n South African Journal of Surgery - Laparoscopic Urologic Oncology, edited by Jeffrey A. Cadeddu : book review

Volume 43, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



Extracted from text ... Laparoscopic Urologic Oncology. Ed. by Jeffrey A. Cadeddu. Pp. 372. Hardcover. US$120. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, 2003. ISBN 1-58829-203-7. The editor has assembled a veritable who's who of urological laparoscopy and divided the descriptive text into oncology of the kidney, pelvis and ureter adrenals, bladder prostate and lymphadenectomy. As stated in the introductory remarks, the focus is on surgical techniques rather than pathology and clinical presentation although this has been gone into where it affects surgical techniques. Importantly the limits of laparoscopy are defined in the various sections - for example adrenalectomy for adenocarcinoma - and unbiased comparisons are made with open surgery. The various contributors focus on their preferred techniques and their ..

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