Endoscopic Surgery of the Potential Anatomical Spaces

Endoscopic Surgery of the Potential Anatomical Spaces

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qPotential anatomical spacesq have attracted surgeons in the past and in recent years. Due to the development of modern imaging techniques and the advent of minimally invasive surgery, access to these spaces has become a real surgical option. The purpose of this book is to document the challenges related to qpotential anatomical spacesq, traditionally described as qhiddenq spaces. The spread of video-assisted surgery and its application in the management of diseases involving organs or anatomical structures placed in the qpotential spacesq (neck, mediastinum, pro-peritoneum and retro-peritoneum, subfacial space of the leg, and axilla), has rendered their surgical anatomy less abstract.Stoppa and Wantz [1] applied the mesh to the posterior wall of the groin, developing a new W way to approach the hernia repair. The introduction of laparoscopy and the development of new instruments and skills made surgeons furtheranbsp;...

Title:Endoscopic Surgery of the Potential Anatomical Spaces
Author:Attilio Maria Farinon
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-07-18


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