Surgery: Core Principles and Practice, Second Edition – Volume 2

John D Corson and Williamson
  • Provides a comprehensive overview of General Surgery from Core Principles to specialization in such areas as Pediatric Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Genitourinary Surgery

  • Features expanded content on Trauma Surgery, Principles of Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Vascular Surgery, among others

  • Explores Gastrointestinal Surgery with subsections on Esophagogastric, Hepatopancreatobiliary, and Colorectal Surgery, in addition to Gastrointestinal Emergencies

  • Includes more contributions from international experts than any other surgical textbook available

  • Incorporates important advances in surgical practice, such as the expansion of minimally invasive techniques

  • Illustrates important concepts relevant to each surgical specialty through the use of Case Studies

  • Contains numerous new photographs, radiographs, and explanatory diagrams

  • Covers the practice of General Surgery for the resident as well as the experienced practitioner


Chapter 1 to Chapter 77 available in Volume 1.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 78: Vascular Biology
Chapter 79: Vascular Imaging
Chapter 80: Case Study: Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Following Repair of a Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Chapter 81: Cerebrovascular Disease
Chapter 82: Aneurysmal Disease
Chapter 83: Atherosclerotic Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease
Chapter 84: Nonatherosclerotic Arterial Disease
Chapter 85: Renovascular Disease
Chapter 86: Case Study: Fasciotomy after Acute Lower Extremity Ischemia
Chapter 87: Case Study: Management of Malperfusion in Type B Aortic Dissection
Chapter 88: Venous Diseases
Chapter 89: Lymphatic Disease
Chapter 90: Vascular Malformations
Chapter 91: Amputations
Chapter 92: Case Study: What Is the Role of Retrievable Inferior Vena Cava Filters in the Management of Patients with Venous Thromboembolic Disease?
Chapter 93: Case Study: Superior Mesenteric Artery Dissection
Chapter 94: Acute Limb Ischemia
Chapter 95: Mesenteric Ischemia
Chapter 96: Surgical Emergencies Resulting from Aortic Aneurysms or Dissections
Chapter 97: Case Study: Iliofemoral Deep Vein Thrombosis Secondary to May-Thurner Syndrome
Chapter 98: Case Study: Management of a Carotid Pseudoaneurysm Following a Carotid Endarterectomy
Chapter 99: Benign Breast Disease
Chapter 100: Epidemiology and Genetics of Breast Cancer
Chapter 101: Screening and Staging of Breast Cancer
Chapter 102: Early Breast Cancer
Chapter 103: Locally Advanced and Advanced Breast Cancer
Chapter 104: Reconstruction Options for Breast Cancer Patients
Chapter 105: Case Study: Recurrent Periareolar Sepsis
Chapter 106: Case Study: Bloodstained Discharge from a Single Nipple Duct
Chapter 107: Case Study: Hypercalcemia in Breast Disease
Chapter 108: Thyroid Surgery
Chapter 109: Parathyroid Surgery
Chapter 110: Adrenal Surgery
Chapter 111: Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes
Chapter 112: Case Study: Prophylactic Central Lymph Node Dissection in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
Chapter 113: Case Study: Recurrent Renal Stones in Young Patients with MEN1
Chapter 114A: Transplantation Immunology
Chapter 114B: Immunosuppression
Chapter 115: Organ Procurement and Preservation
Chapter 116: Case Study: Difficult Access for Hemodialysis
Chapter 117: Dialysis Access and Renal Transplantation
Chapter 118: Liver Transplantation
Chapter 119: Pancreas Transplantation
Chapter 120: Small Bowel and Multivisceral Transplantation
Chapter 121: Case Study: Pancreas Transplantation and Graft Thrombosis
Chapter 122: Perioperative Management of the Pediatric Patient
Chapter 123: Pediatric Chest Surgery
Chapter 124: Abdominal Wall Deformities
Chapter 125: Gastrointestinal Surgery in Children
Chapter 126: Oncological Surgery in Children
Chapter 127: Case Study: Spontaneous Pneumothorax in Pediatric Patients
Chapter 128: Case Study: Pediatric Thyroid Nodule
Chapter 129: Case Study: Parapneumonic Effusion
Chapter 130: Case Study: A Missing Testis in Infancy
Chapter 131: Salivary Glands
Chapter 132: Surgery of the Neck
Chapter 133: Surgery of the Mouth
Chapter 134: Case Study: Unhealed Ulcer on Top of Pre-existing Oral Leukoplakia
Chapter 135: Principles of Plastic Surgery
Chapter 136: Skin Tumors
Chapter 137: Malignant Tumors of Bone and Soft Tissue
Chapter 138: Case Study: Mohs Resection‒–How Can I Close This Defect?
Chapter 139: Investigation of the Urinary Tract
Chapter 140: Urologic Emergencies/Urinary Tract Obstruction
Chapter 141: Urologic Cancers
Chapter 142: Testis and Scrotum
Chapter 143: Urological Emergencies in Gynecological Practice
Chapter 144: Case Study: Hemorrhage after Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy: An Endourologist's Worst Nightmare
Chapter 145: Case Study: Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis
Chapter 146: Principles of Cardiac Surgery
Chapter 147: Cardiac Surgery: Congenital/Ischemic/Valvular
Chapter 148: Principles of Management of Lung, Mediastinal and Pleural Neoplasms
Chapter 149: Case Study: New Lung Mass
Chapter 150: Case Study: Post Lung Resection Empyema