Step-by-step, full-color approaches and tactical guidelines on new minimally invasive procedures
Magnificently illustrated with clear depictions of key anatomic relationships, this new surgical atlas covers all minimally invasive abdominal procedures as well as combined endoluminal and endocavitary operations. A systematic organization of test and illustrations that facilitates the choice between optionsfrom classic to more recent proceduresin a concise style for fast and reliable guidance. Plus, exquisitely detailed watercolor drawings reflect the modern realities of surgical practice and answer critical questions when time is of the essence.
Highlights of this full-color atlas:
- Illustrated, step-by-step techniques and tactical guidelines--ideal to read and consult before a procedure
- Crucial discussions of alternative methods, repeat procedures, complications to avoid, and postoperative care
- Superb surgical illustrations that provide a clear orientation to the operating field
- Continuity in methodology throughout
No other book available today provides the comprehensive approach you will find here. Covering the indications, strategy, technique, and goals of any abdominal procedure feasible through a minimalapproach, with anatomy integrated throughout, the book is a vital professional tool.This superb work will occupy a treasured and unique spot on the bookshelf of the interested novice, practicing surgeon, or laparoscopic expert...an elegant work with color drawings that enhance nearly every page...clear, detailed depictions of each step in the operative techniques portion of every chapter...a simple and eleganty how-to textbook that will enhance many collections. --Archives of SurgeryVery complete and comprehensive...a good review of techniques...over 1 very well-done color illustrations...informative...recommended for both the beginning and advanced laparoscopist. --Current SurgeryThe publication of this text is most welcome and opportune...well-written and user friendly...188 illustrations of brilliant clarity and quality...this work will become the standard in the libraries institutions and in departments that support minimally invasive procedures. --Abdominal ImagingAbsolutely magnificent..illusrations are clear and beautifully executed..Has a deepth and richness of detail that is not present in any other book..will set the standard for works o come..A valuable reference. --Carol E.H. Scott-Conner, MD, PhD, Professor and Head, Department of Surgery, University of Iowa College of Medicine