Adult Chest Surgery, 2nd edition (Medical/Denistry) by David Sugarbaker, Raphael Bueno, Yolanda Colson, Michael

By David Sugarbaker, Raphael Bueno, Yolanda Colson, Michael Jaklitsch, Mark Krasna, Steven Mentzer

The so much authoritative, finished, and clinicallyfocused advisor to operative thoracic surgery--updatedwith the newest innovations and technologies

A Doody's middle identify for 2015!

Adult Chest Surgery is an intensive, hands-on consultant to the fashionable perform of common thoracic surgical procedure. huge in scope and easy fashionable and presentation, this vintage is an exceptional reference for any clinician short of a finished description ofthe medical nature of basic thoracic surgery.

Like its award-winning predecessor, the second one version of Adult Chest Surgery specializes in supplying concise descriptions of present innovations and surgical rules for the most typical thoracic surgical difficulties encountered within the health facility and the working room. This variation is superior by means of forty new chapters dedicated to quite a number subject matters together with new endoscopic strategies for antireflux surgical procedure; percutaneous thoracic tumor ablation; peroral esophageal myotomy; robot thoughts for lobectomy, esophagectomy, and thymectomy; and different new minimally invasive methods to plain thoracic resections. it's also enriched through greater than 250 new distinctive illustrations of systems, bringing the entire quantity to 850.

Adult Chest Surgery includes a logical association in keeping with anatomy, and every part has an summary bankruptcy, which summarizes the correct anatomy, pathophysiology, and diagnostic and procedural recommendations. all through, operations and diagnostic methods are highlighted in succinct, illustrated process chapters.

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More important, we have tried to explain the logic behind the incisions. Each incision is described in terms of its current general use, technical details, advantages, and disadvantages. We also provide details of chest wall anatomy, with particular attention to structures that can be injured while developing the incision. Finally, we provide surface anatomy landmarks that can be used to place the incision properly. As the thoracic surgeon gains experience, these incisions frequently will be modified to accommodate the primary surgical objective of a given operation.

The auscultatory triangle, the space bounded by the lower border of the trapezius, the serratus anterior, and the medial margin of the scapula can be identified at this time. The serratus anterior muscle can be spared by freeing it from the soft tissue of the auscultatory triangle and the muscle rotated forward. Preservation of the serratus anterior muscle helps to preserve the motion of the shoulder girdle and quickens recovery time. An intact serratus anterior muscle can limit the spread of the fifth and sixth ribs.

F. Griffith Pearson, the first Chief of the first Division of General Thoracic Surgery at Toronto General Hospital, is widely known for his role in establishing thoracic surgery as a bona fide surgical subspecialty in North America. You can read his personal account of the Toronto experience in the Foreword to this book. Dr. Pearson had tremendous impact in the field of general thoracic surgery2 and is widely regarded as the father of thoracic surgery in North America. Throughout his tenure as Chief of the thoracic division at Toronto General Hospital (1967–1984) and subsequently as a staff surgeon until he retired in 1999, he oversaw important developments in lung transplantation, thoracic oncology, and clinical and basic research, mentoring many surgical leaders around the globe.

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