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Surgery of the Stomach: Indications, Methods Complications

      This textbook includes the contributions of 25 surgeons who have had extensive experience with gastric surgical procedures. They present 29 chapters that cover the major aspects of this important field of surgery. Included in the presentation are basic reviews of preoperative preparations, special intraoperative and postoperative complications or pitfalls, and postoperative care. The basic thrust of the book, however, is an emphasis on surgical techniques of major types of gastric operations. Consequently, the text should be viewed as an atlas of surgical procedures of the stomach. In this context, the volume presents the current state of the operative art involving one of the oldest anatomic areas of surgical interest and experience. The editors have accomplished a major task—;combining what is “new” in gastric surgery with the “old,” that which has been proved and scientifically defined.
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