Dear member,

Welcome to our June Newsletter. Along with new operative techniques and videos in Urology and Thoracic surgery, WebSurg is expanding its CD-ROM catalog with two new products on laparoscopic adrenalectomy and hernia repair. You will also find online an animated WebSurg presentation that introduces the different aspects of


New releases on

Operative techniques

  • Urology
  • Laparoscopic extraperitoneal pyeloplasty - C Eden (United Kingdom)
    Extraperitoneal simple nephrectomy - C Eden (United Kingdom)
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for the treatment of pneumothorax - A Linder (Germany)
    Endoscopic stapling division of pharyngoesophageal (Zenker's) diverticulum - JM Collard (Belgium)


  • Urology
  • Laparoscopic left nephrectomy, English commentary - R Gaston (France)
  • Digestive surgery
  • Gastric banding, English commentary - GB Cadiere (Belgium)
    Laparoscopic hiatal hernia: Toupet fundoplication, English commentary - GB Cadiere (Belgium)
    Résection laparoscopique iléocæcale, French commentary - J Leroy (France)
    Laparoscopic ileocecal resection, English commentary - J Leroy (France)
    Laparoscopic TME: principles and technique, English commentary - J Leroy (France)

Japanese chapters on

  • Three Japanese chapters are being published in June, for a total of 25 chapters online. This month we have preoperative material on splenic pathology and on the surgical anatomy of the rectum.


We will be delighted to welcome you to the WebSurg booth at the following conferences:

- European Surgical Week in Lisbon (Portugal), 2-7 June 2002. Stand No. 21a - The 57th Annual Congress of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery at the Kyoto International Conference Hall, Japan, 28-30 June 2002.

WebSurg products and services


WebSurg is releasing two new CD-ROMs. The CD-ROM on laparoscopic adrenalectomy includes two operative techniques from the World Virtual University along with videos and a selection of expert opinions.

Price: USD 89 / EUR 99 / JPY 12000 each, available in English

Available soon:

Laparoscopic right and left adrenalectomies - J Marescaux (France), D Mutter (France)
Laparoscopic total extraperitoneal approach for hernia repair - M Bailey (United Kingdom), D Fölscher (South Africa), G Slater (United Kingdom)
ref: WSHERN2

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)

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Free Access

Designed especially for non-members and new users, the WebSurg presentation is accessible in the free access section of and serves to highlight the features of the website.

Non-members may also 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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