Dear members,

We hope the festive season capped a productive and enjoyable year for you. As WebSurg looks forward to another year of activity, we hope to strengthen our links with you and better serve your interests. Thank you for your support. The team at WebSurg wishes you all the best for the year 2002.


WebSurg will be at the 7th Congress of SFCL (Société Française de Chirurgie par Laparoscopie) in Paris (France), 24-25 January 2002. We will be delighted to welcome you to stand No. 44, and will be offering reductions of 20% on annual subscriptions to the site.


Our first CD-Rom, to be released January 14, 2002, is on 'Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for diverticulitis', by J Leroy (France), J Milsom (USA), and J Okuda (Japan). It includes an operative procedure, a video and experts' opinions.

Price: USD 89 / EURO 99

Other CD-Roms available soon

- Right laparoscopic colectomy - J Leroy (France), J Milsom (USA), J Okuda (Japan) Release end of January 2002
- Total extraperitoneal approach for hernia repair - M Bailey (UK), D Fölscher (South Africa), G Slater (UK) Release end of February 2002
- Transabdominal preperitoneal approach (TAPP) - J Leroy (France) Release end of February 2002

  new releases on

Operative techniques

  • Urology
  • Minimally invasive treatment of urinary stones: percutaneous nephrostolithotomy - F Desgrandchamps, A Le Duc (France)

  • Emergency surgery
  • Peritonitis secondary to appendicitis - B Navez (Belgium)

  • Gynecology
  • Hysteroscopic surgery of septate uterus - A Gervaise, H Fernandez, R de Tayrac (France) Hysteroscopic resection of submucous leiomyomas - R de Tayrac, A Gervaise, H Fernandez (France) Hysteroscopic endometrial ablation - H Fernandez (France)


  • Endocrinology
  • - Laparoscopic right adrenalectomy, English commentary - D Mutter (France)

  • Gynecology
  • - Hysteroscopic treatment of septate uterus, English commentary
    - Cure hystéroscopique de cloison utérine, French commentary
    - Cure hystéroscopique de cloison utérine par Versapoint, French commentary
    - Hysteroscopic resection of grade 0 submucous leiomyoma, English commentary
    - Résection hystéroscopique de fibrome sous-muqueux type 0, French commentary - H Fernandez (France)
    - Hysteroscopic endometrial ablation, English commentary
    - Résection hystéroscopique endométriale, French commentary - J Hamou (France)

  • Digestive surgery
  • - Laparoscopic right inguinal hernia repair, English commentary - Laparoscopic segmental resection of duodeno-jejunal junction for benign tumor, English commentary - Résection segmentaire de l'angle de Treitz en laparoscopie pour tumeur bénigne, French commentary - J Leroy (France)


For our non-subscribing members, WebSurg offers freely accessible samples of site content.

Operative technique
Nissen fundoplication free full text version - B Dallemagne (Belgium)

Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication - B Dallemagne (Belgium), J Marescaux (France)

  Expert's opinion
Nissen fundoplication - B Dallemagne (Belgium)

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