Textbook of Surgery is a core book for medical and surgical students providing a comprehensive overview of general and speciality surgery. Each topic is written by an expert in the field. The book focuses on the principles and techniques of surgical management of common diseases. Great emphasis is placed on problem-solving to guide students and junior doctors through their surgical training.
Contributors viii Preface xiii Acknowledgements xiv Section 1 Principles of Surgery 1 Preoperative management 3Julian A. Smith 2 Assessment of surgical risk 13Benjamin N.J. Thomson 3 Anaesthesia and pain medicine 19David Story 4 Postoperative management 25Peter Devitt 5 Surgical techniques 35Benjamin N.J. Thomson and David M.A. Francis 6 Management of surgical wounds 45Rodney T. Judson 7 Nutrition and the surgical patient 49William R.G. Perry and Andrew G. Hill 8 Care of the critically ill patient 57Jeffrey J. Presneill, Christopher MacIsaac and John F. Cade 9 Surgical infection 65Marcos V. Perini and Vijayaragavan Muralidharan 10 Transplantation surgery 75Michael A. Fink 11 Principles of surgical oncology 87G. Bruce Mann and Robert J.S. Thomas 12 Introduction to the operating theatre 93Andrew Danks, Alan C. Saunder and Julian A. Smith 13 Emergency general surgery 109Benjamin N.J. Thomson and Rose Shakerian Section 2 Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery 14 Gastro?oesophageal reflux disease and hiatus hernias 115Paul Burton and Geraldine J. Ooi 15 Tumours of the oesophagus 123Ahmad Aly and Jonathan Foo 16 Peptic ulcer disease 133Paul A. Cashin and S.C. Sydney Chung 17 Gastric neoplasms 143John Spillane 18 Obesity and bariatric surgery 151Yazmin Johari and Wendy A. Brown Section 3 Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery 19 Gallstones 163Arthur J. Richardson 20 Malignant diseases of the hepatobiliary system 173Thomas J. Hugh and Nigel B. Jamieson 21 Liver infections 191Vijayaragavan Muralidharan, Marcos V. Perini and Christopher Christophi 22 Pancreatitis 199Peter S. Russell and John A. Windsor 23 Pancreatic tumours 209David Burnett and Mehrdad Nikfarjam 24 Portal hypertension and surgery on the patient with cirrhosis 219Michael A. Fink Section 4 Lower Gastrointestinal Surgery 25 Principles of colorectal and small bowel surgery 229Ian Hayes 26 Physiology of small and large bowel: alterations due to surgery and disease 237Jacob McCormick and Ian Hayes 27 Small bowel obstruction and ischaemia 243Ian Hayes and the late Joe J. Tjandra 28 The appendix and Meckel’s diverticulum 249Rose Shakerian and the late Joe J. Tjandra 29 Inflammatory bowel disease 255Susan Shedda, Brit Christensen and the late Joe J. Tjandra 30 Diverticular disease of the colon 267Ian Hastie and the late Joe J. Tjandra 31 Colorectal cancer 273Ian T. Jones and the late Joe J. Tjandra 32 Large bowel obstruction 285Raaj Chandra 33 Perianal disorders I: excluding sepsis 293Ian Hayes and Susan Shedda 34 Perianal disorders II: sepsis 301Ian Hayes and the late Joe J. Tjandra Section 5 Breast Surgery 35 Breast assessment and benign breast disease 309Rajiv V. Dave and G. Bruce Mann 36 Malignant breast disease and surgery 317Rajiv V. Dave and G. Bruce Mann Section 6 Endocrine Surgery 37 Thyroid 331Jonathan Serpell 38 Parathyroid 339Jonathan Serpell 39 Tumours of the adrenal gland 345Jonathan Serpell Section 7 Head and Neck Surgery 40 Eye injuries and infections 353Helen V. Danesh?Meyer 41 Otorhinolaryngology 359Stephen O’Leary and Neil Vallance 42 Tumours of the head and neck 369Rodney T. Judson Section 8 Hernias 43 Hernias 381Roger Berry and David M.A. Francis Section 9 Skin and Soft Tissues 44 Tumours and cysts of the skin 397Rodney T. Judson 45 Soft tissue tumours 403Peter F. Choong 46 Infection of the extremities 415Mark W. Ashton and David M.A. Francis 47 Principles of plastic surgery 423Mark W. Ashton Section 10 Trauma 48 Principles of trauma management 431Scott K. D’Amours, Stephen A. Deane and Valerie B. Malka 49 Burns 443Ioana Tichil and Heather Cleland Section 11 Orthopaedic Surgery 50 Fractures and dislocations 457Peter F. Choong 51 Diseases of bone and joints 465Peter F. Choong Section 12 Neurosurgery 52 Head injuries 483Andrew H. Kaye 53 Intracranial tumours, infection and aneurysms 493Andrew H. Kaye 54 Nerve injuries, peripheral nerve entrapments and spinal cord compression 511Andrew H. Kaye Section 13 Vascular Surgery 55 Disorders of the arterial system 527Raffi Qasabian and Gurfateh Singh Sandhu 56 Extracranial vascular disease 537Raffi Qasabian and Gurfateh Singh Sandhu 57 Venous and