Case Files Surgery, Fourth Edition

Case Files Surgery, Fourth Edition

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Sixty high-yield surgery cases help you sharpen your diagnostic and problem-solving skills You need exposure to high-yield cases to excel on the surgery clerkship and the shelf-exam. Case Files: Surgery presents sixty real-life cases that illustrate essential concepts. Each case includes complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, definitions of key terms, and USMLE-style review questions with detailed explanations of the correct answers. With this system, you'll learn in the context of real patients, rather than merely memorize facts.Complications: Abdominal fascia dehiscence can lead to abdominal eviscera~ tion, the development of enterocutaneous fistulas, and the ... 0 Best treatment: Local wound care, followed by elective repair of the fascia defect (incisional hernia) at a later time. ... wound and the event occurring 3 weeks after the initial surgery when fibrous scar formation should be sufficient to prevent abdominal evisceration.

Title:Case Files Surgery, Fourth Edition
Author:Eugene Toy, Terrence Liu, Andre Campbell
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2012-07-10


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