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Fischer's Mastery of Surgery

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  • Edition: 7th
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  • Copyright: 2018-05-18
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Selected as a Doody's Core Title for 2022 and 2023!

Here are the core procedures every general surgeon needs to master, in step-by-step detail with commentary from experts in the field. In two full-color volumes, Fischer’s Mastery of Surgery, Seventh Edition includes the essentials of diagnosis, anatomy, and pre-operative planning while maintaining a focus on clear, step-by-step depictions and descriptions of procedures. This thoroughly revised edition brings you up to date with evidence-based approaches for virtually any surgery you’ll be called upon to perform.Key Features
  • Provides extensive coverage of vascular surgery as well as of common thoracic, breast, esophageal, endocrine, colorectal, gastric, pancreatic, liver, and biliary procedures.
  • Walks you step by step through each procedure, with tips and cautions from leading surgeons.
  • Includes background and history for each procedure, as well as diagnostic and postoperative considerations.
  • Features more than 3,400 illustrations that offer a surgeon’s-eye-view of the most advanced approaches.
  • Concludes each chapter with expert editorial commentary that puts the chapter material in a broad context and provides helpful critiques of the most recent literature.
  • Streamlines the table of contents to combine chapters on open and minimally invasive approaches.
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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: Metabolic and Inflammatory Responses to Trauma and Infection

CHAPTER 2: Perioperative Management: Practical Principles, Molecular Basis of Risk, and Future Directions 

CHAPTER 3: Enteral Nutrition Support

CHAPTER 4: Cardiovascular Monitoring and Support

CHAPTER 5: Pulmonary Risk and Ventilatory Support

CHAPTER 6: Hemorrhagic Risk and Blood Component

CHAPTER 7: Perioperative Antimicrobial Prophylaxis and Treatment of Surgical Infection

CHAPTER 8: Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome: Prevention and Clinical Management

CHAPTER 9: Immunosuppression in Organ Transplantation

CHAPTER 10: Surgeons and the Opioid Epidemic

CHAPTER 11: Ventral Abdominal Hernia: Open and Minimally Invasive and Component Separation Release

CHAPTER 12: Laparoscopic Suturing and Stapling

CHAPTER 13: Ultrasonography by Surgeons

CHAPTER 14: Tumor Ablation: Technologies and Clinical Applications

CHAPTER 15: Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

CHAPTER 16: Soft Tissue Reconstruction With Flap Techniques

CHAPTER 17: Hand Surgery: Traumatic and Infectious Emergencies

CHAPTER 18: Robotic Surgery

CHAPTER 19: Surgical Energy 

CHAPTER 20: Anatomy of the Head and Neck

CHAPTER 21: Surgery of the Major Salivary Glands

CHAPTER 22: Anatomy of the Parotid Gland, Submandibular Triangle, and Floor of the Mouth

CHAPTER 23: Lip Reconstruction

CHAPTER 24: Surgery for Cancer of the Oral Cavity

CHAPTER 25: Neck Dissection

CHAPTER 26: Congenital Lesions: Thyroglossal Duct Cysts, Branchial Cleft Anomalies, and Cystic Hygromas

CHAPTER 27: Vascular Anomalies of Infancy and Childhood

CHAPTER 28: Surgical Treatment of Laryngeal Cancer: A Legacy of Minimally Invasive Innovation and the Preservation of Airway, Swallowing, and Vocal Function

CHAPTER 29: Surgical Treatment of Pharyngeal Cancer

CHAPTER 30: Malignant Melanoma and Skin Cancer

CHAPTER 31: Melanoma

CHAPTER 32: Inguinal Lymph Node Dissection: Indications and Surgical Technique

CHAPTER 33: Evaluation and Repair of Common Facial Injuries

CHAPTER 34: Resection and Reconstruction of the Trachea

CHAPTER 35: Penetrating Neck Injuries

CHAPTER 36: Neurosurgical and Neurologic Emergencies for Surgeons

CHAPTER 37: Tracheotomy

CHAPTER 38: Surgical Anatomy of the Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Glands 

CHAPTER 39: Biopsy, Lobectomy, Total Thyroidectomy, and Lymph Node Dissection for Thyroid Cancer

CHAPTER 40: Comprehensive Parathyroidectomy for the Treatment of PHPt, Including Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Assay–Guided Parathyroidectomy

CHAPTER 41: Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy

CHAPTER 42: Secondary and Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism

CHAPTER 43: Transsternal, Transcervical, and Minimally Invasive Thymectomy for Benign and Malignant disease

