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This text clearly explains laparoscopic procedures used in the treatment of colorectal disease. Instruction in general techniques, descriptions of procedures, and over 475 detailed illustrations are included.

This book contains predominantly black-and-white illustrations, with some color illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780721666488
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 710

Table of Contents

Sect. I Fundamentals 1
1 Equipment 3
2 Imaging 15
3 Physics of Electrosurgery 22
4 Operating Room Configuration 34
5 Anesthesia 42
6 Pathophysiology of Pneumoperitoneum 61
7 Laparoscopy in the Pregnant Patient 69
8 Complications 77
Sect. II General Techniques of Laparoscopic Surgery 95
9 Closed and Open Techniques of Trocar Insertion 97
10 Tissue Approximation and Ligation Techniques 107
11 Techniques of Exposure, Retraction, and Dissection 114
12 Anastomosis 125
Sect. III Surgery of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract 135
13 Peptic Ulcer Disease 137
14 Splenic Surgery 154
15 Approaches to Pancreatic Disease 165
Sect. IV Surgery of the Biliary System 173
16 Modern Treatment of Gallstones: Cholecystectomy 175
17 Management of Acute Cholecystitis 183
18 Laparoendoscopic Management of Common Bile Duct Stones 198
Sect. V Surgery of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract 213
19 Appendectomy for Acute Appendicitis 215
20 Treatment of Lower Gastrointestinal Diverticular Disease 222
21 Colorectal Cancer 233
22 Preoperative and Intraoperative Staging of Colorectal Cancer 266
23 Intestinal Obstruction 284
24 Functional Disorders of the Colon 290
25 Volvulus of the Colon 301
Sect. VI Surgery for Other Disorders 317
26 Diagnostic Laparoscopy 319
27 The Acute Abdomen 327
28 Inguinofemoral Hernias 332
29 Diagnostic and Therapeutic Thoracoscopy 345
30 Urologic Disorders 351
31 Obstetric and Gynecologic Disorders 366
32 Endometriosis 379
Sect. VII Techniques of Laparoscopic Surgery 395
33 Esophagogastrectomy 397
34 Cardiomyotomy 400
35 Vagotomy 405
36 Laparoscopic Treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease 420
37 Nissen Fundoplication 430
38 Gastric Resection 441
39 Antrectomy with Billroth II Anastomosis 444
40 Cholecystectomy 448
41 Exploration of the Common Bile Duct 456
42 Placement of a Feeding Jejunostomy 467
43 Small Bowel Resection 473
44 Lysis of Adhesions 484
45 Appendectomy 499
46 Polypectomy 508
47 Right Colectomy 522
48 Right Hemicolectomy with Intracorporeal Anastomosis 526
49 Right Hemicolectomy with Extracorporeal Anastomosis 536
50 Left Hemicolectomy 547
51 Anterior Resection for Rectal Prolapse 565
52 Low Anterior Resection 575
53 Drainage of a Diverticular Abscess 583
54 Closure of an Ileostomy 590
55 Closure of a Hartmann's Colostomy 598
56 Abdominal Perineal Resection 605
57 Herniorrhaphy 625
58 Iliopubic Tract Inguinal Hernia Repair with Inlay Buttress of Mesh 640
59 Oophorectomy 650
60 Pelvic Lymphadenectomy 661
Sect. VIII Postdoctoral Training for Laparoscopic Surgery 675
61 Setting Up and Running Courses 677
62 Hospital Credentialing 686
Index 691
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