Emergency Laparoscopy by Ferdinando AgrestaEmergency Laparoscopy by Ferdinando Agresta

Emergency Laparoscopy

byFerdinando AgrestaEditorFabio Cesare Campanile, Gabriele Anania

Hardcover | June 10, 2016

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This book provides up-to-date evidence on laparoscopic emergency surgery and supplies concrete advice on when and how to approach patients laparoscopically in an emergency setting. All the diseases elegible for emergency laparoscopy are addressed, and for each disease recommendations, levels of evidence, and technical key points are discussed and analyzed. Diagnostic flow charts are included for cases in which laparoscopy turns out to be the final diagnostic step and the first therapeutic one. Furthermore, problematic and positive aspects of the laparoscopic approach from the anesthesiologic point of view are fully explored. Finally, a useful overview of current practice in hospitals across the world is provided, highlighting the varying applications in relation to different medical "cultures", skills, resources, and healthcare systems.

Ferdinando Agresta, MD, is Chief Department of General Surgery at the Community Hospital of Adria, Italy.  He has been the main investigator in several studies on laparoscopy and above all emergency laparoscopy. Thanks to his expertise in the field, he has been involved in the writing of several guidelines on laparoscopy and emergency ...
Title:Emergency LaparoscopyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:253 pagesPublished:June 10, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319296183

ISBN - 13:9783319296180


Table of Contents

1.A WORLDWIDE OVERVIEW OF EMERGENCY LAPAROSCOPIC PROCEDURES.- 2.Acute calculous cholecystitis.- 3.Acute Pancreatitis.- 4.Laparoscopic appendectomy.- 5.Laparoscopy in gynecologic emergencies.- 6.Non-Specific Abdominal Pain.- 7.Perforated Gastroduodenal ulcer.- 8.Emergency laparoscopy for colon obstruction and acute diverticulitis.-  9.Laparoscopy in Small Bowel Obstruction.- 10.Incarcerated hernias.- 11.INCARCERATED INCISIONAL AND VENTRAL HERNIAS.- 12.Emergency Laparoscopy for Abdominal Trauma.- 13.Update in laparoscopic approach to Acute Mesenteric Ischemia.- 14.ANAESTHESIA AND EMERGENCY LAPAROSCOPY.- 15.Imaging in Emergency Surgery :  a quickly summarized panoramic view of the radiological tools.- 16.Emergency laparoscopy - the nurse's point of view.- 17.Emergency laparoscopy in the elderly  

Editorial Reviews

"This book discusses the utility, safety, technical considerations, and cost-effectiveness of laparoscopy, particularly in the emergent setting where the open approach has been the standard of care. . This book, focusing on the evidence comparing minimally invasive with open approaches, particularly in terms of safety in the critically ill patient, is particularly useful to younger surgeons who may be most adept at bridging this gap. No current book provides such a concise and current review of evidence regarding emergency laparoscopy." (Angela K. Stork, Doody's Book Reviews, January, 2017)