Joseph A. Smith, Jr., MD and Ashutosh Tewari, MD
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.
Learn about the indications for robotic urologic surgery and the potential improvements in patient outcomes.
Covers all urologic procedures that are adaptable to robotic technology with chapters on cystectomy, nephrectomy, prostatectomy, vasovasostomy, and adrenalectomy.
Offers full color images of procedures to enhance surgical concepts.
This is the first of its kind devoted to the exploding area of robotic-assisted urologic surgery. It is the accumulated output of 51 international pioneers in the field from six different countries. The book contains very clear and vivid pictures and diagrams of surgical techniques and port insertion sites. This is definitely a must have book for any urological surgeon with a special interest in laparoscopic and robotic surgery and I must say that it would be of great benefit for trainees as it opens window to this interesting and exponentially evolving world.
Urology News, January 2009
By Joseph A. Smith, Jr., MD, William L. Bray Professor and Chairman, Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN; and Ashutosh Tewari, MD, Cornell Institute of Robotic Surgery, Department of Urology, New York Weill Medical Center, New York, NY
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