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General Surgery Conditions and Techniques for Gyne-Endoscopic Surgeons

  • John E. MorrisonEmail author


The female pelvis contains non-gynecologic structures with associated disorders that gynecologists frequently encounter. Most of these conditions are very common, easily recognized and depending on surgeons’ comfort level, may be treated by the operating gynecologist or referred for care to General Surgeons. The purpose of this chapter will be to discuss the recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of some of the more commonly encountered General Surgery conditions that may be seen during laparoscopic gynecologic surgery and give recommendations and tips on care.


Abdominal wall Hernia Colon Bowel Appendix General Surgery 

Supplementary material

Video 28.1

Inguinal floor after dissection of a direct inguinal hernia prior to placement of mesh (MPG 49052 kb)

Video 28.2

Femoral hernia defect with reduction of hernia contents (MPG 22611 kb)

Video 28.3

Ligation of base of the appendix using 0 silk suture (MPG 31979 kb)

Video 28.4

Transection of the appendix base with placement of 0 PDS loop around the mesoappendix (MPG 29757 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LSUHSC Department of SurgeryNew OrleansUSA

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