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Pediatric Endourology Techniques

Godbole, Prasad, Koyle, Martin, Wilcox, Duncan T. (Eds.)

2nd ed. 2014, XVI, 339 p. 117 illus., 109 illus. in color.

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  • Contains a detailed list of instrumentation and theatre positioning of patient, personnel and equipment in each chapter to enable surgeons to set up their own service safely and competently
  • Contains web based audiovisual clips of the procedure to reinforce the theoretical knowledge from the text
  • Written by experts in the field with tips and tricks to avoid or deal with problems

Pediatric Endourology Techniques, Second Edition enables surgeons to carry out commonly performed minimally invasive pediatric urological procedures. It not only encompasses the majority of commonly performed pediatric endourological procedures in a standardised format, but also newer techniques and procedures that have developed since publication of the first edition.

Pediatric Endourology Techniques, Second Edition is a fully illustrated text with accompanying online video content through Springer Extras, which addresses these issues. It is a valuable tool for pediatric urologists as well as pediatric surgeons, general surgeons, adult urologists and those with an interest in minimally invasive surgery.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Endoscopy - Endourology - Laparoscopy - Pediatric

Related subjects » Pediatrics - Surgery - Urology

Table of contents 

1. Laparoscopy in Children: Basic Principles.- 2. Ergonomics of Laparoscopy.- 3. Basic Principles of Robotic Surgery.- 4. Physiology of Minimally Invasive Surgery versus Open Surgery.- 5. Learning Curves, Costs and Practical Considerations.- 6. Laparoscopic Nephrectomy and Heminephrectomy.- 7. Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty.- 8. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty.- 9. Transposition of Lower Pole Vessels: ‘The Vascular Hitch’.- 10. Minimally Invasive Ureteroureterostomy.- 11. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy.- 12. Operative Pneumovesicoscopy.- 13. Laparoscopic Extravesical Reimplantation.- 14. Bladder Diverticulectomy.- 15. Excision of Prostatic Utricle.- 16. Laparoscopic-assisted Bladder Reconstruction.- 17. Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Ileocystoplaty: Our Technique.- 18. Impalpable Testis.- 19. Laparoscopic Varicocelectomy.- 20. Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) and Laparoscopy.- 21. General Principles of Cystourethroscopy.- 22. Endoscopic Injection Techniques for Vesicoureteral Reflux.- 23. Bladder Outlet Injection for Urinary Incontinence.- 24. Injection Techniques for Bladder and Sphincter.- 25. Posterior Urethral Valves.- 26. Endoscopic Management of Ureteroceles and Syringoceles.- 27. Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Principles of FragmentationTechniques.- 28. Pediatric Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy.- 29. Ureteroscopy for Urinary Calculi.- 30. Minimally Invasive Techniques to Approach Complications of Enterocystoplasty and Continent Catheterizable Channels.- 31. Minimally Invasive Uro-Oncology.- 32. Preparing the Child for Minimally Invasive Surgery and What Parents and Children Truly Remember.

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