Operative Techniques and Recent Advances in Acute Care and Emergency Surgery


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The aim of Operative Techniques and Recent Advances in Acute Care and Emergency Surgery; (PDF) is to categorize and shed new light on the key surgical practices involved in acute care and trauma surgery. Accepting an evidence-based approach; a multidisciplinary team of intensivists and surgeons illustrate basic and advanced operative techniques; supplemented by a comprehensive and updated reference collection. Developing surgical procedures in Acute Care Surgery is also explored step by step with the help of plenty of illustrations.

Moreover; the ebook provides an overview of treatment options for acute organ failure; with an emphasis on peculiar clinical situations that call for extraordinary treatment; including: circulatory support; extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO); and urgent liver transplantation. In order to find the key determinants in decision-making and therapeutic support that can assist avoid critical errors; authors not only describe and discuss specific surgical techniques but also show major issues and controversies related to it.

In essence; the ebook can be considered a “What to do guide” that provides easy access to both basic and advanced lifesaving surgical procedures; due in part to text boxes emphasizing “Tips; Tricks and Pitfalls” and also advice on “Complications Management”. Numerous chapters are enriched by providing clinical case scenarios; an important educational resource including self–assessment questionnaires.


Senior trainees and providers are a suitable audience. This ebook is an effective combination of the evolution in European thinking with the considered the addition of the North American approach to trauma care. The scope is expansive and reference lists include major contributions from both North America and Europe. … this ebook adequately presents the growing number of techniques and treatment strategies available to acute care surgeons.” — David Dries; Doody’s Book Reviews; August 2019

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Paolo Aseni, Luciano De Carlis, Alessandro Mazzola, Antonino M. Grande






