Handbook of Robotic and Image-Guided Surgery

Handbook of Robotic and Image-Guided Surgery

1st Edition - September 24, 2019

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  • Editor: Mohammad Abedin-Nasab
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128142462
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128142455

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Handbook of Robotic and Image-Guided Surgery provides state-of-the-art systems and methods for robotic and computer-assisted surgeries. In this masterpiece, contributions of 169 researchers from 19 countries have been gathered to provide 38 chapters. This handbook is 744 pages, includes 659 figures and 61 videos. It also provides basic medical knowledge for engineers and basic engineering principles for surgeons. A key strength of this text is the fusion of engineering, radiology, and surgical principles into one book.

Key Features

  • A thorough and in-depth handbook on surgical robotics and image-guided surgery which includes both fundamentals and advances in the field
  • A comprehensive reference on robot-assisted laparoscopic, orthopedic, and head-and-neck surgeries
  • Chapters are contributed by worldwide experts from both engineering and surgical backgrounds


Biomedical Engineers; Mechanical Engineers; Electrical and Computer Engineers; Medical and Engineering Students; Surgeons

Table of Contents



    Russell H. Taylor


    Jacques Marescaux

    1. Senhance Surgical System: Robotic-Assisted Digital Laparoscopy for Abdominal, Pelvic, and Thoracoscopic Procedures

    2. A Technical Overview of the CyberKnife System

    3. The da Vinci Surgical System

    4. The FreeHand System

    5. Solo Surgery with ViKY: Safe, Simple, and Low-cost Robotic Surgery

    6. Clinical Application of Soloassist, a Joystick-Guided Robotic Scope Holder,

    in General Surgery

    7. The Sina Robotic Telesurgery System

    8. STRAS: A Modular and Flexible Telemanipulated Robotic Device for Intraluminal Surgery

    9. Implementation of Novel Robotic Systems in Colorectal Surgery

    10. The Use of Robotics in Colorectal Surgery

    11. Robotic Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer: Natural Evolution of Surgery

    for Prostate Cancer?

    12. Robotic Liver Surgery: Shortcomings of the Status Quo

    13. Clinical Applications of Robotics in General Surgery

    14. Enhanced Vision to improve Safety in Robotic Surgery

    15. Haptics in Surgical Robots

    16. S-Surge: A Portable Surgical Robot Based on a Novel Mechanism With Force-Sensing

    Capability for Robotic Surgery

    17. Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology Multimodal Haptic

    Feedback for Robotic Surgery

    18. Applications of Flexible Robots in Endoscopic Surgery

    19. Smart Composites and Hybrid Soft-Foldable Technologies for Minimally Invasive

    Surgical Robots

    20. Robotic-Assisted Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

    21. Image-Guided Motion Compensation for Robotic-Assisted Beating Heart Surgery

    22. Sunram 5: A Magnetic Resonance-Safe Robotic System for Breast Biopsy, Driven

    by Pneumatic Stepper Motors

    23. New Advances in Robotic Surgery in Hip and Knee Replacement

    24. Intellijoint HIP: A 3D Minioptical, Patient-Mounted, Sterile Field Localization

    System for Orthopedic Procedures

    25. More Than 20 Years Navigation of Knee Surgery With the Orthopilot Device

    26. NAVIO Surgical System—Handheld Robotics

    27. Development of an Active Soft-Tissue Balancing System for Robotic-Assisted Total

    Knee Arthroplasty

    28. Unicompartmental Knee Replacement Utilizing Robotics

    29. Robotic and Image-Guided Knee Arthroscopy

    30. Robossis: Orthopedic Surgical Robot

    31. EOS imaging: 3D value along the entire patient care pathway for spine and lower limbs pathologies

    32. Machine-Vision Image-Guided Surgery for Spinal and Cranial Procedures

    33. Three-Dimensional Image-Guided Techniques for Minimally Invasive Surgery

    34. Prospective Techniques for Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    Stereotactic Neurosurgery

    35. RONNA G4—Robotic Neuronavigation: A Novel Robotic Navigation Device for

    Stereotactic Neurosurgery

    36. Robotic Retinal Surgery

    37. Ventilation Tube Applicator: A Revolutionary Office-Based Solution for

    the Treatment of Otitis Media With Effusion

    38. ACTORS: Adaptive and Compliant Transoral Robotic Surgery with Flexible Manipulators and Intelligent Guidance

    Hongliang Ren, Changsheng Li, Liang Qiu and Chwee Ming Lim

Product details

  • No. of pages: 752
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: September 24, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128142462
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128142455

About the Editor

Mohammad Abedin-Nasab

His specialties are in surgical robotics, robotics, biomechanics, and nonlinear modelling. He has focused on both basic and applied research endeavours, ensuring that his research is consistently relevant to the scientific community as well as the healthcare system and medical robotics industry. He has a passion for the development of novel technologies for application in critical areas of biomedicine, including clinical research and surgery.

Affiliations and Expertise

Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey, United States; Robossis, Glassboro, New Jersey, United States; Email: abedin@robossis.com

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    Clear an comprehensive. A must have!

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