This book is a comprehensive guide to general surgery. Beginning with an introduction to patient preparation, the operating room and postoperative care, the following chapters discuss basic principles of incision and suturing, instruments and outpatient surgery. Highly illustrated, with more than 2600 operative photographs and diagrams with detailed descriptions, the book covers surgical procedures for disorders in all different parts of the body, including the face, mouth, nervous system, stomach, intestines and much more. Newer techniques such as laparoscopy, robotic surgeries and liposuction are also discussed in depth. Key points Comprehensive guide to general surgeryCovers numerous procedures for disorders throughout the bodyIncludes newer techniques such as laparoscopy, robotic surgeries and liposuctionHighly illustrated with more than 2600 operative photographs and diagrams.