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This book is the first available practical manual on the openabdomen. The handy format will allow practicing physicians, surgeons,anesthesiologists, nurses, and physiotherapists to use it as a ready source ofinformation on all aspects of management of the open abdomen in a wide varietyof settings. The coverage includes, for example, the open abdomen intrauma, intra-abdominal sepsis, and acute pancreatitis, step-by-stepdescriptions of different techniques with the aid of high-quality color figures,guidance on potential complications and their management, and features ofmanagement in different age groups. Throughout, the guidance provided is stateof the art, reflecting recent innovations and drawing upon a thorough andup-to-date literature review. Useful tips and tricks are highlighted, and thebook is designed to aid in daily decision making. The authors include worldwideopinion leaders in the field, guaranteeing the high scientific value of thecontent.