Atlas of Endocrine Surgical Techniques

by Sally E Carty

This book discusses “Atlas of Endocrine Surgical Techniques”. This atlas of endocrine surgical techniques is a highly visual surgical resource that provides ready access to all the areas of modern endocrine surgery, including parathyroid, adrenal, thyroid, carcinoid, and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, as well as covering exciting new topics such as cervical ultrasound, adrenal metastasectomy, robotic thyroidectomy, thyroid molecular testing, and minimally invasive approaches to adrenal, pancreatic, and parathyroid surgery. Each chapter is authored by an internationally recognized expert in the field. Using beautiful illustrations and authoritative text, the Atlas provides a concise comprehensive reference for both practicing surgeons and students. The contributors present a step‑by‑step analysis of each endocrine operation, providing manageable bulleted points and algorithms on topics such as risk assessment, preoperative checklists, indications, positioning, surgical steps, complications, follow-up, and pearls and pitfalls. This atlas will be an invaluable tool for all of today’s surgeons preparing for endocrine operations, to help achieve the best outcomes for patients and teach the craft to the next generation.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Carty Sally E University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
ISBN 9789351525295
Speciality Diabetes & Endocrinology, Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12937
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 296
Book Type Professional

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