Editors: Sultan Mohsen Ghanem, Najah Hadi, Nada Al-Haris

Essentials of Pediatric Surgery

eBook: US $79 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $134
Printed Copy: US $95
Library License: US $316
ISBN: 978-981-4998-85-7 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-4998-84-0 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2021
DOI: 10.2174/97898149988401210101


Essentials of Pediatric Surgery is an introductory reference on basic pediatric medicine and surgery. The book provides the reader the information on which a surgeon relies on in diagnosis and treatment.

Chapters start with the physiology of infants before progressing into separate topics about the surgery of different sections including the head and neck, chest, abdomen, reproductive organs, cancers, and the nervous system. Information is presented in a simple manner, which makes the text easy to understand for both students and medical residents.

Key Features:

  • - 8 chapters covering introductory topics about pediatric physiology and surgery
  • - Includes chapters which cover specialized domains in the subject based on different parts of the body
  • - Chapters include information about clinical presentations, diagnosis and treatment of different conditions
  • - Simple, structured layout for easy understanding
  • - References for further reading

Essentials of Pediatric Surgery is a handy textbook for both medical students studying modules on pediatric surgery and residents in training in pediatric clinics.


undergraduate medical students in pediatric and surgery courses, resident doctors in emergency departments and pediatric wards, postgraduate pediatric surgery residents


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Sultan M. Ghanim*
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List of Contributors

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Physiology of the Newborn

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Sultan M. Ghanim*, Najah R. Hadi
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Head and Neck Surgery

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Karrar K. Abdulsahib, Sultan M. Ghanim*
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Thoracic Surgery

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Houreleen H. Salman, Noor Al-Huda I. Khalaf, Sultan M. Ghanim*
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Fatima H. Naeima, Zainab H. Ibrahim, Sarah N. Ahmed, Hayder D. Abbas, Karrar Z. Sadoun, Houreleen H. Salman, Sultan M. Ghanim*
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Undescended Testis (Cryptorchidism)

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Assalah T. Gumer, Sultan M. Ghanim*
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Pediatric Malignancy

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Noor Al-Huda I. Khalaf, Hiba A. Mirza, Sultan M. Ghanim*
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Sultan M. Ghanim*, Asalah T. Gumer
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Breast Surgery

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Nada R. Alharis, Najah R. Hadi*, Sultan M. Ghanim*
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Subject Index

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