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Title Retroperitoneal robotic and laparoscopic surgery / Jean V. Joseph, Hitendra R.H. Patel, editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 175 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Anatomical Aspects of the Extra- and Retroperitoneal Space -- Essential Instruments in Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery -- Upper Tract Retroperitoneal Access Techniques -- Laparoscopic and Robotic Adrenalectomy -- Retroperitoneoscopic Simple and Radical Nephrectomy -- Laparoscopic and Robotic Partial Nephrectomy -- Retroperitoneal Robotic Partial Nephrectomy -- Laparoscopic and Robotic Mid and Distal Ureteral Reconstructive Surgery -- Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy -- Laparoscopic Pelvic Lymphadenectomy in Prostate Cancer -- Laparoscopic Simple Prostatectomy -- Extraperitoneal Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy -- Robot-Assisted Extraperitoneal Laparoscopic Prostatectomy -- Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Retroperitoneal Surgery -- On the Horizon
Summary Retroperitoneal Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery provides urologists with an easy way to learn the extraperitoneal alternative when performing laparoscopic or robot assisted procedures. There are significant technical differences between intra-peritoneal and retroperitoneal surgery. There are occasions, particularly with a history of prior intra-abdominal surgeries, when the retroperitoneal route is not only less invasive, but provides an efficient and effective way of performing the operation. Retroperitoneal Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery is a step-by-step guide of all extraperitoneal lapa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Genitourinary organs -- Surgery.
Laparoscopic surgery.
Surgical robots.
Genitalia -- surgery.
Laparoscopy.
Robotic Surgical Procedures.
Form Electronic book
Author Joseph, Jean.
Patel, Hitendra.
ISBN 9780857294852 (electronic bk.)
0857294857 (electronic bk.)