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Telesurgery

Kumar, Sajeesh, Marescaux, Jacques (Eds.)

2008, XXIII, 190 p.

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  • Features international experts who explain a wide range of telesurgery application
  • Examines state-of-the art technology and future implications
  • Will serve as a valuable reference source for surgical specialists from all related disciplines

Written by renowned experts from Australia, Canada, the United States, Asia, and Europe, Telesurgery explains technical issues, digital information processing, and provides collective experiences from practitioners in different parts of the world who perform a wide range of telesurgery applications. This includes transatlantic telesurgery and telesurgery for urology, brachytherapy, Heller myotomy, etc. There are numerous graphics and clinical photographs throughout, which illustrate and illuminate the text well, providing high-quality visual reference material.
Telesurgery lays the foundation for the globalization of surgical procedures, making possible the ability of a surgeon located in one part of the world to operate on a patient located in another.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Remote - Robotic - Simulator - Telemedicine - cancer - information processing - lung - medicine - minimally invasive surgery - surgery

Related subjects » Surgery

Table of contents 

to Telesurgery.- Computer-Assisted Remote Surgery.- Telesurgery in Urology.- Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Brachytherapy for Lung Cancer.- Robotic-Assisted Heller Myotomy.- Robotic-Assisted Surgery: Low-Cost Options.- The Tele-Echography Robot: a Robot for Remote Ultrasonic Examination.- Information Support for Telesurgery.- Haptics in Telerobotic Systems for Minimally Invasive Surgery.- Robotic Surgery in Ophthalmology.- Telesurgery and Computerized Smell Simulators.- Telementoring in Endocrine Surgery.- Training in Telesurgery: Building a Successful Program.- Telesurgery and the Law.- Telesurgery: An Audit.

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