Safety in surgical practice is paramount to successful outcomes. The objective of the current publication is to lay emphasis on “Safety in Minimal Access Surgery” based on three decades of experience in this field. The aim of the book is to make the reader familiar with the most practical approach to the patient and the inflection points where one needs to be more cautious. Although the complexity of the subject may seem daunting at first, the approach outlined provides a user-friendly guide into this fascinating surgical field.
The chapters are assembled with evidence and recommendations from current world literature by various experts in the respective fields, with special emphasis on safety tips based on their vast experience.
The initial chapters deal with the pre-surgical setup of the operating room, sterilisation techniques and recommendations based on thorough research and years of experience in safe practices.
The subsequent chapters touch upon planning specific surgeries for various conditions ensuring minimal complication rates and thus ensuring safe surgeries.
Best part of the book is critical comments and safety tips highlighting special nuances, error free situations and a guide to prevent errors.
Evidence-based statements and content in this book, including the descriptions of surgical techniques is of immense value to the surgeons.
The book has 27 chapters, 400 illustrations and diagrams highlighting safety aspects in minimal access surgery authored by renowned experts in their respective fields.
As a reflection of the current struggle, a chapter specifically devoted to safety during the pandemic of COVID-19