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Complications of Urologic Laparoscopic Surgery
Sanjay Ramakumar and Thomas Jarrett

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 improves patient care and rehabilitation.

Focussing on broad categories of complications, rather than subdividing the text by procedure, this reference assists in the quick recognition and control of difficulties related to laparoscopic operations.

This manual can provide the reader with an easy reference that can be incorporated into any laparoscopic training program as well as a step-by-step guide to recognizing and managing difficult situations for surgeons already performing minimally invasive surgery.
In 14 authoritative chapters, this book considers the physiologic consequences of laparoscopic procedures…discusses the management of complications related to laparoscopic methods…offers a clear understanding of the potential pitfalls that may occur during surgery…and provides trouble shooting procedures for challenging situations.


  1. Anesthetic Considerations/Complications
  2. Complications of Laparoscopic Access
  3. Major Vascular Injuries of Urologic Laparoscopic Surgery
  4. Stapler malfunction and Management
  5. Bowel Injury
  6. Gallbladder, Pancreas and Splenic Injuries
  7. Liver Injury During Urologic Laparoscopy
  8. Pleural Injury During Laparoscopic Renal Surgery
  9. Urinary Leak Complications of Laparoscopy
  10. Complications of Organ Extraction
  11. Hernia
  12. Complications of Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Renal Surgery
  13. Delayed Complications
  14. Medicolegal Issues in Laparoscopic Urology

 Taylor and Francis   0-8247-2659-6   184 pages   2005    Not ranked  

£75.00 - Retail Price

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