Current Surgical Therapy E-Book , 12th Edition

By John L. Cameron, MD, FACS, FRCS(Eng) (hon), FRCS(Ed) (hon), FRCSI(hon) and Andrew M. Cameron, MD, PhD, FACS
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  • Presents practical, hands-on advice on selecting and implementing the latest surgical approaches from today's preeminent general surgeons.
  • Approaches each topic using the same easy-to-follow format: disease presentation, pathophysiology, and diagnostics, followed by surgical therapy.
  • Discusses which approach to take, how to avoid or minimize complications, and what outcomes to expect.
  • Helps you visualize how to proceed with full color images throughout.
  • Trusted by generations of general surgeons as the definitive source on the most current surgical approaches, providing a quick, efficient review prior to surgery and when preparing for surgical boards and ABSITEs.
  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.

For more than 30 years, Current Surgical Therapy has been the go-to resource for both residents and practitioners for expert advice on today's best treatment and management options for general surgery. The 12th Edition, by Drs. John L. Cameron and Andrew M. Cameron, remains the ideal reference for written, oral, and recertifying board study, as well as for everyday clinical practice. Twelve brand-new chapters and many new contributing authors keep you up to date with recent changes in this fast-moving field, helping you achieve better outcomes and ensure faster recovery times for your patients.

Key Features
  • Presents practical, hands-on advice on selecting and implementing the latest surgical approaches from today's preeminent general surgeons.
  • Approaches each topic using the same easy-to-follow format: disease presentation, pathophysiology, and diagnostics, followed by surgical therapy.
  • Discusses which approach to take, how to avoid or minimize complications, and what outcomes to expect.
  • Helps you visualize how to proceed with full color images throughout.
  • Trusted by generations of general surgeons as the definitive source on the most current surgical approaches, providing a quick, efficient review prior to surgery and when preparing for surgical boards and ABSITEs.
  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.
ISBN 9780323461177
Author Information By John L. Cameron, MD, FACS, FRCS(Eng) (hon), FRCS(Ed) (hon), FRCSI(hon), The Alfred Blalock Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA and Andrew M. Cameron, MD, PhD, FACS, Chief, Division of Transplantation,Surgical Director of Liver Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Table of Content

Cameron and Cameron: Current Surgical Therapy, 12/e



The Esophagus

1. Esophageal Function Tests 

2. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease  

3. New Approaches to Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (LINX) 

4. The Management of Barrett's Esophagus

5. The Endoscopic Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus 

6. The Management of Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia

7. The Management of Zenker's Diverticulum 

8. The Management of Achalasia of the Esophagus

9. The Management of Disorders of Esophageal Motility

10. The Management of Esophageal Carcinoma

11. Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy of Esophageal Cancer

12. The Use of Esophageal Stents 

13. The Management of Esophageal Perforation 

The Stomach

14. The Management of Benign Gastric Ulcer

15. The Management of Duodenal Ulcers 

16. The Management of the Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome 

17. The Management of the Mallory-Weiss Syndrome 

18. The Management of Gastric Adenocarcinoma 

19. The Management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors 

20. The Management of Morbid Obesity 

Small Bowel

21. The Management of Small Bowel Obstruction

22. The Management of Crohn's Disease of the Small Bowel 

23. Strictureplasty in Crohn's Disease  

24. The Management of Small Bowel Tumors 

25. The Management of Diverticulosis of the Small Bowel 

26. The Management of Motility Disorders of the Stomach and Small Bowel

27. The Management of Short Bowel Syndrome  

28. The Management of Enterocutaneous Fistulas


Large Bowel

29. Preoperative Bowel Preparation: Is it Necessary?

30. The Management of Diverticular Disease of the Colon  

31. The Management of Chronic Ulcerative Colitis 

32. The Management of Toxic Megacolon 

33. The Management of Crohn's Colitis 

34. The Management of Ischemic Colitis 

35. The Management of Clostridium Difficile Colitis


36. The Management of Large Bowel Obstruction


37. Enteral Stents in the Treatment of Colonic Obstruction


38. The Management of Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction (Ogilvie's Syndrome)


39. The Management of Colonic Volvulus


40. The Management of Rectal Prolapse


41. The Management of Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome

42. The Surgical Management of Constipation


43. The Management of Radiation Injury to the Small and Large Bowel

44. Surgery for the Polyposis Syndromes

45. The Management of Colon Cancer


46. The Management of Rectal Cancer


47. The Management of Tumors of the Anal Region


48. The Use of PET Scanning in The Management of Colorectal Cancer


49. Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Treatment for Colorectal Cancer


