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Laparoscopic Surgery Revolution : Finding a Capable Surgeon in a Rapidly Advancing Field (Hardcover)
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Written by a surgeon with 40 years' experience in practice and instruction, this book provides vital, up-to-date information that explains the strengths and weaknesses of the laparoscopic surgery field to enable potential surgical patients to make the best decisions and choose a surgeon wisely.
• Presents balanced, unbiased information that identifies the tremendous advantages of less invasive operations using specific examples of laparoscopic techniques and discusses the serious risks and concerns that exist for surgical patients
• Provides specific, actionable guidance for choosing a surgeon that identifies what questions to ask and explains how to ensure that a surgeon has enough experience with the particular operation you need
• Explains how the success of the laparoscopic revolution that began in the late 1980s has resulted in a new definition of surgeon capability—and how the more complicated education, training, and technology that laparoscopy entails has set the stage for a perfect surgical storm