Essentials Of Abdominal Wall Hernias by V K Nigam And S Nigam
This is a concise, comprehensive and up-to-date text on Abdominal Wall Hernias. It covers History-taking, Examination and Investigations. It covers all the important aspects of Hernia, i.e., Historical Background, Embryology, Anatomy, Operative Procedures, Possible Complications and other necessary topics. 'Key points' to remind you what is the most important point in the chapter.
Chapters, 'Information Patients need from the Surgeon', and 'Famous International Hernia Centers and Clinics' give information about the latest treatment of Hernia.
Chapters, 'Recent Advances and Modern Trends in Hernia Surgery', 'Arguments, Controversies, and Discussions in Hernia surgery', 'FAQs' and 'MCQs' are of immense value to the student as well as practicing surgeon.
Considerable stress is given to Anatomy, especially in the chapters 'Various ligaments in relation to Groin Hernia', 'Other Important Structures in Groin' and 'Laparoscopic Groin Anatomy'.
Both Open and Laparoscopic procedures for Abdominal Wall Hernias are described with essential steps and diagrams.
Chapters, 'Difficulties in Hernia Surgery', 'Important things to remember' and 'Statistics of Hernia' are important for the beginner and practicing surgeon.
The main features of the book are as follows:
1.This title features thought provoking Quotations and extensive References in each chapter.
2.It includes over 700 colour diagrams and photographs.
Table of Contents:
2. Historical Background
4. Anatomy of Anterior Abdominal Wall
5. Aetiology of Hernia
6. Protective Mechanisms against Groin Hernia
7. Classifications of Abdominal Wall Hernias
8. Epidemiology of Abdominal Wall Hernias
9. Inguinal Hernia
10. Femoral Hernia
11. Umbilical and Paraumbilical Hernia
12. Epigastric Hernia
13. Incisional Hernia
14. Divarication of Recti
15. Spigelian Hernia
16. Internal Hernia
17. Recurrent Inguinal Hernia
18. Rare Hernias
19. Operative Surgery
20. Abdominal Wall Hernia “Day Case Surgery”
21. Prosthesis for Hernia Repair
22. Difficulties in Hernia Surgery
23. Important Things to Remember
24. Recent advances and Modern Trends in Hernia Surgery
25. Arguments, Controversies and Discussions in Hernia Surgery
26. Surgical Hernia Audit and Hernia Registers
27. Medicolegal Aspects of Hernia
28. Statistics of Hernia
29. Information Patients Need from Surgeon
30. Famous International Hernia Centres and Clinics
31. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
32. True or false
33. Multiple Choice Questions