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30th Edition

Recent Advances in Surgery 30

Edited By

C.D. Johnson


I. Taylor

ISBN 9781853157202
Published April 19, 2007 by CRC Press
208 Pages

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Book Description

Recent Advances in Surgery 30 is the latest volume in the successful and well-established Recent Advances series. This title is updated annually, covering the latest trends within surgery and reflecting any changes to the professional examinations for surgeons.

Suitable for experienced medical professionals, as well as students and candidates of the MRCS/AFRCS, this edition reviews the latest trends within surgery and forms a useful update of general surgery for candidates of the Intercollegiate examination.

Over 30 contributors, who are recognized experts in their particular field, provide in-depth reviews of important topics relevant to the management of all surgical patients and advancing areas in surgical subspecialties.

Table of Contents

1. Risk management in surgery - Ami Mishra, Anthony E.B. Giddings
2. The surgical significance of MRSA - A. Peter R. Wilson
3. Tissue engineering of blood vessels - Sandip Sarkar, Alexander M. Seifalian
4. Newer procedures for day surgery - Douglas McWhinnie, Ian Jackson
5. Quality of life issues in breast surgery - Narasimhaiah Srinivasaiah, Philip J. Drew
6. The management of high-risk familial breast cancer - José A. Cid Fernández, John F.R. Robertson, D. Mark Sibbering
7. Latissimus dorsi flap in breast reconstruction - Eva M. Weiler-Mithoff
8. Acute gallbladder disease - Thomas Armstrong, James A. Pain
Modern management of bleeding oesophageal varices - Jake E.J. Krige, Stephen J. Beningfield, John M. Shaw
9. Haemorrhoid surgery: what is best practice? - Malcolm A. Loudon
10. Functional outcome following restorative proctocolectomy - Richard E. Lovegrove, Paris P. Tekkis
11. Intestinal ischaemia - Sayed Aly, Clom J. Power, Stephen G.E. Barker
12. Complications of arteriovenous haemodialysis fistulas - Rovan E. D’Souza, Daryll M. Baker
13. Review of recent randomised clinical trials in surgery - M.P. Senthil Kumar, Irving Taylor

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Irving Taylor MD ChM FRCS FMedSci FRCPS(Glas) FHEA
Vice-Dean and Director of Clinical Studies Professor of Surgery, Royal Free and University College London Medical School, University College London, London, UK

Colin D. Johnson MChir FRCS
Reader and Consultant Surgeon, University Surgical Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK


Superbly structured, reasoned and crisply written.

The Recent Advances series has always been championed as excellent revision material for surgical examinations and this particular volume covers a very diverse field indeed within which every potential candidate should find sections of relevance. For those wishing to broaden their understanding and to be brought up to date with key advances in surgery in general, this book is for them.

Ann R Coll Surg Engl, 2008

Recommended to all candidates for certification of general surgery. Furthermore, more specialist surgeons will find it helpful both in the management of patients and in discussions with other specialists within multidisciplinary teams.

British Journal of Surgery, review of earlier edition