Laparoscopy for the Cancer Patient: Version 2.0

This CD-ROM allows the user to explore the current uses of laparoscopic surgery for patients with abdominal cancer. Actual videos from many patients demonstrate multiple techniques for diagnosis, resection, and palliation of abdominal malignancies, including gastric, hepatobiliary, pancreatic, adrenal, and colon. The program provides a thorough look at controversial issues in the use of minimally invasive techniques for cancer patients. Topics addressed include resection of colon cancer for cure, incidence of trocar site metastases, and unsuspected gallbladder carcinoma after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. It is Windows/Macintosh compatible.