Atlas of Abdominal Wall Reconstruction,
Edition 2
By Michael J. Rosen, MD, FACS

Publication Date: 30 Sep 2016

The second edition of Rosen’s Atlas of Abdominal Wall Reconstruction has been refreshed and updated to include today's latest advances in abdominal wall surgery. Coverage of 10 brand-new operative procedures -- each with an accompanying video -- provides the clear guidance needed to make the most effective use of both commonly performed and new and emerging surgical techniques for reconstruction. Comprehensive in scope and lavishly illustrated throughout, it's a must-have resource that residents and practitioners alike will reference for repairs ranging from the simple to the complex.

Key Features

  • Covers congenital as well as acquired abdominal wall problems and surgeries, presenting readers with the full range of disorders which cause these defects and their surgical therapies.
  • High-quality 4-color anatomic illustrations and clinical intra-operative photos allow users to view internal structures in a meaningful way.
  • Features laparoscopic, open, and hybrid surgical approaches, providing surgeons with the skills necessary to repair both simple and complex defects.
  • Familiarizes readers with all aspects of the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative care of the patient.

New Features

  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • Covers the latest advances in reconstruction, including mesh deployment techniques and minimally invasive techniques for hernia repair.
  • Real-time video clips on Expert Consult capture key moments and techniques in abdominal wall surgery and are performed by masters in their respective fields.
  • Highlights 10 brand-new operative procedures with companion videos:

-Posterior Component Separation with Transversus Abdominus Muscle Release
-Open Ventral Hernia Repair with Onlay Mesh
-Chemical Component Separation with Botox
-Perineal Hernia Repair
-Robotic Transabdominal Preperitoneal (r-TAPP) Hernia Repair for Ventral Hernias
-Surgical Approach to the Rectus Diastasis
-Umbilical Hernia Repair
-Repair of the Post-TRAM Bulge/Hernia
-Transabdominal Preperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair
-Laparoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair

  • Includes a new chapter on the Preoperative Optimization of the Hernia Patient.
About the author
By Michael J. Rosen, MD, FACS, Professor of Surgery , Lerner College of Medicine and Director, Cleveland Clinic Comprehensive Hernia Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.
Table of Contents

Section I - Anatomy

  1. Abdominal Wall Anatomy and Vascular Surgery

  Section II - Laparoscopic Repairs

2. Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair--Standard


3. Laparoscopic Repair of Atypical Hernias: Suprapubic, Subxiphoid, and Lumbar


4. Laparoscopic Repair of Parastomal Hernias


Section III - Open Repairs

5. Transversus Abdominus Release and Retromuscular Repair


6. Open Flank Hernia Repair


7. Open Repair of Parastomal Hernias


8. Open Ventral Hernia Repair with Onlay Mesh

Section IV - Component Separation

9. Periumbilical Perforator Sparing Component Separation


10. Endoscopic Component Separation

11. Tissue and Fascial Expansion of the Abdominal Wall


12. Chemical Component Separation with Botox


Section V - Other Abdominal Wall Procedures

13. Panniculectomy and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction


14. Perineal Hernia Repair


15. Robotic Transabdominal Preperitoneal (r-TAPP) Hernia Repair for Ventral Hernias


16. Progressive Preoperative Pneumoperitoneum for Hernias with Loss of Abdominal Domain


17. Rotational and Free Flap Closure of the Abdominal Wall


18. Managing the Open Abdomen


19. Surgical Approach to the Rectus Diastasis


20. Umbilical Hernia Repair


21. Repair of the Post-TRAM Bulge/Hernia


22. Transabdominal Preperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair


23. Totally Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair


24. Preoperative Optimization of the Hernia Patient


Book Reviews

"This is a lavishly illustrated and comprehensive review of abdominal wall hernias and various approaches to the surgical management of these hernias. The book is well written and is easy to browse. The associated web resources significantly enhance the value of the book."

- Amir Aryaie, MD (Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center) Doody’s Review: 95 – 4 Stars!

Book details
ISBN: 9780323374590
Page Count: 480
Illustrations : Approx. 440 illustrations (440 in full color)
Retail Price : £196.99