Manual of Laparoscopic Urology

  • Alberto Rosenblatt
  • Renaud Bollens
  • Baldo Espinoza Cohen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. General Laparoscopic Information

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Laparoscopic Surgery for Malignant Urological Disorders

  4. Laparoscopic Surgery for Benign Urological Disorders

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 215-226

About this book


In this book every urologic procedure is described in a step by step sequence of events and the text is supplemented with innumerous Tips, colored illustrations and high definition photographs depicting the main steps of the procedures. The structure of every chapter is extremely clear, and emphasis is given to the laparoscopic surgical technique. The aim of this manual is to provide the Urologic Surgeon the practice of the art of Laparoscopic Surgery. It guides the reader through every stage of the laparoscopic procedure, from the equipment's settings to the correct position of the needle on the needle holder. The first chapter introduces the reader to the basic aspects of Laparoscopy, the physiologic effects of pneumoperitoneum and its potential clinical outcome in the body systems, anesthesia problems in laparoscopy, technical considerations and check list on equipment and instruments. It demonstrates the correct handling of laparoscopic instruments, going through basic and advanced suturing techniques. The following chapters describe the surgical technique of urological procedures, including an introduction to the subject and ending with a reading list.


Laparoscopic Manual Laparoscopic Procedures Laparoscopic Surgery Laparoscopic Urology Laparoscopy Surgery

Authors and affiliations

  • Alberto Rosenblatt
    • 1
  • Renaud Bollens
    • 2
  • Baldo Espinoza Cohen
    • 3
  1. 1.Albert Einstein Jewish Hospital (HIAE)Sao PauloBrazil
  2. 2.University Clinics of BrusselsErasme Hospital BrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.Hospital Militar del NorteHospital Clinico Regional de AntofagastaAntofagastaChile

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