Traumatic and Non-traumatic Surgical Emergencies

This text aims to provide a comprehensive review of general emergency surgery, the branch of medicine that treats patients presenting to the hospital with a wide variety of emergency conditions.

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Auteur(s) Federico Coccolini, Fausto Catena
Date 07/06/2023
Pages 1750
Taille 16 x 24
Type Relié
ISBN 9783031225987


It includes a section focusing on clinical aspects, management, logistics, patient cohorts and perioperative considerations in the context of general emergency surgery and trauma. Other sections describe various conditions and diseases in specific anatomical structures to enable readers to easily find the information they need.

Written and edited by international experts and opinion leaders in the field, this book is a valuable reference resource for general and emergency surgeons, trauma surgeons, emergency physicians and nurses. It will also be of interest to residents, students and all other healthcare professionals involved in the management of emergency surgical patients.


Who are the authors of "Textbook of Emergency General Surgery" ?

Federico Coccolini M.D. is professor of surgery and consultant in general, emergency and trauma surgery working at the Pisa University Hospital (Pisa, Italy), one of the biggest Level I trauma centre in Italy. He teaches Emergency and Trauma Surgery at the University of Pisa.

He has a deep and documented experience in managing post-traumatic and non-post-traumatic patients. His principal interests are emergency surgery, trauma surgery, advanced oncology, oncologic gastrointestinal surgery, laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery, tissue engineering and experimental surgery, evidence-based medicine, and surgery. He is the principal investigator of multicentre studies and registers. He authored hundreds of papers and tens of book chapters.

He edited several books and a book series. He served as reviewer for several journals. He is the Vice President of the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) and of the World Journal of Emergency Surgery (WJES), head of the scientific committee of the EVTM Society, member of the Executive Committee of the Italian Society of Emergency Surgery and Trauma, Italian Society of Geriatric Surgery and of the Italian Society of Surgical Physiopathology. Prof. Coccolini is a recognized world opinion leader in emergency general surgery and trauma.

​Fausto Catena From 2000-2011 Consultant General Surgeon at the Dept. of General, Emergency and Transplant Surgery with at the St Orsola- Malpighi University Hospital Bologna Italy. From 2012 to 2020 Chief Department of Emergency and General Surgery Parma University Hospital ITALY. From 2021  up to now Chief Department of General and Emergency Surgery Bufalini Hospital  Cesena ITALY.

Prof Catena  is Editor in Chief of the World Journal of Emergency Surgery  and General Secretary of the World Society of Emergency Surgery, Dr Catena is world opinion leader in emergency general surgery : he wrote all WSES guidelines- position papers  on this scientific field. 

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