50. The Management of Colonic Polyps


51. Management of Peritoneal Surface Malignancies of Appendiceal or Colorectal Origin


52. The Management of Acute Appendicitis


53. The Management of Hemorrhoids


54. The Management of Anal Fissures


55. The Management of Anorectal Abscess and Fistula


56. The Management of Anorectal Stricture


57. The Management of Pruritus Ani


58. Surgical Management of Fecal Incontinence


59. The Management of Rectovaginal Fistula


60. The Management of Anal Condyloma


61. The Management of Pilonidal Disease


62. The Management of Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

63. ERAS: Colon Surgery


The Liver

64. The Management of Cystic Disease of the Liver


65. The Management of Echinococcal Cyst Disease of the Liver


66. The Management of Liver Hemangioma


67. The Management of Benign Liver Lesions


68. The Management of Malignant Liver Tumors


69. Hepatic Malignancy: Resection versus Transplantation


70. Ablation of Colorectal Carcinoma Liver Metastases


71. The Management of Hepatic Abscess


72. Transarterial Chemoembolization for Liver Metastases


Portal Hypertension

73. Portal Hypertension: The Role of Shunting Procedures


74. The Role of Liver Transplantation in Portal Hypertension


75. Endoscopic Therapy for Esophageal Variceal Hemorrhage


76. Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt


77. The Management of Refractory Ascites


78. The Management of Hepatic Encephalopathy


79. The Management of Budd-Chiari Syndrome


Gallbladder and Biliary Tree

80. The Management of Asymptomatic (Silent) Gallstones

81. The Management of Acute Cholecystitis


82. The Management of Common Bile Duct Stones: Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration


83. The Management of Acute Cholangitis


84. The Management of Benign Biliary Strictures


85. The Management of Cystic Disorders of the Bile Ducts


86. The Management of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis


87. The Management of Bile Duct Cancer


88. The Management of Gallbladder Cancer


89. The Management of Gallstone Ileus


90. Transhepatic Interventions for Obstructive Jaundice


91. Obstructive Jaundice: Endoscopic Therapy


The Pancreas

92. The Management of Acute Pancreatitis


93. The Management of Gallstone Pancreatitis, Part A


94. The Management of Gallstone Pancreatitis, Part B


95. Pancreas Divisum and Other Variants of Dominant Dorsal Duct Anatomy


96. The Management of Pancreatic Necrosis


97. The Management of Pancreatic Pseudocyst


98. Pancreatic Ductal Disruptions Leading to Pancreatic Fistula, Pancreatic Ascites, or Pancreatic Pleural Effusion


99. The Management of Chronic Pancreatitis


100. The Management of Periampullary Cancer


101. Vascular Reconstruction During the Whipple Operation


102. Palliative Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer


103. Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy for Localized Pancreatic Cancer


