Invasion of the Body: Revolutions in Surgery (Hardcover)

Revolutions in Surgery

By Nicholas L. Tilney, M.D.

Harvard University Press, 9780674062283, 358pp.

Publication Date: September 26, 2011



A pioneering organ transplant surgeon narrates in gripping detail the revolutions that have transformed modern surgery, and the turmoil in medical education and health care reform as new capacities to prolong life and restore health run headlong into unsustainable costs. Tilney's stage is the famous Boston teaching hospital, Brigham and Women's.