Essential Paediatric Surgery: A Practical Guide (Hardcover)

Essential Paediatric Surgery: A Practical Guide By Paul D. Losty (Editor), Martin T. Corbally (Editor) Cover Image

Essential Paediatric Surgery: A Practical Guide (Hardcover)

By Paul D. Losty (Editor), Martin T. Corbally (Editor)


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A timely practical textbook encompassing the full range of clinical conditions within paediatric surgery. Surgeons-in-training will be delighted to discover that the book offers them a concise outline of paediatric surgical practice, thus ensuring that they are wholly familiar with a wide range of clinical scenarios.

Key topics are included within sections on neonatal surgical conditions, surgical disorders of infancy, surgical conditions in childhood and adolescence, head and neck, hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders, preparation of the child for surgery, malignant disorders, urology, neurosurgery, and trauma. Short chapters complemented by clinical photography, schematic figures and tables splendidly enables the reader to understand key concepts with confidence.

World author experts have generously contributed to this textbook ensuring that the contents reflect 'real world' practice. A wide range of readers notably surgeons-in-training, members of the paediatric surgery care team including nursing staff, postgraduates seeking core knowledge of paediatric surgery for board examinations, and surgeons planning to specialise in paediatric surgery will benefit greatly from this practical guide.

Martin Corbally is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Chief of Staff at the Royal Medical Services - King Hamad University Hospital, Kingdom of Bahrain. An Ainsworth scholar, he has completed training in Paediatric Surgical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC., Liver transplantation at Kings College Hospital, London and is a former Senior Registrar at Great Ormond St. Hospital and Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin, Dublin. He is the Professor and Head of the Dept of Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons - Medical University of Bahrain. He has a major interest in surgical education, global paediatric surgery and is founder and programme director of Operation Childlife- an Irish registered global charity.Paul Losty has served as Professor of Paediatric Surgery at Alder Hey Children's Hospital Liverpool one of the largest Children's Hospitals in the UK and Europe. Professor Losty trained in General Surgery and Paediatric Surgery in the major university teaching hospitals affiliated with the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) in Ireland, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Boston, USA and Alder Hey Children's Hospital Liverpool. Working as a university academic surgeon at the University of Liverpool for almost 30 years Professor Losty delivered clinical and faculty leadership in academic paediatric surgery. He has major interests in surgical research, education & teaching, mentorship & leadership and has helped train generations of young paediatric surgeons in the clinic, operating room and science laboratory. Professor Losty is now currently serving as a Distinguished & Visiting Professor of Surgery at Ramathibodi Hospital Mahidol University Bangkok Thailand and is a volunteer surgeon with Operation Child Life - an Irish global charitable organisation - providing surgical health care to low and middle income world countries.
Product Details ISBN: 9781032021928
ISBN-10: 1032021926
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: May 30th, 2024
Pages: 550
Language: English