A full-color textbook on the specialized field of laparoscopic surgery with a strong focus on issues pertaining to anesthesia. This full-color textbook covers the specialized field of laparoscopic surgery and the issues pertaining to anesthesia. Laparoscopic surgery is performed in all types of patients, i.e. neonate, pregnant, morbidly obese, trauma victims, and other patients with co-morbid medical conditions. This book enables the reader to diagnose effectively and treat common pain syndromes by following a step-by-step approach that progresses from signs and symptoms through physical findings, laboratory and radiographic testing treatment options, and diagnostic codes. It comprehensively covers all aspects of laparoscopic and thoracoscopic procedures. It is intended to be a resource for anesthesiologists, both in practice and training, as well as for other healthcare professionals involved in laparoscopic surgery.