Laparoscopic Surgery of the Abdomen / Edition 1

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Therapeutic Laparoscopy for Digestive Disease is intended to give the practicing surgeon or trainee an in-depth analysis of the technical aspects of the most commonly performed laparoscopic procedures, their indications, contraindications, and complications. Included are strategies to prevent complications as well as ways to handle them once they occur. Heavily illustrated, the book breaks new ground in visualizing operative procedures and problems. Seven sections, comprising the core curriculum of accepted procedures in laparoscopic surgery, present gallbladder disease, common bile duct exploration, hernia, colon diseases, anti-reflux procedures, acute abdomen and the role of diagnostic laparoscopy, and emerging procedures on the spleen and adrenals. Recognized leaders in the field tackle each section, emphasizing what to do when and how to solve acute situations. The book also features a patient information component for each section, providing the necessary background on the procedure, post-operative period, and recovery. These pages are perforated for inclusion in a binder in the patient office as well as for photocopying as patient take-home instructions. A website is correlated with the text and includes operative video, photographs, intraoperative ultrasound images, and more. This electronic component allows readers to visualize information in the text as well as provide a forum for self-assessment and review. Therapeutic Laparoscopy for Digestive Disease is a practical, must-have resource for the general surgeon, imparting the clinical insight needed for successful performance of the core miminally invasive procedures as well as a source of useful patient information for the office practice.

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"Laparoscopic surgery of the abdomen provides an extensive review of all aspects of laparoscopic surgery of the abdomen and abdominal wall. … it is written in an authoritative and well-referenced manner. Use of references is sensible with the key historic and formative articles … . This book is comprehensive, well written and a must for any individual who seeks to apply laparoscopic approaches to abdominal procedures and should be in the library of every Department of Surgery." (I.J. Beckingham, The Surgeon, Vol. 3 (4), 2005)

"The book is divided into sections encompassing all current fields of interest in minimally invasive surgery. … The most impressive feature of this book is that it combines the thoroughness of a textbook and the agility of a handbook. … Laproscopic techniques are explained in detail, also with the help of schemes and photographs. … thanks to the excellent definition and good grey scale. Final note: An excellent book both for residents in training and for experienced surgeons … ." (M. Elli, Digestive and Liver Disease, Vol. 36, 2004)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387984681
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 10/17/2003
  • Edition description: 2004
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 535
  • Product dimensions: 11.00 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.19 (d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I: Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Esophagus and Stomach (J.H.Peters) Part 1: Esophageal Procedures: Gastric Procedures: 1) Endoscopic Mucosal Resection in the Esophagus 2) Minimally Invasive Treatment of Zenker's Diverticulum 3) Laparoscopic Complete and Partial Fundoplication 4) Laparoscopic Esophageal Myotomy 5) Miscellaneous Esophageal Procedures, Part 2: Gastric Procedures: 6) Endoscopic Gastric Procedures (Endo-organ surgery) 7) Laparoscopic Approaches to Ulcer Therapy 8) Laparscopic Gastrojejunostomy 9) Gastric Resection; SECTION II: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (D.Olsen): 10) Historical Overview and Indications for Cholecystectomy 11) Surgical Anatomy of the Gallbladder, Liver, and Biliary Tree 12) Laparscopic Choleccystectomy: The Technique 13) Laparoscopic Cholangiography 14) Laparascopic Cholecystectomy in Children and Adolescents 15) Complications of Laparscopic Cholecystectomy; SECTION III: Common Bile Duct (L.L. Swanstrom): 16) Historical Overview of Surgical Treatment of Biliary Stone Disease 17) Operative Cholangiography 18) Laparoscopic Ultrasound for Assessment of the Common Bile Duct 19) Endoscopic Management of Common Duct Stones... FULL TOC IN PARADOX.

20) Transcystic Flouroscopic-Guided Common Bile Duct Exploration 21) Laparscopic Transcystic Duct Choledochoscopy 22) Laparoscopic Choledochotomy for Common Bile Duct Stones 23) Laparoscopic Management of Difficult Common Bile Duct Stones 24) Intraoperative Antegrade Common Duct Stone Treatments 25) Laparscopic Choledochoenterostomies, SECTION IV: Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy and Splenectomy (N.J. Soper): 26) Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy 27) Laparoscopic Splenectomy; SECTION V: Laparoscopic Hernia Repair (M.E. Arregui) Part 1: Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair 28) History of the Preperitoneal Approach for Inguinal Hernia: Rationale and Various Approaches 29) Musculoskeletal and Neurovascular Anatomy of the Inguinal Preperitoneal Space 30) Laparoscopic Hernia Repair: Indications and Contraindications 31) Laparoscopic Intraperitoneal Onlay Mesh (IPOM) Hernia Repair 32) Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Repair: Transabdominal Preperitoneal Approach (TAPP) 33) Laparoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal Repair for Inguinal Hernias 34) Complications and Recurrences of Laparoscopic Hernia Repairs, Part 2: Laparoscopic Repair of Ventral Hernias 35) Laparascopic Ventral/Incisional Hernioplasty 36) Laparoscopic Repair of Ventral Hernias; Section VI: Laparoscopic Procedures of the Colon and Rectum (S.D. Wexner): 37) Laparoscopic Instrumentation 38) Laparoscopic Appendectomy 39) Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy 40) Laparoscopic Transverse Colectomy 41) Laparoscopic Let Hemi-colectomy and Sigmoidectomy 42) Laparoscopic-assisted Anterior Resection 43) Laparoscopic Abdomino-perineal Resection 44) Laparoscopic Stoma Creation and Reversal 45) Polyps 46) Colon and REctal Colonic Carcinoma 47) Laparoscopic Total and Subtotal Colectomy 48) Ileocolic Resection 49) Restorative Procolectomy 50) Prolpase Operations 51) Laparoscopic Management of Bowel Obstruction 52) The Role of Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM) and Intraoperative Colonoscopy 53) Laparoscopic Ultrasound in Minimally Invasive Procedures in the Abdomen and Pelvis 54) Avoiding Complications 56) Avoidance and Treatment of Urological Complications 57) Avoidance and Treatment of Vascular Complications; SECTION VII: Diagnostic Laparoscopy and Acute Abdomen (S.Eubanks): 58) Principles of Diagnostic Laparoscopy 59) Bedside Laparoscopy 60) Diagnostic Laparoscopy for Pelvic Pain 61) Diagnostic Laparoscopy for Suspected Appendicitis 62) Diagnostic Laparoscopy for Intestinal Disorders 63) Diagnostic Laparoscopy for Malignancy

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