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Contents

Elements of Contemporary Practice


1 Professionalism in Surgery

Wiley W. Souba, M.D., Sc.D., F.A.C.S.

Steven M. Steinberg, M.D., F.A.C.S.

2 Performance Measures in Surgical Practice

John L. Birkmeyer, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Justin B. Dimick, M.D., M.P.H.

3 Strategies for Improving Surgical Quality

Nancy J.O. Birkmeyer, PhD

4 Evidence-Based Surgery

Samuel R. G. Finlayson, MD, MPH

5 Patient Safety in Surgical Care: A Systems Approach

Robert S. Rhodes, MD, FACS

Caprice C. Greenberg, MD, MPH, FACS

6 Risk Stratification, Preoperative Testing, and Operative Planning

Cyrus J. Parsa, M.D.

Andrew E. Luckey, M.D.

Nicolas V. Christou, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Alden H.

Harken, M.D., F.A.C.S.

7 Elements of Cost-Effective Nonemergency Surgical Care

Robert S. Rhodes, MD, FACS

Charles L. Rice, MD, FACS

Julie Ann Sosa, MA, MD, FACS

8 Health Care Economics: The Broader Context

Linda G. Lesky, M.D., M.A.

Robert S. Rhodes, M.D.

Charles L. Rice, M.D.

9 Minimizing Vulnerability to Malpractice Claims

William R. Berry, MD, MPH, FACS

10 Surgical Palliative Care: Clinical and Ethical Considerations

Anne C. Mosenthal, MD, FACS

Geoffrey Dunn, MD, FACS

11 Bedside Procedures for General Surgeons

M. Margaret Knudson, MD, FACS

Ramin Jamshidi, MD

1 Basic Surgical and Perioperative Considerations


1 Prevention of Postoperative Infection

Jonathan L. Meakins, M.D., D.Sc., F.A.C.P.

2 Infection Control in Surgical Practice

Vivian G. Loo, M.D., M.Sc., F.R.C.P(C)

3 Perioperative Considerations for Anesthesia

Steven B. Backman, M.D.C.M., Ph.D., FRCPC M.D., Ph.D. Anne Moore, M.D.

Richard M. Bondy, M.D.C.M.

Alain Deschamps,

Thomas Schricker, M.D., Ph.D.

4 Bleeding and Transfusion

Garth H. Utter, MD, MSc, FACS

Robert C. Gosselin, MT

John T. Owings, MD, FACS

5 Postoperative Management of the Hospitalized Patient

Deborah L. Marquardt, MD, FACS FACS

Roger P. Tatum, MD, FACS

Dana C. Lynge, MD,

6 Postoperative Pain

Spencer S. Liu, MD

Henrik Kehlet, MD, PhD, FACS (Hon)

7 Acute Wound Care

Stephen R. Sullivan, M.D.

Loren H. Engrav, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Matthew B. Klein, M.D.

8 Preparation of the Operating Room

T. Forcht Dagi, MD, MPH, FACS, FCCM Napolitano, M.D., F.A.C.S.

William Schecter, MD, FACS, FCCM

Lena M.

9 Fast Track Inpatient and Ambulatory Surgery

Liane Feldman, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.R.C.S. F.R.C.P.C.

Franco Carli, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.A.,

2 Head and Neck


1 Oral Cavity Lesions

Kiran Kakarala, MD

Sook-Bin Woo, DMD, MMSc

Keith G. Saxon, MD, FACSc

2 Parotid Mass

Harrison W. Lin, MD

Neil Bhattacharyya, MD, FACS

3 Neck Mass

Barry J. Roseman, M.D.

Orlo H. Clark, M.D., FACS

4 Head and Neck Diagnostic Procedures

Donald J. Annino Jr, MD, DMD

Laura A. Goguen, MD, FACS

5 Oral Cavity Procedures

Carol R.Bradford, MD, FACS

Mark E. P. Prince, MD, FRCSC

6 Parotidectomy

Leonard R. Henry, M.D.

John A. Ridge, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S

7 Neck Dissection

Miriam N. Lango, M.D. FACS

Bert W. O'Malley, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S.

Ara A. Chalian, M.D,

8 Tracheostomy

H. David Reines, MD, FACS

Elizabeth Franco, MD, MPH&TM

9 Thyroid Diseases

Karen R. Borman, MD, FACS

Jennifer L. Rabaglia, MD

10 Parathyroid Diseases and Operations

Parick B. O'Neal, MD

Atul Gawande, MD, MPH

Francis D. Moore Jr, MD

Daniel T. Ruan, MD

3 Breast, Skin, and Soft Tissue


1 Breast Cancer

Stephen B. Edge, MD, FACS

2 Soft Tissue Infection

Mark A. Malangoni, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Christopher R. McHenry, M.D., F.A.C.S.

