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General thoracic surgery

Author: Thomas W Shields
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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In addition to expanded coverage of surgical oncology, this new edition features state-of-the-art video-assisted procedures, new chapters on tracheostomy, and new techniques for lung cancer and paraesophageal hernia. Organized by anatomic region, this two-volume work offers comprehensive guidelines on surgical management of all adult and pediatric conditions. Coverage includes detailed information on diagnostic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fulltext
Internet Resources
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas W Shields
ISBN: 078173889X 9780781738897
OCLC Number: 54686600
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: V. 1. Lung, pleura, diaphragm, and chest wall --
Anatomy of the chest wall and lungs --
Physiology of the lungs --
Thoracic imaging --
Diagnostic procedures --
Assessment of the thoracic surgical patient --
Anesthetic management of the general thoracic surgical patient --
Pulmonary resections --
Postoperative management of the general thoracic surgical patient --
Chest wall --
Diaphragm --
Pleura --
Thoracic trauma --
Trachea --
Congenital, structural, and inflammatory diseases of the lung --
Statistical analysis and trial design --
v. 2. Carcinoma of the lung --
Other tumors of the lung --
Esophagus --
Anatomy --
Physiology --
Diagnostic studies --
Operative procedures in the management of esophageal disease --
Trauma to the esophagus --
Benign esophageal disease --
Malignant lesions of the esophagus --
Mediastinum --
Anatomy --
Noninvasive investigations --
Invasive diagnostic investigations and surgical approaches --
Mediastinal infections, overview of mass lesions in the mediastinum, and control of vascular obstructing symptomatology --
Primary mediastinal tumors and syndromes associated with mediastinal lesions --
Mediastinal cysts.
Responsibility: [edited by] Thomas W. Shields [and others].
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A reference on thoracic surgery, this work also covers surgical oncology. It features video-assisted procedures, chapters on tracheostomy, and techniques for lung cancer and paraesophageal hernia.  Read more...

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