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Title Atlas of complicated abdominal emergencies : tips on laparoscopic and open surgery, therapeutic endoscopy and interventional radiology / edited by Ti Thiow Kong and Davide Lomanto
Published New Jersey : World Scientific, [2014]
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Contents Ch. 1. Role of the accident & emergency department / Chiu Li Qi and Malcolm R. Mahadevan -- ch. 2. Perioperative management of patients with complicated abdominal emergencies / Ngiam Kee Yuan -- ch. 3. Non-variceal upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage and endoscopic management / Eric Wee Wei Loong and Christopher Khor Jen Lock -- ch. 4. Upper gastrointestinal variceal haemorrhage and endoscopic management / Eric Wee Wei Loong and Christopher Khor Jen Lock -- ch. 5. Interventional radiology in the management of gastrointestinal haemorrhage / Lenny Tan -- ch. 6. Bleeding peptic ulcer -- Surgical management / Ti Thiow Kong -- ch. 7. Surgical management of upper gastrointestinal perforations / Surendra Kumar Mantoo and Jimmy Bok Yan So -- ch. 8. Management of complications following bariatric surgery / Asim Shabbir and Chih-Kun Huang -- ch. 9. Surgery for appendicitis / Tan Tse Kuang Charles -- ch. 10. Emergency surgery for perforative sigmoid colonic diverticulitis / Cheong Wai Kit, Bettina Lieske and Frances Sheau Huei Lim -- ch. 11. Surgical management of obstructive colorectal malignancy / Bettina Lieske, Cheong Wai Kit, and Frances Lim Sheau Huei -- ch. 12. Surgical management of acute cholecystitis / Davide Lomanto and Iyer Shridhar Ganpathi -- ch. 13. ERCP in the management of cholangitis and bile duct injuries / Lim Lee Guan and Ho Khek Yu -- ch. 14. Surgical management of bile duct & pancreatic emergencies / Alfred Kow Wei Chieh and Krishnakumar Madhavan -- ch. 15. Laparoscopic drainage of liver abscess / Stephen Chang Kin Yong and Liza Tan Bee Kun -- ch. 16. Interventional radiology in the management of intra-abdominal abscess / Anil Gopinathan, Quek Swee Tian and Lenny Tan -- ch. 17. Management of gynaecological emergencies / Fong Yoke Fai and Chua Yao Dong -- ch. 18. Ureteric injuries / Heng Chin Tiong -- ch. 19. Ruptured and leaking abdominal aortic aneurysms / Benjamin Chua Soo Yeng and Peter Ashley Robless -- ch. 20. Management of severe blunt abdominal injury / Philip Iau and Mikael Hartman -- ch. 21. Abdominal wall reconstruction and closure / Wei Chen Ong, Jane Lim and Thiam Chye Lim -- ch. 22. Abdominal emergencies in children / Vidyadhar Mali, Dale L.S.K. Loh and K. Prabhakaran -- ch. 23. Instrumentation and techniques in emergency laparoscopic surgery / Davide Lomanto ... [et al.]
Summary This book is novel in that it is a single volume offering useful practical tips in the performance of the broad range of procedures used by gastroenterologists, interventional radiologists and surgeons in the current management of complicated abdominal emergencies and traumatic injuries. Emphasis is placed on practical tips which could be life-saving. The contributors are experienced staff members from the National University Hospital, Singapore. Through a step-by-step narrative and an abundance of medical illustrations, the contributors impart to the reader how best to perform and overcome difficulties encountered in the management of complicated abdominal emergencies. Learning is enhanced by video clips of procedures recorded live, in the CD-ROM that accompanies the book
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Abdomen -- Diseases.
Abdomen -- Wounds and injuries.
Gastrointestinal emergencies.
Form Electronic book
Author Kong, Ti Thiow, editor of compilation
Lomanto, D., editor of compilation
ISBN 9789814412155 (electronic bk.)
9814412155 (electronic bk.)