3 Principles of Wound Management and Soft Tissue Repair

Eric G. Halvorson, M.D.

Josep J. Disa, M.D., F.A.C.S.

4 Surgical Management of Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers

Jennifer A. Wargo, MD

Kenneth Tanabe, MD, FACS

5 Breast Procedures

Angela Gucwa, MD

J. Garrett Harper, MD

D. Scott Lind, MD

6 Lymphatic Mapping and Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

David W. Ollila, MD, FACS FACS

Karyn B. Stitzenberg, MD, MPH

Nancy Klauber-Demore, MD,

7 Evolving Molecular Therapeutics and Their Applications to Surgical Oncology

Melissa Heffler, MD

Vita Golubovskaya, PhD

Kelli Bullard Dunn, MD, FACS, FACRS

8 Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Aimee M. Crago, MD

Samuel Singer, MD, FACS

9 Benign Breast Disease

Helen Cappuccino, MD, FACS

Ermelinda Bonaccio, MD

Swati Kulkarni, MD, FACS

4 Thorax
1 Dysphagia

P. James Villeneuve, MDCM, PhD, FRCSC

R. Sudhir Sundaresan, MD, FRCSC, FACS

2 Cough and Hemoptysis

Shahriyour Andaz, MD, FACS, FRCS

Svetlana Danovich, DO, PhD

3 Chest Wall Mass

Michael E. Friscia, MD

John C. Kucharczuk, MD

4 Pleural Effusion

Michael A. Maddaus, MD, FACS

Rafael S. Andrade, MD, FACS

5 Solitary Pulmonary Nodule

Taine T.V. Pechet, MD, FACS

6 Paralyzed Diaphragm

Matthew O. Hubbard, MD

Raymond P. Onders, MD, FACS

Philip A. Linden, MD, FACS

7 Open Esophageal Procedures

Cameron D. Wright, MD, FACS

8 Minimally Invasive Esophageal Procedures

Francisco Palazzo, M.D.,

Piero M. Fisichella, M.D.

Marco G. Patti, M.D., F.A.C.S

9 Chest Wall Procedures

Bryon J. Boulton, MD

Seth D. Force, MD

10 Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

Marcelo C. DaSilva, MD

Scott J. Swanson, MD

11 Mediastinal Procedures

Joseph B. Shrager, MD, FACS

Vivek Patel, MBBS

12 Pericardial Procedures

Dawn Emick, MD

Thomas A. D'Amico, MD

13 Decortication and Pleurectomy

Eric S. Lambright, M.D.

14 Pulmonary Resection

Min P. Kim, MD

Ara Vaporciyan, MD, FACS

15 Diaphragmatic Procedures

Ayesha S. Bryant, MSPH, MD Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL Robert James Cerfolio, MD, FACS, FCCP

16 Thoracic Diagnostic and Staging Procedures

Farzaneh Banki, MD

Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS

17 Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Mark W. Fugate, MD

Julie A. Freischlag, MD

5 Gastrointestinal Tract and Abdomen

1 Acute Abdominal Pain

Alex Nagle, MD, FACS

2 Abdominal Mass

Wilbur B. Bowne, M.D.

Michael E. Zenilman, M.D., F.A.C.S.

3 Jaundice

Prosanto Chaudhury MD, MSc, FRCSC FRCSC

Alan Barkun MD, MSc, FRCPC

Jeffrey Barkun MD, MSc,

4 Intestinal Obstruction

Fuad Alkhoury, MD

W. Scott Helton, MD, FACS

5 Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Eric S. Hungness, MD, FACS

7 Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity

Eric J. DeMaria, MD, FACS,

Christopher J. Myers, MD,

8 Tumors of the Stomach, Duodenum, and Small Bowel

Karl Y. Bilimoria, MD, MS

Mark S. Talamonti, MD, FACS

Jeffrey D. Wayne, MD, FACS

9 Tumors of the Pancreas, Biliary Tract, and Liver

Steven M. Strasberg, MD, FACS, FRCS(C), FRCS(Ed)

David C. Linehan, MD, FACS

10 Portal Hypertension

Patrick S. Kamath, MD

David M. Nagorney, MD

11 Crohn Disease

Susan Galandiuk, MD, FACS, FASCRS

12 Diverticulitis

John P. Welch, M.D., F.A.C.S. MD

Jeffrey L. Cohen, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.C.R.S.