104. Unusual Pancreatic Tumors


105. Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms of the Pancreas


106. The Management of Pancreatic Islet Cell Tumors Excluding Gastrinomas


107. Transplantation of the Pancreas


108. Islet Allotransplantation for Diabetes

109. Total Pancreatectomy and Autologous Islet Transplantation for Chronic Pancreatitis


The Spleen

110. Splenectomy for Hematologic Diseases


111. The Management of Cysts, Tumors, and Abscesses of the Spleen


112. Splenic Salvage Procedures: Therapeutic Options



113. The Management of Inguinal Hernia


114. The Management of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia


115. Ventral Hernias: Incisional, Epigastric, and Umbilical Hernias


116. The Management of Spigelian, Lumbar, and Obturator Herniation


117. Core Muscle Injuries (Athletic Pubalgia, Sports Hernia)


118. Abdominal Wall Reconstruction


The Breast

119. The Management of Benign Breast Disease


120. Screening For Breast Cancer


121. The Role of Stereotactic Breast Biopsy in the Management of Breast Disease


122. Molecular Targets in Breast Cancer


123. Breast Cancer: Surgical Therapy


124. Ablative Techniques in the Treatment of Benign and Malignant Breast Disease


125. Lymphatic Mapping and Sentinel Lymphadenectomy


126. The Management of the Axilla in Breast Cancer


127. Inflammatory Breast Cancer


128. Ductal and Lobular Carcinoma in Situ of the Breast


129. Advances in Neoadjuvant and Adjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer


130. The Management of Recurrent and Disseminated Breast Cancer


131. The Management of Male Breast Cancer


132. Breast Imaging


133. Genetic Counseling and Testing


134. Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy


135. Margins: How Big?


136. Intraoperative Radiation


137. Breast Reconstruction Following Breast Cancer Treatment: Goals, Options, and Reasoning


Endocrine Glands

138. Adrenal Incidentaloma


139. The Management of Adrenal Cortical Tumors


140. The Management of Pheochromocytoma


141. The Management of Thyroid Nodules


142. Nontoxic Goiter


143. The Management of Thyroiditis


144. Hyperthyroidism


145. Surgical Approach to Thyroid Cancer


146. Primary Hyperparathyroidism


147. Evaluation and Management of Persistent or Recurrent Hyperparathyroidism


148. Secondary and Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism

149. Metabolic Changes Following Bariatric Surgery


150. Glycemic Control and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction After Bariatric Surgery


Skin and Soft Tissue

151. Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers


152. The Management of Cutaneous Melanoma


153. The Management of Soft Tissue Sarcoma


154. Evaluation of the Isolated Neck Mass


155. Hand Infections


156. Nerve Injury and Repair


157. Extremity Gas Gangrene


158. Necrotizing Skin and Soft Tissue Infections


Chest Wall, Mediastinum, and Trachea

159. The Management of Primary Chest Wall Tumors


160. Mediastinal Masses


161. Primary Tumors of the Thymus


162. The Management of Tracheal Stenosis


163. The Management of Acquired Esophageal Respiratory Tract Fistula


164. Congenital Chest Wall Deformities


Vascular Surgery

165. Open Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms


166. Endovascular Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm


167. The Management of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm


168. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and Unexpected Abdominal Pathology


