Minimally invasive surgical techniques have the minimally invasive procedure allow far made a significant impact in lowering morbidity modifications in anesthetic technique. The and mortality and in changing the indications basics of this endeavor are weIl covered in this for operative surgery in the abdomen. Only section. recently have these minimally invasive tech- The basic techniques of thoracoscopic surgery niques been applied to the diseases of the tho- were developed in various diagnostic maneu- rax. The standard posterior lateral thoracotomy vers. It was this initial diagnostic application of infamous for its post-operative pain and atten- thoraeoseopy whieh aIlowed these teehniques to dant complications, is already being replaced in be developed and further therapeutie applica- a large number of situations by minimally inva- tions to be forwarded. This text nicely illustrates sive thoracoscopic techniques. eurrent diagnostie techniques and their applica- This text by Gossot, Kleinmann and Levi pro- tion. vides basic information required for surgeons In addition, the most commonly applied thera- interested in approaching the most common peutie proeedures in the pleura, lung and eso- diseases in the ehest utilizing thoracoscopic phagus are weIl eovered as are their indications techniques.The text is a well organized attempt and potential eomplications.
D. Gossot, D. J. Sugarbaker, P. Baldeyrou
Size: 37.89 Mb
- Download Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery – pdf
Don't miss it! The second, completely revised and expanded edition of the successful surgical manual on minimally invasive spine surgery includes 51 chapters (including more than 20 new chapters) covering all current minimally invasive techniques in spine surgery. A complete survey of […]
- Download Forefoot Reconstruction – Louis Samuel Barouk pdf
For a long time, forefoot surgery had many disadvantages including a painful postoperative period and recurrence of deformities. New techniques -- notably Scarf, the first metatarsal osteotomy and the Weil osteotomy of the lesser metatarsal -- provide a significant improvement in the […]
- Download Advanced Peripheral Nerve Surgery And Minimal Invasive Spinal Surgery – A. Alexandre, A. Bricolo, H. Millesi pdf
This is a summary of the most recent and effective techniques for treating difficult functional problems and painful situations using minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques. It includes an up-to-date review of the physiopathology of the diseases.
Author: A. Alexandre, A. […]
- Download Bone Cements and Cementing Technique – pdf
G. H. I. M. WALENKAMP, D. W. MURRAY Since the first use of bone cement, there has been much discussion about this important tool in arthroplasty. Many authors consider the cemented prosthesis as the gold standard when evaluating the outcome of primary prostheses. In a large number of […]
- Download Minimally Invasive Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery – pdf
It is now 20 years since thoracoscopic surgery first entered everyday hospital practice, revolutionizing surgery and offering major benefits to patients. The intervening years have witnessed rapid progress, with the development of a variety of specialized techniques and equipment. […]
- Download Percutaneous Approaches to Valvular Heart Disease – Samin K. Sharma, Igor F. Palacios, Samin K. Sharma pdf
Among the most recently developed procedures for treating heart disease in a minimally invasive way are the techniques for percutaneous treatment of valvular heart disease. These are important advances because the only alternative is open heart surgery, which is not an option for many […]