Current Review of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Current Review of Minimally Invasive Surgery

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This survey covers the new frontiers of laparoscopic surgery, discusses the more established procedures, and examines several controversies that have evolved in recent years. Also addressed are topics such as two-handed surgical technique, intracorporeal suturing and knot tying, intricate dissection, control of large vessels, the operating room of the future, cost considerations, and regulatory issues.Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair Robert L. Soares, Jr. Joseph F. Amaral Inguinal hernia repair is the most common ... First, it is estimated that the 3- to 8- week recovery period allotted to most patients after hernia repair results in 10 to 15 million workdays lost each year. ... can demonstrate improved or equivalent recurrence rates, less postoperative pain and immobilization, and earlier return to work.

Title:Current Review of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Author:David C. Brooks
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 1998-01-01


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