A concise reference to the relevant operative anatomy of procedures encountered by most general surgery residents; a text for medical students rotating through surgery; and a review for anatomy instructors and surgeons. The volume is divided into sections based on anatomic regions, with individual chapters presenting technical anatomic considerations for specific operative procedures. The illustrations show both the topographic and regional anatomy, and also focus on the anatomy visualized as the procedure progresses. Each section concludes with selected references to benchmark articles. An appendix describes common surgical instruments and their use. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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abdominal anastomosis Anatomic Points anteriorly aorta approximately arch artery and vein axillary biopsy branches bronchus carotid sheath cartilage catheter cervical Chapter chest clamp clavicle colon deep dissection distal duodenum esophagus exposure external fascia fibers FIGUIRE flaps flexor gastric hemostasis hepatic hyoid Identify iliac inferior thyroid artery inferiorly inguinal innervation intercostal internal carotid internal carotid artery internal jugular vein J. B. Lippincott Company lateral ligament lobe located lung lymph nodes medial mediastinum midline mobilization neck omentum omohyoid muscle pancreas parathyroid glands pass patient pectoralis major muscle peritoneum phrenic nerve Place plane platysma plexus posterior proximal rectus recurrent laryngeal nerve region renal resection Retract scalene muscle Scott-Conner and David segment skin incision splenic sternocleidomastoid muscle Sternohyoid muscle stomach structures subclavian superficial surface surgery surgical suture Technical and Anatomic Technical Points technique tendon thoracic thyroid gland tissue trachea transverse tube tumor upper vascular vena cava venous vessels wall