2029 pages









Table of contents

Table of contents :
Front Matter ….Pages i-xii
Front Matter ….Pages 1-1
Surgical Education and Training for Emergency Surgery and Surgical Specialties (Antonello Forgione, Salman Y. Guraya)….Pages 3-10
Pathophysiology of Acute Illness and Injury (Sergio Arlati)….Pages 11-42
Shock States in Acute Care Surgery (Sergio Arlati)….Pages 43-54
Preoperative Assessment of the Acute Critically Ill Trauma Patient in the Emergency Department (Bianca M. Wahlen, Andrea De Gasperi)….Pages 55-68
Invasive and Noninvasive Hemodynamic Monitoring (Stefano Orsenigo, Marco Pulici)….Pages 69-80
Point-of-Care Ultrasound Management and Monitoring in Critical Care (E. Storti, S. Rossi)….Pages 81-97
Front Matter ….Pages 99-99
Critical Care Resuscitation in Trauma Patients: Basic Principles and Evolving Frontiers (Cherisse Berry, Ronald Tesoriero, Thomas Scalea)….Pages 101-110
Prehospital Care and In-Hospital Initial Trauma Management (Riccardo Pinciroli, Giacinto Pizzilli, Emanuele Vassena, Simone Checchi, Monica Ghinaglia, Gabriele Bassi)….Pages 111-127
From Trauma Scoring System to Early Appropriate Care (Anna Mariani, Gianpaolo Casella, Paolo Aseni)….Pages 129-140
Airway Management in Trauma Patients (Michal Barak, Yoav Leiser, Yoram Kluger)….Pages 141-153
Emergency Resuscitation Procedures in Major Trauma: Operative Techniques (Paolo Aseni, Sharon Henry, Thomas Scalea)….Pages 155-175
Modern Management of Maxillofacial Injuries (Gabriele Canzi, Davide Sozzi, Alberto Bozzetti)….Pages 177-193
Modern Management of Ophthalmic Injuries (Paolo Arpa, Marco Azzolini, Luca Biraghi)….Pages 195-206
Advances in Traumatic Brain Injury Care: A Problem-Solving Approach for a Heterogeneous Syndrome (Arturo Chieregato)….Pages 207-215
Emergent Management of Neck Trauma (Benjamin D. Nicholson, Ron Medzon, Niels K. Rathlev)….Pages 217-228
Vascular Injuries of the Neck (Stefano Pirrelli, Pietro Quaretti, Lorenzo Moramarco, Vittorio Arici, Antonio Bozzani, Riccardo Corti)….Pages 229-252
Update on Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury (Carolina Rouanet, Gisele Sampaio Silva)….Pages 253-260
Modern Strategies for the Management of High-Energy Pelvic Fractures in the Twenty-First Century (Philip F. Stahel, Ernest E. Moore)….Pages 261-271
Chest Wall and Diaphragmatic Injuries (Filippo Antonacci, Stephane Renaud, Alessandra Mazzucco, Giulio Orlandoni, Nicola Santelmo)….Pages 273-280
Pleural, Lung and Tracheal Injuries (Francesco Guerrera, Filippo Antonacci, Stéphane Renaud, Alberto Oliaro)….Pages 281-293
Blunt Trauma to the Heart and Great Vessels (Antonino M. Grande, Paolo Aseni)….Pages 295-305
Penetrating Cardiac Injury (Antonino M. Grande, Alessandro Mazzola)….Pages 307-317
Damage Control and Open Abdomen in Abdominal Injury (Antonio Tarasconi, Hariscine K. Abongwa, Gennaro Perrone, Giacomo Franzini, Arianna Birindelli, Edoardo Segalini et al.)….Pages 319-327
Basic Operative Techniques in Abdominal Injury (Paolo Aseni, Antonino M. Grande, Federico Romani, Arianna Birindelli, Salomone Di Saverio)….Pages 329-355
Current Management of Urinary Tract Injuries (Nicolaas Lumen, Florence Desmidt)….Pages 357-368
Operative Techniques in Vascular Injuries of Extremities (A. Lista, F. Riolo, A. G. Rampoldi, P. A. Rimoldi, I. D’Alessio, F. Romani)….Pages 369-380
Front Matter ….Pages 381-381
Point-of-Care Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Acute Abdominal Pain (Francesca Cortellaro, Cristiano Perani, Linda Guarnieri, Laura Ferrari, Michela Cazzaniga, Giovanni Maconi et al.)….Pages 383-401
Updates in Diagnosis and Management of Acute Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage (Alberto Tringali, Silvia Gheda)….Pages 403-423
Updates in Gastrointestinal Emergencies: Inflammatory Conditions and Obstructions (Pietro Gambitta, Emilia Bareggi, Francesca Iannuzzi, Domenico Lo Conte, Alessandra D’Alessandro, Alessandro Ballerini et al.)….Pages 425-443
Updates in the Management of Acute Pancreatitis (Giampaolo Perri, Giovanni Marchegiani, Claudio Bassi)….Pages 445-454
