Scar-Less Surgery: NOTES, Transumbilical, and Others

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Scar-Less Surgery: NOTES, Transumbilical, and Others

Editor Abhay Rane, Jeffrey A. Cadeddu, Mihir M Desai

Springer London | September 29, 2012 | Trade Paperback

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Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery (LESS) and Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) are based on the premise that patients should benefit in terms of recovery time, physical discomfort, pain, and cosmesis if a surgical procedure can be performed without visible scarring. Scar-Less Surgery: NOTES, Transumbilical, and Others is a multi-disciplinary effort which weaves together the surgical aspects of these novel techniques. It is the first comprehensive reference on the subject providing state-of-the-art technical information to both general and urologic surgeons while also highlighting future developments and research needs.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 288 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.07 in

Published: September 29, 2012

Publisher: Springer London

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1848003595

ISBN - 13: 9781848003590

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Scar-Less Surgery: NOTES, Transumbilical, and Others

Editor Abhay Rane, Jeffrey A. Cadeddu, Mihir M Desai

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 288 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.07 in

Published: September 29, 2012

Publisher: Springer London

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1848003595

ISBN - 13: 9781848003590

Table of Contents

Contents Dedication Preface Contributors Part I: Overview 1: Historical Perspectives of LESS and NOTES Michael L. Blute, Jr, Soroush Rais-Bahrami, and Lee Richstone 2: Overview: Rationale and Terminology Hagop Sarkissian and Brian H. Irwin 3: Visualization Options Prashanth P. Rao, Shashikant Mishra, and Pradeep P. Rao 4: LESS: Ports and Instrumentation Michael A. White and Robert J. Stein 5: Retraction Systems in Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery and NOTES Melanie L. Hafford and Daniel J. Scott 6: Exit Strategies Melissa S. Phillips and Jeffrey L. Ponsky 7: Mini-Laparoscopic Systems John E. Humphrey and David Canes 8: Access: Transgastric Bernard Dallemagne, Silvana Perretta, and Michele Diana 9: Access: Transcolonic Nitin Kumar and Christopher C. Thompson 10: Access: Transvaginal Maria J. Ribal Caparros and Antonio Alcaraz Asensio 11: Access: Trans-Vesical Estevao Lima and Jorge Correia-Pinto 12:Access: Trans-Umbilical Abhay Rane and Riccardo Autorino Part II: NOTES (Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery) 13: NOTES: Laboratory Work Candace F. Granberg and Matthew T. Gettman 14: NOTES: Appendectomy D. Nageshwar Reddy, G. Venkat Rao, and Magnus Jayaraj Mansard 15: NOTES: Cholecystectomy (European Experience) Silvana Perretta and Jacques Marescaux 16: NOTES: Cholecystectomy (US Experience) Saniea F. Majid, Bryan J. Sandler, and Santiago Horgan 17: NOTES: Gastro-Jejunostomy Per-Ola Park and Maria Bergström 18: NOTES: Nephrectomy Scott Leslie, Tania Gill, and Mihir
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Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery (LESS) and Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) are based on the premise that patients should benefit in terms of recovery time, physical discomfort, pain, and cosmesis if a surgical procedure can be performed without visible scarring. Scar-Less Surgery: NOTES, Transumbilical, and Others is a multi-disciplinary effort which weaves together the surgical aspects of these novel techniques. It is the first comprehensive reference on the subject providing state-of-the-art technical information to both general and urologic surgeons while also highlighting future developments and research needs.

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Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery (LESS) and Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) are based on the premise that patients should benefit in terms of recovery time, physical discomfort, pain, and cosmesis if a surgical procedure can be performed without visible scarring. Scar-Less Surgery: NOTES, Transumbilical, and Others is a multi-disciplinary effort which weaves together the surgical aspects of these novel techniques. It is the first comprehensive reference on the subject providing state-of-the-art technical information to both general and urologic surgeons while also highlighting future developments and research needs.
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