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Safe Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
An Illustrated Atlas

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Main description:

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a straightforward abdominal surgery performed worldwide, which can occasionally be mired with life-threatening complications when the safety principles are flouted. The tips and tricks of safety given in this book provide a complete insight into the variability of biliary anatomy, the nuances, and the technique of addressing the safety issues during routine and complicated procedures. Additionally, the book also explores the reasons for complications in real-life situations and suggests means for their avoidance. Using high-resolution video grabs, appropriately edited, an attempt has been made to explain all critical issues during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Key Features

Explains the Do's & Don'ts of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a concise and focused atlas form.

Serves as an illustrated reference to perform a safe uncomplicated cholecystectomy for postgraduate students in general surgery, surgeons practicing minimally invasive surgery and hepatobiliary surgeons.

Uses high quality operative videos to provide a detailed understanding of real-life situations and means to comply with safety measures.


Contents:

Videos

Foreword by Keith D. Lillemoe

Foreword by Raj Prasad

Preface

Acknowledgements

Authors

Abbreviations

1. Introduction

2. Evaluation of Patients with Gallstone Disease

3. Surgical Anatomy Relevant to Cholecystectomy

4. Steps of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and the 'Critical View of Safety'

5. Management of the Cystic Artery and Its Variations

6. Management of the Cystic Duct

7. Management of the Gallbladder Bed

8. Alternative Techniques in Difficult Situations

9. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Acute Cholecystitis

10. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Special Situations

11. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Cirrhosis of the Liver and Portal Hypertension

12. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Malpositioned Gallbladder

13. Intraoperative Cholangiography for the Extrahepatic Biliary Anatomy

14. Troubleshooting during Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

15. Errors and 'Near Misses' during Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

16. Summary and Recommendations

Index


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781032005201
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: September, 2021
Pages: 176
Weight: 313g
Availability: Contact supplier
Subcategories: Gastrointestinal/colorectal, General, Hepatology

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