This book provides surgeons with updated information about the current status, perspectives and controversies for staging and treating cancer through minimal access procedures. The authors discuss the biology of, techniques and equipment used for, and the perspectives and controversies surrounding videoendoscopy, in particular, in its application to cancer management.
Duke Univ., Durham, NC. Pocket-sized text covering general concepts of laparoscopy and the physiologic alterations associated with it, use of the hand assist device, complications and controversies, and the role of laparoscopy in standing and treating specific malignancies. For surgeons.