Master Techniques in General Surgery: Breast Surgery is the first volume of a new series that presents common and advanced procedures in the major subspecialties of general surgery. The series is overseen by Josef E. Fischer, MD, editor of the classic two-volume reference Mastery of Surgery.
Master Techniques in General Surgery: Breast Surgery is written by acknowledged master surgeons, emphasizes surgical procedures, and is lavishly illustrated with original full-color drawings. The contributors fully explain their preferred techniques in step-by-step, thoroughly illustrated detail, assess indications and contraindications, offer guidelines on preoperative planning, and discuss outcomes, complications, and follow-up.
Coverage includes breast biopsy; lymph node mapping and dissection; partial mastectomy; mastectomy; extensive resections; breast reconstruction; and a significant oncoplastics section. Each chapter in each section focuses on one procedure.
A companion website will offer the fully searchable content of the book, an image bank plus procedural videos.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 1746 g
Dimensions: 276 x 213 x 30 mm
"This book is a manageable and essential reference for surgeons who treat patients with breast disease on an infrequent or frequent basis. It is a great value for the price, providing readers with practical approaches to breast surgery accompanied by abundant color diagrams and photos depicting surgical approaches. This well formatted book fills a unique niche, in that it is a perfect combination of conventional and emerging approaches to breast surgery in descriptive and illustrative styles."Doody's Weighted Numerical Score: 100 - 5 Stars!
Doody Enterprises book review, April 2011
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