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How to do a Liver Transplant: Stories from my Surgical Life

How to do a Liver Transplant: Stories from my Surgical Life

Author: Kellee Slater
$27.99 (AUD)  inc GST
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"When everything is in place and both teams are ready, someone cries out 'Cross-clamp!' Then it is on for young and old as the clock is ticking. Up to this point, it has been a careful and considered surgery. Now it is all about speed. We move like Edward Scissorhands, chop, chop, chop. This is the trickiest part - to move fast without cutting something you shouldn't." Welcome to the adrenaline-charged world of transplant surgery. Top Australian surgeon Dr Kellee Slater invites us inside the operating theatre with her dedicated team as she performs life-or-death surgery on a newborn baby, brings a dying liver back to life with a staple gun in each hand, and undertakes the confronting task of removing donor organs. How to Do a Liver Transplant is an enthralling - and often blackly funny - glimpse over the shoulder of a gifted surgeon.
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General Fields

  • : 9781742233420
  • : NewSouth Publishing
  • : NewSouth Publishing
  • : July 2013
  • : 210mm X 135mm
  • : Australia
  • : August 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 272
  • : Kellee Slater
  • : 617.556