General and Visceral Surgery Review
This book serves as a simple review of selected general surgery topics in outline format. The illustrations are exceptionally good, displaying sufficient detail to depict the important anatomy without unnecessary distractions. -- Kevin Helling, MD, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Covering all the main topics and latest operative techniques, General and Visceral Surgery Review is a compact, highly structured review book designed to maximize your study time for the medical residency board exams. It pinpoints only the information you need to master the exam-enhanced by highlighted key words, summary tables, outline lists,and sidebar notes that make understanding and retention fast and easy.
Succinctly covers the major areas in general and visceral surgery-anatomy, etiology,disease patterns, symptoms, diagnosis, and therapy-with a focus on "what you need to know" for the exam
Provides nearly 200 instructive surgical descriptions and clear operative illustrations
Includes state-of-the-art minimally invasive and fast-track surgical techniques
Breaks topics into concise, digestible chunks of information that facilitate quick memorization
Offers targeted information that is comprehensive but not excessive-does not overload you with extraneous material
Optimally structured, clearly presented, and packed with helpful study aids, this book is the go-to companion for all students and residents specializing in general and visceral surgery and preparing for the medical residency board exams. It is also useful as a general study aid and a distillation of key points in conjunction with larger, more detailed texts.