Item description for A History of Surgical Paediatrics by Robert Carachi...
This book provides an authoritative overview of the global development of surgical paediatrics. Biographical accounts of key people who developed this relatively new specialty, many of whom are now household names, are presented. The compendium also acknowledges the enormous contribution of imaging (ultrasound/MRI and PET scans), minimal invasive surgery, and fetal surgery, as well as the role of related journals and associations, in the progress of surgical paediatrics.
Many of the contributors have been instrumental to the development of surgical paediatrics in their respective countries, and have considerable worldwide influence on the management of children requiring surgical care. Through their valuable insight and first-hand experience, this book not only shines a light on the past achievements of previous generations of paediatric surgeons, but also serves as a model to encourage future generations to do likewise.
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.06" Width: 5.91" Height: 1.57"
Release Date May 4, 2009
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN 981277226X ISBN13 9789812772268
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More About Robert Carachi
Devendra Gupta, MBBS, MS McH, FICS, FAMS(hon), DSc (Honoris Causa), is Professor and Head of the Department of Pediatric Surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Robert Carachi, MD, PhD, FRCS, is Professor and Head of the Section of Surgical Pediatrics, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Robert Carachi has an academic affiliation as follows - Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill NHS Trust, Glasgow.