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Atlas of Endocrine Surgical Techniques

Sally E Carty

200 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This book is a comprehensive guide to the complete field of endocrine surgery. Divided into four sections the book covers thyroid surgery, parathyroid surgery, adrenal surgery, and surgery for pancreatic and carcinoid tumours. Each section is further divided into surgery for different disorders within the relevant subspecialty.

The text provides the latest information on new topics including ultrasound for thyroid nodules, robotic thyroidectomy, parathyroid autotransplantation, adrenal metastastectomy, and neuroendocrine tumours. Each topic is presented in step by step format, from indications and preoperative assessment, to surgical planning, instruments, surgical procedure, follow up, and complications.

Techniques are illustrated by anatomical drawings and photographs, and each chapter features bullet points for quick reference. The atlas is authored by internationally recognised experts in the field of endocrinology, led by Sally Carty from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania. The accompanying CD ROM demonstrates surgical procedures.

Key Points

  • Comprehensive guide to complete field of endocrine surgery
  • Highly illustrated with anatomical drawings and photographs
  • Internationally recognised editor and author team
  • Includes CD ROM demonstrating surgical techniques
Author Bio

Sally E Carty MD
Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Endocrine Surgery and Director of the Endocrine Surgery Fellowship Program at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Co-Director of the UPMC/University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) Multidisciplinary Thyroid Centre, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA