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Surgery Resources

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Surgery E-Books


Greenfield's Surgery: Scientific Principles and Practice, 6th edition, 2017 (JUST IN!)

Greenfield L. Greenfield's Surgery, 5th edition, 2011


Cameron J. Current Surgical Therapy, 12th ed, 2017 (NEW EDITION JUST IN!)

Doherty GM. Current Diagnosis & Treatment: Surgery, 14th ed, 2015

Klingensmith M. Washington Manual of Surgery, 7th ed, 2016

Novell R. Kirk's General Surgical Operations, 6th ed, 2013

Quick C. Essential Surgery Problems, Diagnosis & Management, 5th ed, 2013

Townsend C. Sabiston Textbook of Surgery, 20th ed, 2017


Delaney C. Netter's Surgical Anatomy and Approaches, 2014

Khatri P. Atlas of Advanced Operative Surgery, 2013

Townsend C. Atlas of General Surgical Techniques, 2010

Zollinger RM. Zollinger's Atlas of Surgical Operations, 9th ed, 2011

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Curriculum tools for residents

Ovid Medline Searching Tips

  • Start by being specific. If searching for surgery of the kidney cortex, then search that term, exp. Kidney Cortex, than add the subheading "surgery"
  • Use the “surgery” subheading with an organ, disease or injury term, exp. Liver/surgery, Liver Diseases/surgery, Liver/injuries AND Liver/surgery 
  • If searching for a specific surgery, search for that term, exp. Appendectomy
  • If searching for surgical techniques, use the methods or instrumentation subheadings,exp. Appendectomy/methods OR Appendectomy/instrumentation



Videos of surgical procedures. Includes 15 surgical specialties. 


E-learning website offering educational content in all fields of minimally invasive surgery.

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