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Medicine - Surgery | Robotic Surgery

Robotic Surgery

Watanabe, Go (Ed.)

2014, VIII, 159 p. 65 illus., 63 illus. in color.

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  • Addresses surgeons in all areas where robotic surgery systems are used
  • Is authored by surgeons from around the world who are leaders in their fields
  • Covers all aspects from the most basic to the most current topics in robotic surgery

Thanks to the advent of leading-edge technologies, there is a new cross-sectional field of surgery: robotic surgery. Due to the rapid development of robotic surgery systems such as da Vinci, there is a great need to refresh one’s knowledge every day. This book covers all surgical areas: urological surgery, digestive surgery, and cardiac surgery in addition to mitral valvular disease. It also summarizes the most current topics in robotic surgery addressed by well-known experts from around the world. These specialists’ expertise provides useful insights into modern educational techniques for the latest trends in surgery—knowledge that will be valuable to students, residents, and experts who are eager to learn more about advanced medical care including da Vinci as a cross-cutting surgical device, even if it lies outside their specialty field.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Robotic Surgery - cardiac surgery - da vinci surgical system

Related subjects » Surgery

Table of contents 

1 Overview of robotic surgery by Dr. Hashizume.- 2 da Vinci Surgical System by Dr. Curet.- 3 Developments of Robotic system by Dr. Curet.- 4 Robotic Surgery in Urology by Dr. Tachibana.- 5 Robotic Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer by Dr. Hyung.- 6 Esophageal Cancer Surgery by Dr. Uyama.- 7 Lateral pelvic node dissection for advanced rectal cancer: Current debates and use of the robotic approach by Dr. Choi.- 8 Cardiac Surgery – Overview by Dr. Watanabe.- 9 Robotically Assisted Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting by Bonatti.- 10 Robotic Surgery for Mitral Valve Disease by Chitwood.- 11 Robotic Surgery in General Thoracic Surgery by Lee.- 12 Robot-assisted thyroidectomy by Ishikawa.

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