This compilation is intended to provide concise, step by step account of various surgical procedures, supported by diagrams and photographs, essential to general surgeons in their day to day practice. It should also be a valuable guide to postgraduate trainees in the field of surgery. The book has a total 87 chapters covering both conventional and laparoscopic methods used in general surgery. Describes the various operations in details, so that the surgeon and his team can finish their task by following the steps as necessary. Includes a chapter on neurosurgery titled 'Burr Hole Procedures' which a general surgeon is also required to perform occasionally.