About this book
A unique teaching tool Written by experts With many color illustrations
The Operation Primer provides excellent photographic step-by-step guidance to the surgical procedure. It has been produced to describe the operation in the simplest manner possible without over-simplifying. The core of the Operation Primer is the section on Nodal Points, where the surgical key steps are described in detail. This surgical guide book provides essential reference material to surgeons wishing to update their knowledge in this specific area.
The Operation Primer Laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Excision (TME) for Cancer refers especially to surgeons, who wish to familiarize themselves with minimal invasive colorectal surgery procedures. Due to excellent visualization and magnification laparoscopic assisted TME allows nerve sparing surgery and achieves proper oncological radicality by saving the mesorectal fascia as the anatomical border of the circumferential margin. This Operation Primer is an excellent teaching tool advocating a standardized technique not only for those who begin but also for experienced surgeons in open colorectal surgery who wants to apply the minimally invasive technique for TME.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Related subjects » Surgery
Table of Contents
Preparations for the operation.- Creating the pneumoperitoneum – placing the optical trocar.- Placing the working trocars;Nodal points.- Management of difficult situations, complications and mistakes.- Anatomical variations.