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Oxford University Press
01 February 2018
Aligned to the topics within the Intercollegiate Surgical Programme (ISCP) curriculum, this case-based volume covers the common clinical presentations encountered across general surgery. With its clear 'elective' and 'emergency' structure and its question-and-answer format, it offers both a comprehensive overview of general surgical training and evidence-based discussions of specific subspecialties. Oxford Case Histories in General Surgery covers upper gastrointestinal/HPB, colorectal, breast, endocrine and emergency surgery. Each section includes clinically relevant images and detailed descriptions of the radiological and pathological features. The individual case histories outline the key essentials for investigation, diagnosis and management in a wide variety of clinical scenarios. As a part of the Oxford Case Histories series, this book is an important educational tool for those embarking on surgical rotations at final year undergraduate and postgraduate foundation level. It is also an essential reference for the surgical care practitioner and early years core surgical trainee.
Edited by:   Judith E. Ritchie (General Surgical Registrar General Surgical Registrar Yorkshire and the Humber Deanery Leeds), K. Raj Prasad (Consultant Surgeon in Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery, Consultant Surgeon in Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 157mm,  Spine: 24mm
Weight:   838g
ISBN:   9780198749813
ISBN 10:   0198749813
Series:   Oxford Case Histories
Pages:   512
Publication Date:   01 February 2018
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
1. Upper GI Surgery Corinne Owers and Roger Ackroyd 1.1: Elective: Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease 1.2: Elective: Metabolic (bariatric) surgery 1.3: Elective: Gastro-oesophageal cancer 1.4: Emergency: Upper gastrointestinal bleeding 1.5: Emergency: Perforated duodenal ulcer 1.6: Emergency: Complications of Upper GI Resectional Surgery 1.7: Emergency: Complications of metabolic surgery 2. Hepatobiliary Surgery K. Raj Prasad and Imeshi Wijetunga 2.1: Elective: Colorectal Liver Metastases 2.2: Elective: Hepatocellular carcinoma 2.3: Elective: Cholangiocarcinoma 2.4: Emergency: Symptomatic gallstones 2.5: Emergency: Acute ascending cholangitis 2.6: Emergency: Complications following laparoscopic cholecystectomy 3. Pancreatic Surgery Judith Ritchie and Ahmed Al-Mukhtar 3.1: Elective: Pancreatic cystic mass 3.2: Elective: Pancreatic cancer 3.3: Elective: Chronic Pancreatitis 3.4: Emergency: Acute pancreatitis 3.5: Emergency: Pancreatic trauma 4. Colorectal Surgery Peter Webster, Judith Ritchie and Veerabhadram Garimella 4.1: Elective: Constipation 4.2: Elective: Anal fistula 4.3: Elective: Colorectal cancer 4.4: Elective: Faecal incontinence 4.5: Elective: Fissure in ano 4.6: Elective: Haemorrhoids 4.7: Elective: Hernias 4.8: Elective: Inflammatory bowel disease 4.9: Emergency: Pilonidal abscesses 4.10: Emergency: Anorectal sepsis 4.11: Emergency: Acute diverticulitis 4.12: Emergency: Ischaemic bowel (acute mesenteric ischaemia) 4.13: Emergency: Large bowel obstruction 4.14: Emergency: Rectal bleeding 4.15: Emergency: Rectal prolapse 5. Breast Surgery Jenna Morgan and Lynda Wyld 5.1: Elective: Breast lump 5.2: Elective: Nipple discharge 5.3: Elective: Breast cancer 5.4: Emergency: Breast abscess 6. Endocrine Surgery Jenna Morgan and Saba Balasubramanian 6.1: Elective: Goitre and thyroid cancer 6.2: Elective: Parathyroid disease 6.3: Elective: Adrenal lesion 6.4: Emergency: Perioperative management of the thyroid patient 7. Emergency Surgery Jonathan Wild, Emma Nofal, Imeshi Wijetunga and Antonia Durham Hall 7.1: Emergency: Acute abdominal pain 7.2: Emergency: Acute appendicitis 7.3: Emergency: Sigmoid volvulus 7.4: Emergency: Small bowel obstruction 7.5: Emergency: Obstructed groin hernia 7.6: Emergency: Blunt abdominal hernia 7.7: Emergency: Necrotising soft tissue infection 7.8: Emergency: Kidney transplant 7.9: Emergency: Cutaneous abscesses

Judith E. Ritchie, General Surgical Registrar, Yorkshire and the Humber Deanery, Leeds, K. Raj Prasad, Consultant Surgeon in Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds

Reviews for Oxford Case Histories in General Surgery

The book has many strengths: it is supported by being part of a lineage of great pedigree, but it upholds the series' name with its own quality ... This book has achieved everything it set out to do and I have enjoyed reading it. * BMA reviewing panel, BMA Medical Book Awards 2019 *


  • Winner of Shortlisted for the Surgery category of the British Medical Association Book Awards 2019.

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