- Firm favourite for gynaecological surgical practice since 1911, extensively revised by leading gynaecological surgeons
- Providing information on reconstructive surgery, anaesthesia, information technology and audit, complications and quality
- Focusing on the most commonly performed procedures with emphasis on evidence-based decision making and the increasing use of laparoscopy in diagnostic and surgical procedures
Preface to the ninth edition.
Part 1: General.
1 Introduction and prologue.
2 Preparation for surgery.
3 Instruments, operative materials and basic surgical techniques.
4 Opening and closing the abdominal cavity.
5 The laparoscopic approach in gynaecology.
6 Postoperative care and complications.
Part 2: Anatomical.
For the general gynaecologist and gynaecologist in training.
7 Operations on the vulva.
8 Operations on the vagina.
9 Operations on the cervix.
10 Operations on the uterine cavity.
11 Operations on the uterus.
12 Uterine fi broids.
13 Operations on the fallopian tubes.
14 Operations on the ovaries.
15 Caesarean section.
Part 3: Condition.
Recognition of surgical special interest and subspecialties.
16 Operations for pelvic organ prolapse (Gillian E. Fowler and David H. Richmond).
17 Operations for urinary incontinence (David H. Richmond).
18 Operations for the correction of urinary fi stulae (David H. Richmond).
19 Surgery for carcinoma of the vulva.
20 Vaginal cancer surgery.
21 Cervical cancer.
22 Uterine cancer.
23 Ovarian cancer.
24 Exenterative surgery.
Operations on other organs.
25 Vascular surgery: applications in gynaecology and gynaecological oncology.
26 Urinary tract.
27 Operations on the intestinal tract for the gynaecologist.
28 Reconstructive procedures.