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Technological Advances in Surgery, Trauma and Critical Care

Latifi, R. - Rhee, P. - Gruessner, R.

PublicadoSeptiembre 2015
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This text is designed to provide a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the major issues specific to technological advances the field trauma, critical care and many aspects of surgical science and practice. Care of these patients and clinical conditions can be quite complex, and materials have been collected from the most current, evidence-based resources. The sections of the text have been structured to review the overall scope of issues dealing with trauma, critical care and surgery, including cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, urology, gynecology and obstetrics, fetal surgery and orthopedics. This volume represents the most comprehensive textbook covering a wide range of topics and technological advances including genomics and nanotechnologies that affect patients’ care and surgeons’ practice daily. The multidisciplinary authorship includes experts from all aspects of trauma, surgery and critical care. The volume highlights the dramatic changes in the field including hand held devices and smart phones used in daily medical and surgical practice, complex computers in the critical care units around the world, and robotics performing complex surgical procedures and tissue engineering.

Technological Advances in Surgery, Trauma and Critical Care provides a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of this field, and will serve as a valuable resource for clinicians, surgeons and researchers with an interest in trauma, critical care, and all the specialties of surgery. It provides a concise yet comprehensive summary of the current status of the field that will help guide patient management and stimulate investigative efforts.


  • Most up-to-date advances and technologies in surgery
  • Written by experts in the field, from around the world
  • Unique collection of chapters on new surgical technologies in surgery, trauma, and critical care


Part I: Surgical Science and Practice: The New Direction

1: The New Surgeon: Patient-Centered, Disease-Focused, Technology-Driven, and Team-Oriented
Rifat Latifi, Stanley J. Dudrick, and Ronald C. Merrell

2: The Ever-Changing Departments of Surgery: The New Paradigm--The Roadmap to a Modern Department of Surgery
Rainer W. G. Gruessner

3: Genomics in Surgery, Trauma, and Critical Care: How Do We Control the Future?
Matthew J. Delano and Ronald V. Maier

4: Nanotechnologies in Surgery: The New Paradigm
Russell J. Andrews

5: Telemedicine for Trauma and Intensive Care: Changing the Paradigm of Telepresence
Rifat Latifi

6: Augmented Reality in Surgery
Timothy M. Rankin, Marvin J. Slepian, and David G. Armstrong

7: The Lean Innovation Model for Academic Medical Discovery
Gabriel Gruionu and George C. Velmahos

8: Changing the Protocol: Is There Still Room for the Professor’s Viewpoint?
Kenneth D. Boffard, with Robert S. Boffard

9: Ethical Implications of Advanced Technologies in Surgical Care
Alberto R. Ferreres

Part II: Trauma, Resuscitation, and Nutrition

10: Dedicated Resuscitation Operating Room for Trauma
Todd W. Costantini, Leslie Kobayashi, and Raul Coimbra

11: End Points Resuscitation
T. Elizabeth Robertson, Shuntaye D. Batson, and John M. Porter

12: Abdominal Trauma: Not Everything that Bleeds Needs an Operation
Marcie Feinman and David T. Efron

13: Neurosurgical Advances in Trauma Management
ByoungJun Han and Uzma Samadani

14: Damage Control and Organ Injury Priority Management of Trauma Patients
Riaan Pretorius, Frank Plani, and Elias Degiannis

15: Multiorgan Dysfunction in Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care Units
Ayman Ahmed El-Menyar, Mohammad Asim, and Hassan Al-Thani

16: Advances in Burn Care
Kareem R. AbdelFattah and Steven E. Wolf

17: Biology of Nutrition Support and Gut Access in Critically Ill Patients
Norio Sato and Rifat Latifi

Part III: System-Oriented Technological Advances

Section A: Head and Neck

18: Advances in Head and Neck Surgery
Michael E. Stadler, Mihir R. Patel, and Marion E. Couch

19: Neck Cancer: Imaging Techniques and Progress on the Operative Approach
Diego Sinagra and Fernando Dip

20: Advances in Thyroid and Parathyroid Care
Randall P. Scheri, Julie A. Sosa, and Sanziana A. Roman

21: Neuron Based Surgery: Are We There Yet? Technical Developments in the Surgical Treatment of Brain Injury and Disease
Whitney Sheen James and G. Michael Lemole, Jr.

