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  • Inguinal Hernia
    Inguinal Hernia
    Editor Silvestro Canonico
    ISBN 978-953-51-1577-9
    132 pages, June, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1415 times.
    The surgical treatment of hernia requires an extensive knowledge and technical ability. Astley Cooper stated that no disease of surgical interest requires so broad skills and knowledge as hernia and its variants. The history of groin hernia repair ev ...
  • Miniinvasive Face and Body Lifts - Closed Suture Lifts or Barbed Thread Lifts
    Miniinvasive Face and Body Lifts - Closed Suture Lifts or Barbed Thread Lifts
    Editor Nikolay Serdev
    ISBN 978-953-51-1196-2
    372 pages, October, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 13548 times.
    The biggest buzz in the facial and body lifting beautification and rejuvenation category is by far around mini-invasive scarless techniques. They are presented by suture and thread lifts. Both suture and thread lift techniques have many unique proper ...
  • Breast Reconstruction - Current Perspectives and State of the Art Techniques
    Breast Reconstruction - Current Perspectives and State of the Art Techniques
    Editor Aldona J. Spiegel
    ISBN 978-953-51-1181-8
    237 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 15864 times.
    In breast reconstruction, flap based procedures and implant based procedures are the two major modalities that have emerged as surgical options for patients. These are both continuing to evolve as new, innovative techniques help to improve outcomes a ...
  • A Textbook of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    A Textbook of Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Editor Mohammad Hosein Kalantar Motamedi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1146-7
    870 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 84863 times.
    The discipline of oral and maxillofacial surgery covers a wide range of diseases, conditions, injuries and defects of the head, neck, face and jaws as well as the hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity. It is an internationally recognized surgical ...
  • Principles and Practice of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Principles and Practice of Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Editor Michael S. Firstenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-1156-6
    422 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 15508 times.
    The field of cardiothoracic surgery continues to evolve at a rapidly expanding rate. New technologies are under constant development and as patients present with more advanced pathophysiology and complex comorbidities, management becomes more depende ...
  • Gangrene Management - New Advancements and Current Trends
    Gangrene Management - New Advancements and Current Trends
    Editor Alexander Vitin
    ISBN 978-953-51-1061-3
    92 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4264 times.
    Since the book "Gangrene: Current Concepts and Management Options" had been published in August 2011, certain advancements in the field have been observed and several important multicenter studies have been successfully accomplished. The presented bo ...
  • Hepatic Surgery
    Hepatic Surgery
    Editor Hesham Abdeldayem
    ISBN 978-953-51-0965-5
    654 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 66736 times.
    Longmire, called it a "hostile" organ because it welcomes malignant cells and sepsis so warmly, bleeds so copiously, and is often the ?rst organ to be injured in blunt abdominal trauma. To balance these negative factors, the liver has two great attri ...
  • Skin Grafts
    Skin Grafts
    Editor Madhuri Gore
    ISBN 978-953-51-0973-0
    112 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 8614 times.
    Split thickness skin grafting procedure is a simple but essential and important one to achieve closure of a full thickness or deep partial thickness skin defect. It needs to be performed with care and precision for successful outcome. The present pu ...