The completely revised, thoroughly rewritten and carefully updated edition of a popular book aimed at undergraduate medical students. The limited time-frame available to undergraduate students makes it necessary for them to be able to read a reliable adn comprehensive book and this edition fully meets that requirement. The book presents the entire canon of information necessary for undergraduate students in an easy-to-read format which helps them in long-term retention.The theory behind the practice of surgery is covered in a simple manner. The plethora of clinical photographs, colour graphics, flowcharts, tables, key boxes and algorithms explains the facts given in the text which will help even postgraduate students of surgery, as well as practising surgeons.Clinical notes, wisdom lines, most interesting and most common facts are the highlighting features of the manual. Multiple choice questions have been added which will help the students not only in MBBS examinations but also in the postgraduate examinations.