Chapter 18. General Laparoscopy

  1. Duncan T. Wilcox MBBS, MD, FEAPU Associate Professor3,
  2. Prasad P. Godbole FRCS, FRCS, (Paed) Consultant Paediatric Urologist4 and
  3. Martin A. Koyle MD, FAAP, FACS Professor of Urology Pediatrics Chief5,6
  1. Chris Kimber FRACS, FRCS, MAICD Head of Paediatric Surgery and Urology Consultant Paediatric Urologist1,2 and
  2. Neil McMullin MBBS, FRACS, FFin, MAICD Director of Urology Consultant Paediatric Urologist1,2

Published Online: 7 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch18

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

How to Cite

Kimber, C. and McMullin, N. (2009) General Laparoscopy, in Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management (eds D. T. Wilcox, P. P. Godbole and M. A. Koyle), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Pediatric Urology, Rose Mary Haggar Professorship in Urology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA

  2. 4

    Sheffield Children's NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK

  3. 5

    University of Washington, USA

  4. 6

    Division of Urology, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Southern Health, Australia

  2. 2

    Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162685

Online ISBN: 9781444304183

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Keywords:

  • general laparoscopy;
  • pneumoperitoneum;
  • blood vessel perforation;
  • diathermy;
  • rotator cuff injury;
  • optimizing laparoscopy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History

  • Procedure

  • Complications

  • Optimizing laparoscopy

  • References