Operative Techniques in Surgery is patterned after Wiesel, 3-volume atlas of procedures graphically depicts procedures in a consistent format; concise bulleted text, heavily illustrated. Coverage includes encyclopedic reviews of gastrointestinal, thoracic, esophageal, colorectal, hepato-pancreato-biliary, endocrine, breast, endocrine, dermatologic, and vascular surgery. Every chapter is templated and includes workup, operative techniques, postop, pearl/pitfalls, complications, outcomes. All currently used open, laparoscopic, endoscopic, and endovascular procedures are reviewed.
Procedures concisely and thoroughly depicted and described
Extensive use of paired intraoperative photos with full-color illustrations
Full color throughout
Open procedures and all types of minimally invasive procedures reviewed
Special emphasis on the nuts and bolts of techniques employed within procedures