Dear member,

Welcome to our April Newsletter. We hope you enjoyed the Easter break. As noted in the last newsletter, WebSurg has begun the publication of Japanese versions of our operative techniques, covering treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and biliary tract disorders. There are now 19 Japanese chapters on You may also notice that this internationalization is increasingly reflected in our authorship.

We are also overhauling our demonstration space, and will be offering extensive free access to material on Nissen-Rossetti fundoplication (see below for information).

Please feel free to send us your comments.


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WebSurg is releasing a series of CD-ROMs. Each includes a specific technique from the World Virtual University, one or more videos and a selection of expert opinions related to the topic.

Price: USD 89 / EUR 99 each, available in English

CD-ROMs available:

Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for diverticulitis - J Leroy (France), J Milsom (USA), J Okuda (Japan)
Right laparoscopic colectomy - J Leroy (France), J Milsom (USA), J Okuda (Japan)
Transabdominal preperitoneal approach for hernia repair - J Leroy (France)
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Gastric banding - C Desaive (Belgium), JM Zimmerman (France), M Vix (France)

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A one-year subscription gives you access to the whole of You will then be able to receive surgical training via the World Virtual University's comprehensive descriptions of innovative operative techniques, consult videos, listen to expert opinions and study several clinical cases. For more information concerning the one-year subscription, please click here LIEN.
Price: USD 499 / EUR 549
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New Releases on

Operative techniques

  • Urology
  • Extraperitoneal laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for nonseminoma germ cell testicular cancer - E Leblanc, A Villers (France)
    Laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy for kidney transplantation - V Bettschart (United Kingdom), F Mosimann (Switzerland)
  • Digestive surgery
  • Distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer - N Tanigawa (Japan)
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Video-assisted thoracic surgery: thymectomy for myasthenia gravis - APC Yim, CSH Ng (Hong Kong, China)


    English commentary:
  • Digestive surgery
  • Laparoscopic rectovaginal prolapse - M Papillon (France)
    Perineal hernia - J Leroy (France)
    Exposure in laparoscopic left colonic and rectal surgery - J Leroy (France), D Fölscher (South Africa)
    Transverse colon resection - J Leroy (France)
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Video-assisted thyroidectomy - P Miccoli (Italy)

New Free Access!

This month, non-members may access a wide variety of material on Nissen-Rossetti fundoplication. Apart from the operative technique authored by J Marescaux (France), S Vartolomei (France) and M Anvari (Canada), WebSurg has also made available 5 videos and 31 expert opinion interviews.

Click on the operative technique in the demonstration area to access the full range of videos and expert opinions related to Nissen-Rossetti fundoplication.


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