Describes how to perform the adult urologic laparoscopic procedures. This book offers chapters focusing on laparoscopic instrumentation and procedural adult laparoscopy. It discusses procedures including the transperitoneal, retroperitoneal, and hand-assisted approaches to laparoscopic radical nephrectomy.
Leading academic urologists and physicians detail how to perform the major adult urologic laparoscopic procedures. The authors offer clear, concise chapters focusing on getting started, laparoscopic instrumentation, and step-by-step procedural adult laparoscopy. The instrumentation chapter is completely cross-referenced so that operating room and hospital personnel can use the book as a comprehensive reference guide for most laparoscopic procedures. The procedures range from the simple to the advanced and include the transperitoneal, retroperitoneal, and hand-assisted approaches to laparoscopic radical nephrectomy - the gold standard for most renal pathology.