Evidence-Based Approach to Minimally Invasive Surgery

Editors: Kenric M. Murayama, MD, FACS; Bipan Chand, MD, FACS; Shanu N. Kothari, MD, FACS; Dean Mikami, MD, FACS; Alex Nagle, MD, FACS

Product Details
Product ID: EVBA
Year Produced: 2012
Pages: 486
Dimensions: 8.625x11 in
ISBN: 978-0-9846171-1-1
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This book comprises a review of the scientific literature in the field of minimally invasive surgery. Each chapter includes a summary of the current management strategy for the disease process, review of published literature on the topic, and a summary of potential changes in the treatment algorithm.

  • A review of scientific literature on disease processes, operations/procedures, and technology published within the last 24 months.
  • 45 chapters of evidence-based opinion on a wide spectrum of general surgery procedures, including the latest on robotics, NOTES, and single-incision surgery.
  • Editorial comment offered on each chapter.
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastric Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Biliary Tract Surgery
  • Solid Organ Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Robotics in Surgery
  • Retroperitoneal MIS Procedures

  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
    Howard I. Pryor II, MD; Khashayar Vaziri, MD
  • Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Enteral Access
    Gary B. Korus, MD

Esophageal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: Update
    Ninh T. Nguyen, MD
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for GERD
    Vincent L. Harrison MD; John G. Hunter MD
  • Endoluminal Therapy for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
    Drew D. Howard, MD; William Richards, MD
  • Minimally Invasive Treatment for Functional Esophageal Disorders
    P. Marco Fisichella, MD; Raymond J. Joehl, MD
  • Options for Large Hiatal Defects
    Manish M. Tiwari, MBBS, PhD, MPH; Albert W. Tsang, MD; Jason F. Reynoso, MD; Dmitry Oleynikov, MD
  • Management of Barrett's Esophagus
    John A. Dumot, DO

Gastric Surgery
  • Benign Gastric Tumors
    Chan W. Park, MD; Cedric S. F. Lorenzo, MD
  • Laparoscopic Surgery of Gastric Malignancy
    Kevin El-Hayek, MD; Bipan Chand, MD
  • Transluminal and Endoluminal Treatment of Gastric Tumors
    Vikneswaran Namasivayam, MD; Kenneth K Wang, MD
  • Gastric Dysmotility
    Raymond P. Onders, MD

Bariatric Surgery Technique/Technical
  • Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
    Stacy Brethauer, MD; Kibwe Weaver, MD
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
    Ashutosh Kaul, MD, MS; Rabih A. Nemr, MD; Anthony Maffei, MD, DABS
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
    Kristoffel R. Dumon, MD; Noel N. Williams, MD, M.Ch
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity
    Mustafa Hussain, MD; Alfons Pomp, MD
  • Endoluminal Approaches to Bariatric Surgery
    Camilo Boza, MD; Jose Salinas, MD
  • Endoluminal Approaches to Revisional Bariatric Surgery
    Amy I. Cha, MD; Kenric M. Murayama, MD.
  • Reduced Port Bariatric Surgery
    Philip Omotosho, MD; Aurora D. Pryor, MD

Metabolic Consequences of Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Haris A. Khwaja; Stacy A. Brethauer, MD; Philip R. Schauer, MD
  • Bariatric Surgery - Role in Management of Other Comorbidities
    Robert A. Andrews, MD; Daniel B. Jones, MD, MS
  • Non-Diabetic Endocrine Changes after Bariatric Surgery
    Kevin M. Reavis, MD

Small Bowel Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Approaches to the Small Intestine
    Michael B. Ujiki, MD

Colorectal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Traci L. Hedrick, MD; David J. Maron, MD
  • Update on Laparoscopic Surgery for Colorectal Cancer
    Joseph DiRocco, MD; Toyooki Sonoda, MD
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Functional Bowel Disorders
    Jill C. Richman, MD; Anne-Marie Boller, MA, MD
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Diverticular Disease and Other Colorectal Disorders
    Steven D. Wexner, MD; Richard V. Schaller, Jr ., MD
  • Single-Incision Laparoscopic-Assisted Colectomy
    John G. Linn, MD; Alex Nagle, MD

Biliary Tract Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: NOTES and Single Site Surgery
    Ozanan R.Meireles, MD; Santiago Horgan, MD
  • Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration
    Viney K. Mathavan, MD; Mohammad Khan, MD; Maurice E. Arregui, MD
  • Endoluminal Biliary Tract Therapies
    Nabil Tariq, MD; Matthew Kroh, MD; Bipan Chand, MD

Solid Organ Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Approaches to Pancreatic Surgery
    W. Scott Melvin, MD
  • Laparoscopic Splenic Surgery
    Fred Brody, MD
  • Laparoscopic Approaches to Liver Resection
    Peter Hodgkinson, MD; Eren Berber, MD

Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair
    Akhil Chawla, MD; Michael J. Rosen, MD
  • Minimally Invasive Treatments of Inguinal Hernias
    Sachin Kukreja, MD; Matthew Goldblatt, MD
  • Minimally Invasive Approaches to Complex and Unusual Hernias
    Brent D. Matthews, MD

  • NOTES - Techniques and Technologies
    Angel M. Caban, MD; Daniel J. Scott, MD

Endocrine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Adrenal Surgery
    L. Michael Brunt, MD

Robotics in Surgery
  • Robotics in Surgery of the Foregut
    Michael S. Nussbaum, MD
  • Robotic Bariatric Surgery
    Noam Belkind, MD; Garth R. Jacobsen, MD
  • Robotics in General Surgery
    Justin J. Clark, MD; Raquel S. Bueno, MD

Retroperitoneal MIS Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Exposure to the Retroperitoneum
    Ushast Dhir, MD; Leena Khaitan, MD, MPH
  • Laparoscopic Vascular Surgery
    Ricardo Ruz, MD, MSc; Antoine Bouchard-Fortier, MD, BSc; Emilie Joos, MD; Yves-Marie Dion, MD, MSc
  • Laparoscopic Kidney Harvest for Transplantation
    Erica H. Sutton, MD; Adrian Park MD