More than 150 common surgeries a general surgeon needs to know are showcased in the book. Each procedure is presented using a step-by-step guide. Chapters begin with a brief introduction covering everything from preparation, to complications to postoperative care. The techniques are then illustrated via more than 1,200 highly detailed images.
"The aim of this surgical atlas is to serve trainee surgeons as a reference book--to allow them to learn new things, and to arouse their curiosity to learn more. But even qualified surgeons may use the opportunity to recall a technique they have already learned,