Biomedical Engineering in Gastrointestinal Surgery, 1st Edition

  • Armin Schneider
  • Hubertus Feussner
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  • ISBN-10: 0128032316
  • ISBN-13: 9780128032312
  • DDC: 617.43
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 590 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released November 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This book is a combination of engineering and surgical experience on the role of engineering in gastrointestinal surgery. There is currently no other book that combines engineering and clinical issues in this field, while engineering is becoming more and more important in surgery. This book is written to a high technical level, but also contains clear explanations of clinical conditions and clinical needs for engineers and students. Chapters covering anatomy and physiology are comprehensive and easy to understand for non-surgeons, while technologies are put into the context of surgical disease and anatomy for engineers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Surgery and Biomedical Engineering.
2: Anatomy, Physiology, and Selected Pathologies of the Gastrointestinal Tract.
3: Principles of Gastrointestinal Surgery.
4: Preconditions of Successful (Gastrointestinal) Surgery.
5: Diagnostic Procedures.
6: Classical (Open) Surgery.
7: Operative (Surgical) Laparoscopy.
8: Interventional Flexible Endoscopy.
9: Combined Laparoscopic-Endoscopic Procedures and Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (Notes).
10: Mechatronic Support Systems and Robots.
11: Tracking and Navigation Systems.
12: Health Informatics/Health Information Technology.
13: Training and Simulation.
14: Visceral Surgery of the Future: Prospects and Needs.
Epilog: The New Era: “Digitalized Surgery”?.