Nezhat's Operative Gynecologic Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy: Edition 3

Cambridge University Press
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Gynecologic laparoscopy has evolved into a major surgical tool used to treat a multitude of gynecologic indications. Laparoscopy is the most common surgical procedure performed by gynecologists today. This book catalogs the full spectrum of laparoscopic procedures in gynecology, oncology, and infertility treatment. The authors describe different techniques in minimally invasive surgery and review the evidence-based medical literature supporting these techniques. Included are sections on the management of complications during laparoscopy, ranging from vascular injury to bladder or bowel injury. It contains expanded chapters on laparoscopic anatomy, operative hysteroscopy and pelvic floor repair. The editors have pioneered some of the most important laparoscopic procedures used today. Their work has opened up the video laparoscopy field for surgeons worldwide. The contributors have extensive experience in laparoscopy and hysteroscopy, and many of them have established some of the surgical techniques discussed. High-quality color pictures supplement many of the presentations.
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Dr Camran Nezhat is Clinical Adjunct Professor of Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery and Fellowship Director of the Center for Special Minimally Invasive Surgery at Stanford University Medical School. He has served as President of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. He is co-author of Advanced Management and Surgical Techniques (1995) and has published articles in numerous journals.

Dr Farr Nezhat is Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. He was formerly Clinical Professor in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at Stanford University School of Medicine and in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. He is co-author of Advanced Management and Surgical Techniques (1995) and has published articles in numerous journals.

Dr Ceana Nezhat is Director of the Nezhat Medical Center in Atlanta and Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is co-author of Advanced Management and Surgical Techniques (1995) and has published articles in multiple journals, including the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fertility and Sterility, and the Journal of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

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Cambridge University Press
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Published on
Jul 7, 2008
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Pages
657
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ISBN
9781139472005
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Gynecology & Obstetrics
Medical / Reproductive Medicine & Technology
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