topic. Most books available today are either "North American:' "British-Com­ monwealth" or "British-European:' contributing to the constant transatlantic rival­ ry. Our series specifically aims to bridge this "culture gap" and includes North American, British, European, and other authors while maintaining a cohesive structure. This will hopefully also broaden the appeal of such a book across both sides of the Atlantic and beyond.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Weill Medical College of Cornell UniversityBrooklynUSA
  2. 2.New York Methodist HospitalBrooklynUSA
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryNew York Methodist HospitalBrooklynUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Controversies in Surgery
  • Book Subtitle Volume 4
  • Editors Moshe Schein
    Leslie Wise
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-78100-4
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-62496-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-56777-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXII, 395
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information The first two volumes were published by Landes/Karger, 1997, 1998 in the series CRUCIAL CONTROVERSIES IN SURGERY. Vol. no. 3 was published by Lippincott, 1999
  • Topics Surgery
    Traumatic Surgery
    Vascular Surgery
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