Rafal Barczak,

13 Fulminant Ulcerative Colitis

Roger Hurst, MD

Sharon L. Stein, MD

Fabrizio Michelassi, MD

14 Hereditary Colorectal Cancer and Polyposis Syndromes

Jose G. Guillem, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.

Harvey G. Moore, M.D.

15 Adenocarcinoma of the Colon and Rectum

Bruce M. Brenner, MD, FACS

David M. Ota, MD, FACS

16 Motility Disorders

Charles H. Knowles, MBBChir, PhD, FRCS

Robert D. Madoff, MD, FACS, FASCRS

17 Benign and Malignant Rectal, Anal, and Perineal Problems

Davis E. Beck, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.C.R.S.

18 Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Jeffrey Marks MD, FACS

Jeffrey L. Ponsky MD, FACS

19 Lower Endoscopy

Brian J. Dunkin, MD, FACS

Rohan A. Joseph, MD

20 Procedures for Benign and Malignant Gastric and Duodenal Disease

Thomas E. Clancy, MD, FACS

Stanley W. Ashley, .M.D., F.A.C.S.

21 Cholecystectomy and Common Bile Duct Exploration

Gerald M. Fried, MD, FRCS(C), FACS Klassen, MD, FRCS(C), FACS

Liane S. Feldman, MD, FRCS(C), FACS

Dennis R.

22 Procedures for Benign and Malignant Biliary Tract Disease

Susan Logan, MD, MPP

David Linehan, MD, FACS

23 Hepatic Resection

Clifford S. Cho, MD

Yuman Fong, MD, FACS

24 Procedures for Benign and Malignant Pancreatic Disease

Chad G. Ball, MD, FRCSC

Attila Nakeeb, MD, FACS

Keith D. Lillemoe, MD, FACS

25 Splenectomy

Eric C. Poulin, MD, MSc, FACS, FRCSC Mamazza, MDCM, FRSC

Christopher M. Schlachta, MDCM, FACS, FRSCS

Joseph

26 Adrenalectomy

Steven Hodgett, MD

L. Michael Brunt, MD

27 Repair of Ventral Abdominal Wall Hernias

Karem Harth, MD, MHS

Michael J. Rosen, MD, FACS

28 Inguinal Hernia Repair

Simon Bergman, MD, MSC, FRCSC

Liane S. Feldman, MD, FACS, FRCSC

29 Intestinal Anastomosis

Neil J Mortensen, MD,

Shazad Ashraf, MD,

30 Intestinal Stomas

J. Graham Williams, MCh, FRCS.

31 Appendectomy

Hung S. Ho, MD, FACS

32 Procedures for Diverticular Disease

Jeffrey L. Cohen, MD, FACS, FASCRS MBA

John P. Welch, MD, FACS

Louis Reines, MD,

33 The Surgical Management of Ulcerative Colitis

Robert R. Cima, MD, FACS, FASCRS. Pemberton, MD, FACS, FASCRS.

Tonia Young-Fadok, MD, MS, FACS, FASCRS.

John H.

34 Segmental Colon Resection

Toyooki Sonoda, M.D.

Jeffrey W. Milsom, M.D., F.A.C.S.

35 Procedures for Rectal Cancer

David A. Rothenberger, MD, FACS FACS

Rocco Ricciardi, MD, FACS

Robert D. Madoff, MD,

36 Procedures for Rectal Prolapse

Steven D. Wexner, MD, FACS, FRCS, FRCS (Ed)

Susan M. Cera, MD

37 Anal Procedures for Benign Disease

Ira J. Kodner, MD, FACS, FASCRS

38 Disorders of the Adrenal Glands

L. Michael Brunt, MD, FACS

39 Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis

Thomas J. Howard, MD, FACS.

40 Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Pancreas

Dina Elaraj, MD

Cord Sturgeon, MD

6 Vascular System
1 Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack

Billy J. Kim, MD

Thomas S. Maldonado, MD

2 Asymptomatic Carotid Bruit/Carotid Artery Stenosis

Ali F. Aburahma, MD

Patrick A. Stone, MD

3 Pulsatile Abdominal Mass

Guillermo A. Escobar, MD

Gilbert R. Upchurch Jr, MD

4 Acute Mesenteric Ischemia

Melina R. Kibbe, MD

Heitham T. Hassoun, MD

5 Pulseless Extremity and Atheroembolism

Sonny W. Tucker, Jr., M.D. F.A.C.S.

