Rural Surgery

Rural Surgery

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Incorporating and balancing advancing subspecialization is a significant challenge of modern surgery. The changes of surgical education and early subspecialization is a smaller spectrum of experience of graduating surgeons joining the rural workforce. Surgeons working in rural and remote hospitals, however, must be proficient in the great breadth of current surgical practice and face a number of challenges and demands that are specific to rural surgery. This textbook provides an update on the evidence and surgical techniques for the experienced rural surgeon and most importantly is a guideline for younger surgeons and surgical trainees joining the general surgical workforce in rural and remote areas around the world.Endoscopic placement of an enteral feeding tube through the abdominal wall has become standard of care for a number of conditions causing dysphagia ... placea€c ment of two holding stitches to fix the stomach to the abdominal wall, placement of a feeding catheter into the stomach The most commonly used ... Following esophageal resection up to 30% of the patients can suffer from anastomotic leakage.

Title:Rural Surgery
Author:Matthias Wichmann, David C. Borgstrom, Nadine R. Caron, Guy Maddern
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-09-05


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