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Atlas of Pediatric Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy. Edition No. 2

  • Book

  • June 2021
  • Elsevier Health Science
  • ID: 5180612
Learn the nuances of successful minimally invasive pediatric surgery from international experts in this fast-changing field. Atlas of Pediatric Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy, 2nd Edition, brings you up to date with the latest approaches, including gastrointestinal, intra-abdominal, and urologic procedures, as well as robotic operations and a variety of thoracoscopic procedures. Comprehensive, step-by-step instructions are highlighted with outstanding illustrations and more than 50 surgical videos that show you exactly how to proceed, making this an ideal resource for surgeons at all levels of experience.
  • Offers comprehensive instruction from global experts on the nuances of minimally invasive pediatric surgery, helping you successfully perform even the most challenging procedures.
  • Provides superb visual guidance with 350 full-color endoscopic views, 200 corresponding line drawings that illuminate every concept and highlight important anatomical details, and 55 high-quality procedural videos performed by the physicians who pioneered them.
  • Contains new chapters and updated information on laparoscopic intestinal operations in the neonate, laparoscopic fundoplication, endoscopic fundoplication, and minimally invasive pectus carinatum repair.
  • Focuses on minimizing recovery times and post-operative complications.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Table of Contents



Front matter

1. Principles of Laparoscopic Surgery

2. Laparoscopic Fundoplication

3. Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Esophagomyotomy

4. Laparoscopic Gastrostomy

5. Laparoscopic Pyloromyotomy and Pyloroplasty

6. Laparoscopic Duodenal Atresia/Stenosis Repair

7. Laparoscopic Ladd Procedure

8. Laparoscopic Ileocolectomy for Crohn Disease

9. Laparoscopic Management of Ileocolic Intussusception

10. Laparoscopic Appendectomy

11. Laparoscopy in the Management of Fecal Incontinence and Constipation

12. Laparoscopic Intestinal Operations in the Neonate

13. Laparoscopic Total Colectomy with Pouch Reconstruction

14. Laparoscopic Assisted Pull-Through for Hirschsprung's Disease

15. Laparoscopic Duhamel Procedure

16. Laparoscopic Assisted Pull-through for Complex Anorectal Malformations and Cloacal Conditions


17. Laparoscopic Splenectomy

18. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

19. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy


20. Laparoscopic Orchiopexy

21. Laparoscopic Ovarian Surgery

22. Laparoscopic Portoenterostomy (Kasai Operation)

23. Laparoscopic Resection of Choledochal Cyst

24. Minimally Invasive Diaphragmatic Plication

25. Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery (Sleeve Gastrectomy)

26. Laparoscopic Repair of Inguinal Hernia

27. Laparoscopic Robotic Operations


28. Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty - Nephrectomy & Hemi-Nephrectomy

29. Pneumovesicoscopic Ureteral Reimplantation


30. Principles of Thoracoscopy

31. Thoracoscopic Lung Biopsy

32. Thoracoscopic Lobectomy

33. Thoracoscopic Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair

34. Thoracoscopic Decortication and Debridement for Empyema

35. Thoracoscopy for Treatment of Spontaneous Pneumothorax

36. Thoracoscopic Biopsy and Resection of Mediastinal Masses

37. Thoracoscopic Repair of Esophageal Atresia

38. Thoracoscopic Aortopexy

39. Thoracoscopic Ligation of Vascular Rings And PDA

40. Minimally Invasive Pectus Excavatum Repair (Nuss Procedure)

41. Minimally Invasive Pectus Carinatum Repair


George W. Holcomb Katharine Berry Richardson Professor of Surgery, Senior Vice-President, The Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA. Steven S. Rothenberg Rocky Mountain Pediatric Surgery, Denver, CO.