Illustrative Handbook of General Surgery

  • Herbert┬áChen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Endocrine Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Insoo Suh, Wen T. Shen
      Pages 3-15
    3. Dina M. Elaraj, Cord Sturgeon
      Pages 17-25
    4. Cord Sturgeon, Dina M. Elaraj
      Pages 27-37
    5. Lilah F. Morris, Michael W. Yeh
      Pages 39-50
    6. Nisar A. Zaidi, Stanley B. Sidhu
      Pages 51-60
    7. Abbey L. Fingeret, James A. Lee
      Pages 61-72
    8. Cameron D. Adkisson, Linwah Yip
      Pages 73-83
  3. Breast Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Lauren J. Taylor, Marquita Renee Decker, Jennifer G. Steiman
      Pages 87-96
    3. Jacquelynn D. Arbuckle, Lee G. Wilke
      Pages 107-114
    4. Sara E. Holden, Heather B. Neuman
      Pages 115-124
  4. Esophageal and Gastric Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Francesco Palazzo, Jad Khoraki, Guilherme M. Campos
      Pages 127-152
    3. Clinton T. Morgan, Laura E. Fischer, Jad Khoraki, Guilherme M. Campos
      Pages 153-182
    4. Charlotte Rabl, Guilherme M. Campos
      Pages 183-209
    5. Alain Elian, Charlotte Rabl, Jad Khoraki, Guilherme M. Campos
      Pages 211-264
    6. Ryan A. Macke, Guilherme M. Campos
      Pages 265-298

About this book


This comprehensive book covers a wide range of surgeries to ensure the reader is well prepared before going into the operating room. The variety of surgical operations, most of them common surgical procedures, are accompanied by accurate photographs of inter-operative anatomy for an immediate reference prior to the operation.

Illustrative Handbook of General Surgery 2e is the perfect go-to reference guide for any medical student or resident wishing to look up a surgical procedure on the go. A range of less commonly performed surgeries are also described to allow for both faculty, residents and students as well as those in private practice to have the best overview in this one book.


General Surgery Inter-operative Anatomy Endocrine surgery Common Operations Thyroidectomy Parathyroid Surgery Hernia Repair Surgical Oncology

Editors and affiliations

  • Herbert┬áChen
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WisconsinMadisonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-24555-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-24557-7
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