Related Sites

Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Sites

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery (AIMIS)

American Urological Association

Asian-Pacific Association for Gynecologic Endoscopy and Minimally  Invasive Therapy (APAGE)

Asociatia Româna pentru Chirurgie Endoscopica (ARCE)

Associaçao Brasileira de Endometriose e Ginecologia Minimamente Invasiva (SBE)

Endotalk.com – provides one central location for comprehensive information regarding the specialty of gastrointestinal and surgical endoscopy

Federación Colombiana de Obstetricia y Ginecolgía (FECOLSOG)

International Pediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG)

International Society of Gynecologic Endoscopy  (ISGE)

International Pelvic Pain Society (IPPS)

Laparoscopy.com – General site with case reports, information, and images

MedTube  – Medical Media Directory; medical videos, pictures and files for MDs worldwide

New European Surgical Academy (NESA)

ORReady – ORReady is a worldwide initiative linking medical societies and organizations to raise awareness and improve outcomes for surgical patients.

Sociedade Brasileira de Videocirugia (SOBRACIL)

Society of American Gastrointestinal  Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

SLS Scholarly Laparoscopic Search – “One click” search through SLS’s online resources for information on the hottest topics or JSLS Online articles pertaining to your research

Minimally Invasive Surgery Week / SLS Annual Meeting and Endo Expo – conference web site

SLS AsianAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit of Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery – summit web site

SLS EuroAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit of Laparoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery – summit web site

SLS Calendar of Events – upcoming laparoscopic and endoscopic conferences, meetings, and educational programs

SLS TV – Contains open access videos, searchable by category, pertaining to laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery

SLS Virtual Exhibit Hall – a directory with links to exhibitors and resources for the MIS community where physicians and professionals can connect with manufacturers as they search for the most advanced surgical instruments

Society for Medical Innovation and Technology (SMIT)

The Trocar – An online videojournal of gynecological and surgical endoscopy

WebSurg – makes available online more than 100 operative procedures, 300 videos, over 1000 photos and animated illustrations, and a current literature section

Journals and Publications

CRSLS – MIS Case Reports from SLS

Prevention and Management of Laparoendoscopic Surgical Complications

Nezhat’s History of Endoscopy

endoSCOPE – Newsletter of the Advanced Medical Devices project

JAMA – and other American Medical Association journals

JSLS – the Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Laparoscopy Today – Online magazine of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

NEJM – New England Journal of Medicine

General Medical, Medical Education, and Surgical Sites

CDC – Centers for Disease Control & Prevention – Headquarters/Atlanta

Diseases, Disorders and Related Topics

Endozone.org – educational services, information resource for medical professionals

International Federation of Fertility Societies

MedScape – Medical news reports and peer reviewed articles

Mesothelioma Guide

National Cancer Institute: Cancer Net

NIH – National Institutes of Health

NLM – National Library of Medicine (Medline)

Pediatric Surgery Update

SLS Find A Doctor – online listing of SLS member surgeons searchable by state or physician name

SLS Programs for Residents and Fellows

WebSurg – offers surgeons online continuing education on surgical innovations: minimally invasive surgery and laparoscopy

WHO – World Health Organization – Headquarters/Geneva

RSS Feeds

RSS Feed – JSLS, Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

RSS Feed – Laparoscopy Today

RSS Feed – SLS Annual Meeting & Endo Expo

RSS Feed – SLS AsianAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit of Laparoscopy & Minimally Invasive Surgery

RSS Feed – SLS EuroAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit of Laparoscopy & Minimally Invasive Surgery

RSS Feed – Prevention and Management of Laparoendoscopic Surgical Complications, 1st Edition