CHAPTER 44: Adrenalectomy— Minimally Invasive and Open

CHAPTER 45: Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

CHAPTER 46: Embryology and Anatomy of the Breast 

CHAPTER 47: Benign Disease and Breast Pain

CHAPTER 48: Diagnostic Approach to Breast Abnormalities

CHAPTER 49: Breast-Conserving Surgery

CHAPTER 50: Radiation Treatment, Whole and Partial Breast and Intraoperative Irradiation

CHAPTER 51: Ablative Techniques for Benign and Malignant Breast Tumors

CHAPTER 52: Sentinel Lymph Lode Biopsy in Breast Cancer

CHAPTER 53: Lymphedema— Pathophysiology, Prevention, and Treatment

CHAPTER 54: Modified Radical Mastectomy and Radical Mastectomy

CHAPTER 55: Oncoplastic Techniques for Breast Conservation Surgery

CHAPTER 56: Breast Reconstruction Following Mastectomy

CHAPTER 57: Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction for Advanced/ Recurrent Carcinoma of the Breast

CHAPTER 58: Clinical Trials and Follow-up for Breast Cancer

CHAPTER 59: The Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap for Breast Reconstruction

CHAPTER 60: Applied Anatomy of the Chest Wall and Mediastinum

CHAPTER 61: Thoracic Trauma

CHAPTER 62: Pulmonary Resection

CHAPTER 63: Surgical Anatomy of the Diaphragm

CHAPTER 64: Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

CHAPTER 65: Eventration of the Diaphragm

CHAPTER 66: Traumatic Injury to the Diaphragm

CHAPTER 67: Paraesophageal Hernia—Open Repair

CHAPTER 68: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Infants and Children

CHAPTER 69: The Anatomy of the Esophagus

CHAPTER 70: Transthoracic Antireflux Procedures

CHAPTER 71: Laparoscopic Esophagectomy 

CHAPTER 72: Nissen–Rossetti Antireflux Fundoplication (Open Procedure)

CHAPTER 73: Modified Hill Repair for Gastroesophageal Reflux

CHAPTER 74: Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery

CHAPTER 75: Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Achalasia and Endoluminal Approaches for GERD

CHAPTER 76: Minimally Invasive Treatment of Achalasia and Other Esophageal Dysmotility

CHAPTER 77: Esophagogastrectomy for Carcinoma of the Esophagus

CHAPTER 78: Transhiatal Esophagectomy Without Thoracotom

CHAPTER 79: Esophageal Perforation

CHAPTER 80: Repair of Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula

CHAPTER 81: Pathology and  Treatment of Zenker Diverticulum

CHAPTER 82: Anatomic Considerations in Gastroduodenal Surgery

CHAPTER 83: Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy

CHAPTER 84: Distal Gastrectomy With Billroth I or Billroth II Reconstruction

CHAPTER 85: Selective Vagotomy, Antrectomy, and Gastroduodenostomy for the Treatment of Duodenal Ulcer

CHAPTER 86: Selective and Nonselective Vagotomies

CHAPTER 87: Duodenal Ulcer Disease: Pathogenesis and Management of Complications

CHAPTER 88: Gastric Cancer

CHAPTER 89:  Distal Gastrectomy With Roux-en-Y Reconstruction and Laparoscopic Gastrectomy

CHAPTER 90: Postgastrectomy Syndromes in the Current Era

CHAPTER 91: Congenital Pyloric Stenosis and Duodenal Obstruction

CHAPTER 92: Diabetes and Other Metabolic Diseases

CHAPTER 93: Vascular Compression of the Duodenum

CHAPTER 94: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

CHAPTER 95: The Laparoscopic Gastric Band Technique of Placement

CHAPTER 96: Revision and Conversion of Vertical Banded Gastroplasty

CHAPTER 97: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

CHAPTER 98: Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve

CHAPTER 99: Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion With Duodenal Switch

CHAPTER 100: EndoBarrier for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity and Type II Diabetes

CHAPTER 101: Revisional Bariatric Surgery 

CHAPTER 102: Management of Complications of Gastric Bypass and Repair

CHAPTER 103: Surgical Anatomy of the Liver and Bile Ducts

CHAPTER 104: Diagnostic Considerations in Biliary and Liver Disease

CHAPTER 105: Approaches to Drainage of Hepatic, Perihepatic, and Subhepatic Abscesses 

CHAPTER 106: Echinococcal Cyst—Open and Laparoscopic Approach

CHAPTER 107: Hepatic Resection for Primary and Metastatic Tumors

CHAPTER 108: Treatment of Major Hepatic Trauma

CHAPTER 109: Cholecystostomy, Cholecystectomy, and Intraoperative Evaluation of the Biliary Tree

CHAPTER 110: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Intraoperative Cholangiography, and Common Bile Duct Exploration 

CHAPTER 111: Reconstruction of the Bile Duct: Anatomic Principles and Surgical Techniques 

