Robotics in Genitourinary Surgery

Editors: Hemal, Ashok K., Menon, Mani (Eds.)

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  • Authors from all over the world will contribute
  • Due to the unique nature of robotic surgery, this book is one of the select few texts available on the subject
  • In-depth coverage of specialist areas such as pelvic floor reconstructions
  • Provides the reader with a practical guide to robotic surgery that is easy to understand.
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Robotics in Genitourinary Surgery fills the void of information on robotic urological surgery; a topic that is currently highly in demand and continuously increasing. This book provides detailed information on the utility of robotic urological surgery and how to use it most effectively.

 

Robotics in Genitourinary Surgery comprehensively covers specialist areas such as female urology, pelvic floor reconstructions and holds a strong focus on pediatric urology. It also presents the main operative techniques through the use of high quality images and drawings.

 

Compiled by expert authors from the USA, Europe and Asia, this book provides an international perspective on the basic knowledge and clinical management required for the optimal care of patients.

About the authors

Ashok K. Hemal, MS, DipNB, MCh, MAMS, FICS, FACS, FAMS, FRCS (Glasg): Professor, Department of Urology, Director, Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC. Dr Hemal has also contributed to several robotic programs worldwide.

Dr. Mani Menon, MD: the Director of Vattikuti Urology Institute, Chairman of Urology at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit is a well known figure in urologic academia for many years. He is widely published and renowned for his impeccable literary style. As the pioneer of robotic radical prostatectomy - did the first major study to compare open and robotic prostatectomies, published in the BJU Ints in 2003 - he has performed the largest number of such surgeries and has published his impressive results in the Journal of Urology and BJU Intl. He has also organized international workshops on robotic urology and made many presentations on this topic.

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From the reviews:

“The authors seek to provide an exhaustive review of all aspects of robotic surgery. … intended for all urologic surgeons, regardless of their experience with robotic surgery. Additionally, allied healthcare professionals, in particular operating room nurses, surgical technicians, and physician assistants, will find it useful. Hospital administrators who are contemplating purchasing a robotic surgical system also will be able to use this as a reference. … a well-written book with excellent quality illustrations. It is the most comprehensive to date of urologic robotic surgery.” (Costas D. Lallas, Doody’s Review Service, September, 2011)

“Editors Ashok Hemal and Mani Menon, pioneers in the field of robotics, have collected comprehensive information in this textbook. … The textbook is divided in nine parts, including three that cover the general aspects of robotics. … Perspective and future developments concluded this outstanding textbook. Undoubtedly, this work is an excellent tool for all urologists involved in robotics. Beginners and experienced urologists will both discover comprehensive and practical information.” (European Urology Today, July/August, 2011)


Table of contents (44 chapters)

Table of contents (44 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Robotics in Genitourinary Surgery
Editors
  • Ashok K. Hemal
  • Mani Menon
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-84882-114-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-84882-114-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 685
Number of Illustrations
32 b/w illustrations, 369 illustrations in colour
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