Few fields in medicine have experienced as explosive an increase in knowledge and techniques as endoscopy, and in particular, gynecologic laparoscopy. Designed in a special "cookbook" format for easy reading and optimum comprehension, A Practical Manual of Laparoscopy details basic concepts as well as advanced procedures. The book covers the entire field from pelvic anatomy to advanced bowel and cancer surgery. Expert graphic artistry combined with computer-enhanced photographs present technically detailed drawings of unmatched educational value. The drawings are clear and easily followed and they supply the optimal information regarding the various procedures they describe.