Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

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Elsevier Science Health Science Division, Dec 7, 2006 - Medical - 2418 pages
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Masterfully pared down from five volumes to two, the 6th Edition of one of the most trusted references in general surgery provides a clinically oriented, encyclopedic review of all matters that concern the alimentary tract. With atlas-like quality, a logically organized format, a new image bank on CD-ROM, and an emphasis on the latest techniques and diagnostics, the new Shackelford's offers you all of the clinical utility you need with unquestioned authority and unparalleled efficiency.

  • Examines the entire spectrum of general and vascular surgical treatments of gastrointestinal disorders.
  • Includes information on organ transplantation, operative techniques, approaches to cancer therapy including both radiation oncology and chemotherapy, and knowledge on laparoscopic surgery


  • Streamlines the 5 volumes of the 5th edition into a reader-friendly 2-volume set that zeros in on the most clinically essential knowledge.
  • Features a CD-ROM containing all of the images from the text-ideal for PowerPointŪ presentations.
  • Presents cutting-edge perspectives on what is hot in the field with help from a fresh, new editorial team.
  • Highlights the latest technology and offers detailed information on key topics like laparoscopic surgery and PET scans.
  • Optimizes the clarity and function of each generously illustrated page with full-color images throughout.
  • Concludes each treatment chapter with the editor's comments so that you benefit directly from the experts' experience.

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Andrew S Klein
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Pancreatic Trauma 1400 103 Endoscopic Retrograde
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