Completely updated with contributions by world leaders in surgery and the surgery specialties, this reference assists surgeons in the diagnosis and treatment of patients by considering disease as a derangement of normal physiology, thus allowing the surgeon to correlate the appropriate use of laboratory and radiologic modalities. Arranged according

chapter 3|16 pages

Surgical Nutrition

chapter 5|36 pages

Physiological Basis of Transplantation

chapter 8|16 pages

Pathophysiology of Shock

chapter 10|14 pages

The Physiology of Anesthesia and Pain

chapter |38 pages

PART TWO: The Alimentary Tract

chapter 15|36 pages

Gastric Physiology and Acid-Peptic Disorders

chapter 16|12 pages

Physiology of Digestion and Absorption

chapter 19|16 pages

Hepatic Physiology

chapter 20|12 pages

Portal Hypertension

chapter 23|20 pages

The Jaundiced Patient

chapter 24|24 pages

The Spleen

chapter 25|12 pages

Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

chapter |18 pages

PART THREE: The Cardiothoracic System

chapter 32|14 pages

Normal Cardiac Function

chapter 33|14 pages

Heart Failure and Resuscitation

chapter 35|14 pages

Congenital Heart Lesions

chapter 36|26 pages

Acquired Cardiac Disorders

chapter |42 pages

PART FOUR: The Urinary System

chapter 38|8 pages

Urinary Tract Obstruction

chapter 39|20 pages

Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction

chapter 41|12 pages

Spinal Cord Injury

chapter 42|14 pages

Injuries to Peripheral Nerves

chapter |18 pages

PART SIX: The Peripheral Vascular System

chapter 47|10 pages

Diseases of the Thoracic Aorta

chapter |20 pages

PART SEVEN: The Endocrine System

chapter 50|18 pages

Pituitary Dysfunction

chapter 51|24 pages

Adrenal Glands

chapter 52|16 pages

The Thyroid Gland

chapter 53|20 pages

Endocrine Pancreas

chapter 54|10 pages

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia: Types 1 and 2

chapter |12 pages

PART EIGHT: The Integument and Body Wall

chapter 58|22 pages

Pathophysiology of Thermal Injury

chapter 61|16 pages

Surgery for Morbid Obesity