The definitive reference on pediatric surgery is now in its 4th Edition. Noted for its clarity and readability, this comprehensive resource offers authoritative, practical guidance on the entire range of pediatric surgical disorders. Coverage includes both the standard subject matter in the field, as well as todays hot topics, including minimally invasive surgery (MIS) · urology · bariatric surgery · and robotic surgery. A bonus CD-ROM demonstrates many of the new techniques and procedures discussed in the text. Places emphasis on thoracoscopic, laparoscopic, and in utero procedures. Offers the latest coverage in a single-volume, easily referenced text. Provides clinically focused guidance on a broad spectrum of pediatric surgical disorders. Is meticulously edited for clarity and readability. Provides expert coverage of minimally invasive surgery procedures, including laparoscopy and thoracoscopy. Covers hot topics not readily found in other texts, such as bariatric surgery in children and Includes video-clips on CD-ROM featuring MIS and other procedures. Features an all-new interior design, as well as 175 new line drawings and photographs. Introduces brand-new chapters written by new authors to keep the material relevant to todays physicians. With more than 125 contributorsAshcraft, Keith W. is the author of 'Pediatric Surgery', published 2004 under ISBN 9780721602226 and ISBN 0721602223.