By Michael G. Caty

Addressing the necessity of pediatricians and pediatric surgeons for a one-stop, accomplished textual content on pediatric surgical procedure, problems in Pediatric surgical procedure covers each one case a doctor may well come upon upon treating the pediatric surgical sufferer, from fetus to adolescent.

Complications in Pediatric surgical procedure offers separate and concise chapters, each one of which concentrates on a particular quarter of the physique. The chapters spotlight universal surgical mistakes and issues, in addition to the ways and methods for use within the face of such problems.

Including key specialist evaluations in each one part, this article explores following healing areas:

  • head and neck surgery
  • thoracic and chest wall surgery
  • extracorporeal lifestyles support
  • fetal surgery
  • abdominal wall and hernia surgery
  • intestinal and vascular access
  • esophageal surgery
  • stomach, duodenum, and small intestine
  • colon and anorectal surgery
  • appendicitis
  • hepatobiliary surgery
  • surgery of the spleen
  • oncologic surgery
  • laparoscopic and thorascopic surgery
  • pediatric trauma
  • transplantation
  • urologic surgery

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