Endocrine Surgery: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

Endocrine Surgery: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

Mixed media product Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

Edited by Thomas W. J. Lennard

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  • Publisher: Saunders (W.B.) Co Ltd
  • Format: Mixed media product | 244 pages
  • Dimensions: 194mm x 252mm x 16mm | 620g
  • Publication date: 15 August 2013
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0702049638
  • ISBN 13: 9780702049637
  • Edition: 5, Revised
  • Edition statement: 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 105 illustrations (35 in full color)
  • Sales rank: 166,899

Product description

Endocrine Surgery meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures. The text is thoroughly referenced and supported by evidence-based recommendations wherever possible, distinguishing between strong evidence to support a conclusion, and evidence suggesting that a recommendation can be reached on the balance of probabilities. This is a title in the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series whose eight volumes are an established and highly regarded source of information for the specialist general surgeon.

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"This book is well written, beautifully illustrated and appropriately referenced. The operative technique descriptions are clear and concise. This book is an essential tool for any trainee with a special interest in endocrine surgery, and will also be of interest to experienced endocrine surgeons looking for a concise summary of recent research and current guidelines in this surgical specialty." Reviewed by: St Vincent's University Hospital Date: Nov 2014

Table of contents

* Parathyroid disease * The thyroid gland * The adrenal glands * Familial endocrine disease: genetics, clinical presentation * Endocrine tumours of the pancreas * Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumours * Clinical governance, ethics and medico-legal aspects of endocrine surgery * The salivary glands Index