As soon as this atlas is opened, its beauty and practicality are clear. The illustrations were created in the operating theater for unparalleled realism and relevance. Together with the authors' commentary, they provide a clear, didactic approach to successful techniques. Even the most accomplished surgeons will appreciate the technical pearls found in the text. Step by step, each procedure is covered, along with information on anatomic or pathologic difficulties the surgeon might encounter--with specifics on how to manage them. An emphasis on surgical anatomy and its variations trains the reader's eye to recognize normal and pathological conditions. The Atlas concentrates on the best procedures for various diseases based on Dr. Etala's extensive clinical experience.