Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, Eighth Edition

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New edition of the classic all-encompassing surgery text!

4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!
"This is an excellent textbook that conveys a complete view of surgery and accomplishes the goals set out by the authors very successfully."--Doody's Review Service

A necessary reference for any surgical resident, this thoroughly revised and updated new edition continues to provide the best and most comprehensive coverage of all topics in surgery. Features 14 chapters on basic science considerations, relevant anatomy and physiology for each organ system, inclusion of all diagnostic test and procedures are included as well as extensive photos and line drawings of surgical techniques and radiographs.

New to this edition:

  • NEW editorial board, all of whom are leaders in the specialty
  • NEW consistent design promoting increased readability
  • NEW illustration program – important for this technique oriented specialty
  • NEW coverage of the latest advances in surgery
  • Emphasis placed on surgical oncology
  • Minimally invasive techniques and procedures
  • Genomics and gene therapy
  • Abdominal wall hernias including the latest in laparoscopic techniques
  • Latest information on the immunology of transplantation
  • and more!

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A GIANT LEAP FORWARD IN MODERN SURGERY!

This significant new edition of Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery marks a milestone achievement in the education of surgeons. Driven by a dynamic new editorial board, the eighth edition features an unparalleled amount of new information, a new two-color design and new clarity, numerous new authors, surgical techniques, and coverage of a variety of cutting-edge topics. Yet Schwartz maintains its historic leadership, standing alone in providing the solid grounding in basic science, anatomy, and operative techniques so key to the education and success of any surgeon.

A BOLD NEW LOOK – A WHOLE NEW BOOK!
*Continues as the #1 resource for clinical practice and residency education, with unmatched basic science coverage
*“New Generation” editorial team—all vital leaders in surgery today
*75% new material – all chapters totally revised or rewritten
*All-new, user-friendly 2-color design enhances readability and clinical utility
*Totally revamped art program features over 1000 new illustrations
*Five completely new chapters on the Surgical Management of Obesity; Soft Tissue Sarcomas; Cell Genomics and Molecular Surgery; Surgical Considerations in the Elderly; and Anesthesia of the Surgical Patient
*New focus on oncologic surgery
*More in-depth coverage of laparoscopic procedures, with illustrations now integrated throughout the text
*Molecular Biology that really matters to surgeons
*New information on Patient Safety and Surgical Complications
*New techniques in the management of abdominal wall hernias, and aortic and thoracic aneurysms
*Latest information on immunotherapy in transplantation
*Updates on post-surgical monitoring and care
*And much more

THE FUTURE OF SURGERY IS IN YOUR HANDS – WHY TRUST THEM TO ANYONE ELSE?

The most modern and complete approach to surgery, written by the world’s foremost academic and practicing surgeons, Schwartz’s Principles of Surgery remains an unparalleled resource for surgical education and a cornerstone of clinical surgical practice.

About the Author:

F. Charles Brunicardi, MD, DeBakey/Bard Professor and Chairman, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Dana K. Andersen, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Health and Science Center, Worcester, Massachusetts

Timothy R. Billiar, MD, George Vance Foster Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

David L. Dunn, MD, PhD, Jay Phillips Professor and Chairman of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota

John G. Hunter, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, School of Medicine, Portland, Oregon

Raphael E. Pollock, MD, PhD, Head, Division of Surgery, Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

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