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Overview

Look ahead to the future of surgery—with the first comprehensive robotic surgery

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Representing a landmark in the medical literature, Robotic Surgery is the first complete robotic surgery sourcebook. In its pages, you'll explore the new frontiers of robotic and remote technologies, which bring us closer to the goal of achieving the benefits of traditional surgery with the least disruption to the normal functions of the human body. The authors take you through the fundamental principles of robotic surgery and provide clear instruction on their clinical application.

FEATURES:

  • Up-to-date information and advice on how you can integrate robotic surgery into your clinical practice right now!
  • Edited by experts from the Washington Institute of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery at George Washington University School of Medicine and Hospital, and authored by pioneers in the field of robotics
  • Broad, step-by-step coverage of surgical procedures that spans cardiac, thoracic, general, and urologic surgery, encompassing everything from robot-assisted mitral valve repair to robotic gastric surgery and robotic donor nephrectomy
  • Important focus on how the implementation of robotic surgery principles and procedures leads to improved surgical outcomes
  • Insightful final section that examines the new frontiers of robotic surgery, including the role of robotic surgery during space exploration and the overall future of the specialty
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071459129
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/17/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 436
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Farid Gharagozloo, MD, is surgeon-in-chief at the Washington Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, chief of clinical cardiothoracic surgery and clinical professor of surgery at the George Washington University Medical Center, chief of thoracic surgery at Harbor Hospital Center in Baltimore, and chief of thoracic oncology at the Northern Virginia Thoracic Oncology Program in Reston.

Farzad Najam, MD, FACS, is associate director of cardiac surgery and assistant clinical professor of surgery at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, DC.

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Table of Contents

1. CONTENTS:Table of Contents:Foreword, Richard M. Satava, MD, FACSPrefacePart 1: General Section1. Overview of Robotic Surgery, Farid Gharagozloo, Farzad Najam, and Marc Margolic2. The Technology of Robotic Surgery, Michael Hanuschik3. Operating Room Setup and Robot Preparation, Eric Strother, Farzad Najam, Farid Gharagozloo, Marc Margolis, Bessie Gessner, Alvin Jones, and Hazel Darisse 4. Anesthesia for Robotic Surgery, Jason D. SankarPart 2: Cardiac Surgery5. Robotics in Cardiac Surgery, Farzad Najam, Frederick C. Lough, Marc Margolis, and Farid Gharagozloo6. Single Vessel Small Thoracotomy Robotic-Assisted Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Farzad Najam, Frederick C. Lough, Marc Margolis, and Farid Gharagozloo7. Multivessel Small Thoracotomy Robotic-Assisted CABG, VA Subramanian, Nilesh U. Patel, and Nirav C. Patel8. Robotic-Assisted Totally Endoscopic Closed-Chest CABG, Stephan Jacobs and Volkmar Falk9. Robotic-Assisted Mitral Valve Repair, Alan P. Kypson, L. Wiley Nifong, and W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr.10. Robotic-Assisted Atrial Septal Defect Closure, Timothy P. Martens and Michael Argenziano11. Robotic-Assisted Epicardial Lead Placement, Jose Luis Navia, Fernando A. Atik, and Massami Takagaki12. Postoperative Care Following Robotic Cardiothoracic Surgery, Nevin M. KatzPart 3: Thoracic Surgery13. Lung Cancer Staging for Robotic Surgery, Robert F. Browning, Jr., Omer Ozbudak, and Ko Pen Wang14. Robotic Completely Endoscopic Lobectomy: Evolution from VATS to RAVS, Farid Gharagozloo, Marc Margolis, Farzad Najam, Barbara Tempesta, and Eitan Podgaetz15. Robotic Lobectomy, Robert C. Ashton, Jr. and Laura Withers16. Robotic Surgery for Benign Esophageal Disease, Scott Belsley and Robert C. Ashton, Jr.17. Robotic Esophageal Myotomy (Heller)—Thoracic Approach, Farid Gharagozloo, Marc Margolis, Barbara Tempesta, and Farzad Najam18. Robot-Assisted Transhiatal Esophagectomy, Carlos Galvani and Santiago Horgan19. Robot-Assisted Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy, Farid Gharagozloo, Marc Margolis, Barbara Tempesta, Farzad Najam, and Mohammed Kalan20. Robotic Mediastinal Surgery, Marc Margolis, Farid Gharagozloo, Barbara Tempesta, and Farzad Najam21. Robotic Highly Selective Dorsal Thoracic Sympathectomy, Farid Gharagozloo, Marc Margolis, Farzad Najam, and Barbara Tempesta22. Analgesia Following Robotic Thoracic Surgery, Barbara Tempesta, Farid Gharagozloo, Marc Margolis, Vicky Cole, and Farzad NajamPart 4: General Surgery23. Robotics in General Surgery, Azhar Rafiq and Ronald C. Merrell24. Robotic Esophageal Myotomy (Heller)—Abdominal Approach, Carlos Galvani and Santiago Horgan25. Robotic Repair of Paraesophageal Hernias, Werner A. Draaisma and Ivo A.M.J. Broeders26. Robotic-Assisted Antireflux Surgery, Carlos Galvani and Santiago Horgan27. Robotic Laparoscopic Belsey Repair for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Farid Gharagozloo, Marc Margolis, Barbara Tempesta, Farzad Najam, and Mohammed Kalan28. Robotics in Bariatric Surgery, Geoffrey S. Nadzam and Myriam J. Curet29. Robotic Gastric Surgery, Makoto Hashizume30. Robotic Surgery for Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease, Bart E. Muhs, Rutger J. Hissink, Ivo A.M.J. Broeders, Frans L. Moll, and Hence J.M. Verhagen31.Robotic Colorectal Surgery, Douglas R. Ewing, Alessio Pigazzi, and Garth H. Ballantyne32.Robotic Rectovaginopexy, Werner A. Draaisma, Lucas W.M. Janssen, and Ivo A.M.J. BroedersPart 5: Urological Surgery33. Robotics in Urology, Louis Eichel and Thomas E. Ahlering34. Development of a Robotic Prostatectomy Program, Jason D. Engel and Harold A. Frazier, II35. Robotic Radical Prostatectomy: Assessment of Treatment Outcomes, Kristofer R. Wagner and Fernando J. bianco, Jr.36. Robotic Sacral Colpopexy, Daniel S. Elliott and George K. Chow37. Robotic-Assisted Pyeloplasty, Kristofer R. Wagner, Thomas W. Jarrett, and Jason D. Engel38.Robotic Donor Nephrectomy, Carlos Galvani, Santiago Horgan, and Enrico Benedetti39.Evolution and Future Directions of Robotic-Assisted Urology, Jason D. EngelPart 6: New Frontiers 40. The Role of Robotic Surgery During Space Exploration, Ronald C. Merrell and Azhar Rafiq 41. Robotic Surgery: The Future, Farid Gharagozloo, Farzad Najam, and Marc Margolic42. Operating Room of the Future, Surgical Simulation and Microrobots, Farzad Najam, Michael R. Treat, Pablic Garcia, Frederick C. Lough, Marc Margolis, and Farid Gharagozloo

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