Principles of Surgery, Volume 1

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Seymour I. Schwartz, George Tom Shires
McGraw-Hill, 1999 - Medical - 2273 pages
A substantial and transforming revision of the classic text. This edition features nearly 50% new material written by the next generation of leaders in the field of surgery. Highlight include the latest advances and techniques in transplantation, expanded coverage of surgical oncology, a completely new chapter on trauma written by the leading figure on the subject, and a state-of-the-art review of recent findings concerning systemic and metabolic response to injury. Furthermore, in keeping with the implications of managed care, the latest minimally invasive techniques for the surgical treatment and management of disease have been integrated throughout the text. Lastly, the scientific principles underlying pathophysiology and surgical intervention accompany discussion of surgical diagnosis and management.

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Schwartz MD Chapters 3 28 29 and Albert J Varon MD Chapter

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Schwartz is chair and professor of surgery at the University of Rochester.

Shires is at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

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