20 new videos and 65 Experts' Opinions for Christmas!

Dear Member,

Welcome to our December newsletter. Last month, a ground-breaking record was achieved with a total of 43,608 videos viewed! We would like to wish you a very merry Christmas time and a happy new year. To celebrate the festive season, we are delighted to offer you 20 new operative videos and 65 experts' opinions as a special Christmas gift.

Videos of live surgery

A totally new dimension to sequencing chronological stages in surgical procedures!

We are delighted to introduce a new element in video editing: from now onwards, you may be able to watch the different chronological sequences constitutive of the video. Our search engine has been improved to provide targeted video information (plug-ins available, video sequencing if any) in the search results. 20 new videos

General and Digestive Surgery

- Use of 10 mm LigaSure Atlas during laparoscopic splenectomy for splenic abscess
- Laparoscopic ileal resection for stenosing neuroma
- Résection iléale par voie laparoscopique pour névrome plexiforme sténosant
- Laparoscopic gastric banding (BMI=37)
- Laparoscopic rectosigmoid resection for rectosigmoid endometriosis
- Laparoscopic right adrenalectomy for Conn's syndrome
- Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
- Laparoscopic Heller procedure with anterior fundoplication for achalasia
- Laparoscopic fundoplication for GERD
- Laparoscopic treatment of perforated duodenal peptic ulcer
- Laparoscopic total colectomy for colonic polyposis
- Right adrenal carcinoma: indication for conversion
- Laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for diverticulitis: difficult case
- Laparoscopic low anterior resection for rectal cancer
- Laparoscopic right colectomy for polyp

Gynecological Surgery

 - Laparoscopic hysterectomy without adnexectomy and morcellation of the uterus
 - Laparoscopic promontofixation with uterine preservation
 - Laparoscopic hysterectomy using LigaSure 5 mm
 - Laparoscopic treatment of recurrent vaginal prolapse
 - Promontofixation laparoscopique avec conservation utérine

Experience a new format for Experts' Opinions in Laparoscopic Surgery!

Operative technique chapters

One new chapter is available this month:
The insufflator in laparoscopy

Next future 2005 EITS Courses

Keep abreast of the next EITS courses:
- Intensive Courses in Laparoscopic Surgery
  January 31 - February 04, 2005
- Advanced Course in Colorectal Surgery
  March 18-19, 2005
- Advanced Course in Digestive Surgery
  March 31 - April 02, 2005
- Advanced Course in Endocrine Surgery
  May 12-14, 2005

Happy Christmas!

Yours sincerely,

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