Vicken N. Pamoukian, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Cynthia K. Shortell, M.D.,

6 Venous Thromboembolism

Guillermo A. Escobar, MD FACS

Thomas W. Wakefield, MD, FACS

Peter K. Henke, MD,

7 Diabetic Foot

Richard C. Hsu, MD, PhD

Allen D. Hamdan, MD, FACS

8 Fundamentals of Endovascular Surgery

Jon Matsumura, MD, FACS

Brian G. Peterson, MD, FACS

9 Surgical Treatment of Carotid Artery Disease

Wesley S. Moore, M.D., F.A.C.S.

10 Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting

Mark K. Eskandari, MD, FACS

11 Repair of Infrarenal Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Frank R. Arko, M.D.

Stephen T. Smith, M.D.

Christopher K. Zarins, M.D., F.A.C.S.

12 Aortoiliac Reconstruction

Mark K. Eskandari, MD, FACS,

13 Surgical Treatment of the Infected Aortic Graft

Sumona V. Smith, MD

G. Patrick Clagett, MD, FACS

14 Mesenteric Revascularization Procedures

Ravi Dhanisetty, MD MD

Scott Musicant, MD

Lloyd M. Taylor, Jr, MD, FACS

Gregory L. Moneta,

15 Upper-Extremity Revascularization Procedures

R. Clement Darling III, M.D., F.A.C.S. F.R.C.S.I. (Gen)

Philip S. K. Paty, M.D., F.A.C.S.

John Byrne, M.Ch.,

16 Repair of Femoral and Popliteal Artery Aneurysms

Amir Kaviani, M.D.

Patrick J. O'Hara, M.D., F.A.C.S.

17 Infrainguinal Arterial Procedures

William D. Suggs, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Frank J. Veith, M.D., F.A.C.S.

18 Varicose Vein Surgery

John F. Golan, M.D., F.A.C.S. Pascarella, M.D.

Donald M. Glen, P.A.-C.

John J. Bergan, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Luigi

19 Endovascular Procedures for Lower-Extremity Disease

Heather Y. Wolford, M.D.

Mark G. Davies, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.

20 Lower-Extremity Amputation for Ischemia

William C. Pevec, MD, FACS,

21 Renovascular Hypertension and Stenosis

Michael T. Watkins, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Marvin D. Atkins, M.D.

22 Open Procedures for Renovascular Disease

Matthew S. Edwards, M.D.

Juan Ayerdi, M.D.

Kimberley J. Hansen, M.D., F.A.C.S.

23 Endovascular Procedures for Renovascular Disease

Juan Ayerdi, M.D.

Matthew S. Edwards, M.D.

Kimberley J. Hansen, M.D., F.A.C.S.

24 Raynaud Phenomenon

Tina R. Desai, MD, FACS

Timothy Wu, MD

25 Sclerotherapy

William R. Finkelmeier, M.D.

26 Medical Management of Vascular Disease

Russell H. Samson, MD, FACS, RVT

27 Lower-Extremity Ulcers

Robert D. Galiano, M.D.

28 Strategies of Hemodialysis Access

Robyn A. Macsata, MD, FACS

Anton N. Sidawy, MD, MPH, FACS

30 Descending Thoracic and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms: Open and Endovascular Repair

Nathanial Fernandez, MD.

Robert Y. Rhee, MD

31 Compartment Syndrome

Neha D. Shah, MD

Joseph R. Durham, MD, FACS

32 Current Modalities for Imaging the Vascular System

Aoife N. Keeling, FFRRCSI

Peter A. Naughton, MD

33 Anterior Retroperitoneal Spine Exposure

Theodore H. Teruya, MD

Ahmed M. Abou-Zamzam Jr, MD

7 Trauma and Thermal Injury


1 Initial Management of Life-Threatening Trauma

Frederick A. Moore, MD, FACS

Ernest E. Moore, MD, FACS

2 Injuries to the Central Nervous System

Kiarash Shahlaie, MD, PhD

Marike Zwienenberg-Lee, MD

Kee D. Kim, MD

J. Paul Muizelaar,

MD, PhD

3 Injuries to the Face and Jaw

Mark E. Engelstad, DDS, MD

Richard A. Hopper, MD, MS

4 Injuries to the Neck

David H. Wisner MD, FACS

Joseph M. Galante MD

5 Injuries to the Chest

J. Jason Hoth, MD, FACS

Edward H. Kincaid, MD, FACS

J Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS

6 Operative Exposure of Abdominal Injuries and Closure of the Abdomen

Erwin R. Thal, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Terence O'Keeffe, M.B., Ch.B., F.R.C.S.Ed.

