Dear member,

WebSurg welcomes you to our May Newsletter.
New releases for the month, including an operative technique in cardiovascular surgery, are listed below.



We will be delighted to welcome you to the WebSurg booth at the following conferences:
- 119 Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Chirurgie in Berlin (Germany), 7-10 May 2002. Stand No. 168 in the Bridge Foyer.
- European Surgical Week in Lisbon (Portugal), 2-7 June 2002. Stand No. 21a

New Releases on

Operative techniques

  • Urology
  • Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: transperitoneal approach - T Piechaud, R Gaston (France)
    Retroperitoneal laparoscopic radical nephrectomy - A Hoznek, L Vidal, CC Abbou (France)
  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurisms: transperitoneal video-assisted surgery - YS Alimi (France)
  • Digestive surgery
  • Surgery of the upper esophageal sphincter (open technique) - R Vaillancourt, A Duranceau (Canada)


  • Urology
  • Laparoscopic prostatic adenomectomy, English commentary - T Piechaud (France)
    Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy with neurovascular bundle preservation, English commentary - T Piechaud (France)
    Adénomectomie prostatique laparoscopique, French commentary - T Piechaud (France)
  • Digestive surgery
  • Keypoints for nerve preservation during laparoscopic TME for T3 rectal cancer in a male patient, English commentary - J Leroy (France)
    Laparoscopic treatment of a voluminous hiatal hernia, English commentary - J Leroy (France)
    Laparoscopic bilio-enteric Roux-en-Y gastrojejunostomy for unresectable pancreatic cancer, English commentary - J Leroy (France)
    Double dérivation pour cancer du pancréas : aspects techniques de l'abord laparoscopique, French commentary - J Leroy (France)

Japanese chapters on

  • We continue to publish Japanese versions of existing operative techniques. This month you may access 3 operative techniques for the colon, in addition to 12 biliary tract and 7 gastroesophageal reflux disease chapters.

WebSurg products and services


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)
ref: WSHERN1
Gastric banding - C Desaive (Belgium), JM Zimmerman (France), M Vix (France)

Please click here to order one or more of our CD-ROMs: LIEN VERS ESPACE ABONNEMENT

Internet subscription

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 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 6 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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