Atlas of Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques

A Volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series (Expert Consult - Online and Print)

Series Editor:

  • Courtney Townsend, MD, Professor and John Woods Harris Distinguished Chairman, Robertson-Poth Distinguished Chair in General Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
  • B. Mark Evers, MD, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Surgery, Director, Lucille P. Markey Cancer Center, Markey Cancer Foundation Endowed Chair, Physician-in-Chief, Oncology Service Line UK Healthcare, The University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky


  • Ashley Vernon, Associate Surgeon, Birgham and Women's Hospital, Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Boston, MA
  • Stanley Ashley, MD

Atlas of Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques, by Drs. Ashley Haralson Vernon and Stanley W. Ashley, provides the guidance you need to master these procedures - used more frequently due to reduced patient risks, improved outcomes, and rapidly advancing technologies. With discussions of complications of adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic pancreatico-jejunostomy, endoscopic component separation, minimally invasive esophagectomy, laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, and more; high-quality anatomic line drawings; and procedural videos online at, this volume in the Surgical Techniques Atlas Series delivers all the help you need to stay on the cutting edge of minimally invasive surgery.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-4696-7

Table of Contents

1. Zenker’s Diverticulum
2. Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
3. Heller Myotomy with Toupet or Dor Fundoplication for Achalasia
4. Nissen Fundoplication
5. Paraesophageal Hernia
6. Gastric Wedge Resection
7. Peptic Ulcer Surgery
8. Cholecystectomy
9. Liver Resection
10. Transgastric Cystgastrostomy
11. Distal Pancreatic Resection
12. Pancreaticojejunostomy (Puestow Procedure)
13. Splenectomy
14. Adrenalectomy
15. Total Extraperitoneal (TEP) Hernia Repair
16. Ventral Incisional Hernia
17. Endoscopic Component Separation
18. Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
19. Appendectomy
20. Hand-Assisted Right Colectomy
21. Right Hemicolectomy
22. Left Colon Resection (Medial to Lateral Approach)
23. Total Proctocolectomy with Ileal-pouch Anal Anastomosis
24. Roux en-Y Gastric Bypass (linear stapler)
25. Handsewn Gastrojejunal Anastomosis
26. Adjustable Gastric Banding
27. Complications of Adjustable Gastric Banding
28. Sleeve Gastrectomy