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A profusely illustrated (color and b&w) textbook introducing urologists, general surgeons, gynecologists, and others interested in minimally invasive surgery to the most current fundamentals in the diagnosis and treatment of urologic diseases. The volume contains 28 contributed chapters organized in seven parts: historical aspects, basic laparoscopic techniques and instrumentation, laparoscopic urologic procedures, advanced laparoscopic procedures, pediatric laparoscopy, complications of laparoscopic surgery, and medicolegal aspects. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781700443
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 11/28/1993
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 286

Table of Contents

1 The Development of the Concept of Minimally Invasive Therapy 3
2 The History of Urologic Laparoscopy: From Cystoscope to Laparoscope 9
3 Perioperative Laparoscopic Preparation 17
4 Laparoscopic Instrumentation 21
5 Video Systems for Laparoscopic Surgery 53
6 Lasers and Electrosurgery in Laparoscopic Surgery 63
7 Laparoscopic Electrosurgical Issues: Problems and Solutions 69
8 Basic Laparoscopy: Pneumoperitoneum and Trocar Placement 75
9 Anesthetic Considerations in Laparoscopy 85
10 Microlaparoscopy in Urologic Surgery 91
11 Laparoscopic Suturing Techniques 97
12 Laparoscopic Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection: Application to Genitourinary Malignancies 111
13 Laparoscopic Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection with Biplanar Transperitoneal Prostate Implantation 131
14 Laparoscopic Varix Ligation 137
15 Laparoscopic Renal Surgery: Nephrectomy, Nephroureterectomy, and Ureterolysis 151
16 Partial Nephrectomy 163
17 Marsupialization of Simple Renal Cysts 169
18 Renal Biopsy 175
19 Lymphocele Drainage 181
20 Laparoscopic Suspension of the Bladder Neck 189
21 Retroperitoneal Laparoscopic Surgery: Ureterolithotomy and Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection 195
22 Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy 203
23 Laparoscopic Ileal Loop Conduit and Other Urologic Bowel Surgery 211
24 Other Urologic Laparoscopic Applications 217
25 Laparoendoscopic Genitourinary Surgery in Children 223
26 Overview of Complications of Urologic Laparoscopy 249
27 Management of Laparoscopic Complications 257
28 Legal Issues in Laparoscopy 269
Appendix: Listing of Equipment Manufacturers 277
Subject Index 281
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