CHAPTER 112: Current Application of Endoscopic Sphincterotomy, Lateral Choledochoduodenostomy, and Transduodenal Sphincteroplasty

CHAPTER 113: Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

CHAPTER 114: High Malignant Biliary Tract Obstruction

CHAPTER 115: Cholecystojejunostomy and Choledocho/ Hepaticojejunostomy

CHAPTER 116: Operative Treatment for Choledochal Cysts

CHAPTER 117: Biliary Atresia— Portoenterostomy

CHAPTER 118: Liver Transplantation

CHAPTER 119: Special Comment: The Unfinished Legacy of Liver Transplantation

CHAPTER 120: The Associating Liver Partition and Portal Vein Ligation for Staged Hepatectomy (ALPPS) Approach

CHAPTER 121: Surgical Anatomy of the Pancreas

CHAPTER 122: Selection of Surgical Therapy for Chronic Pancreatitis

CHAPTER 123: Operative  Interventions for Chronic Pancreatitis

CHAPTER 124: Parenchyma-Sparing, Limited Partial and Total Pancreatic Head Resection for Inflammatory Tumor, Cystic Neoplasia, Neuroendocrine Adenoma, and Low-Risk Periampullary Malignant Tumor

CHAPTER 125: Necrosectomy for Acute Necrotizing Pancreatitis

CHAPTER 126: Management of Complications of Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis: Endoscopic, Laparoscopic, and Open Approaches to Pancreatic Pseudocysts and Pancreatic Necrosis

CHAPTER 127: Pancreaticoduodenectomy and Total Pancreatectomy for Cancer

CHAPTER 128: Operative Management of Pancreatic Trauma

CHAPTER 129: Splanchnic Denervation of the Pancreas for Intractable Pain

CHAPTER 130: Anatomy of the Portal System and Experience With Portacaval Shunt

CHAPTER 131: Small-Diameter Prosthetic Interposition Shunt

CHAPTER 132: Distal Splenorenal Shunts: Hemodynamics of Total Versus Selective Shunting

CHAPTER 133: Central Splenorenal Shunts

CHAPTER 134: Endoscopic Therapy in the Management of Esophageal Varices

CHAPTER 135: Small Bowel Obstruction 

CHAPTER 136: Metabolic Surgery and Intestinal Bypass for Hypercholesterolemia

CHAPTER 137: The Continent Ileostomy

CHAPTER 138: Technique of Ileostomy Construction and Closure

CHAPTER 139: Gastrointestinal-Cutaneous Fistulas

CHAPTER 140: Surgical Treatment of Small Bowel Crohn Disease

CHAPTER 141: Clinical Anatomy for Procedures Involving the Small Bowel, Colon, Rectum, and Anus

CHAPTER 142: The Appendix

CHAPTER 143: Large Bowel Obstruction

CHAPTER 144: Surgical Treatment of Colonic and Perianal Crohn Disease

CHAPTER 145: Surgery for Toxic Megacolon

CHAPTER 146: Total Proctocolectomy and Intersphincteric Proctectomy for Benign Disease

CHAPTER 147: Ileoanal Pouch Procedure for Ulcerative Colitis and Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

CHAPTER 148: Total Colectomy and Ileorectal Anastomosis

CHAPTER 149: Surgery for Diverticulitis

CHAPTER 150: Technique of Colostomy Construction and Closure

CHAPTER 151: Care of Stomas

CHAPTER 152: Open and Minimally Invasive Right Hemicolectomy for Cancer

CHAPTER 153: Open and Minimally Invasive Left Hemicolectomy for Neoplasms of the Descending Colon, Sigmoid, and Upper Rectum

CHAPTER 154: Historical Perspectives on Total Mesorectal Excision

CHAPTER 154A: Advances in Total Mesorectal Excision

CHAPTER 155: Open and Minimally Invasive Sphincter-Preserving Radical Resection for Malignant Disease of the Middle and Lower Thirds of the Rectum

CHAPTER 156: Abdominoperineal Resection for Rectal Cancer

CHAPTER 157: Abdominoperineal Resection for Rectal Cancer

CHAPTER 158: The Approach to Reoperative Pelvic Surgery in Rectal Cancer

CHAPTER 159: Sacral Resection for Recurrent Rectal Cancers

CHAPTER 160: Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Cancers of the Appendix and Colon

