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TitleLaparoscopic Urologic Oncology [electronic resource] / edited by Jeffrey A. Cadeddu
ImprintTotowa, NJ : Humana Press : Imprint: Humana Press, 2004
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-59259-425-2
Descript X, 366 p. 85 illus. online resource

SUMMARY

With its reduction in pain, morbidity, and recovery time for many procedures traditionally performed through an open incision, minimally invasive urologic surgery is revolutionizing how urologists treat disease. In Laparoscopic Urologic Oncology, highly experienced physicians and surgeons join forces to provide the first comprehensive survey of laparoscopic and minimally invasive management of urologic cancers. The authors focus on surgical technique-including laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, kidney morcellation, and kidney tumor ablation-and the role of laparoscopic surgery in the management of urologic tumors. Comparing results to conventional open surgery, discussing controversies, and identifying the shortcomings of minimally invasive procedures, their reviews provide balanced insights into indications, contraindications, and outcomes. In particular, such issues as the adequacy of oncologic results and morbidity are compared to those of conventional open techniques. The authors also address those patient conditions for which a minimally invasive alternative does not exist. Comprehensive and state-of-the-art, Laparoscopic Urologic Oncology surveys and demonstrates all the laparoscopic and minimally invasive techniques that are now the standard of care in the treatment of urologic malignancies by both the general urologist and the urologic oncologist


CONTENT

I: Renal Cell Carcinoma -- 1 Standard Transperitoneal and Retroperitoneal Laparoscopic Nephrectomy for Clinical T1โ{128}{147}3a, N0, and M0 Tumors -- 2 Role of Laparoscopic Nephrectomy in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma -- 3 Morcellation vs Intact Specimen Removal: Clinical Implications and Risk of Tumor Recurrences -- 4 Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy -- 5 Laparoscopic Management of the Complex Renal Cyst -- 6 Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy -- 7 Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Renal Tumor Ablation: Cryotherapy and Radiofrequency Techniques -- 8 Percutaneous Radiofrequency Tumor Ablation -- II: Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Ureter and Renal Pelvis -- 9 Laparoscopic Nephroureterectomy -- III: Testicular Cancer -- 10 Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection for Nonseminomatous Germ Cell Tumors of the Testis -- IV: Adrenal Adenoma and Carcinoma -- 11 Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Benign Disease -- 12 Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Carcinoma -- V: Prostate Cancer -- 13 Role of Laparoscopic Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection in Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate -- 14 Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy -- VI: Bladder Cancer -- 15 Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy -- 16 Laparoscopic Urinary Diversion -- VII: Complications of Laparoscopic Surgery -- 17 Management of Intra- and Postoperative Complications


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