The Technical Principles of Endoscopic Surgery (Hardcover)

The Technical Principles of Endoscopic Surgery By Ivo Broeders (Editor), Sandy Kalisingh (Editor), Silvana Perretta (Editor) Cover Image
By Ivo Broeders (Editor), Sandy Kalisingh (Editor), Silvana Perretta (Editor)
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The introduction of laparoscopic surgery as a standard technique marked a revolution in operating theaters around the globe. Over thirty years later, almost every disorder in the thorax and abdomen eligible for surgery can be approached by endoscopic techniques. We have witnessed a unique journey of technical innovations that enables surgeons to work with this minimally invasive approach in the most complex procedures.
Benefits to the patient are clear, by reducing external and internal trauma, and surgeons are supported by advanced technology that has increased their options to see, dissect and repair in ways that were beyond imagination. With the new options came a completely new working environment, that is dictated by advanced surgical and digital technologies. This requires investment in a new knowledge domain, while medical and surgical training still strongly focusses on anatomy, physiology and pathology.
The lack of in-depth knowledge on high tech surgical equipment and workplaces is recognized among surgeons and OR staff, but educational programs are late to adapt. This book fulfills the need for a comprehensive overview on a wide variety of technical aspects of endoscopic surgery, that need to be understood in detail before starting to work in practice. In this book, international experts explain and share their expertise to contribute to education, efficiency and patient safety in the technological aspects of endoscopic surgery.
The book is written for all healthcare workers who are directly or indirectly involved with endoscopic surgery, from surgeons to OR assistants and nurses, and from Techmed student and OR managers to sterilization specialists. The book covers extensively surgical instruments, hardware for endoscopic surgery and the surgical work environment. It can be used as a textbook, or as a reference book for knowledge on any of the topics covered.
This book addresses the growing need for knowledge about technologies that will continue to shape the future of surgery and operating rooms.

About the Author

Ivo Broeders is a Dutch gastro-intestinal surgeon with extensive clinical and research experience in advanced surgical technology. He introduced robotics in the Dutch OR's in August 2000, and worked on clinical outcome, ergonomics and robotics for flexible endoscopy and CT guided interventions. He is affiliated with Twente University since 2007 as professor of robotics and minimally invasive interventions and performs research as part of the department of Robotics and Mechatronics (RAM). He currently focusses on the capacities of Artificial Intelligence to support surgeons in efficiency, safety and personal lifelong education.Sandy Kalisingh is an expert in the combination of medicine, ICT, (medical) robotics, and image processing techniques. She is currently the Business Director of her own management & consultancy agency from which she fulfills assignments for the European Commission, Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, ASML, TU Eindhoven, TU Delft, VU, Medical Delta, and many more.For the Dutch Research Council (NWO) in the domain of Applied and Engineering Sciences (AES), Sandy works as a Senior Program Officer for multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary MedTech, Minimal Invasive Surgery (MIS), and (medical) robotics projects.Sandy is also Editor of Robot Magazine, Editor-in-Chief and author of "Handboek Endoscopische Chirurgie" (2009) together with prof. Ivo Broeders.

Product Details
ISBN: 9789036829045
ISBN-10: 9036829046
Publisher: Bohn Stafleu Van Loghum
Publication Date: December 11th, 2023
Pages: 392
Language: English