Room setup for gastric mobilization and tubularization.
Room setup for thoracoscopic esophageal mobilization.
Patient position and room setup. A video monitor is placed in the direct line of sight of the endoscopist (at the back of the patient) and the assistant (who stands in front of the patient). Monitoring equipment for EKG, blood pressure, and oxygen saturat
Room setup and patient position for iliac node dissection.
Room setup and patient position for retroperitoneal para-aortic node biopsy.
Patient position and room setup for laparoscopic gastric bypass: S, surgeon; A, assistant; CO, camera operator; M, monitor; IT, instrument table. (Soper NJ, Swanstrom LL, Eubanks WS, eds. Mastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery. 2d ed. Philadelphia
Room setup and patient position for laparoscopic bariatric surgery.
This is the typical setup for laparoscopic cholecystectomy.The room must be sufficiently large to accommodate all of the equipment(see Fig. 1.2 for setup for smaller room). A similar setup can be used for hiatus hernia repair or other upper abdominal surg