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Pediatric Surgery

A Quick Guide to Decision-making


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxiii
  2. General

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 3-10
    3. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 11-16
    4. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 17-19
    5. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 21-28
    6. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 29-36
    7. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 37-40
  3. Trauma

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 43-46
    3. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 47-52
  4. Head, Neck and Spine

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 55-59
    3. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 61-65
    4. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 67-71
    5. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 73-79
  5. Thorax

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 83-85
    3. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 87-91
    4. Subhasis Roy Choudhury
      Pages 93-98

About this book


This book covers all the common surgical diseases affecting children, reflecting the latest available information. In addition, it discusses recent advances in pediatric surgery, including fetal interventions and minimally invasive surgery. 

The text is presented in a concise and reader-friendly style and complemented by numerous photographs and illustrations to aid in comprehension. Each chapter is structured in a systematic uniform pattern, examining the embryology, incidence, and approach to diagnosis and management, along with flow charts and algorithms where appropriate. 

The book is primarily intended for fellows-in-training and surgeons in pediatric surgery and pediatric specialties. In addition to familiarizing readers with common pediatric surgical conditions and helping them plan simple approaches to their management, it also offers an essential on-the-go guide. 


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Kalawati Saran Children’s Hospital, Lady Hardinge Medical CollegeNew DelhiIndia

About the authors

Subhasis Roy Choudhury is currently holding the position of Director Professor and Head of the Department of Pediatric Surgery at the Lady Hardinge Medical College and associated Kalawati Saran Children’s Hospital, New Delhi, India. After graduating from the N.R.S. Medical College, Kolkata in 1984, he completed postgraduate course in surgery and Pediatric Surgery (M.Ch) from the PGIMER, Chandigarh, India. Subsequently, he received further training in pediatric surgery from the Birmingham Children’s Hospital, U.K., and the Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, U.S.A. He has so far 90 publications to his credit and is a guest editor for a journal. He has presented papers and CME lectures in numerous national and international conferences. He is an active reviewer of several national and international journals. In addition to patient care, he has keen interest in teaching and research and is a recognized postgraduate teacher for course of M.Ch. Pediatric Surgery affiliated to the University of Delhi, India.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Pediatric Surgery
  • Book Subtitle A Quick Guide to Decision-making
  • Authors Subhasis Roy Choudhury
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-981-10-6303-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-981-13-3877-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-981-10-6304-6
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXXIII, 401
  • Number of Illustrations 97 b/w illustrations, 349 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Pediatric Surgery
    Surgical Oncology
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Surgery & Anesthesiology


“This is a comprehensive book that covers a lot of material in a concise, high-yield fashion. … this is an interesting, easy-to-read book geared toward students and early trainees in pediatrics or surgery and those general practitioners taking care of children. The presentation is visual and the chapters cover a lot of material in a concise fashion.” (Jessica Roybal, Doody's Book Reviews, May, 2018)