Monthly Archives: April 2015

Download The Sentinel Node in Surgical Oncology – M. R. Keshtgar, W. A. Waddington, P. C. Barneveld

The Sentinel Node in Surgical Oncology – M. R. Keshtgar, W. A. Waddington, P. C. Barneveld
Beskrivning saknas från förlaget. Kolla gärna upp förlagets (Springer) hemsida, där det kan finnas mer information. ...

Download Shoulder Injuries in Sports – Phillip J. Marone

Shoulder Injuries in Sports – Phillip J. Marone
Shoulder injuries are among the most frequent and most difficult to assess and manage in sport. Based on the author’s clinical experience and his work with the Philadelphia baseball team, this book covers problematic aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of the shoulder in a sports context. There is also a section on rehabilitation. ...

Download Comprehensive Anatomy of Motor Functions – Pierre Rabischong

Comprehensive Anatomy of Motor Functions – Pierre Rabischong
The comprehensive approach to anatomy is a new attempt to understand the organization of anatomical structures instead of only memorizing details, which is both time-consuming and prone to error. The basic principle is that man did not design man, a truth which presents the solution and not the problem. This kind of approach requires first observing a function and identifying, in engineering terms, the technical problems that need to be solved...

Download Facial Skin: Contemporary Topics for the Surgeon, An Issue of Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics – David B. Hom, Adam Ingraffea

Facial Skin: Contemporary Topics for the Surgeon, An Issue of Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics – David B. Hom, Adam Ingraffea
Beyond the skin as protective barrier, surgeons and dermatologists explore the science of skin as they work with it every day on patients and clients with aging skin, facial scars, deformities, skin cancer, sun damage, vascular lesions, and traumatic injuries. This compilation of topics in Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics provides a primer on the basic science of skin, wound healing, exploration of genes, stem cells, and molecular science, along...

Download Biomechanics of the Locomotor Apparatus – Friedrich Pauwels

Biomechanics of the Locomotor Apparatus – Friedrich Pauwels
The contents of this book are based almost exclusively on purely anatomical researches. These were stimulated by questions posed in clinical practice. The results are directed to practicing surgeons. Their chronological sequence leads to a step by step development of theoretical bases and to a progressive rejection of old conceptions. Especially in the field of orthopaedic surgery, a responsible attitude is possible neither without solid...

Download Bare Bones – Augusto Sarmiento

Bare Bones – Augusto Sarmiento
Like the 14th-century surgeon in Geoffrey Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales”, Dr. Augusto Sarmiento has a tale to tell. This book is both an interesting autobiographical story of a young immigrant doctor’s rise to success in the United States and a critique of recent trends in American medicine by someone who is now a recognised authority in orthopaedic surgery. This modern surgeon’s tale is both an inspirational story...

Download Face Transplantation – Juan P. Barret

Face Transplantation – Juan P. Barret
This book brings together all the relevant available science behind face transplants. It is comprehensive in its coverage, encompassing patient and donor evaluation, ethics, legal issues, psychological issues, types of transplant, surgical technique, issues relating to immunosuppression, follow-up protocols, and current outcomes. Facial transplantation, which allows the replacement of missing anatomy with a perfect match based on transplant...

Download Evidence Based Medicine in Orthopedic Surgery, An Issue of Orthopedic Clinics – Safdar N. Khan, Mark A. Lee, Munish C. Gupta

Evidence Based Medicine in Orthopedic Surgery, An Issue of Orthopedic Clinics – Safdar N. Khan, Mark A. Lee, Munish C. Gupta
Articles include: Definition and Principles, Evidence-Based Orthopaedics: Is it possible? Conflict of Interest and Orthopaedic Publications, SPRINT Trial, Clavicle fractures, Intracapsular femur neck fractures, SPORT trial: Spinal stenosis, Cervical spondylotic myelopathy – anterior vs posterior approaches, Total disc replacement vs Fusion, Flexible constructs for spinal fusion, DVT prophylaxis in adult reconstruction, Hip resurfacing...

Download The Globesity Challenge to General Surgery – Mirto Foletto, Raul J. Rosenthal, Mirto Foletto

The Globesity Challenge to General Surgery – Mirto Foletto, Raul J. Rosenthal, Mirto Foletto
The increasing prevalence of morbid obesity has led the World Health Organization to coin the descriptive term “globesity” to reflect the worldwide nature of the problem. Providing health care to these patients, especially when surgery is required, can be extremely challenging owing to the specific needs in respect of logistics, facilities, and professional expertise. Appropriate care has to date often been unachievable and...

Download Bone Implant Grafting – John Older

Bone Implant Grafting – John Older
Surgeons differ in their enthusiasm for autografts, allografts and metallic implants, nevertheless, all have their place in orthopedic surgery. For some defects in the skeleton, bone grafting may be the only solution. The pros and cons of bone grafting are thoroughly discussed by eighteen distinguished authorities in this book. Their exchange of views and experiences reflects the diversity of thinking worldwide and points to exciting...