Surgery: Evidence-Based Practice

Stephen M. Cohn, MD FACS

Witten B. Russ Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas

Steven T. Brower, MD FACS

Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, New York

Surgery: Evidence-Based Practice posits that data can guide the experienced surgeon, as well as the novice learner, through the management and treatment of surgical diseases.

The authors’ guiding principle in preparing this volume was to present a dynamic, comprehensive reference focused on important surgical questions about each disease.¬†Each chapter is organized around the key questions essential to delineating the current status of evidence related to the subject reviewed. Publications from the past decade are cited that provide Level I and II evidence using the Oxford scale.

The information presented in this volume guides the scientific surgeon in providing state-of-the-art care, optimizing the use of medical resources, and addressing the unique needs of individual patients.

Part I. The Esophagus
Part II. The Stomach
Part III. Small Bowel
Part IV. Large Bowel
Part V. The Liver
Part VI. Portal Hypertension
Part VII. Gallbladder and Bile Ducts
Part VIII. The Pancreas
Part IX. The Spleen
Part X. Hernia
Part XI. Endocrine Glands
Part XII. The Breast
Part XIII. Chest Wall, Mediastinum, Trachea
Part XIV. Vascular System
Part XV. Skin and Soft Tissue
Part XVI. Preoperative and Postoperative Care

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Book Details

1016 Pages


8.25 in. x 10.875 in.

Publication Date August 2012

Surgeons, residents, students

ISBN 9781607951094