Pediatric Laparoscopy: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Pediatric Laparoscopy

1st Edition

By Thom E Lobe

CRC Press

257 pages | 152 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9781570596384
pub: 2003-01-01
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Since pediatric surgeons can and do perform nearly every major pediatric surgical procedure laparoscopically, and since many of the approaches have evolved some over the years—past the learning curve—into cost effective operations that rarely take extra time to perform, or in some cases save time, it is worthwhile reviewing our current practices. This book, then, serves as both an update of current practices and as a manual for how to approach the most common of the pediatric disorders using laparoscopic techniques. It covers the basics of anesthesia, instrumentation and ergonomics and then reviews many of the more commonly performed laparoscopic and thoracoscopic pediatric procedures, including a review of fetal work. While any book written about such a rapidly evolving technique may miss some of the very newest twists and modifications of technique, it is our hope that most of the contents will serve the readers as a reference for years to come as they care for children with common pediatric surgical problems.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED069000
MEDICAL / Pediatrics
MED085000
MEDICAL / Surgery / General
SCI008000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General