Laparoscopic Surgery: Principles and Procedures, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded

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Expanded by 30% to explore the latest surgical approaches, techniques, equipment, and perspectives, this Second Edition leads surgeons through new applications in minimally invasive surgery, gynecology, urology, endoscopically-assisted plastic surgery, pediatric surgery, and video-assisted thoracoscopic procedures.

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Overview

Expanded by 30% to explore the latest surgical approaches, techniques, equipment, and perspectives, this Second Edition leads surgeons through new applications in minimally invasive surgery, gynecology, urology, endoscopically-assisted plastic surgery, pediatric surgery, and video-assisted thoracoscopic procedures.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824746223
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Edition description: Revised and Expanded
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 608
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 2.10 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The laparoscopic revolution 1
2 Patient selection and preparation 7
3 Basic equipment, room setup, and patient positioning 15
4 Anesthetic issues 25
5 Access and port placement 35
6 Hand-assisted approach 47
7 Suturing and knot tying 51
8 Instruments for ligating, tissue approximation, gluing, and coagulation 69
9 Ultrasonography 77
10 Complications of laparoscopic surgery 87
11 General postoperative care 95
12 Skills training 101
13 Surgical robots, telesurgery, and future technologies 111
14 Diagnostic laparoscopy 121
15 Laparoscopy in the evaluation of patients with upper gastrointestinal malignancies 127
16 Liver surgery 133
17 Ventral hernia repair 159
18 Triaging for trauma 171
19 Cholecystectomy 181
20 Common bile duct stones 197
21 Biliary bypass 207
22 Gastrostomy and jejunostomy 219
23 Paraesophageal hiatal hernias 243
24 Nissen fundoplication 259
25 Heller myotomy 273
26 Peptic ulcer disease 285
27 Gastrectomy 297
28 Inguinal hernias 303
29 Appendectomy 317
30 Colorectal surgery 327
31 Splenectomy 359
32 Adrenalectomy 379
33 Pancreatic surgery 395
34 Gynecology 409
35 Urological procedures 437
36 Minimally invasive vascular surgery 471
37 Endoscopic plastic surgery 485
38 Pediatric surgery 513
39 Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery 527
40 Esophagectomy 539
41 Obesity surgery : roux-en-Y and gastric band procedures 553
42 Minimally invasive orthopedic and spinal surgery : a brief overview 569
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