Maingot's Abdominal Operations

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Mcgraw-hill, Apr 6, 2007 - Medical - 1488 pages
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The acclaimed abdominal operations classic -- now in one completely up-to-date volume!

A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011!

"This new edition is a remarkable step forward for a deservedly beloved text covering all issues pertinent to abdominal surgery. I found both the historical information and cutting-edge technologic descriptions engaging, and would recommend it to any surgical colleague or trainee."--Doody's Review Service

Through ten successful editions, Maingot's Abdominal Operations has built a well-deserved reputation as the most complete, current, and sought-after resource among general, colorectal, and gastrointestinal surgeons. This unsurpassed abdominal surgery companion covers benign and malignant conditions -- along with both common and esoteric diseases -- in 53 focused chapters written by preeminent scholars.

Previously available in two volumes, Maingot's Abdominal Operations, Eleventh Edition, now delivers all of the book's trusted content in a single streamlined source. From cover to cover, you'll find skill-sharpening perspectives -- many new to this edition -- on all clinically relevant areas of abdominal surgery, from abdominal abscess and enteric fistula to endocrine tumors of the pancreas.


  • The crucial details of every abdominal surgery procedure, including a new section on minimally invasive procedures
  • Solid background chapters that provide essential guidance on all pre- and postoperative strategies and endoscopic intervention
  • Commanding coverage of the full spectrum of diseases by region, filled with insights into congenital, acquired, and neoplastic conditions
  • An indispensable, authoritative overview of all GI surgery operations, including every open, endoscopic, and interventional procedure
  • A practical look at pre- and postoperative management, with an incisive examination of issues related to the monitoring of postoperative complications
  • Helpful step-by-step guidance on incisions, closures, and management of the abdominal wound
  • Extensive, detailed art program featuring hundreds of new technique-clarifying illustrations -- including more than 400 complex anatomical drawings new to this edition
  • Prominent new authorship: the book is edited by highly respected surgeons at Harvard Medical School, along with an international team of expert contributors
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    About the author (2007)

    Michael Zinner, MD,Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Chairman, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.

    Stanley Ashely, MD,Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.

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