Atlas of Laparoscopic Surgery

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Garth H. Ballantyne
Saunders, 2000 - Medical - 537 pages
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This new atlas illustrates 42 advanced laparoscopic procedures in general surgery in crisp detail. Inside each chapter, internationally recognized laparoscopic surgeons discuss indications, contraindications, patient selection factors, and patient preparation considerations. Next, 10 - 15 meticulous pen-and-ink drawings depict the most important steps of the operation along with descriptions including operating room setup, trocar placement. Chapters end with recommendations for postoperative medications, diet, discharge criteria, and guidelines for return to work or normal activities.

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