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robotic surgery dramatically inproves the outcome of surgery because of the combination of the port entrance to the patient, and the flexible and dexterous cameras that are employed during the procedure. This is the first comprehensive book on the topic.

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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


Table of Contents:

Foreword, Richard M. Satava, MD, FACS


Part 1: General Section

1. Overview of Robotic Surgery, Farid Gharagozloo, Farzad Najam, and Marc Margolic

2. The Technology of Robotic Surgery, Michael Hanuschik

3. 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. Sankar

Part 2: Cardiac Surgery

5. Robotics in Cardiac Surgery, Farzad Najam, Frederick C. Lough, Marc Margolis, and Farid Gharagozloo

6. Single Vessel Small Thoracotomy Robotic-Assisted Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Farzad Najam, Frederick C. Lough, Marc Margolis, and Farid Gharagozloo

7. Multivessel Small Thoracotomy Robotic-Assisted CABG, VA Subramanian, Nilesh U. Patel, and Nirav C. Patel

8. Robotic-Assisted Totally Endoscopic Closed-Chest CABG, Stephan Jacobs and Volkmar Falk

9. 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 Argenziano

11. Robotic-Assisted Epicardial Lead Placement, Jose Luis Navia, Fernando A. Atik, and Massami Takagaki

12. Postoperative Care Following Robotic Cardiothoracic Surgery, Nevin M. Katz

Part 3: Thoracic Surgery

13. Lung Cancer Staging for Robotic Surgery, Robert F. Browning, Jr., Omer Ozbudak, and Ko Pen Wang

14. Robotic Completely Endoscopic Lobectomy: Evolution from VATS to RAVS, Farid Gharagozloo, Marc Margolis, Farzad Najam, Barbara Tempesta, and Eitan Podgaetz

15. Robotic Lobectomy, Robert C. Ashton, Jr. and Laura Withers

16. 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 Najam

18. Robot-Assisted Transhiatal Esophagectomy, Carlos Galvani and Santiago Horgan

19. Robot-Assisted Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy, Farid Gharagozloo, Marc Margolis, Barbara Tempesta, Farzad Najam, and Mohammed Kalan

20. Robotic Mediastinal Surgery, Marc Margolis, Farid Gharagozloo, Barbara Tempesta, and Farzad Najam

21. Robotic Highly Selective Dorsal Thoracic Sympathectomy, Farid Gharagozloo, Marc Margolis, Farzad Najam, and Barbara Tempesta

22. Analgesia Following Robotic Thoracic Surgery, Barbara Tempesta, Farid Gharagozloo, Marc Margolis, Vicky Cole, and Farzad Najam

Part 4: General Surgery

23. Robotics in General Surgery, Azhar Rafiq and Ronald C. Merrell

24. Robotic Esophageal Myotomy (Heller)--Abdominal Approach, Carlos Galvani and Santiago Horgan

25. Robotic Repair of Paraesophageal Hernias, Werner A. Draaisma and Ivo A.M.J. Broeders

26. Robotic-Assisted Antireflux Surgery, Carlos Galvani and Santiago Horgan

27. Robotic Laparoscopic Belsey Repair for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Farid Gharagozloo, Marc Margolis, Barbara Tempesta, Farzad Najam, and Mohammed Kalan

28. Robotics in Bariatric Surgery, Geoffrey S. Nadzam and Myriam J. Curet

29. Robotic Gastric Surgery, Makoto Hashizume

30. Robotic Surgery for Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease, Bart E. Muhs, Rutger J. Hissink, Ivo A.M.J. Broeders, Frans L. Moll, and Hence J.M. Verhagen

31.Robotic Colorectal Surgery, Douglas R. Ewing, Alessio Pigazzi, and Garth H. Ballantyne

32.Robotic Rectovaginopexy, Werner A. Draaisma, Lucas W.M. Janssen, and Ivo A.M.J. Broeders

Part 5: Urological Surgery

33. Robotics in Urology, Louis Eichel and Thomas E. Ahlering

34. Development of a Robotic Prostatectomy Program, Jason D. Engel and Harold A. Frazier, II

35. 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. Chow

37. Robotic-Assisted Pyeloplasty, Kristofer R. Wagner, Thomas W. Jarrett, and Jason D. Engel

38.Robotic Donor Nephrectomy, Carlos Galvani, Santiago Horgan, and Enrico Benedetti

39.Evolution and Future Directions of Robotic-Assisted Urology, Jason D. Engel

Part 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 Margolic

42. 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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