22: Brain Cancer: The New Frontiers
Brian J. Scott and Santosh Kesari

Section B: Chest: Lungs and Heart

23: Advanced Thoracoscopic Surgery to Modern Pulmonary Disease: The Japanese Approach
Masato Kanzaki

24: The Role of Robotics in Selective Thoracic Surgical Problems: Technical Considerations
Farid Gharagozloo

25: Cardiac Surgery Advances: Do We Still Remember How To Do the Open Bypass?
Soroosh Kiani and Robert S. Poston

26: Artificial Hearts and Cardiac Assist Devices: The Spectrum of the New Era
Jamshid H. Karimov, Nader Moazami, and Kiyotaka Fukamachi

27: New Valves: Where Do We Stand?
Jochen Reinöhl, Manfred Zehender, and Christoph Bode

Section C: Vascular Surgery

28: Technological Advances in Endovascular Surgery
Miguel Montero-Baker, Jonathan D. Braun, Craig Weinkauf, and Luis R. Leon Jr.

29: Carotid Disease: The Stents and the Evidence-Based Medicine – What Happened to the Old Surgery?
David W. Birchley, Catherine E. Western, and Alison Guy

Section D: Abdomen and Pelvis

30: Laparoscopic Approaches in General Surgery: Is There Anything New?
Timothy G. Johnson and William W. Hope

31: Robotic Applications in Advancing General Surgery
Monika E. Hagen, William M. Tauxe, and Philippe Morel

32: Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)
Mehmet Mahir Ozmen

33: Bariatric Surgery: The Less, The Better
Julia Samamé and Carlos A. Galvani

34: New Minimally Invasive Treatments for Acid Reflux
Prashant Sukharamwala, Sharona Ross, and Alexander Rosemurgy

35: Minimally Invasive Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery and Associated GI Interventions
Ramanathan M. Seshadri, Russell C. Kirks, Jr., and David A. Iannitti

36: Pancreatic Advances
John A. Stauffer and Horacio J. Asbun

37: Laparoscopic Liver Resection for Hepatocellular Carninoma
Takeshi Takahara and Go Wakabayashi

38: Advances in Colorectal Surgery
Manuela Elía-Guedea, Jose-Manuel Ramírez-Rodríguez, and Jose-Antonio Gracia-Solanas

Part IV: Advances in Organ Transplantation

39: Technological Advances in Heart and Lung Transplantation: Concomitant Cardiac Valve Surgery
Yoshiya Toyoda, Yasuhiro Toyoda, Masako Toyoda, and Yoshiko Toyoda

40: Abdominal Organ Transplantation: An Overview
Jan P.M. Lerut, Laurent Coubeau, Robert J. Stratta, and Giuseppe Orlando

41: Small Bowel Transplantation: Is There a Hope on the Horizon?
Baris Dogu Yildiz

42: Islet Cell Transplantation: New Techniques for an Old Disease
Shinichi Matsumoto and Masayuki Shimoda

43: Face Transplant: The Future Is Better Than Current Concepts
Juan P. Barret

44: Limb Transplantation
Jaimie T. Shores, Gerald Brandacher, and W.P. Andrew Lee

45: Advances in Immunosuppressive Therapy
Napoleon E. Cieza, Marian Porubsky, and Tun Jie

Part V: Tissue Repair, Wound Healing, Abdominal Wall Hernas, Biologic Grafts, Artificial Limbs for Upper Extremities, and Pediatric/Fetal Surgery

46: Tissue Repair and Wound Healing: A Trip Back to the Future
Mahmoud A.Z. Abdelaal, Nicholas A. Giovinco, Marvin J. Slepian, and David G. Armstrong

47: Surgical Advances in the Treatment of Abdominal Wall Hernias
Fernando Carbonell-Tatay and Ángel Zorraquino González

48: Use of Biologic Grafts in Surgery
Rifat Latifi

49: Artificial Limbs for Upper Extremity Amputation
Paul D. Marasco, Jacqueline S. Hebert, and Beth M. Orzell

50: Advanced Technologies in Pediatric Critical Care/Surgery and Fetal Surgery
John M. Draus, Jr.


Rifat Latifi, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burn and Emergency Surgery
Co-Director Trauma Research Institute
Department of Surgery
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Peter Rhee, MD, FACS
Chief of Division of Trauma, Critical Care, Burn and Emergency Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Martin Gluck Endowed Chair
Co-Director Trauma Research Institute
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Rainer W.G. Gruessner, MD, FACS, FICS
Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

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