CHAPTER 161: Management of Retrorectal Tumors

CHAPTER 162: Rectal Prolapse: The Open Abdominal Approach

CHAPTER 163: Rectal Prolapse 

CHAPTER 164: Anorectal Disorders

CHAPTER 165: Transanal Excision of Rectal Neoplasms

CHAPTER 166: Functional Bowel Disorders

CHAPTER 167: Groin Dissection

CHAPTER 168: Transanal Pull-through for Hirschsprung Disease

CHAPTER 169: Neonatal Enterocolitis and Short Bowel Syndrome

CHAPTER 170: Laparoscopic Splenectomy

CHAPTER 171: Anatomy of the Kidneys, Ureter, and Bladder

CHAPTER 172: Surgical Management of Nephrolithiasis

CHAPTER 173: Operations on the Ureteropelvic Junction

CHAPTER 174: Radical Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Cancer

CHAPTER 175: Radical Cystectomy and Orthotopic Urinary Diversion for Bladder Cancer

CHAPTER 176: Laparoscopic Pelvic and Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection

CHAPTER 177: Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy

CHAPTER 178: The Undescended Testis

CHAPTER 179: Surgical Management of Wilms Tumor

CHAPTER 180: Genitourinary Tract Trauma

CHAPTER 181: Supravesical Urinary Diversion

CHAPTER 182: Cesarean Delivery

CHAPTER 183: Abdominal Hysterectomy

CHAPTER 184: Radical Hysterectomy

CHAPTER 185: Surgical Management of Ovarian Carcinoma

CHAPTER 186: Anterior and Posterior Colporrhaphy

CHAPTER 187: Surgical Anatomy of the Hernial Rings

CHAPTER 188: Overview of Inguinal and Femoral Hernia Repairs

CHAPTER 189: The Shouldice Method of Inguinal Herniorrhaphy

CHAPTER 190: Iliopubic Tract Repair of Inguinal Hernia: The Anterior (Inguinal Canal) Approach

CHAPTER 191: Iliopubic Tract Repair of Inguinal and Femoral Hernia: The Posterior (Preperitoneal) Approach

CHAPTER 192: Kugel Technique of Groin Hernia Repair

CHAPTER 193: Generations of the Plug-and-Patch Repair: Its Development and Lessons From History

CHAPTER 194: Postherniorrhaphy Inguinodynia: Causes, Prevention, and Surgical Treatment: Triple Neurectomy

CHAPTER 195: Carotid Bifurcation Disease: Carotid Endarterectomy and Stenting

CHAPTER 196: Brachiocephalic Reconstruction: Open and Endovascular

CHAPTER 197: Carotid Body Tumors

CHAPTER 198: Open Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

CHAPTER 199: Open Infrarenal and Pararenal Aortic Aneurysm Repair 

CHAPTER 200: Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

CHAPTER 201: Ruptured Adominal Aortic Aneurysms

CHAPTER 202: Femoral and Popliteal Artery Aneurysms

CHAPTER 203: Treatment of Splenic Artery Aneurysms: Open and Endovascular

CHAPTER 204: Aortofemoral Bypass

CHAPTER 205: Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease: Extraanatomic Bypass

CHAPTER 206: Endovascular Procedures for Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease

CHAPTER 207: Reversed Vein Bypass Grafts to Popliteal, Tibial, and Peroneal Arteries

CHAPTER 208: Peripheral Arterial Disease: Prosthetic Bypass

CHAPTER 209: Dorsalis Pedis, Tarsal, and Plantar Artery Bypass

CHAPTER 210: Peripheral Vascular Occlusive Disease: Endovascular

CHAPTER 211: Minor Amputations

CHAPTER 212: Major Lower Extremity Amputation

CHAPTER 213: The Prevention and Treatment of Problems With The Diabetic Foot

CHAPTER 214: Embolectomy

CHAPTER 215: Fasciotomy

CHAPTER 216: Renal Artery Occlusive Disease: Open and Endovascular Management

CHAPTER 217: Acute Mesenteric Artery Ischemia: Open and Endovascular

CHAPTER 218: Techniques of Open and Endovascular Revascularization to Treat Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia

CHAPTER 219: Mycotic Aneurysms

CHAPTER 220: Surgical Management of Aortic Graft Infections

CHAPTER 221: Contemporary Operative Venous Thrombectomy

CHAPTER 222: Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis: Endovascular

CHAPTER 223: Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis/Postthrombotic Syndrome: Open and Endovascular Treatment

CHAPTER 224: Vena Cava Filter Placement

CHAPTER 225: Venous Insufficiency

CHAPTER 226: Autogenous Arteriovenous Hemodialysis Access

CHAPTER 227: Hemodialysis Access-Prosthetic Arteriovenous Access

CHAPTER 228: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

CHAPTER 229: Thoracic Aortic Transection

CHAPTER 230: Vascular Injuries to the Neck, Including the Subclavian Vessels

CHAPTER 231: Injury to the Abdomen: Open and Endovascular

CHAPTER 232: Injury to the Extremities: Open and Endovascular Management

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