1st Edition

Complications of Urologic Laparoscopic Surgery




ISBN 9780824726591
Published May 26, 2005 by CRC Press
200 Pages 3 Color & 6 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Documenting the latest developments in the utilization of minimally-invasive technology for the treatment of a wide range of urologic disorders, this reference details the fundamental aspects of laparoscopy and illustrates methods for the identification and prevention of surgical complications for improved patient care and rehabilitation.

Table of Contents

Anesthetic Considerations/Complications. Veress/Trocar Site Complications. Vascular Injuries. Major Vascular Injury. Stapler Malfunction and Management. Bowel Injury. Organ Injury. Gallbladder/Pancreas/Spleen. Liver. Lung/Pleura/Diaphragm. Urine Leak. Complications of Organ Extraction. Hernia. Complications Associated with Hand-Assisted Laparoscopy. Delayed Complications . Medicolegal Issues in Laparoscopic Urology

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"…provides detailed, up-to-date information on the complications associated with urologic laparoscopic surgery. The practicing urologist who is incorporating laparoscopy into their practice will find this book very helpful."
-Doody's Reviews