Manual of Laparoscopic Urology

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Springer Science & Business Media, Mar 11, 2008 - Medical - 226 pages
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In this book every urologic procedure is described in a step by step sequence of events and the text is supplemented with innumerous Tips, colored illustrations and high definition photographs depicting the main steps of the procedures. The structure of every chapter is extremely clear, and emphasis is given to the laparoscopic surgical technique. The aim of this manual is to provide the Urologic Surgeon the practice of the art of Laparoscopic Surgery. It guides the reader through every stage of the laparoscopic procedure, from the equipment's settings to the correct position of the needle on the needle holder.

The first chapter introduces the reader to the basic aspect of Laparoscopy, the physiologic effecs of pneumoperitoneum and its potential clinical outcome in the body systems, anesthesia problems in laparoscopy, technical considerations and check list on equipment and instruments. It demonstrates he correct handling of laparoscopic instruments, going through basic and advanced suturing techniques. The following chapters describe the surgical technique of urological procedures with detail, including an introduction to the subject and ending with an updated suggested readings list.

 

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Contents

Technical Considerations 7 pertise laparoscopic procedures are usually technically
Suggested Readings 17
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Surgical Technique
27
Postoperative Considerations
34
Surgical Technique
41
Chapter 5
63
Surgical Technique
73
Postoperative Considerations
88
Laparoscopic Transperitoneal Radical
115
Radical Cystectomy in the Female
134
Surgical Technique
142
Postoperative Considerations
148
Surgical Technique
158
Postoperative Considerations
164
Chapter 11
179
Postoperative Considerations
186

Chapter 7
89
Surgical Technique
95
Postoperative Considerations
113
Postoperative Considerations
200
Postoperative Considerations
213
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About the author (2008)

Renaud Bollens, MD, from Brussels, Belgium is a leading, worldwide known Laparoscopic Urologist.

Alberto Rosenblatt and Baldo Espinoza are former fellows in Laparoscopic Urology at the Hospital Erasme, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

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