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Practical Manual of Operative Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy / Edition 2

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The second edition of Practical Manual of Operative Laparoscopy and Hysterectoscopy continues in the ground breaking tradition of the first, providing updated, revised chapters on laparoscopic and hysteroscopic surgery for a wide variety of gynecologic procedures, including: ectopic pregnancies, endometriosis, office laparoscopy, ovarian and parovarian tumours, laparoscopic tubo-ovarian and pelvic abscesses, uterine myomas, urogynecology, tubal reanastomosis, endometrial ablation, trans-cervical tubal cannulation and tuboplasty, complications prevention and management. Additionally, fundamentals of lighting, physics, anatomy, anesthesia, photo documentation and instrumentation are provided. Each chapter begins with an outline of the content for quick reference. This concise, user-friendly textbook is a must have for both practicing gynecologists and residents-in-training.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Considering both American and European schools of operative (rather than diagnostic) endoscopy, provides a surgical manual for performing specialized operative laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures to treat such conditions as ectopic pregnancies, tubo-ovarian adhesions, endometriosis, cysts, abscesses, and polyps. Chapters also consider the advantages and disadvantages, history, principles, techniques and instruments, and common complications of the procedures, and training and certification. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387946962
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 12/27/1996
  • Edition description: 2nd ed. 1997
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 347
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to the First Edition
Pt. I General Concepts in Operative Endoscopy 1
1 History of the Development of Gynecologic Endoscopic Surgery 3
2 Training, Certification, and Credentialing in Gynecologic Operative Endoscopy 10
3 Developing a Training Program in Operative Endoscopy 16
4 Principles of Endoscopic Optics and Lighting 23
5 Electrosurgery and Thermocoagulation at Operative Endoscopy 32
6 Principles of Endoscopic Laser Surgery 40
7 Photo and Video Documentation in Endoscopic Surgery 49
Pt. II Operative Laparoscopic Procedures 59
8 Technique and Instrumentation in Operative Laparoscopy 61
9 Sutures, Clips, and Staples 77
10 Laparoscopic Anatomy 87
11 Principles of Laparoscopic Microsurgery and Adhesion Prevention 94
12 Contemporary Management of Ectopic Pregnancies 108
13 Laparoscopic Tubal Surgery and Adhesiolysis 120
14 Laparoscopic Tubal Anastomosis 133
15 Laparoscopic Treatment of Endometriosis 137
16 Laparoscopic Ovarian and Parovarian Surgery 147
17 Laparoscopic Myomectomy 163
18 Laparoscopic Uterine Nerve Ablation, Presacral Neurectomy, and Uterovaginal Ganglion Excision 173
19 Laparoscopic Treatment of Tubo-ovarian and Pelvic Abscess 181
20 Laparoscopic Suspension Procedures 187
21 Laparoscopic Hysterectomy 194
22 Laparoscopic Retropubic Colposuspension Procedures 209
23 Laparoscopic Intestinal Procedures 224
24 Office Laparoscopy Under Local Anesthesia 239
25 Minimizing, Recognizing, and Managing Laparoscopic Complications 248
Pt. III Operative Hysteroscopic Procedures 271
26 General Techniques and Instrumentation of Operative Hysteroscopy 273
27 Operative Hysteroscopic Procedures 286
28 Hysteroscopic Myomectomy 294
29 Endometrial Ablation 301
30 Hysteroscopic Treatment of Congenital Uterine Anomalies 313
31 Transcervical Tubal Cannulation, Tuboplasty, and Falloposcopy 322
32 Minimizing, Recognizing, and Managing Hysteroscopic Complications 330
Index 337
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