Scar-Less Surgery: NOTES, Transumbilical, and Others

Paperback | September 29, 2012

EditorAbhay Rane, Jeffrey A. Cadeddu, Mihir M Desai

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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...

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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...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.01 inPublished:September 29, 2012Publisher:Springer LondonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1848003595

ISBN - 13:9781848003590

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ContentsDedicationPrefaceContributorsPart I: Overview1: Historical Perspectives of LESS and NOTESMichael L. Blute, Jr, Soroush Rais-Bahrami, and Lee Richstone2: Overview: Rationale and TerminologyHagop Sarkissian and Brian H. Irwin3: Visualization OptionsPrashanth P. Rao, Shashikant Mishra, and Pradeep P. Rao4: LESS: Ports and InstrumentationMichael A. White and Robert J. Stein5: Retraction Systems in Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery and NOTES Melanie L. Hafford and Daniel J. Scott6: Exit StrategiesMelissa S. Phillips and Jeffrey L. Ponsky7: Mini-Laparoscopic SystemsJohn E. Humphrey and David Canes8: Access: TransgastricBernard Dallemagne, Silvana Perretta, and Michele Diana 9: Access: Transcolonic Nitin Kumar and Christopher C. Thompson 10: Access: TransvaginalMaria J. Ribal Caparros and Antonio Alcaraz Asensio 11: Access: Trans-Vesical Estevao Lima and Jorge Correia-Pinto 12:Access: Trans-UmbilicalAbhay Rane and Riccardo AutorinoPart II: NOTES (Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery)13: NOTES: Laboratory WorkCandace F. Granberg and Matthew T. Gettman14: NOTES: AppendectomyD. Nageshwar Reddy, G. Venkat Rao, and Magnus Jayaraj Mansard15: NOTES: Cholecystectomy (European Experience)Silvana Perretta and Jacques Marescaux16: NOTES: Cholecystectomy (US Experience)Saniea F. Majid, Bryan J. Sandler, and Santiago Horgan17: NOTES: Gastro-JejunostomyPer-Ola Park and Maria Bergström18: NOTES: NephrectomyScott Leslie, Tania Gill, and Mihir M. Desai19: NOTES: Challenges Oussama M. Darwish, Matthew J. Maurice, and Lee E. PonskyPart III: LESS (Laparo-Endoscopic Single Site Surgery)20: LESS: Pyeloplasty Sara L. Best and Jeffrey A. Cadeddu21: LESS: Extirpative Renal Surgery Including DonorDennis J. Lee and Mihir M. Desai22: LESS: Adrenal SurgerySoroush Rais-Bahrami and Lee Richstone23: LESS: Pelvic Reconstructive Urological SurgeryAndré Luis de Castro Abreu and Monish Aron24: LESS: Radical Prostatectomy Humberto Kern Laydner and Jihad H. Kaouk25: Single Port Laparoscopy: Issues and ComplicationsJay D. RamanPart IV: Future Perspectives26: Robotic LESS Urological Surgery: Experience and Future PerspectivesRakesh Vijay Khanna, Mihir M. Desai, and Robert J. Stein 27: Future Perspectives on Scarless Surgery: Where We Have Been and Where We Are GoingAlexander R. Aurora and Jeffrey L. PonskyIndex