2014-2015 Basic and Clinical Science Course (BCSC): Section 11: Lens and Cataract

Lens and CataractAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology (Author), James C. Bobrow MD (Editor)

Reviews the anatomy, physiology, embryology and pathology of the lens. Covers the epidemiology, evaluation and management of cataracts and gives an overview of lens and cataract surgery, including special situations. Section 11 also walks the reader through making an appropriate differential diagnosis and designing a management plan for intraoperative and postoperative complications of cataract surgery.

Upon completion of Section 11, readers should be able to:

Identify congenital anomalies of the lens
List types of congenital and acquired cataracts
Describe the association of cataracts with aging, trauma, medications, and systemic and ocular diseases
Describe the evaluation and management of patients with cataract and other lens abnormalities

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NonInvasive Cardiovascular Imaging: A Multimodality Approach Retail PDF

Noninvasive cardiovascular imagingByMario J Garcia MD Director, Cardiac Imaging, Mt. Sinai Heart; Professor of Medicine and Radiology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

This textbook covers the fundamental principles of cardiovascular imaging modalities and their applications for the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. The main focus is on the comprehensive diagnosis of clinical conditions/disease entities through the most effective cardiovascular imaging test or combination. The authors discuss the clinical utility and relative value of each test to address specific clinical questions, based on evidence and expert opinion. Each chapter presents information in the following format: overview, discussion of pathophysiology; differential diagnosis/diagnostic evaluation; prognosis; therapeutic guidance with illustration of treatment pathway. A companion Website will offer the full text, ten multiple-choice questions for each chapter, still and cine images, and imaging clips.

Key Features

General imaging overview with focused chapters for specific disease entities Illustrations and flow diagrams clarify patient management options Incorporation of AHA/ACC imaging guidelinesDownload
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NonInvasive Cardiovascular Imaging: A Multimodality Approach Retail PDF

Noninvasive cardiovascular imagingByMario J Garcia MD Director, Cardiac Imaging, Mt. Sinai Heart; Professor of Medicine and Radiology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

This textbook covers the fundamental principles of cardiovascular imaging modalities and their applications for the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. The main focus is on the comprehensive diagnosis of clinical conditions/disease entities through the most effective cardiovascular imaging test or combination. The authors discuss the clinical utility and relative value of each test to address specific clinical questions, based on evidence and expert opinion. Each chapter presents information in the following format: overview, discussion of pathophysiology; differential diagnosis/diagnostic evaluation; prognosis; therapeutic guidance with illustration of treatment pathway. A companion Website will offer the full text, ten multiple-choice questions for each chapter, still and cine images, and imaging clips.

Key Features

General imaging overview with focused chapters for specific disease entities Illustrations and flow diagrams clarify patient management options Incorporation of AHA/ACC imaging guidelinesDownload
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Operative Techniques in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, 2nd Edition Retail PDF

Operative techniques in Laparoscopic Colorectal surgery 2ByConor P. Delaney, MD, MCh, PhD, The Jeffrey L. Ponsk.y Professor of Surgical Education, Chief, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Vice· Chair, Department of Surgery, Director, CWR.U Center for Skills and Simulation, Surgical Director, UH Digestive Health Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio Justin K. Lawrence, MBBS, B.Sc., MRCS, Registrar, General Surgery, Southend University Hospital, Essex, United Kingdom Deborah S. Keller, MS, MD, Research Fellow, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio Bradley J. Champagne, MD, Program Director, Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellowship, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Associate Professor, Surgery, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio Anthony J. Senagore, MD, MS, MBA, Chair, Surgical Disciplines, Central Michigan University School of Medicine, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

The Second Edition of Operative Techniques in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery is designed to give surgeons the learning tools they need to understand and successfully incorporate laparoscopic colorectal surgery into their practice.
Because of the steep learning curve for this technique, this edition goes to great lengths to cover every aspect of each procedure in great detail — even including the pitfalls to avoid. To help the reader with pattern-recognition, detailed, four-color photographs of important landmarks have been incorporated for them to review. Plus, an edited video is included to provide clear, step-by-step instruction of each procedure.
Surgeons need appropriate training before incorporating laparoscopic colorectal surgery into their practice. This book will be a useful resource for residents, fellows in training, and surgeons who are either attending courses in laparoscopic colorectal surgery or are at an early stage of integrating this technique into their practice.

FEATURES:
• Chapters contain a detailed textual description of  proceduralsteps and common pitfalls
• Includes sections on management of intraoperative complications and other useful tips
• All new major operative videos
• Includes an expanded list of colorectal procedures
• New chapters include Mobilization of the Mesorectum, Handsewn Coloanal Anastomosis, Robotic Single-port Right Colonectomy, Single Port Total Colectomy with End Ileostomy, Robotic Low Anterior Resection

NEW to the Second Edition…
• All new major operative videos highlight relevant anatomy and provide indispensable visual guidance for each procedure.
• Expanded list of colorectal procedures broadens therapeutic options.
• New chapters address Mobilization of the Mesorectum, Handsewn Coloanal Anastomosis, Robotic Single-port Right Colonectomy, Single Port Total Colectomy with End Ileostomy, Robotic Low Anterior Resection

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