Endoscopic and minimally invasive techniques should have a preminent collocation in a pediatric surgery unit. In fact, they emphasize the role of the pediatric surgeon in such a way as to leave the smallest scar on the patient. Starting from this need the author outlines a philosophy of life that does not exclude traditional surgery but recognizes the decisive contribution of minimally invasive surgery.
This work is not only addressed to young doctors but also to experienced surgeons. The book is structured as an atlas and it gives simple, clear and precise landmarks.
The author reports the pathologies treated with minimally invasive surgery describing the procedures, surgical details and results.