7 Injuries to the Liver, Biliary Tract, Spleen, and Diaphragm

Clay Cothren Burlew, MD, FACS

Ernest E. Moore, MD, FACS

8 Injuries to the Stomach, Small Bowel, Colon, and Rectum

Jordan A. Weinberg, MD, FACS

Timothy C. Fabian, MD, FACS

9 Injuries to the Pancreas and Duodenum

Gregory J. Jurkovich, M.D., F.A.C.S.

10 Injuries to the Great Vessels of the Abdomen

David V. Feliciano, MD, FACS

11 Injuries to the Urogenital Tract

Alex J. Vanni, MD

Hunter Wessells, MD, FACS

12 Injuries to the Pelvis and Extremities

J. C. Goslings, M.D., Ph.D.

K. J. Ponsen, M.D.

O. M. van Delden, M.D., Ph.D.

13 Injuries to the Peripheral Blood Vessels

Todd R. Vogel, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Gregory J. Jurkovich, M.D., M.P.H.

14 Management of the Patient with Thermal Injuries

Michael J. Mosier, MD

Nicole S. Gibran, MD, FACS

15 Management of the Burn Wound

Jose P. Sterling, MD

David M., Heimbach, MD, FACS

Nicole S. Gibran, MD, FACS

16 Miscellaneous Burns and Cold Injuries

David M. Heimbach, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Nicole S. Gibran, M.D., F.A.C.S.

17 Rehabilitation of the Burn Patient

Lee D. Faucher, M.D.

19 Trauma Imaging

Joel A. Gross, MD

James R. Fink, MD

Critical Care
1 Cardiac Resuscitation

Kazuhide Matsushima, MD

Heidi L. Frankel, MD, FACS, FCCM

2 Acute Cardiac Dysrhythmia

Caesar M. Ursic, M.D.

Alden H. Harken, M.D., F.A.C.S.

3 Shock

James W. Holcroft, M.D., F.A.C.S. M.D.

John T. Anderson, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Matthew J. Sena,

4 Early Management of Sepsis, Severe Sepsis, and Septic Shock in the Surgical Patient

Laura J. Moore, MD, FACS

Frederick A. Moore, MD, FACS

5 Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

John C. Marshall, M.D., F.R.C.S.(C), F.A.C.S.

6 Pulmonary Insufficiency and Respiratory Failure

Krishnan Raghavendran, MD, FACS FACS, FCCM, FCCP

Pauline K. Park, MD, FACS, FCCM

Robert H. Bartlett, MD,

7 Mechanical Ventilation

Matthew J. Sena, M.D.

Avery B. Nathens, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.

8 Acute Renal Failure

Sean M. Bagshaw, M.D., M.Sc., F.R.C.P.C. F.J.F.I.C.M.

Rinaldo Bellomo, M.D., F.R.A.C.P,

9 Hepatic Failure

Juan R. Sanabria, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.S.

Achilles A. Demetriou, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.

10 Brain Failure and Brain Death

David Crippen, M.D., F.C.C.M.

11 Coma, Cognitive Impairment, and Seizures

Maxim D. Hammer, M.D.

12 Acid-base Disorders

John A. Kellum, MD, FCCM

Juan Carlos Puyana, MD, FACS

Hernando Gmez, MD

13 Endocrine Problems

Robert H. Bartlett, M.D.

Preston B. Rich, M.D.

16 Clinical and Laboratory Diagnosis of Infection

Jeffrey A. Claridge, MD, MS, FACS

Jeffrey W. Carter, MD

17 Nosocomial Infection

E. Patchen Dellinger, M.D.

18 Postoperative and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

Craig M. Coopersmith, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Marin H. Kollef, M.D.

19 Intra-Abdominal Infection

Tjasa Hranjec, MD, MS

Robert G. Sawyer, MD, FACS, FIDSA, FCCM

20 Fungal Infection

Pamela A. Lipsett, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.M.

21 Viral Infection

Jennifer W. Janelle, M.D.

Richard J. Howard, M.D., Ph.D.

22 Nutritional Support

Rolando H. Rolandelli, M.D., F.A.C.S

Brian K. Siegel, M.D., F.A.C.S.

23 Clinical Pharmacology

Alan J. Kover, MD, PharmD Tisherman, MD, FACS, FCCM

Robert J. Weber, PharmD, MS, BCPS, FASHP

Samuel A.