169. The Management of Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms


170. The Management of Acute Aortic Dissections


171. Carotid Endarterectomy


172. The Management of Recurrent Carotid Artery Stenosis


173. Balloon Angioplasty and Stents in Carotid Artery Occlusive Disease


174. The Management of Aneurysms of the Extracranial Carotid and Vertebral


175. Brachiocephalic Reconstruction


176. Upper Extremity Arterial Occlusive Disease


177. Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease


178. Femoropopliteal Occlusive Disease


179. Tibioperoneal Arterial Occlusive Disease


180. Profunda Femoris Reconstruction


181. Femoral and Popliteal Artery Aneurysms

182. The Treatment of Claudication


183. Pseudoaneurysms and Arteriovenous Fistulas


184. AxilloBiFemoral Bypass Grafting in the 21st Century


185. Peripheral Arterial Embolism


186. Acute Peripheral Arterial and Bypass Graft Occlusion: Thrombolytic Therapy


187. Atherosclerotic Renal Artery Disease


188. Raynaud's Phenomenon


189. Thoracic Outlet Syndromes


190. The Diabetic Foot


191. Gangrene of the Foot


192. Buerger's Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans)


193. Acute Mesenteric Ischemia


194. The Management of Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia


195. Hemodialysis Access Surgery


196. Venous Thromboembolism: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment


197. Vena Cava Filters


198. Lymphedema


199. The Management of Lower Extremity Amputations


Trauma and Emergency Care

200. Initial Assessment and Resuscitation of the Trauma Patient


201. Pre Hospital Management of the Trauma Patient


202. Airway Management in the Trauma Patient


203. The Surgeon's Use of Ultrasound in Thoracoabdominal Trauma


204. Emergency Department Thoracotomy


205. The Management of Traumatic Brain Injury


206. Chest Wall Trauma, Hemothorax, and Pneumothorax


207. Blunt Abdominal Trauma


208. Penetrating Abdominal Trauma


209. The Management of Diaphragmatic Injuries


210. The Management of Liver Injuries


211. Pancreatic and Duodenal Injuries


212. Injuries to the Small and Large Bowel


213. The Management of Rectal Injuries


214. Injury to the Spleen


215. Retroperitoneal Injuries: Kidney and Ureter


216. Damage Control Operation


217. Urologic Complications of Pelvic Fracture


218. Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries


219. Evaluation and Management of the Patient with Craniomaxillofacial Trauma


220. Penetrating Neck Trauma


221. Blunt Cardiac Injury


222. Abdominal Compartment Syndrome and Management of the Open Abdomen


223. Blood Transfusion Therapy in Trauma


224. Coagulation Issues and the Trauma Patient


225. The Abdomen That Will Not Close


226. The Management of Vascular Injuries


227. Endovascular Management of Arterial Injury


228. The Management of Extremity Compartment Syndrome


229. Burn Wound Management


230. Medical Management of the Burn Patient


231. The Management of Frostbite, Hypothermia, and Cold Injuries


232. Electrical and Lightning Injury

Preoperative and Postoperative Care

233. Fluid and Electrolyte Therapy


234. Frailty and the Surgical Care of the Older Adult


235. Preoperative Preparation of the Surgical Patient


236. Is a Nasogastric Tube Necessary After Alimentary Tract Surgery?


237. Surgical Site Infections


238. The Management of Intra-Abdominal Infections


239. Occupational Exposure to Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Other Bloodborne Pathogens


240. Antifungal Therapy in the Surgical Patient


241. Measuring Outcomes in Surgery


242. Comparative Effectiveness Research in Surgery


Surgical Critical Care

243. Surgical Palliative Care


244. Cardiovascular Pharmacology


245. Glucose Control in the Postoperative Period


246. Postoperative Respiratory Failure


247. Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia


248. Extracorporeal Life Support for Respiratory Failure


249. Tracheostomy, Part One


250. Tracheostomy, Part Two


251. Acute Kidney Injury in the Injured and Critically Ill


252. Electrolyte Disorders


253. Acid-Base Problems


254. Catheter Sepsis in the Intensive Care Unit


255. The Septic Response


256. Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome


257. Multiple Organ Dysfunction and Failure


258. Antibiotics for Critically Ill Patients


259. Endocrine Changes in Critical Illness


260. Nutrition Therapy in Critical Illness


261. Coagulopathy in the Critically Ill Patient


Minimally Invasive Surgery

262. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy


263. Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration


264. Laparoscopic 360-Degree Fundoplication


265. Laparoscopic Appendectomy

266. Laparoscopic Inguinal Herniorrhaphy


267. Laparoscopic Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernias


268. Laparoscopic Ventral and incisional Hernia Repair


269. Laparoscopic Repair of Peristomal Hernias

270. Laparoscopic Splenectomy


271. Laparoscopic Gastric Surgery


272. Laparoscopic Management of Crohn's Disease


273. Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery


274. Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy


275. Laparoscopic Repair of Paraesophageal Hernias


276. Laparoscopic Treatment of Esophageal Motility Disorders


277. Laparoscopic Management of Esophageal Achalasia


278. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy


279. Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy


280. Laparoscopic Liver Resection


281. Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy


282. Minimally Invasive Pancreatic Surgery

283. Laparoscopic Bypass for Pancreatic Cancer


284. Minimally Invasive Management of Peri-Pancreatic Fluid Collections


285. Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery


286. Laparoscopic Surgery for Severe Obesity


287. Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy


288. Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery as an Evolving Surgical Approach


289. NOTES: What is Currently Possible?


Publication Date 29-11-2016
Pages 1536
Stock Status In Stock
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