Evidence-Based Approach to Minimally Invasive Surgery 2nd Edition

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: EVBA2
Year Produced: 2018
ISBN: 978-1-941805-05-3

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.
  • 32 chapters of evidence-based opinion on a wide spectrum of general surgery procedures, including future directions in bariatric surgery, current energy modalities in MIS, and the latest on robotic surgery.
  • Each chapter includes a summary of management strategy for the disease process and a review of published literature on the topic. Editorial comment is also offered on each chapter.
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastric Surgery
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Biliary Tract Surgery
  • Solid Organ Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Emerging Technologies


1. Principles of Laparoscopy
Joshua S. Langert, MD; Khashayar Vaziri, MD, FACS

2. Current Energy Modalities in Minimally Invasive Surgery
Steven D. Schwaitzberg, MD, FACS

3. Enteral Access
Mario R. Salazar, MD; Vimal K. Narula, MD

Esophageal Surgery

4. Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy: Update
Brian R. Smith, MD; Ninh T. Nguyen, MD

5. Laparoscopic Treatment of Benign Esophageal Disease
Rajesh Aggarwal, MD, PhD, MA, FRCS; Kenric M. Murayama, MD, FACS

6. Endoluminal Therapy for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Andrew Bright, DO; William Richards, MD, FACS

7. Diaphragmatic Hernias
Elizabeth A. Warner, MD; Brant K. Oelschlager, MD

8. Endoluminal Management of Esophageal Lesions
John A. Dumot, DO

Gastric Surgery

9. Benign Gastric Tumors
Cedric Lorenzo, MD; Richard Moore, MD

10. Laparoscopic Surgery for Gastric Malignancies
Laleh G. Melstrom, MD, MS; Oliver S. Eng, MD

11. Transluminal and Endoluminal Treatment of Gastric Tumors
Cadman Leggett, MD; Margriet Timmer, MD; Kenneth K Wang, MD

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

12. Bariatric Surgery in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Ashwin Soni, MD, BSc; Francesco Rubino, MD

13. Bariatric Surgery in the Management of Non-diabetic Obesity Related Diseases
Andrew T. Schlussel, DO; Robert B. Lim, MD, FACS; Daniel B. Jones, MD, MA, FACS

14. Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stacy Brethauer, MD; Esam Batayyah, MD

15. Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Attasit Chokechanachaisakul, MD; Ashutosh Kaul, MD, FACS; Anthony Maffei, MD, FACS; Thomas Cerabona, MD, FACS

16. Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
Rana M. Ballo, MD; Jonathan A. Myers, MD, FACS

17. Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity
Cheguevara Afaneh, MD; Alfons Pomp, MD

18. Future Directions in Bariatric Surgery
Matthew Kroh, MD; Andrea Zelisko, MD

Small Bowel Surgery

19. Laparoscopic Approaches to the Small Intestine
Matthew A.C. Zapf; Michael B. Ujiki, MD

Colorectal Surgery

20. Minimally Invasive Surgery for Colorectal Cancer
Deborah S. Keller, MD; Conor P. Delaney, MD, MCh, PhD

21. Minimally Invasive Surgery for Functional Bowel Disorders
Jill C. Richman, MD; Anne Marie Boller, MA, MD

22. Laparoscopic Surgery for Diverticular Disease and Other Colorectal Disorders
Rahul Narang, MD; Steven D. Wexner, MD, PhD (Hon), FACS, FRCS, FRCS (Ed)

Biliary Tract Surgery

23. Minimally Invasive Management of Benign Biliary Tract Disorders
Viney K. Mathavan, MD, FACS; Moaz Abulfaraj, MD; Maurice E. Arregui, MD, FACS

Solid Organ Surgery

24. Laparoscopic Management for Disorders of the Spleen
Nathan G. Richards, MD; Fredrick Brody, MD, MBA

25. Laparoscopic Approaches to Liver Resections
Shamil Aliyev, MD; Erol Aksoy, MD; Eren Berber, MD, FACS

26. Minimally Invasive Adrenal Surgery
Linda P. Zhang, MD; L. Michael Brunt, MD

27. Laparoscopic Kidney Harvest for Transplantation
P. Geoff Vana, MD; Paul C. Kuo, MD

Hernia Surgery

28. Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repairs
Sergio Roll, MD, PhD; James Skinovsday, MD, PhD

29. Minimally Invasive Treatment of Inguinal Hernias
Maurice-Pierre Pagé, MD; Matthew I. Goldblatt, MD

30. Minimally Invasive Approaches to Complex Abdominal Wall Defects
Umer I. Chaudhry, MD; James A. Rydlewicz, MD; Dean J. Mikami, MD

Emerging Technologies

31. Robotics in General Surgery
Racquel Bueno, MD

32. Robotics in Bariatric Surgery
Keith Kim, MD; Monika Hagen, MD; Cynthia Buffington, PhD