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The July edition of the newsletter lists new techniques in pediatric surgery, gynecology and endocrinology. Two new CD-ROMs on adrenalectomy and the TEP procedure will be available in July, and we are adding Urology CD-ROMs to our catalog soon after. Special offers on CD-ROMs are now available; you will find more information in the "Product and Services" section of We hope that the new layout of the site has enhanced your experience of our site. Your feedback would be much appreciated. Please note that past editions of the newsletter may also be accessed online.


New releases on

Operative techniques

  • Gynecology
  • Laparoscopic management of benign-appearing ovarian tumors - O Garbin, I Nisand (France)
    Laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy - T Falcone (USA)
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Laparoscopic anterior valve technique - DC van der Zee, NMA Bax (The Netherlands)
    Laparoscopically assisted orchidopexy for the management of intra-abdominal testis - C Esposito (Italy)
  • Endocrinology
  • Video-assisted parathyroidectomy - P Miccoli, P Berti (Italy)


  • Gynecology
  • Endometriosis of the rectovaginal septum, English commentary - J Leroy (France)
  • Digestive surgery
  • Laparoscopic bilateral hernia with single mesh, English commentary - D Mutter (France)
    Left inguinal hernia TEP, English commentary - G Begin (France)
    Hernie bilatérale avec prothèse unique : TEP, French commentary - D Mutter (France)
    Hernie inguinale gauche : TEP, French commentary - G Begin (France)

Japanese chapters on

  • Four chapters on splenic pathology are being published in Japanese this month:
  • Laparoscopic splenectomy: posterior approach - D Gossot (France)
    Laparoscopic splenectomy: anterior posterior approach - E Targarona (Spain)
    Role of preoperative embolization in laparoscopic splenectomy - E Totte (Belgium), D Mutter (France)
    Outcomes and postoperative follow-up for laparoscopic splenectomy - B Delaitre (France)

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

Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy - transperitoneal approach - T Piechaud, R Gaston (France)
Retroperitoneal laparoscopic radical nephrectomy - A Hoznek, L Vidal, CC Abbou (France)

CD-ROM catalog:

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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