The fifth edition of this classic reference has been completely revised to reflect the extensive changes in pediatric surgery since the publication of the fourth edition in 1986. Among the many areas to reflect significant advances are coverage of oncology, transplantation, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), gene therapy, minimally invasive techniques, and new approaches to anesthesia and pain control.
* Three of the five editors are new to this edition and all are leaders in pediatric surgery * Almost 80% of the contributors are new to this edition. * All of the book editors and contributors focus exclusively on pediatric surgery. * Fifth edition is almost a new book as a result of reorganization and the incorporation of the many changes in the field since the fourth edition published in 1986 * Includes in the genetics chapters as well as throughout the book the extraordinary changes that have occurred in the last decade including the impact of molecular genetics, gene therapy, genetic markers. * New chapters on fetal surgery - (unknown ten years ago), approach to pediatric tumors, biopsy techniques * Thorough updating of physiology * Incorporates throughout minimally invasive techniques (endoscopy, laparoscopy, laryngoscopy, bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy, esophagoscopy) * Complete reorganization and rewriting of chapters on transplantation - new chapter on intestine transplantation. New material on pancreas, heart and lung, principles of transplantation and more. * Exceptionally heavy updating in head and neck chapters, abdomen (including new chapter on short bowel syndrome).
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Book Description Mosby, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 5. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0815165188
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