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Title Surgery of complex abdominal wall defects : practical approaches / Rifat Latifi, editor
Edition Second edition
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2017]


Description 1 online resource (xix, 256 pages) : illustrations
Contents Foreword to the First Edition ; Foreword to the Second Edition ; Preface; Prologue; Reason 1: Surgeons' Need; Reason 2: Patients' Need; Reason 3: Need to Share Knowledge and the Existing Expertise; Reason 4: Increased Frequency of Abdominal Wall Defects; Reason 5: Increased Complexity of Most Abdominal Wall Defects; Reason 6: Three Principles of Surgical Care; Reason 7: New Technologies; Reason 8: Need for a Multidisciplinary Approach; Reason 9: Continuous Changes and Need for Progress in Complex Surgery Education; Contents; Contributors; Part I: Preoperative Considerations
1: Intraoperative Decision-Making Process in Complex Surgery Introduction; The Anatomy of Surgeons' Intraoperative Decisions; Patient's Physiology as Factor of Intraoperative Decisions; Summary; References; 2: History of Abdominal Wall Repair: In Search of New Techniques and Materials; Introduction; Early Reports in the Annals of Surgery; Prosthetic Materials; Finding the Perfect Mesh; Nonabsorbable Mesh; Absorbable Mesh; Laparoscopic Repair; Conclusion; References; 3: Anatomy and Physiology of the Abdominal Wall: Surgical Implications; Introduction; Anatomical Boundaries
Abdominal Wall Distensibility Surgical Implications; Conclusion; References; 4: Nutritional Consideration of Patients with Open Abdomens and Fistulas; Introduction; The Open Abdomen; Physiology of the Open Abdomen; Nutritional Considerations for the Open Abdomen; Summary of Nutritional Considerations for the Open Abdomen; Enterocutaneous Fistulas; Classification and Physiology of Enterocutaneous Fistulas; Nutritional Considerations for Fistulas; Total Parenteral Versus Enteral Nutrition for Enterocutaneous Fistulas; Minimizing Enterocutaneous Fistula Output
Local Factors Closure Under Tension and Blood Supply; Hematoma; Infection; Irradiation; Mechanical Stress; Surgical Technique; Tissue Type; General Factors; Age; Anemia; Diabetes; Nutrition; Steroids; Jaundice; Malignant Disease; Obesity; Temperature; Trauma, Hypovolemia, and Hypoxia; Uremia; Complex Abdominal Wound Defects from Damage Control Surgery and the Open Abdomen; Summary; References; 6: Perioperative Radiologic Evaluation of Patients with Difficult Abdominal Wall Defects; Introduction; Diagnosis; Ultrasonography; Computerized Scan
Summary Of Nutritional Considerations for Fistula Patient Conclusion; References; 5: The Biology of Complex Abdominal Wall Defects: Definitions and Causes; Definition of Complex Abdominal Wall Defects; Causes of Complex Abdominal Wall Defects; Abdominal Wall Infections and Recurrent Incisional Hernias; Damage Control and the Open Abdomen Approach; Resection of Abdominal Wall Tumors; Complex Recurrent Incisional Hernias and the Pathophysiology of Wound Healing of the Abdominal Wall; Biological and Mechanical Factors Involved; Local and General Factors Affecting Wound Healing
This book offers illustrated guidance on surgical anatomy of the abdominal wall, pathology of defects such as hernias and fistulae, and surgical techniques for abdominal wall reconstruction. Covers placement of mesh, use of patient tissue, ostomies and more
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 8, 2017)
Subject Abdomen -- Surgery.
Abdominal wall -- Abnormalities -- Surgery
Abdominal Wall -- surgery
Herniorrhaphy -- methods
Hernia, Abdominal -- surgery
General surgery.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Abdomen -- Surgery
Form Electronic book
Author Latifi, Rifat, editor.
ISBN 9783319558684