Operative Techniques in Gastrointestinal Surgery is a new, comprehensive text/atlas of procedures and techniques for thoracic fellows, practitioners, and general surgeons. It graphically depicts procedures in a consistent format that is composed of concise bulleted text, full color illustrations, and full color instraoperative photography. Photographs are frequently paired with illustrations for a more complete view of steps and techniques in the procedures. Coverage is extensive, including encyclopedic reviews of hernia surgery, drainage procedures, vagotomy gastrectomy, gastrotomy, and bariatric procedures. Each procedure briefly covers intraoperative considerations before stepping through each technique. Techniques are lavishly illustrated in full color. All currently used open, laparoscopuic, endoscopic, and endovascular procedures are reviewed.
•Comprehensive coverage •Each procedures is briefly but thoroughly depicted and described •Extensive use of paired intracoperative photos with full-color illustrations •Full color throughout •Open procedures and all types of minimally invasive procedures reviewed •Special emphasis on the nuts and bolts of techniques employed within procedures