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Surgical Laparoscopy

Surgical Laparoscopy This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The explosive growth of laparoscopic technology during the past several years has created the need for a new standard reference directed at the general surgeon. Zucker's multiauthored book is a strong choice with its lucid writing and extensive illustrations. Moreover, its 22 contributors bring a wealth of experience gained from their participation in the early development and promotion of this new discipline. The book is composed of 17 chapters and arranged in two sections: fundamentals and clinical applications. In the first section, the chapters on the history of laparoscopy, the anesthesia used in laparoscopic procedures, and laparoscopic and thermal instruments and equipment are interesting and informative. However, the theoretical aspects of lasers and electrocoagulation are discussed in considerably more depth than will be required by most readers. In the second section, clinical applications ranging from routine to experimental are discussed. Laparoscopic biliary procedures understandably receive the greatest attention. The three http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Surgery American Medical Association

Surgical Laparoscopy

Archives of Surgery , Volume 126 (9) – Sep 1, 1991

Surgical Laparoscopy

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The explosive growth of laparoscopic technology during the past several years has created the need for a new standard reference directed at the general surgeon. Zucker's multiauthored book is a strong choice with its lucid writing and extensive illustrations. Moreover, its 22 contributors bring a wealth of experience gained from their...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1991 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0004-0010
eISSN
1538-3644
DOI
10.1001/archsurg.1991.01410330122020
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The explosive growth of laparoscopic technology during the past several years has created the need for a new standard reference directed at the general surgeon. Zucker's multiauthored book is a strong choice with its lucid writing and extensive illustrations. Moreover, its 22 contributors bring a wealth of experience gained from their participation in the early development and promotion of this new discipline. The book is composed of 17 chapters and arranged in two sections: fundamentals and clinical applications. In the first section, the chapters on the history of laparoscopy, the anesthesia used in laparoscopic procedures, and laparoscopic and thermal instruments and equipment are interesting and informative. However, the theoretical aspects of lasers and electrocoagulation are discussed in considerably more depth than will be required by most readers. In the second section, clinical applications ranging from routine to experimental are discussed. Laparoscopic biliary procedures understandably receive the greatest attention. The three

Journal

Archives of SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 1991

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