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Surgical Laparoscopy
Second Edition
by Karl A. Zucker

Surgical Laparoscopy defines the total set of adult and pediatric procedures that can be performed by the general surgeon.


Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Surgery: Historical Perspectives
  • The Anesthetic Implications of Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Methods of Creating a Pneumoperitoneum
  • Concept and Applications of the Abdominal Wall Lift Systems
  • Electrosurgery and Ultrasound for Cutting and Coagulating Tissue in Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Suturing and Knot Tying
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy for Acute and Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Laparoscopy for the Diagnosis and Staging of Intraabdominal Malignancies
  • The Role of Laparoscopy in Abdominal Trauma

Liver and Hepatobiliary Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholangiography
  • Laparoscopic Management of Acute Cholecystitis
  • Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration
  • Intraoperative Endoscopic Antegrade Sphincterotomy
  • Flexible Endoscopic Applications for Biliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Biliary Bypass
  • Laparoscopic Surgery of the Liver
  • Laparoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation of Hepatic Malignancies

Appendix, Small Bowel, Colon, and Rectum

  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopically Guided Small Intestinal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy for Colon Cancer
  • Laparoscopy for Benign Colonic Disease
  • Laparoscopic Management of Rectal Prolapse
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Endoluminal Rectal Surgery
  • Laparascopic Management of Difficult Colonic Polyps

Laparoscopic Foregut Surgery

  • Anatomy of the Respiratory Diaphragm and the Esophagogastric Region
  • Medical Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Preoperative Evaluation of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic Toupet Fundoplication
  • The Role of Delayed Gastric Emptying in Patients with Gatroesophageal Reflux
  • Gastric Intraluminal Antireflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Repair of Paraesophageal Hernias
  • Endoscopic Lengthening Procedures for the Shortened Esophagus: The Combined Laparoscopic/Thoracoscopic Collis Gastroplasty
  • Reoperation for the Failed Antireflux Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Achalasia
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Zenker's Diverticulum
  • Management and Prevention of Specific Complications Associated with Laparoscopic Foregut Surgery
  • Vagotomy
  • Laparoscopic Vagotomy for Treatment of Peptic Ulcer
  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy for Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Management of Gastric Diverticula
  • Laparoscopic Obesity Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Treatment of Inguinal and Ventral Hernias

  • Intraperitoneal Onlay Mesh Repair for Inguinal Hernias
  • Totally Extraperitoneal Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparoscopic Repair of Ventral Hernia
  • Prosthetic Materials for Herniorrhaphy

Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy: Anterior Approach
  • Lateral Approach to Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Management of Adrenal Lesions
  • Laparoscopic Management of Pancreatic Pseudocysts
  • Laparoscopic Live-donor Nephrectomy

Thoracoscopic and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

  • Endoscopic Sympathectomy and Splanchnicectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lung Resection
  • Thoracoscopic Management of Pleural Disease
  • Thoracoscopic Cardiac Surgery

Minimally Invasive Vascular Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Vascular Surgery
  • Endoscopic Technique for Subfascial Perforating Vein Interruption

Miscellaneous Topics

  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic Laparoscopy in the Pediatric Patient
  • Laparoscopic Surgery and the Pregnant Patient
  • Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis
  • Laparoscopic Spinal Access Surgery
  • Minimal Access Surgery for Head and Neck Pathology
  • Socioeconomic View of Laparoscopy
  • Medical Malpractice in Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sonography
  • Telepresence for the Laparoscopic Surgeon
  • Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery
  • Handoscopy


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Surgical Laparoscopy
Second Edition
by Karl A. Zucker

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