eBook Operative Techniques in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, 2nd Edition

  • Conor P. Delaney
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 145118199X
  • ISBN-13: 9781451181999
  • DDC: 617.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 248 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released February 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Laparoscopic surgery has been established as a safe, effective approach in the management of colorectal disease. Compared with open surgery, laparoscopy is associated with decreased postoperative analgesia requirements, faster return of bowel function and resumption of oral intake, shorter hospital stay, and better cosmetic repair. Now in its Second Edition, Operative Techniques In Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery gives surgeons the learning tools they need to understand and successfully incorporate laparoscopic colorectal surgery into their practice. This edition goes to great lengths to cover every aspect of each procedure in great detail—including tips for avoiding potential pitfalls. This book will be a useful resource for residents, fellows in training, and surgeons who are either attending courses in laparoscopic colorectal surgery or are at an early stage of integrating this technique into their practice.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.

Half Title Page.

Title Page.

Copyright Page.





1: Instrumentation, Requirements, and Perioperative Care Pathways.

2: Training, Initial Case Selection, and Postoperative Care.

3: Equipment, Operating Room Setup, and Patient Positioning.

4: Port Placement, Laparoscopic Specimen Extraction Site, and Port Site Closure.

5: Key Steps.

6: High and Low Ligation of the Inferior Mesenteric Artery.

7: Ileocolic Artery Ligation.

8: Hepatic Flexure Mobilization.

9: Mobilization of the Splenic Flexure.

10: Mobilizing the Mesorectum.

11: Division of the Upper and Lower Rectum.

12: Stapled Coloanal and Colorectal Anastomoses.

13: Specimen Extraction for Very Low Tumors and Handsewn Coloanal Anastomosis.

14: Operative Procedures.

15: Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy.

16: Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Right Hemicolectomy.

17: Robotic Single-Port Right Hemicolectomy.

18: Laparoscopic Sigmoid Colectomy.

19: Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Sigmoid Colectomy.

20: Laparoscopic Total Abdominal Colectomy with Ileorectal Anastomosis.

21: Total Proctocolectomy with Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis.

22: Single-Incision Laparoscopic Total Abdominal Colectomy with End Ileostomy.

23: Laparoscopic Low Anterior Resection.

24: Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection.

25: Robotic-Assisted Low Anterior Resection.

26: Laparoscopic Well's Rectopexy.

27: Laparoscopic Resection Rectopexy.

28: Laparoscopic Loop Ileostomy and Loop Colostomy Formation.

29: Laparoscopic Hartmann's Procedure.

30: Laparoscopic Reversal of Hartmann's Procedure.

31: Dealing with Complications and Difficult Situations.

32: Complications and Difficulties.

33: Additional Operative Procedures.