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Acute Care Surgery: Japan

  • Kyoichi Takaori
  • Nobuhiko Tanigawa

Abstract

The practice of acute care surgery varies in the international community and depends on many factors, for example, economics, politics, education, hygiene, diet, climate, religion, and social custom. This book is written by authors from those communities where acute care surgery is carried out in well-established forms. In some developing countries, however, acute care surgery cannot be practiced properly because medical resources are not sufficiently supplied, and education for surgeons and medical personnel is not appropriately organized.1 Acute care surgery is the most common form of surgical practice in developing countries, and one of the purposes of this new textbook is to help bridge the gap between the practice of surgery in developed and in developing countries.

Keywords

Gastric Cancer Acute Pancreatitis Early Gastric Cancer Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Fulminant Hepatic Failure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kyoichi Takaori
    • 1
  • Nobuhiko Tanigawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of General and Gastroenterological SurgeryOsaka Medical CollegeTakatsukiJapan

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