Reviewer: Prashant Khullar, MBBS MS(University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics)
Description: This book comprehensively describes the various techniques of liver surgery. The book starts with brief chapters on indications and basic techniques and then systematically advances to chapters describing surgical techniques for various pathologies.
Purpose: The author's objective is to provide liver surgeons at all levels with an easy to use reference on techniques in hepatobiliary and transplant surgery.
Audience: The intended audience is hepatobiliary and liver transplant surgeons and the book serves as a practical guide to the author's method of performing liver surgeries.
Features: The book presents techniques of liver surgery for various benign and malignant pathologies. Several chapters are dedicated to deceased donor and living donor liver transplant operations. The book also provides multiple high quality color photographs of various operative procedures, along with pictorial representations and photographs of pathological specimens, which enhance the quality of the book.
Assessment: This is a good reference for hepatobiliary and transplant surgeons that covers multiple pathological conditions and provides detailed descriptions of various complex operations in a lucid, easy to read format supplemented by a large number of radiological imaging and operative photographs. It is an important addition to the medical book literature for hepatobiliary surgeons.