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Robotics in Urologic Surgery

Book with DVD

This new reference is devoted to the exploding area of robotic-assisted urologic surgery. It covers setting up robotics and instrumentation, as well as adapting laparoscopic equipment to this exciting new technology. It also guides you through a full range of robotic procedures including prostatectomy, which is experiencing significant success and patient satisfaction by using robotic technology, as well as nephrectomy, adrenalectomy, vasovasostomy, and pediatric procedures. Full color illustrations help familiarize you with the latest surgical techniques and instrumentation.



Published: April 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-2465-1



    Chapter 1: Equipments and Technology in Robotics, P. Dasgupta/ K. Rose/B. Challacombe

    Chapter 2: Anatomical Foundations, A. Takenaka/ A. Tewari

    Chapter 3: Training in Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: The Vattikuti Urology Institute Program, R. Sarle/K. Guru/J. Peabody

    Chapter 4: Laparoscopic Foundations for Robotic Surgery, N. Hegarty/I. Gill

    Chapter 5: Role of Patient Side Surgeon in Robotics, A. Hemal/R. Kumar


    Chapter 6: Athermal Robotic Radical Prostatectomy – Technique and Results, A. Tewari/S.Rao/R. Ramanathan

    Chapter 7: Vattikuti Institute Prostatectomy (VIP) Technique and Current Analysis of Results, K. Badani/M. Fumo/M. Menon

    Chapter 8: Extraperitoneal Laparoscopic Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy, A. Hoznek/L. Salomon/C. Abbou

    Chapter 9: Principles of Open Radical Prostatectomy: Applied to Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy, J. Smith

    Chapter 10: Establishment of a Robotic Prostatectomy Program, L. Schachter/M. Kaufman/D. Herrell

    Chapter 11: Anatomic Foundations of Nerve Sparing in Radical Prostatectomy, A. Lunacek/C. Schwentner/W. Horninger/A. Tewari/G. Bartsch/H. Strasser

    Chapter 12: Perioperative Outcomes of Robotic Radical Prostatectomy, S. Shah/V. Patel

    Chapter 13: Oncological Outcomes of Robotic Radical Prostatectomy, J. Borin/D. Skarecky/T. Ahlering

    Chapter 14: Robotic Versus Standard Laparoscopic Prostatectomy, J. Harmon/F. Rozet/E. Barret/G. Vallancien

    Chapter 15: Robotic Radical Cystectomy, M. Fumo/K. Badani/ M. Menon

    Chapter 16A: Robotic Renal Surgery: Pyeloplasty, J. Albani/D. Lee/R. Clayman

    Chapter 16B: Robotic Renal Surgery: Partial Nephrectomy and Nephroplexy, R. Peschel/M. Gettman/A. Krambeck

    Chapter 17: Miscellaneous Adult Robotic Surgery, J. Del Pizzo

    Chapter 18: Robotically Assisted Techniques in Pediatric Urology, G. Barrisford/C. Peters

    Chapter 19: Use of Robotics in Other Surgical Specialties, S. Moten/A. Kypson/ W. Chitwood

    Chapter 20: Financial Considerations of Robotic-Assisted Prostatectomy, M. Kaufman/L. Schachter/D. Herrell


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