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Operative technique chapters

We are pleased to announce the release of 2 new chapters:
Equipment and 3D vision
Transperitoneal laparoscopic radical nephrectomy

11 new videos available

- Virtual colonoscopy: new strategy for preoperative and intraoperative colorectal detection of polyps
- Gastric band slippage: laparoscopic removal of the band
- Gastric band slippage: gastric necrosis
- Laparoscopic Nissen procedure for hiatal hernia
- Laparoscopic Nissen procedure for voluminous hiatal hernia with large hiatal defect
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a patient with liver cirrhosis
- Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: vascular anatomical variation
- Laparoscopic appendectomy: standard technique
- Laparoscopic appendicectomy with buried stump
- Laparoscopic hysterectomy using LigaSureTM 5 mm
- Laparoscopic rectosigmoid resection for endometriosis

Discover and experience a new format for Experts' Opinions with regard to the Advanced Operative Gynecological Surgery course (IRCAD-EITS, June 28-30, 2004)

- Biosurgery: a new philosophical approach
- Biochirurgie : une nouvelle éthique
- New energies for laparoscopy
- Lap. anatomy revisited
- Lap. approach of genital malformations
- Laparoscopy in infertility
- Lap. anatomy revisited
- Lap. management of benign ovarian cysts
- Lap. hysterectomy: technique and results
- Lap. complications
- Lap. suturing: theory for loading the needle
- Operative fertiloscopy
- Management of suspicious masses
- Treatment of infiltrating endometriosis
- Lap. myomectomy: technique
- Place of laparoscopy in gynecological cancer
- Laparoscopie et cancer
- Adhesion prevention in laparoscopy
- Laparoscopic subtotal hysterectomy
- Hystérectomie subtotale laparoscopique
- TVE: technique and indication

WebSurg CD-ROMs:

A new CD-ROM has just been released:
WSNEPHR2: Transperitoneal laparoscopic radical nephrectomy - T Piéchaud, R Gaston, C Saussine.
The list of our WebSurg CD-ROM catalogue is now complete with a total of 26 different procedures.

Yours sincerely,

Prof. Jacques MARESCAUX
President IRCAD/EITS Institute
Editor-in-Chief - WebSurg