Recent Advances in Surgery—11

by Roshan Lall Gupta

This addition to the prestigious series of Recent Advances in Surgery is completely revised and updated. Written by experienced senior and most credible experts, using symptom-based scenarios to comprehensively explore a range of issues with which practicing surgeons and students need to be familiar to evolve into competent medical practitioners. This volume chronicles some of those challenges, which have been faced down by surgical practitioners around the world through innovation and technique. This book providing updates on various areas of surgery is a reminder of their value in growth and evolution. The chapter on how to manage mass casualties in terrorist attacks is sadly needed in much of the world now. Stem cell research and tissue engineering is noteworthy as this is the need of the time. The radioisotopes in diagnosis, molecular approach to treatment, genetics, interventional radiology and the bio-mechanical insight into wound healing, depict a healthy integration of various scientific disciplines. The six sigma methodology illustrates the extent to which surgical care, like any other field needs quality improvement tools.

Book Series: Recent Advances


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