Outpatient Surgery Magazine

Manager's Guide to Abdominal Surgery - March 2014

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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Page 5 FEATURES 6 5 Benefits of Articulating Laparoscopes Flexibility is just one of several advantages. Kevin Audlin, MD 11 Will 3D Follow HD as the Standard of Care? Clearer images might make surgery better and safer. Chris Schabowsky 19 Cutting Edge Choices Innovations in cutting and sealing technologies are reshaping the field. David Bernard | Senior Associate Editor 26 Surgeons Can't Fix What They Can't See Technology can improve the views of laparoscopic surgery. Dmitry Oleynikov, MD, FACS 32 Managing Post-Op Hernia Pain Better mesh placement and preventative pain control contribute to faster discharges and happier patients. David Bernard | Senior Associate Editor 40 How Important Is the Table, Really? Don't overlook its role in improving surgical access. Ramon Berguer, MD, FACS 46 Does Mini-Lap Make a Major Difference? When it comes to surgical incisions, yes, size does matter. Dan O'Connor | Editor-in-Chief

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