Monthly Archives: November 2015

Download Severe Injuries to the Limbs – Alexander Lerner

Severe Injuries to the Limbs – Alexander Lerner
Modern weapons and high-energy accidents inflict devastating damage to soft tissue and bone. The gold standard for stabilizing high-energy fractures is immediate external fixation followed by thorough debridement of soft tissues and dead bone and irrigation, since these injuries are always grossly contaminated. The next stage of treatment – the coverage of exposed bone by vital soft tissue and definitive skeletal stabilization and...

Download Cochlear Implants – Huw Cooper, Louise Craddock

Cochlear Implants – Huw Cooper, Louise Craddock
This is a comprehensive multi-author handbook covering all aspects of cochlear implantation, fully updated since its first edition was published in 1991. All aspects of this rapidly developing field are covered, from implant design, speech processing strategies, assessment and rehabilitation of children and adults to future developments. Chapters written by implant users and their parents give fascinating insight into the experience of hearing...

Download Atlas of Spinal Operations – R. Bauer, Fridun Kerschbaumer, S. Poisel

Atlas of Spinal Operations – R. Bauer, Fridun Kerschbaumer, S. Poisel
The authors’ operative experience and the fundamentals of anatomy formed the basis for creation of this atlas. The practice-oriented description of the various operative techniques takes account of the principal indications for surgery, and of possible dangers and complications. The atlas is a valuable aid for the surgeon’s training. Experienced surgeons are given the opportunity of gaining in a short time an overview of operative...

Download Common Vertebral Joint Problems – Gregory P. Grieve, Philip H. Newman, Gregory P. Grieve

Common Vertebral Joint Problems – Gregory P. Grieve, Philip H. Newman, Gregory P. Grieve
This title describes the genesis, pathology, clinical features, presentation, syndromes, clinical examination, investigation procedures, treatment, prophylaxis, and surgery of common vertebral joint problems. ...

Download Complications in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery – Alain Branchereau, Michael Jacobs, Alain Branchereau

Complications in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery – Alain Branchereau, Michael Jacobs, Alain Branchereau
Complications in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Part I, edited by Alain Branchereau, MD and Michael Jacobs, MD, and written by leading international experts in their fields, closely examines possible complications following surgery of the cerebrovascular arteries, the thorax and upper limbs, and other commonly operated sites. Various complications (both common and uncommon) are identified and described, along with discussions of how to...

Download Cerebral Angiography – Gianni Boris Bradac

Cerebral Angiography – Gianni Boris Bradac
This revised and enlarged edition of Cerebral Angiography, which includes new angiographic studies and illustrative drawings, offers detailed guidance on diagnostic use of the procedure. The first part of the book describes the normal anatomy of the cerebral arteries and veins, with attention to morphological aspect, embryological development, function and vascular territories. The intraorbital and extracranial vascularization is also...

Download Perioperative Management of Pacemaker Patients –

Perioperative Management of Pacemaker Patients –
A symposium, “Perioperative Management of Pacemaker Patients”, was held in May 1990 at the Karl-Franzens-Universitat, Landeskrankenhaus Graz, Austria. The purpose of the symposium, organized by the Departments of Anesthesiology and Surgery, was to discuss the current status of permanent pacemaker technology, emerging developments in this field, legal issues, indications and methods for tempor- ary perioperative pacing, and the...

Download Imaging Techniques in Orthopaedics –

Imaging Techniques in Orthopaedics –
This volume approaches diagnostic imaging from a new angle. In the first half, the different techniques are discussed – their uses, indications, and contra-indications. This is a necessary update on developments that have ocurred and improvements that are likely to be made in the near future. In the second half of the book, clinicians describe the imaging techniques they use for investigating specific problems. The authors show when one...

Download Modern Hip Resurfacing – Derek J. W. Mcminn

Modern Hip Resurfacing – Derek J. W. Mcminn
Hip replacement surgery is a radical and traumatic procedure that has enormous disadvantages to the patient in terms of postoperative mobility and morbidity. Hip resurfacing is a more conservative approach resulting in less of the patient’s hip and femur being lost, which has great advantages to a younger patient group. The author of Hip Resurfacing is the world’s leading authority on this surgery, making this the definitive...

Download Surgical Technology – Julie Armistead

Surgical Technology – Julie Armistead
Presenting a variety of engaging activities, case studies, and review questions, this chapter-by-chapter companion to “Surgical Technology: Principles and Practices, 5th Edition” helps you study more effectively, perfect your skills, and prepare for success in the classroom and the OR. ...