Anaesthesia-related techniques

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2 Anaesthesia-related techniques J. Prout, S. Mallett and K. Miltsios CONTENTS Introduction  Techniques to assess perioperative risk  Oxygen therapy  Peripheral venous access  Central venous access  Intraosseous access  General anaesthesia techniques …

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Stomach and duodenum

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10 Stomach and duodenum M.C. Winslet and K.I. Dawas CONTENTS Endoscopy  Perioperative care  Access in the upper abdomen  Examination of the stomach and duodenum  Suturing and stapling the stomach and…

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Colon

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13 Colon R. Novell, M.K.W. Li, O. Ogunbiyi and H.Y.S. Cheung CONTENTS Preoperative assessment of the large bowel  Elective operations  Urgent operations  Principles of colectomy  Laparoscopic colectomy  Right hemicolectomy  Laparoscopic…

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Plastic surgery

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33 Plastic surgery A. Mosahebi and P.E.M. Butler CONTENTS General principles 522 Skin grafts  Random pattern skin flaps  Axial pattern skin flaps  Tissue expansion  Grafts of other tissues  Microvascular surgery  Burns …

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Arteries

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23 Arteries D.M. Baker and M. Davis CONTENTS Introduction  General principles  Exposure of the major peripheral arteries  Types of operation  Arterial operations  Aortobifemoral bypass  Unilateral aortofemoral/iliofemoral bypass  Iliac artery angioplasty…

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Orthopaedics and trauma: amputations

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29 Orthopaedics and trauma amputations N. Goddard and R. Brueton CONTENTS Introduction  General principles  Hindquarter amputation  Above-knee amputation  Below-knee amputation  Syme’s amputation  Ray amputations of the forefoot  Amputation of the…

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Anorectum

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14 Anorectum C.J. Vaizey and J. Warusavitarne CONTENTS Introduction  Anatomy  Haemorrhoids  Fissure  Anal abscess and fistula  Fistula  Pilonidal disease  Hidradenitis suppurativa  Anal manifestations of Crohn’s disease  Condylomata acuminata  Anal tumours …

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Abdominal wall and hernias

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6 Abdominal wall and hernias D.M. Baker CONTENTS General issues in hernia surgery  Inguinal hernia  Femoral hernia  Umbilical hernia  Umbilical infections, tumours, fistulas and sinuses  Epigastric hernia and port-site hernia …

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Breast

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19 Breast M. Keshtgar and D.B. Ghosh CONTENTS Management of breast symptoms  Breast biopsy  Breast abscess  Duct ectasia and mammary duct fistula  Nipple discharge and bleeding  Carcinoma and ductal carcinoma…

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Pancreas

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16 Pancreas S.H. Rahman and O. Damrah CONTENTS Introduction  Exploration of the pancreas  Laparotomy for necrotizing pancreatitis  Drainage of pancreatic cysts  Drainage of the pancreatic duct  Laparotomy and bypass for…

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