24 Disorders of Water and Sodium Balance

Richard H. Sterns, M.D.

26 Metabolic Response to Critical Illness

Palmer Q. Bessey, M.D.

27 Molecular and Cellular Mediators of the Inflammatory Response

Vivienne M. Gough, M.B., Ch.B. M.D.

Constantinos B. Kyriakides, M.D.

Herbert B. Hechtman,

28 Severity of Illness Scoring Systems in Critical Care

Mark T. Keegan, MD

Bekele Afessa, MD

30 Antibiotics

Nicolas V. Christou, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S.

31 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Kathleen Casey, M.D.

John Mihran Davis, M.D.

9 Care in Special Situations


1 The Elderly Surgical Patient

Sylvia Kim, M.D.

Michael E Zenilman, M.D., F.A.C.S.

2 The Pediatric Surgical Patient

Katherine A. Barsness, MD

3 The Pregnant Surgical Patient

David C. Brooks MD, FACS

Ali Tavakkolizadeh MD, FRCS, FACS

4 Urologic Considerations for the General Surgeon

Simon D. Wu, MD

Robert B. Nadler, MD, FACS

5 Gynecologic Considerations for the General Surgeon

Edward S. Podczaski, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Paul R. Kramer, Jr., M.D.

6 Organ Procurement

Talia B. Baker, M.D., F.A.C.S. M.D.

Anton I. Skaro, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.S.C.

Paul Alvord,

Prosanto Chaudhury, M.D., C.M., M.Sc. (Oxon.), F.R.C.S.C.

7 Transplantation for the General Surgeon

Amy R. Evenson, MD

Johathan P. Fryer, MD

10 Scientific Foundations
3 Clinical Trial Design and Statistics

Julie Ann Sosa, MA, MD, FACS

4 Evidence-Based Medicine

Emily R. Winslow, MD

9 Pharmacologic Considerations in the Elderly Surgical Patient

Linda Sohn, MD, MPH

Joe C. Hong, MD

Michael W. Yeh, MD, FACS

10 Advance Directives, Do Not Resuscitate Orders, and Power of Attorney for Health Care

Margaret L. Schwarze, MD, MPP, FACS

12 Transplant Immunology: Basic Immunology and Clinical Practice

Philip Wai, MD

David P. Foley, MD

13 Surgical Considerations in Solid-Organ Transplant Recipients

Pasithorn A. Suwanabol, MD

Joshua D. Mezrich, MD

21 Minimally Invasive Surgery: Equipment and Troubleshooting

Luke M. Funk, MD, MPH

Jacob A. Greenberg, MD, EdM

22 Principles and Techniques of Abdominal Access and Physiology of Pneumoperitoneum

Jon C. Gould, MD, FACS

Ancil Philip, MD

23 Technical Aspects of Laparoscopic Surgery

Haggi Mazeh, MD

Charlotte Rabl, MD

Guilherme M. Campos, MD, FACS

24 Robotic Surgery

Satoru Osaki, MD, PhD FACS, FACCP

Brian Nam, MD

James D. Maloney, MD, FACCP

Tracey L. Weigel, MD,

26 Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Heather B. Neuman, MD, MS

27 Molecular Genetics of Cancer

Sean Ronnekleiv-Kelly, MD

Gregory D. Kennedy, MD, PhD

28 Cancer Immunology

Clifford S. Cho, MD, FACS

29 Principles of Cancer Treatment

David F. Schneider, MD, MS

Margo Shoup, MD, FACS

31 Evaluation of Surgical Risk, Including Cardiac and Pulmonary Risk Assessment

Madhuchhanda Roy, MD, PhD

Barbara Zarebczan, MD

Sharon Weber, MD, FACS

32 Perioperative Antithrombotic Therapy Management and Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis

Matthew C. Koopmann, MD

Herbert Chen, MD, FACS

33 Perioperative Management of Patients on Steroids Requiring Surgery

Alexandra Reiher, MD

Rebecca S. Sippel, MD, FACS

37 Management of Chronic Wounds

Lee D. Faucher, MD, FACS

Angela L. Gibson, MD, PHD

Michael J. Schurr, MD, FACS

38 Postoperative and Adjunctive Wound Care

Michael Schurr, MD, FACS

Lee Faucher, MD, FACS

11 Organ System Anatomy and Physiology


9 Anatomy and Physiology of the Pancreas

John A. Windsor, MBChB, MD, FRACS, FACS