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Laparoscopic colorectal surgery handbook
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Operative Techniques in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
by Conor P. Delaney

This full-color reference provides step-by-step instructions and illustrations for the major laparoscopic colorectal procedures, and describes complications and strategies for their resolution. The techniques are based on proven step-by-step approaches to laparoscopic colectomy.

Each chapter begins with a detailed description of the procedures, including intra-operative difficulties and complications. Remedies for complications are included throughout.

A DVD bound into the book includes videos of key steps in the laparoscopic portions of the surgical procedures.

Contents

Traditional Postoperative Management and Fast-Track Care Pathways

Development of Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery

  • Technical Advances Making Procedures Feasible
  • Benign Versus Malignant Disease
  • Training Systems and Initial Case Selection

Instrumentation and Set-Up

  • Operative Room Requirements
  • Surgical Instruments
  • Financial Implications of Laparoscopic Colectomy

Key Operative Steps

  • Positioning and Basic Port Insertion
  • High Inferior Mesenteric Artery Ligation
  • Low Inferior Mesenteric Artery Ligation
  • Ligation of the Ileocolic Artery
  • Division of the Upper Rectum and Mesorectum
  • Laparoscopic Anastomotic Techniques
  • Mobilization of the Splenic Flexure
  • Mobilization of Hepatic Flexure
  • Port Site Closure
  • Ligation of Middle Colic Vessels

Operative Procedures

  • Segmental Colectomy
    Right Hemicolectomy
    Ileocecectomy
    Sigmoid Colectomy
  • Rectal Surgery
    Low Anterior Resection
    Abdominoperineal Resection
    Hartmann's Reversal
    Resection Rectopexy
    Well's Rectopexy
  • Total Colectomy
    Subtotal Colectomy and Ileorectal Anastomosis
    Proctocolectomy and Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis
  • Stoma Formation
    Loop Sigmoid Colostomy
    Loop Ileostomy

Dealing with Complications and Other Technical Tricks

  • Hemorrhagic Problems
  • Conversion Indications
  • Port Site Problems
  • Equipment Failure
  • Organ Injury: Electrocautery and Tears
  • Anastomotic Defects

Other Useful Techniques

  • Entry Into the Lesser Sac
  • Laparoscopic Suturing
  • Testing the Bladder After Takedown of Colovesical Fistula
  • Mobilization Hepatic Flexure
  • Identification of Median Sacral Artery
  • Snake Retractor
  • Mobilisation of Sigmoid Colon: Lateral to Medial Approach
  • Uterine Sling in Pelvic Dissection

Index

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Operative Techniques in Laparoscopic
Colorectal Surgery

by Conor P. Delaney
2007 178 pages $209.00 + shipping
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