Case Files Gynecologic Surgery

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November 8, 2010


Mixed media product, 450 pages

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0071592806 / 9780071592802


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The Cases You Need to Learn the Essential of Gynecologic Surgery

Case Files: Gynecologic Surgery provides 40 clinical cases to illustrate evidence-based practice in the gynecologic surgery patient. Each case includes open-ended questions, extended discussion, Practice Pearls, a "Controversy" discussion, comprehension questions, and references to the most current literature with a brief critique of each article. With this unique learning system you'll learn how to become a better clinician in the context of real patients and the latest evidence-based medicine.


  • 40 high-yield clinical situations tailored for management and understanding of disease (pathophysiology) in the gynecologic surgery patient
  • Clear and easy-to-follow case-based format helps residents and fellows develop clinical thinking skills
  • Based on current journal articles and landmark studies, with an accompanying brief critique
  • "Practical Pearls" give evidence-based recommendations for patient management
  • "Controversy" feature discusses current controversies and different views related to each case
  • Multiple-choice comprehension questions accompany each case
  • Approximately 25 original drawings and clinical images enhance the text
  • Presents high-yield high-risk gynecologic surgery cases in an interactive and memorable format to help residents and fellows learn in the context of real patients
  • Proven learning system improves exam scores

Table of contents

Section I. How to Approach Clinical Problems
Part 1. Approach to the Patient
Part 2. Approach to Clinical Problem Solving
Part 3. Approach to Surgical Therapy
Section II. Clinical Cases
Forty Case Scenarios
Section III. Listing of Cases
Listing by Case Number
Listing by Disorder (Alphabetical)

Author comments

Eugene C. Toy, MD
Vice Chair of Academic Affairs
and Residency Program Director
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Methodist Hospital-Houston
Associate Clinical Professor
Weill Cornell College of Medicine
Associate Clinical Professor and Clerkship Director
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Houston, TX
Konrad P. Harms, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weill-Cornell Medical College
Associate Program Director, The Methodist
Hospital Ob/Gyn Residency Program
Houston, TX
Keith O. Reeves, MD
Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Medical Director, Methodist Center for
Restorative Pelvic Medicine
Houston, TX
Cristo Papasakelariou, MD, FACOG
Clinical Professor Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
Director of Gynecologic Surgery
St Joseph Medical Center
Houston, TX

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