Updates in the Management of Cholecystitis, Cholangitis, and Obstructive Jaundice (Mattia Garancini, Alessandro Redaelli, Marco Dinelli, Davide Leni, Davide Fior, Vittorio Giardini)….Pages 455-468
Updates in Non-traumatic Urological Emergencies (Angelo Naselli, Stefano Paparella, Pierpaolo Graziotti)….Pages 469-481
Updates in the Management of Ob-Gyn Emergencies (Antonio Ragusa, Alessandro Svelato, Mariarosaria Di Tommaso, Sara D’Avino, Denise Rinaldo, Isabella Maini)….Pages 483-512
Acute Aortic Syndrome (Antonino M. Grande, Alessandro Mazzola, Stefano Pirrelli, Adele Valentini, Eloisa Arbustini)….Pages 513-541
Update in the Management of Non-traumatic Thoracoabdominal Vascular Emergencies (Stefano Pirrelli, Alessandro Mazzola, Giulia Ticozzelli, Isabella Maria Bianchi, Maria di Matteo, Pietro Quaretti)….Pages 543-558
Updates in the Management of Non-traumatic Abdominal Vascular Emergencies (Abdominal Aortoiliac Aneurysms, Intestinal Ischemia, Splanchnic Aneurysms) (P. Tracanelli, M. T. Occhiuto, R. Vercelli, A. Rampoldi, F. Romani)….Pages 559-582
Mechanical Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction (Antonino M. Grande, Alessandro Mazzola)….Pages 583-593
Updates in the Management of Cardiogenic Shock in Acute Coronary Syndrome (Maurizio Ferrario, Tiziana Spezzano, Marco Ferlini, Antonio Sciortino, Fabrizio Gazzoli, Antonino M. Grande)….Pages 595-602
Emergency Management of Infective Endocarditis (Antonio Fiore, Alessandro Mazzola, Antonino M. Grande)….Pages 603-614
Updates in the Management of Esophageal Emergencies (Caustic and Iatrogenic Injuries) (Monica Gualtierotti, Elio Treppiedi, Giovanni Ferrari, Christophe Mariette)….Pages 615-627
Updates in the Management of Foreign Bodies of the Gastrointestinal Tract (Marta Bini)….Pages 629-644
Updates in the Management of Anorectal Abscess and Inflammatory or Thrombotic Process (Andreas Ommer, Markus Noll, Alois Fürst)….Pages 645-658
Open Abdomen: Indications, Surgical Management, and Critical Care (Stefania Cimbanassi, Osvaldo Chiara)….Pages 659-664
Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections (NSTI) (Stefania Cimbanassi, Osvaldo Chiara)….Pages 665-671
Front Matter ….Pages 673-673
Advances in Sepsis Management (Daniele Coen)….Pages 675-684
Initial Resuscitation of Hemorrhagic Shock and Massive Transfusion Protocol (Lucio Bucci)….Pages 685-694
Nutrition Support in Critically Ill Surgical Patients (Lee-anne Chapple, Marianne Chapman)….Pages 695-705
Management Strategies in Geriatric Trauma Care (Maurice F. Joyce, Justin Benoit, Ruben J. Azocar)….Pages 707-713
Acute Compartment Syndrome (Fabio Ferla, Arianna Ciravegna, Anna Mariani, Vincenzo Buscemi, Riccardo De Carlis, Paolo Aseni)….Pages 715-725
Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome After Trauma: Update 2017 (Andrea DeGasperi, Lucio Bucci, Bianca M. Wahlen)….Pages 727-732
Acute Respiratory Failure: Ventilatory Support and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) (Riccardo Pinciroli, Alfio Bronco, Alberto Lucchini, Giuseppe Foti)….Pages 733-748
Mechanical Circulatory Support: LVAD in Heart Failure (Aldo Cannata, Claudio Francesco Russo)….Pages 749-757
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) in Trauma (Antonino M. Grande, Antonella Degani, Antonio Fiore, Paolo Aseni)….Pages 759-766
Hyper-Urgent Liver Transplantation for Posttraumatic and Surgical Iatrogenic Acute Liver Failure (Andrea Lauterio, Stefano Di Sandro, Riccardo De Carlis, Arianna Ciravegna, Paolo Aseni, Luciano De Carlis)….Pages 767-772
The Potential Organ Donor: Current Trends and Management (Riccardo De Carlis, Marinella Zanierato, Giorgio Antonio Iotti, Paolo Aseni, Luciano De Carlis)….Pages 773-781
Periprocedural Iatrogenic Injuries and Death in Emergency and Trauma Surgery: A Forensic Perspective (Antonio Osculati, Silvia D. Visonà, Matteo Moretti)….Pages 783-788
Selective Use of Endovascular Techniques in the Damage Control Setting (Fabiane Barbosa, Ruggero Vercelli, Marco Solcia, Carmelo Migliorisi, Antonio Rampoldi)….Pages 789-797
Answers to Quizzes for “Case Scenario” (Paolo Aseni)….Pages 799-800

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