This authoritative guide reviews the evoloving evidence-based literature for a wide variety of procedures and techniques in pediatric minimal access surgery (MAS)-providing expertly-written chapters that cover the techniques specific to a broad range of diseases, as well as current advances in urology, neurosurgery, and spinal and cardiac surgery.
"…a nice contribution to the growing literature on this type of surgical access."
Introduction. History of Pediatric MAS. Physiologic and Anesthetic Considerations. Minimal Access Neonatal Sugery. Minimal Access Fetal Surgery. MAS for Pediatric Trauma. MAS for Pediatric Cancer. Complications of MAS. Biliary Tract and Pancreas. Spleen. Adrenal. Pyloric Stenosis. Fundoplication. Gastrostomy, Jejunostomy, and Cecostomy. Achalasia. Appendicitis. Meckel's, Duplications, and Small Bowel Disorders. Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Polyposis. Hirschsprung Disease. Anorectal Malformations. Ovarian Problems. Intestinal Rotation Abnormalities. Varicocele. Undescended Testis. Lung Biopsy, Lung Resection, and Pneumothrax. Empyema. Mediastinum, Esophagus, and Diaphragm. Bariatric Surgery. Pecus Excavatum. MAS In Pediatric Urology. MAS in Pediatric Neurosurgery. MAS in Pediatric Spinal Surgery. MAS in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. The Role of the Interventional Radiologist in Pediatric MAS. Ethical Issues in Pediatric MAS. Education and Training for Pediatric MAS. MAS and Robotics