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IK Essentials of Abdominal Wall Hernias: 2016 Edition

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IK Essentials of Abdominal Wall Hernias: 2016 Edition

• A concise, comprehensive and up-to-date text on Abdominal Wall Hernias.
• Over 700 colour diagrams and photographs.
• Covers History-taking, Examination and Investigations.
• 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.
• Thought provoking Quotations and extensive References in each chapter.


Section 1: History • Introduction • Historical background Section 2: Anatomy • Embryology • Anatomy Section 3: Clinical Features • Protective mechanisms against groin hernia • Aetiology of hernia • Classification of abdominal wall hernia • Epidemiology of abdominal wall hernias • Inguinal hernia • Femoral hernia • Umbilical and paraumbilical hernia • Epigastric hernia • Incisional hernia • Divarication of recti • Spigelian hernia • Internal hernia • Recurrent herni • Rare hernias Section 4: Operative surgery • Operative Surgery Section 5: Miscellaneous • Groin hernia “Day Surgery” (Daycare surgery) • Prosthesis for hernia repair • Difficulties in hernia surgery • Important things to remember • Recent advances and modern trends in hernia surgery • Arguments, controversies and discussions in hernia surgery • Surgical hernia audit and hernia registers • Medico legal aspects of hernia • Statistics of hernia • Information patients need from the surgeon • Famous international hernia centres and clinics • Frequently asked questions (FAQs) • True or false • MCQs • Epilogue.


M.B.B.S., MS, Surgeons.

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Brand / Publisher IK International
Return Policy 30 Days
Book Type Reference Books
Edition 2016
ISBN 9788189866938
Author V K Nigam, S Nigam
Language English
Subject English
Pages 462
Binding Hardback


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