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Textbook of Laparoscopic Urology
edited by Inderbir S. Gill

Textbook of Laparoscopic Urology displays the expertise and research of specialists from leading urology centers around the world and offers authoritative chapters on the entire spectrum of urologic laparoscopy.


  • All the essential strategies, techniques, and equipment required for successful laparoscopic surgeries
  • Every laparascopic procedure for benign and malignant disease
  • Specific issues related to pediatric procedures
  • Developing issues in laparoscopy, as well as future advances that may impact the field in forthcoming years


Basic Considerations

  • Laparoscopic Anatomy: Upper Abdomen
  • Laparoscopic Anatomy: Pelvis
  • Physiologic Aspects of Laparoscopy
  • Modern Abdominal Imaging: Implications for Laparoscopic Surgery


  • Laparoscopic Instrumentation, Set-Up
  • Audio-Visual Equipment and/or of the Future
  • Bioadhesive Technology.Robotic Technology

Laparascopy: General Techniques

  • Retroperitoneoscopy
  • Laparoscopic Suturing (General)
  • Laparoscopic Suturing (Specific)

Adult Laparascopy: Benign Disease

  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy: Technique
  • Laparoscopic Partial Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Extra-Adrenal Pheochromocytoma
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Benign Disease: Current Status
  • Laparoscopic Simple Nephrectomy: Technique
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy for Benign Disease: Current Status
  • Laparoscopic Renal Biopsy: Technique and Results
  • Laparoscopic Nephropexy: Technique and Results
  • Laparoscopic Renal Cyst Ablation: Technique and Results
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Calculous Disease: Technique and Results
  • Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty: Techniques
  • Robotic Assisted Adult and Pediatric Pyeloplasty
  • Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty: Current Status
  • Laparoscopy for Calyceal Diverticulum: Technique and Results
  • Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy: Technique
  • Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy: Current Status
  • Laparoscopic Ureteral Surgery:Non-Calculous Applications
  • Laparoscopic Marsupialization of Lymphocele Laparoscopic Augmentation Cystoplasty
  • Laparoscopic Bladder Neck Suspension: Technique and Results
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Vesico-Vaginal Fistula
  • Laparoscopic Surgery of the Seminal Vesicles
  • Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy
  • Laparoscopic Placement of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Chyluria
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Surgery

Laparoscopic Urologic Oncology

  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Cancer: Current Status
  • Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy: Transperitoneal Technique
  • Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy: Retroperitoneal Technique
  • Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy: Current Status
  • Small Renal Tumor: Watchful Waiting
  • Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy: Technique
  • Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy: Current Status
  • Renal Cryotherapy: Technique and Results
  • Renal Radiofrequency Ablation: Technique and Results
  • Laparoscopic Radical Nephroureterectomy: Techniques for Distal
  • Laparoscopic Radical Nephroureterectomy: Current Status
  • Kidney Cancer Specimen Extraction: Morcellation
  • Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection: Technique
  • Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection: Current
  • Laparoscopic Lymphadenectomy for Prostate and Bladder Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy (Prostate Sparing)
  • Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy: Technique
  • Laparoscopic Bowel Surgery: General Considerations
  • Laparoscopic Urinary Diversion
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Bladder Cancer: Current Status
  • Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Transperitoneal Technique
  • Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Extraperitoneal Technique
  • Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Technique and Results
  • Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Current Status
  • Port-Site Metastasis and Local Seeding

Pedicatric Laparoscopy

  • Laparoscopy in the Child: Specific Issues
  • Laparoscopic Management of Cryptorchidism
  • Laparoscopic Ureteral Reimplantation

Hand-Assisted Laparoscopy

  • Hand-Assisted Laparoscopy: Equipment and Techniques
  • Hand-Assisted Laparoscopy: Current Status
  • Gasless Laparoscopy

Laparoscopy: Developing Techniques

  • Transthoracic Transdiaphragmatic Adrenalectomy
  • Renal Hypothermia
  • Laparoscopic Renovascular Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for the Horse-Shoe Kidney
  • Laparoscopic Boari Flap, Ileal Ureter
  • Laparoscopic Bladder Diverticulectomy
  • Laparoscopic Millin's Prostatectomy
  • Laparoscopic Suturing Techniques for Urethro-Vesical Anastomosis
  • Needlescopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery: Other Applications


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