lymphatic diseases of the limbs 545Hani Saeed and Michael J. Grigg 58 Endovascular therapies 553Timothy Buckenham Section 14 Urology 59 Benign urological conditions 565Anthony J. Costello, Daniel M. Costello and Fairleigh Reeves 60 Genitourinary oncology 577Homayoun Zargar and Anthony J. Costello Section 15 Cardiothoracic Surgery 61 Principles and practice of cardiac surgery 587James Tatoulis and Julian A. Smith 62 Common topics in thoracic surgery 603Julian A. Smith Section 16 Problem Solving 63 Chronic constipation 617Kurvi Patwala and Peter De Cruz 64 Faecal incontinence 625Andrew Bui 65 Rectal bleeding 633Adele Burgess 66 Haematemesis and melaena 637Wendy A. Brown 67 Obstructive jaundice 643Frederick Huynh and Val Usatoff 68 The acute abdomen, peritonitis and intra?abdominal abscesses 649Paul Cashin, Michael Levitt and the late Joe J. Tjandra 69 Ascites 659David A.K. Watters, Sonal Nagra and David M.A. Francis 70 Neck swellings 667Rodney T. Judson 71 Acute airway problems 675Stephen O’Leary 72 Dysphagia 679Wendy A. Brown 73 Leg swelling and ulcers 685Alan C. Saunder, Steven T.F. Chan and David M.A. Francis 74 Haematuria 693Kenny Rao and Shomik Sengupta 75 Postoperative complications 699Peter Devitt 76 Massive haemoptysis 707Julian A. Smith 77 Epistaxis 711Robert J.S. Briggs 78 Low back and leg pain 715Jin W. Tee and Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld 79 Acute scrotal pain 727Anthony Dat and Shomik Sengupta 80 Post?traumatic confusion 735John Laidlaw 81 Sudden?onset severe headache 745Alexios A. Adamides 82 The red eye 749Christine Chen 83 Double vision 757Christine Chen Answers to MCQs 763 Index 767
THE EDITORS JULIAN A. SMITH is Professor of Surgery and Head, Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, Monash University, Australia. ANDREW H. KAYE is Professor of Surgery and Head, Department of Surgery, The University of Melbourne, Australia. CHRISTOPHER CHRISTOPHI is Professor and Head of Surgery, Austin Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia. WENDY A. BROWN is Professor of Surgery and Head, Department of Surgery, Central Clinical School, Alfred Health, Monash University, Australia.
A concise textbook on all areas of surgery for trainees and junior doctors—fully updated and revised Medical students and trainee surgeons must understand both essential surgical principles and new developments in science and technology to perform basic procedures as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.Textbook of Surgery is a comprehensive review of general and specialty surgery, including cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, orthopaedic surgery, and vascular surgery. Emphasizing practical and problem-solving skills, this core textbook of surgical curricula outlines surgical assessment and treatment, examines a variety of surgical disorders, and presents an applied approach to the diagnosis and management of common surgical conditions. Specialist chapters covering topics such as transplantation surgery, surgical oncology, anaesthesia and pain medication, bariatric surgery, and post-operative management are written by leading experts in their respective fields. Now in its fourth edition, this indispensable textbook includes new and revised coverage of surgical risk assessment, surgical wound management, emergency general surgery, lower gastrointestinal surgery, endovascular therapies, and an introduction to the operating theatre. All chapters are fully updated to reflect current best practices and surgical guidelines, making this volume perfect for medical students and junior doctors on surgical attachments, as well as an ideal reference for RACS and MRCS candidates. Emphasizes a problem-solving approach to surgical education Offers an easily readable format and clear surgical guidelines Presents new and revised information on benign urological conditions, genitourinary oncology, sudden onset severe headache, and more Includes illustrations, tables, boxes, and references to classic publications and up-to-date literature for further reading Written and edited by prominent academic and practicing surgeons from numerous surgical specialties Access to Wiley Companion Digital Edition powered by VitalSource providing a digital, interactive version of this book with options to search, make notes and highlights, organize, clip figures, and link content Textbook of Surgery is a must-have resource for surgical trainees, junior doctors, clinical medical students, and those preparing for postgraduate qualifications in surgery.