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General Thoracic Surgery (Hardcover, 5th Revised edition)
General Thoracic Surgery (Hardcover, 5th Revised edition): Thomas W. Shields
General Thoracic Surgery (Hardcover, 5th Revised edition): Thomas W. Shields

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General Thoracic Surgery (Hardcover, 5th Revised edition)

Thomas W. Shields; Revised by Joseph Locicero, Ronald B. Ponn

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Recommended in the Brandon/Hill selected list of print books and journals for the small medical library - April 2001 & 2003This leading comprehensive reference on thoracic surgery is now in its thoroughly revised and expanded Fifth Edition. This edition features an extensive section on thoracic imaging, new approaches to the treatment of carcinoma of the lung, and greatly expanded coverage of new surgical techniques, particularly minimally invasive procedures. Dr. Shields has invited two eminent surgeons - Drs. LoCicero and Ponn - to join him as co-editors, and this editorial team has recruited an outstanding international group of contributors.Complementing the text are more than 2,200 images, line drawings, and clinical photographs, more than 650 of which are new to this edition. Organised by anatomic region, the text offers comprehensive guidelines on the surgical management of diseases of the lung, pleura, diaphragm, chest wall, esophagus, and mediastinum. Close attention is given to non-invasive and invasive diagnostic procedures, preoperative assessment, and postoperative care. Coverage encompasses the entire spectrum of diseases, including congenital and structural abnormalities, infections, inflammatory conditions, traumatic injuries, and benign and malignant tumours


Imprint: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Country of origin: United States
Release date: December 1999
Editors: Thomas W. Shields
Revised by: Joseph Locicero • Ronald B. Ponn
Dimensions: 279 x 216mm (L x W)
Format: Hardcover
Volumes: 2
Pages: 2624
Edition: 5th Revised edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-683-30619-4
Categories: Books > Medicine > Surgery > Cardiothoracic surgery
LSN: 0-683-30619-7
Barcode: 9780683306194

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