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Title Small animal laparoscopy and thoracoscopy / edited by Boel A. Fransson, Philipp D. Mayhew.
Imprint Ames, Iowa : Wiley/Blackwell. ; [Germantown, Md.] : American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation, 2015.

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Series Advances in veterinary surgery
Advances in veterinary surgery.
Subject Veterinary endoscopic surgery.
Veterinary laparoscopic surgery.
Pets -- Surgery.
Laparoscopy -- veterinary.
Surgery, Veterinary -- methods.
Laparoscopes -- veterinary.
Pets -- surgery.
Thoracoscopes -- veterinary.
Thoracoscopy -- veterinary.
Alt Name Fransson, Boel A. (Boel Anita),
Mayhew, Philipp D. (Philipp David),
American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Foundation,
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
Contents Small Animal Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Companion Website; History of Small Animal Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy; SECTION I Laparoscopic Skills; 1 Surgeons' Skills Training; Adding Minimally Invasive Surgery to the Surgical Repertoire; Basic Laparoscopic Skills; Simulation Training Models; Physical Simulation Models: Box Trainers; Virtual Reality Simulation; Hybrid Training Models: Augmented Reality; Video Games in Laparoscopic Skills Training; Proof of Utility of Video Games.
Future Incorporation of Video Games Into Training ProgramsConclusion; The Optimal Training Program; Tasks and Goals; Motivation; Feedback; Opportunity to Practice; Self-training; References; 2 Minimally Invasive Suturing Techniques; Introduction to Laparoscopic Suturing; Needle Holders for Laparoscopic Suturing; Suture Materials for Minimally Invasive Suturing; Conventional Sutures; Suture Needles; Barbed Suture; Intracorporeal Suturing Technique; Cannula Placement; Needle Introduction; Needle Positioning; Techniques for Knot Tying: Simple Interrupted Sutures; Continuous Suture Patterns.
Extracorporeal SuturingIndications; Technique; Slip Knots; Automated Suturing Devices; Using the Endo Stitch; References; SECTION II Equipment; 3 Imaging Equipment and Operating Room Setup; Imaging Equipment; Imaging Chain; Telescopes; Light Sources; Light Cables; Endoscopic Video Cameras; Display Monitors, Auxiliary Screens, and "All-in-One" Video Systems; Insufflators; Capture and Storage of Images and Video; Video Carts and Ceiling Booms; Integrated and Intelligent Operating Rooms; Operating Room Setup; Preparation for Open Surgery; Considerations for a Minimally Invasive Theater or Suite.
Ergonomic ConsiderationsPlanning Coordination and Efficiency; Fully Equipped Minimally Invasive Surgery Suite: Hybrid Rooms; References; Suggested Reading; 4 Surgical Instrumentation; 4.1 Surgical Instrumentation; Instrument Design; Forceps; Scissors; Tissue Retractors; Needle Holders and Suturing Devices; Laparoscopy Packs; 4.2 Trocars and Cannulas; The Trocar, Cannula, and Sheath; Cannula; Seal; Obturator; Trocar-Cannula Placement; Veress Needle Technique; Direct Insertion Technique; Hasson Technique; Types of Trocar Assemblies; Disposable Trocar Assemblies; Nondisposable Trocar Assemblies.
Trocar Assembly-Related ComplicationsVascular Injury; Visceral Injury; References; 4.3 Miscellaneous Surgical Instrumentation; Specimen Retrieval Bags; Suction and Irrigation Devices:; Wound Protector and Retractor Devices:; Morcellators; References; 5 Energy Devices and Stapling Equipment; Electrosurgical Theory; Waveforms; Monopolar Electrosurgery; Safety of Monopolar Electrosurgery; Bipolar Electrosurgery; Tissue Fusion Device; Ultrasonic Dissector; Clips and Staple Applicators; References; 6 Single-Incision Laparoscopic Surgery; Development of a New Platform.
Summary Small Animal Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy provides a comprehensive reference to laparoscopy and thoracoscopy, with step-by-step guidance for surgical techniques ranging from basic to advanced. Acts as both a quick reference to specific techniques and as a comprehensive resource to small animal laparoscopy and thoracoscopy Guides the reader through each step of the surgical techniques Takes a clinically oriented approach, with tips on safely and quickly performing procedures throughout Part of the Advances in Veterinary Surgery series copublished with the American College of Veterinary.
ISBN 9781118845905 (ePub)
1118845900 (ePub)
9781118845974 (Adobe PDF)
1118845978 (Adobe PDF)
9781118845967 (cloth)
OCLC # 911135226
Additional Format Print version: Small animal laparoscopy and thoracoscopy. Ames, Iowa : John Wiley & Sons Inc. ; [Germantown, Md.] : American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation, 2015 9781118845967 (DLC) 2015021579

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