Laparoscopic Surgery

McGraw Hill Professional, 2003 - 722 páginas
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The latest techniques, technologies, and analysis from world-renowned experts

This technique-focused, color- illustrated text brings together masters of minimally invasive surgery to teach you new skills. Laparoscopic Surgery demonstrates surgical problem-solving in many specialties, from gastroenterology to gynecology and urology. Written for surgeons and residents who want to develop their techniques and expand their repertoires, this exceptional reference reflects the state of the art in laparoscopy and minimally invasive techniques.

Providing the details that make the techniques useful and meaningful, Laparoscopic Surgery demonstrates the most widely used procedures as performed by the world’s leading authorities. More than 100 chapters bring you expert coverage of:

  • The newest techniques, illustrated
  • Details on the latest instruments and equipment
  • Analyses of meta-results and comparisons with conventional techniques
  • The latest procedures for liver and biliary disease New laparoscopic diagnostic techniques
  • 475 illustrations detailing step-by-step procedures
  • 4 chapters on video-assisted thoracoscopic procedures
  • Minimally invasive open-heart surgery
  • In-depth discussions of complications and treatments

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Gastric Surgery 135
Laparoscopic Splenectomy 363
Index 707

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Sobre el autor (2003)

Jorge Cueto-Garcia, MD
Professor of Surgery (Minimally Invasive)
University of Anahuac School of Medicine
Coordinator of Laparoscopic Surgery
Angeles Lomas Hospital
American British Cowdray Hospital
Mexico City, Mexico
Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery
Louisiana State University
New Orleans, Louisiana

Moises Jacobs, MD
Laparoscopic Center of South Florida
Coral Gables, Florida

Michel Gagner, MD
Franz W. Sichel Professor of Surgery
Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center
Chief, Division of Laparoscopic Surgery
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY

The authors are all internationally acclaimed surgeons well known to the laparascopic community, frequent presenters and attendees at meetings and active in the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. Dr. Cueto was trained in the United States (at the University of Minnesota) and is one of the most prominent surgeons in Mexico. He is the editor-in-chief for the project and was responsible for recruiting Drs. Jacobs and Gagner to the English version of the book. Dr. Jacobs is one of the world’s pioneers in laparascopic techniques used in colonic surgery, and bile duct exploration. He has been the mentor of many laparascopic surgeons throughout the world, especially, in Latin America. Dr. Gagner is a young star in the field. Together, it is an outstanding editorial team.

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